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Three Britons killed in Iceland crash

[ad_1] Three British tourists, including a child, have died after their vehicle crashed while crossing a bridge in Iceland.The vehicle - a 4x4 - was carrying seven British people when the accident happened at around 9:30 GMT on Thursday, Icelandic Police said.The other passengers in the car have been critically injured.The Toyota Land Cruiser crashed through a railing on a one-lane bridge in southern Iceland.It then fell around eight metres
US & World

Afghan presidential election delayed by three months

[ad_1] Image copyright Reuters Image caption Final results from October's parliamentary elections have not yet been declared Next year's presidential election in Afghanistan has been postponed by three months, election authority sources say.It was initially due in April. A new date in mid-July or early August is to be announced on Thursday.Many potential candidates had been unable to meet registration requirements and extreme weather meant their teams could not organise
US & World

Strasbourg shooting: Gunman at large after three killed and 12 injured

[ad_1] Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionPater Fritz describes hearing gunshots and helping a victim of the Strasbourg shootingThree people have been killed and 12 others wounded in a shooting in the eastern French city of Strasbourg.The gunman, known to security services, is on the run and is being hunted by police. He had been injured in an exchange of gunfire with a soldier, police said.The shooting
Health

One in three children ‘not active enough’, finds sport survey

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images One in three children in England does fewer than 30 minutes of physical activity a day - half the amount recommended by government guidelines, a report by Sport England suggests.Girls are less likely to be as active as boys, with 13 to 16-year-olds the least active age group.The online survey of 130,000 five to 16-year-olds found children from poorer families did least exercise.Sports Minister Mims
UK News

Enfield shooting leaves three men injured

[ad_1] Image copyright Google Image caption Two of the men injured in Gordon Road are believed to have gun injuries Three men are being treated in hospital after a shooting in north London.Two of the victims are believed to have suffered gun injuries during the incident in Gordon Road, Enfield.Police officers and paramedics from London Ambulance Service were called to the scene at about 18:00 GMT, where they found four
UK News

Truck convoy tribute to three killed in Denbighshire crash

[ad_1] Image caption Around 200 people gathered in Ruthin to pay their respects to the three teenagers who died in Friday's crash A vigil led by a convoy of trucks has been held for three men killed in a car crash.Leon Rice, 17, and 18-year-old John Michael Jones, from Ruthin in Denbighshire, died when the car they were in hit another vehicle on Friday.Colin Hornsby, from Greater Manchester, was also
UK News

Julian Cole: Three Bedfordshire Police officers sacked

[ad_1] Image caption Julian Cole was left brain-damaged and paralysed after a scuffle outside a nightclub in 2013 Three PCs involved in arresting a man left paralysed and brain-damaged have been sacked after being found guilty by a misconduct panel.Julian Cole was involved in a scuffle with doormen and police officers outside a nightclub in Bedford in 2013.The officers were found to have lied in statements about Mr Cole's condition
Science/Nature

Buckethead the bear cub’s head freed from jar after three days

[ad_1] Image copyright Maryland Department of Natural Resources Image caption Buckethead the bear cub has returned to the woods after being found with a plastic container on its head A black bear cub spotted with a plastic jar on its head has been freed by rangers in the US state of Maryland who spent three days searching for it.The 100-pound (45kg) male, nicknamed "Buckethead", was tranquilised and relieved of its