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20 January 2018 11:35 PM Two dead, several hurt in Prague hotel fire

Prague: Two people died and nine were injured in a fire at a hotel in the centre of Prague on Saturday night, fire and rescue officials said. The fire occurred at Eurostars David Hotel, a block away from the Vltava River and near the Czech capital's National Theatre. Of those hurt, five people were seriously injured, the Prague Emergency Medical Service 6

19 January 2018 8:51 AM Man 'under the influence' mounts median strip before head-on crash on Gold Coast

A man has been arrested at the scene of a two-car crash on the Gold Coast after his vehicle mounted the median strip and collided with another car head-on, according to police. Emergency services were called to the intersection of the Gold Coast Highway and Chairlift Avenue in Mermaid Beach about 2pm. Police said the car veered out of its lane, mounted 6

18 January 2018 2:48 PM Malaysia Airlines flight MH122 lands in Alice Springs after 'loud noise, shaking'

A Malaysia Airlines flight from Sydney to Kuala Lumpur has been diverted to Alice Springs after it suffered "technical issues" in the air on Thursday afternoon, with passengers reporting a loud noise coming from the side of the plane. Flight MH122, an A330-300, left Sydney Airport at 1.06pm and was meant to arrive at its destination at 6.30pm. However 11

16 January 2018 9:16 AM Car ploughs into front room of Logan home, driver flees crash scene

A car has ploughed into the front room of a Loganlea home on Tuesday afternoon, with the driver fleeing the scene before police arrived. Emergency services were called about 4.30pm to the residence on Lyrebird Street. A Queensland Fire and Emergency Services spokeswoman said the house was unoccupied. She added that fire crews were not needed to install 13

16 January 2018 6:29 AM Cyclist rushed to hospital after being hit by car at busy Brisbane intersection

A cyclist has been rushed to hospital in a critical condition after colliding with a car at a busy Brisbane intersection. Emergency services were called just after 2.30pm on Tuesday to the intersection of Gregory Terrace and Brunswick Street in Bowen Hills. The High Acuity Response Unit along with paramedics first on scene treated the cyclist before 13

15 January 2018 3:51 AM Man's bail revoked over fatal Christmas crash

A Queensland driver charged over a head-on crash that killed a mother and daughter on Christmas Day is behind bars after his bail was revoked. Mark Jason Veneris was on his way to visit his daughter and grandchildren when his BMW crossed onto the wrong side of Manly Rd in Manly West. The collision killed 18-year-old Makayla Tritton and her 56-year-old 12

14 January 2018 7:55 AM Fish collision may have sunk Sydney to Hobart yacht

A crew member believes that a yacht sank in Bass Strait after striking a large fish. The six sailors on board were winched to safety by helicopter amid high winds and swells as the 16-metre racing yacht sank in freezing waters, 150km east of Flinders Island. The yacht, called Hollywood Boulevard, was heading back to NSW, having placed ninth in the Sydney 10

14 January 2018 6:05 AM Two workers dead after being overcome by fumes in tank on central Queensland coast

Two men have died after being overcome by fumes while inside a tank on Saturday night. Emergency services were called to Sarina Beach, about 37 kilometres south of Mackay just before 9pm. Police said the bodies of the two workers, aged 48 and 52, were retrieved from inside one of the two tanks. A spokesman for Workplace Health and Safety Queensland said the two tanks 12

13 January 2018 8:48 AM Man with gunshot wound dumped outside hospital

A man with a gunshot wound has been dumped outside a hospital emergency department in Melbourne's south-east on Saturday. The injured man was driven to the Monash Medical Centre in Clayton just after 4pm. Ambulance Victoria spokesman John Mullen said paramedics were called to the hospital but were then called off. Victoria Police spokeswoman Belinda 9

12 January 2018 12:19 PM Truck rollover in West Melbourne closes all outbound lanes of CityLink

A truck rollover in Melbourne's inner west has forced the closure of all lanes of CityLink heading towards the airport. The crash happened near the Dyson Street onramp to CityLink in West Melbourne around 5pm on Friday afternoon. All outbound lanes on CityLink were closed at Footscray Road, with motorists forced to take detours from that point 14