UK Government pledges £20m to Beirut explosion aid effort

UK Government pledges £20m to Beirut explosion aid effort

The International Development Secretary has pledged to “stand by the Lebanese people” and promised another £20m in aid following the devastating explosion in Beirut. The blast in the city’s port on Tuesday is now known to have killed more than 150 people and destroyed large…

Three people taken to hospital after house explosion

Three people taken to hospital after house explosion

Three people have been taken to hospital after an explosion in a house in West Yorkshire. A witness helped a family escape after the blast, which shook houses like an “earthquake,” and was heard three miles away, at about 7:30 am on Saturday. Photos posted…

Teenager named among four people killed in water works explosion

Teenager named among four people killed in water works explosion

A teenager has been named among the four people who died in an explosion at a water plant in Avonmouth yesterday (December 3). Michael James, 64; Brian Vickery, 63; Raymond White, 57; and Luke Wheaton, 16, lost their lives in the incident at around 11:20…

Four people dead after explosion at sewage plant

Four people dead after explosion at sewage plant

Four people died in an explosion at a wastewater treatment plant near Bristol. Workers were on top of a chemical tank at a Wessex Water Treatment Center when the explosion occurred. Chief Inspector Mark Runacres, of the Avon and Somerset Police Department, told a site…

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