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Motorcycling Queensland to review how teen died at Brisbane raceway

Motorcycling Queensland to review how teen died at Brisbane raceway

A review will be conducted by Motorcycling Queensland into how a teenager died after a tragic crash at Mick Doohan Raceway in north Brisbane.

  • by Cloe Read

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‘I wish we could have hugged him once more’: Sydney flood victim farewelled

‘I wish we could have hugged him once more’: Sydney flood victim farewelled

The man’s parents were granted permission to attend from Pakistan, but strict conditions meant they could only view the body briefly.

  • by Josh Dye
Horse dies after fall at Warrnambool jumps carnival

Horse dies after fall at Warrnambool jumps carnival

Fulmineus, an 11-year-old gelding racing for the 60th time, suffered fatal injuries on Wednesday in a fall during a steeplechase race.

  • by Damien Ractliffe
Multiple deaths after Mexico City rail overpass collapses

Multiple deaths after Mexico City rail overpass collapses

At least 23 people were killed and 65 hurt when an overpass carrying Mexico City metro train cars partially collapsed on to a road on Monday night, authorities said.

  • by Anthony Esposito and Noe Torres
Teenager killed at Mick Doohan raceway remembered as a ‘lovable larrikin’

Teenager killed at Mick Doohan raceway remembered as a ‘lovable larrikin’

A teenage boy who was killed in a dirt bike crash on Monday in Brisbane has been remembered as a “lovable larrikin” who had a “bright future ahead of him”.

  • by Cloe Read
Teenager killed after motorbike crashes into fence at Brisbane track

Teenager killed after motorbike crashes into fence at Brisbane track

The 16-year-old boy was killed during a finals race of the 2021 Queensland Dirt & Long Track Championship.

  • by Toby Crockford
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Children among the dead in Israel festival stampede

Children among the dead in Israel festival stampede

At least 10 children and teenagers were among 45 ultra-Orthodox Jews killed in a stampede at a religious festival in northern Israel.

Aishwarya’s parents go on hunger strike in desperate bid for answers about their daughter’s death

Aishwarya’s parents go on hunger strike in desperate bid for answers about their daughter’s death

Clad in their warmest clothes and with facemasks on, Aswath Chavittupara and Prasitha Sasidharan stood outside the hospitals from midnight on Friday holding signs calling for justice for Aishwarya. 

  • by Marta Pascual Juanola and Olivia Donaldson
Medics work to identify 45 people killed in Israeli stampede

Medics work to identify 45 people killed in Israeli stampede

Witnesses spoke of seeing a “pyramid” of people who were asphyxiated or trampled in a passageway around three metres wide at the crowded event in the Galilee.

  • by Rami Amichay, Dan Williams and Ari Rabinovitch
Israeli religious festival stampede leaves dozens dead
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Israeli religious festival stampede leaves dozens dead

Tens of thousands of people had gathered at the foot of Mount Meron to celebrate Lag B’Omer, a Jewish holiday honouring a 2nd-century sage who is buried there.

  • by Dan Williams
Driver killed in crash between two trucks on M7 Motorway

Driver killed in crash between two trucks on M7 Motorway

The truck driver died after being trapped in the wreckage of the crash, which closed the M7 northbound for six hours.

  • by Sarah McPhee