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Snowdon climber plunges to his death after handhold breaks

A mountain climber has died after a handhold broke and he fell 600 feet. The tragedy happened on Saturday, February 4, while three men in their 20s were on the Gribin Ridge in Snowdonia, Wales. According to the Ogwen Valley Mountain Rescue Team, a handhold broke away and he fell “a considerable distance.” Two injured […]

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Finance

Death and Japan’s nuclear shelter salesman

The “doomsday clock” maintained since 1947 by the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists is many things. An index of our gossamer proximity to annihilation; a metaphor for the human paradox of progress and regression; a near-drained reservoir of hope that the gods will spare us from ourselves. And, of course, a superb marketing tool for any […]

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Science

A Hidden Food Web Exists in The Desert, And It Thrives on Death

Living in an arid region is a precarious business. Harsh conditions make growing tough for plants, meaning every shoot and leaf is all the more precious, even when they’re dead and decaying. A new study conducted at Boolcoomatta Station Reserve in outback South Australia has demonstrated the importance of vegetative leftovers in fueling a desert […]

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Showbiz

Death in Paradise fans ‘expose’ plan to ‘kill’ Neville’s

Louise penned: “You heard it here first… Robert Webbs’ character (survivalist Justin West) will kill Neville’s girlfriend Sophie…” (sic)  Conchie replied: “Very possible. If Neville is staying on as DI, he won’t have a girlfriend, the shack has always been a bachelor pad.  “If it’s happy ever after with Sophie then they leave together. And […]

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Death in Paradise season 12 episode 5 will welcome new faces

Death in Paradise season 12 is more than halfway through with just a handful of episodes left to air. This post is originally appeared on Express UK

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Canada

Ontario man not criminally responsible in wife’s death, house

Udo Haan of Kitchener, Ont., has been found not criminally responsible in the death of his wife as a result of a 2018 home explosion, with the judge’s decision noting the 62-year-old has a medical disorder.  The decision by Ontario Superior Court Justice Paul Sweeny means Haan won’t stand trial for Edra Haan’s death. The case will now go to the Ontario Review Board to decide […]

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UK

Father shook baby soon to death in ‘grotesque’ bath time fit of

A father who murdered his nine-week-old baby by shaking him in a fit of rage at bath time has been jailed for life. Leon Mathias will serve a minimum of 16 years in jail after being found guilty of killing his son Hunter. At sentencing, Mrs Justice Lambert called the 34-year-old’s behaviour “nothing short of […]

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Canada

Sudden death of Quebec’s Fred la marmotte casts a shadow on

Fred la marmotte, the province’s famous furry oracle in Val-d’Espoir, Que., was found dead overnight Thursday, hours before he was able to predict whether it would be an early or late spring.  The organizer of Thursday’s Groundhog Day event in Val-d’Espoir announced the sombre news following some 40 minutes of festivities, including music and dancing.  “In life, the […]

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Canada

5 Prince George Mounties charged in death of Indigenous man | CBC

Two RCMP officers in Prince George, B.C., have been charged with manslaughter in connection with the 2017 death of an Indigenous man, Crown prosecutors announced Wednesday. Another three have been charged with attempting to obstruct justice related to the events immediately after Dale Culver’s death on July 18, 2017, according to a news release from […]

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Death in Paradise star pays tribute to ‘blessing’ Ralf Little

“I was young and it was my time filming from home for such a long time,” Tahj continued. “So they had me there from the start just to get used to the environment. “The first week and a bit it was slightly strange being away from home and it was the biggest career role I’ve […]