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Gazette
Dutch police hunt for men who stole mobile phone of Richard Cole shortly before his death in AmsterdamCCTV footage has shown that Richard Cole had his mobile phone stolen by several
Dutch police hunt for men who stole mobile phone of Richard Cole shortly before his death in Amsterdam
Gazette / Posted an hour ago
CCTV footage has shown that Richard Cole had his mobile phone stolen by several men shortly before his death in Amsterdam. Dutch police have released images of the men suspected of stealing the mobile phone in the early hours of January 25. A... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
UK Investors Consider Namibia a Springboard to AfricaWindhoek — A group of potential investors from Invest Africa paid a courtesy ca
UK Investors Consider Namibia a Springboard to Africa
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 hours ago
Windhoek — A group of potential investors from Invest Africa paid a courtesy call on President Hage Geingob yesterday and expressed interest in an array of industries, ranging from solar power to social housing. The visiting delegation was led by... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
UK Issues Somalia Travel AdviceOn 2 February 2016 there was an explosion on a Daallo Airlines flight to Djibou
UK Issues Somalia Travel Advice
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
On 2 February 2016 there was an explosion on a Daallo Airlines flight to Djibouti from Mogadishu and in January there was a major terror attacks at Lido beach in Mogadishu; Safety and security section - British government officials serving in Somalia... Read more
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International Business Times
DRC: 'Political crisis building' as general strike planned to force Kabila's resignation The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is inching closer to a political crisis
DRC: 'Political crisis building' as general strike planned to force Kabila's resignation
International Business Times / Posted yesterday
The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is inching closer to a political crisis as uncertainty around whether President Joseph Kabila's will prolong his rule into a third term grows, the US has said. The warning comes as opposition leaders in the... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
'Hell on earth': Croydon accountant has been locked in south-east Asian prison for 14 months without chargeA Croydon accountant who has been imprisoned in Myanmar for more than a year wi
'Hell on earth': Croydon accountant has been locked in south-east Asian prison for 14 months without charge
Croydon Guardian / Posted 2 days ago
A Croydon accountant who has been imprisoned in Myanmar for more than a year without charge has described his living conditions as “hell on earth”. Niranjan Rasalingam, of Cherry Orchard Road, was arrested in December 2014 on suspicion of using... Read more
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chroniclelive
Meet the Newcastle diplomat who is following in the foosteps of adventurer Gertrude BellAmong the hundreds rolling up to see the aptly-named Extraordinary Gertrude Bel
Meet the Newcastle diplomat who is following in the foosteps of adventurer Gertrude Bell
chroniclelive / Posted 3 days ago
Among the hundreds rolling up to see the aptly-named Extraordinary Gertrude Bell exhibition, few will have the affinity felt by visitor Belinda Lewis for one of the most remarkable women to emerge from the North East. Friend and colleague of... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
'This is hell': British man held in Myanmar for 14 months without charge pleads for helpA 29-year-old man from Britain has been held in Myanmar’s most notorious jail f
'This is hell': British man held in Myanmar for 14 months without charge pleads for help
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 3 days ago
A 29-year-old man from Britain has been held in Myanmar’s most notorious jail for 14 months without formally being charged with any crime, he has told the Guardian. Niranjan Rasalingam, an accountant from Croydon, was arrested in December 2014... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Three Projects Unveiled to Improve TMANew era has dawned as Tanzania Meteorological Agency (TMA) and the Met Office,
Three Projects Unveiled to Improve TMA
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
New era has dawned as Tanzania Meteorological Agency (TMA) and the Met Office, the United Kingdom's National Weather Service, have unveiled three projects to be funded by the UK government to improve the former's activities. TMA Director General, Dr... Read more
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Norwich Evening News 24
Memorial service to be held for ‘amazing’ former Wymondham College worker and her husband, found dead in Cyprus Linda Lincoln and Ken Lincoln. Picture: East Anglia News Service. A former W
Memorial service to be held for ‘amazing’ former Wymondham College worker and her husband, found dead in Cyprus
Norwich Evening News 24 / Posted 5 days ago
Linda Lincoln and Ken Lincoln. Picture: East Anglia News Service. A former Wymondham College worker thought to have died of gas... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Memorial service to be held for ‘amazing’ former Wymondham College worker, and her husband, found dead in Cyprus Linda Lincoln and Ken Lincoln. Picture: East Anglia News Service. A former W
Memorial service to be held for ‘amazing’ former Wymondham College worker, and her husband, found dead in Cyprus
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 5 days ago
Linda Lincoln and Ken Lincoln. Picture: East Anglia News Service. A former Wymondham College worker thought to have died of gas... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
The return of the dogs of war: what's it like to be a soldier for hire?When you are a soldier in the military, and you’re firing at an enemy alongside
The return of the dogs of war: what's it like to be a soldier for hire?
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 6 days ago
When you are a soldier in the military, and you’re firing at an enemy alongside several other soldiers, you don’t know if it was your gun, your bullet, that killed someone. “I’d rather not know,” says Stephen Friday, who spent 12 years in the British... Read more
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International Business Times
Dogs of war: Who are the British mercenaries roaming Africa accused of 'war crimes'? In the 15 years since the declaration on the war on terror, UK private military
Dogs of war: Who are the British mercenaries roaming Africa accused of 'war crimes'?
International Business Times / Posted 6 days ago
In the 15 years since the declaration on the war on terror, UK private military and security companies (PMSCs) have made billions of dollars in contracts awarded by British and foreign governments, as well as other private companies. The security... Read more
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New Kerala
Britain rejects UN working group ruling on WikiLeaks founderLondon, Feb 6 : Britain on Friday rejected a UN working group's ruling which ca
Britain rejects UN working group ruling on WikiLeaks founder
New Kerala / Posted 6 days ago
London, Feb 6 : Britain on Friday rejected a UN working group's ruling which calls for an end to the "arbitrary detention" of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange. The UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention (UNWGAD) announced on Friday that Assange has... Read more
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Daily Mail
Lily Collins follows Amal Clooney's lead by sporting stylish curly bobSEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Is her influence never ending? It was hardly surprisin
Lily Collins follows Amal Clooney's lead by sporting stylish curly bob
Daily Mail / Posted 6 days ago
SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Is her influence never ending? It was hardly surprising that, after marrying a global film star, human rights lawyer Amal Clooney shot up the social... Read more
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Norwich Evening News 24
Former Wymondham College worker found dead in Cyprus was an ‘amazing person’ Linda Lincoln. Picture credit: Xenion School, Cyprus. A former Wymondham Col
Former Wymondham College worker found dead in Cyprus was an ‘amazing person’
Norwich Evening News 24 / Posted 7 days ago
Linda Lincoln. Picture credit: Xenion School, Cyprus. A former Wymondham College worker thought to have died of gas poisoning in Cyprus was an “amazing person”, a... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Former Wymondham College worker found dead in Cyprus was an ‘amazing person’ Linda Lincoln. Picture credit: Xenion School, Cyprus. A former Wymondham Col
Former Wymondham College worker found dead in Cyprus was an ‘amazing person’
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 7 days ago
Linda Lincoln. Picture credit: Xenion School, Cyprus. A former Wymondham College worker thought to have died of gas poisoning in Cyprus was an “amazing person”, a... Read more
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SUR in English
"Useful and productive" meetings held in London this week. Surinenglish.comThe Chief Minister with Armed Forces Minister Penny Mordaunt. :: SUR The Chief
"Useful and productive" meetings held in London this week. Surinenglish.com
SUR in English / Posted 7 days ago
The Chief Minister with Armed Forces Minister Penny Mordaunt. :: SUR The Chief Minister and Deputy Chief Minister of Gibraltar, the Hon Fabian Picardo QC and the Hon Dr Joseph Garcia, have been in London this week for a series of meetings which they... Read more
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The Register
Official UN panel findings on embassy-squatter released. Assange: I'm 'vindicated'A UN panel has found that Julian Assange's occupancy of the Ecuadorian embassy
Official UN panel findings on embassy-squatter released. Assange: I'm 'vindicated'
The Register / Posted 7 days ago
A UN panel has found that Julian Assange's occupancy of the Ecuadorian embassy in London amounts to an "arbitrary detention" on the parts of the UK and Sweden, and called for his immediate release, with "compensation". The UN Working Group on... Read more
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KTUU Anchorage
UN group: Assange being arbitrarily detainedWikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been "arbitrarily detained" by the governm
UN group: Assange being arbitrarily detained
KTUU Anchorage / Posted 7 days ago
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been "arbitrarily detained" by the governments of Sweden and the United Kingdom since 2010, a U.N. panel ruled on Friday. Melinda Taylor, Assange's lawyer, called the ruling "a resounding vindication of Mr.... Read more
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KQ2 St. Joseph
UN group: Assange being arbitrarily detainedA U.N. rights working group found Friday that Wikileaks founder Julian Assange
UN group: Assange being arbitrarily detained
KQ2 St. Joseph / Posted 7 days ago
A U.N. rights working group found Friday that Wikileaks founder Julian Assange has been arbitrarily detained by being forced to hole up in the Ecuadorian Embassy in London to avoid arrest. Assange, who is wanted in Sweden for alleged sex offenses,... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
UN group: Assange being arbitrarily detainedA U.N. rights working group found Friday that Wikileaks founder Julian Assange
UN group: Assange being arbitrarily detained
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 7 days ago
A U.N. rights working group found Friday that Wikileaks founder Julian Assange has been arbitrarily detained by being forced to hole up in the Ecuadorian Embassy in London to avoid arrest. Assange, who is wanted in Sweden for alleged sex offenses,... Read more
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KY3 Springfield
UN group: Assange being arbitrarily detainedA U.N. rights working group found Friday that Wikileaks founder Julian Assange
UN group: Assange being arbitrarily detained
KY3 Springfield / Posted 7 days ago
A U.N. rights working group found Friday that Wikileaks founder Julian Assange has been arbitrarily detained by being forced to hole up in the Ecuadorian Embassy in London to avoid arrest. Assange, who is wanted in Sweden for alleged sex offenses,... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
UN group: Assange being arbitrarily detainedA U.N. rights working group found Friday that Wikileaks founder Julian Assange
UN group: Assange being arbitrarily detained
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 7 days ago
A U.N. rights working group found Friday that Wikileaks founder Julian Assange has been arbitrarily detained by being forced to hole up in the Ecuadorian Embassy in London to avoid arrest. Assange, who is wanted in Sweden for alleged sex offenses,... Read more
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News 8000
UN group: Assange being arbitrarily detainedA U.N. rights working group found Friday that Wikileaks founder Julian Assange
UN group: Assange being arbitrarily detained
News 8000 / Posted 7 days ago
A U.N. rights working group found Friday that Wikileaks founder Julian Assange has been arbitrarily detained by being forced to hole up in the Ecuadorian Embassy in London to avoid arrest. Assange, who is wanted in Sweden for alleged sex offenses,... Read more
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KSPR Springfield
UN group: Assange being arbitrarily detainedA U.N. rights working group found Friday that Wikileaks founder Julian Assange
UN group: Assange being arbitrarily detained
KSPR Springfield / Posted 7 days ago
A U.N. rights working group found Friday that Wikileaks founder Julian Assange has been arbitrarily detained by being forced to hole up in the Ecuadorian Embassy in London to avoid arrest. Assange, who is wanted in Sweden for alleged sex offenses,... Read more
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Norwich Evening News 24
Norfolk couple found dead in Cyprus home following a leak from a suspected faulty heater Linda Lincoln. Picture credit: Xenion School, Cyprus. Investigations are und
Norfolk couple found dead in Cyprus home following a leak from a suspected faulty heater
Norwich Evening News 24 / Posted 7 days ago
Linda Lincoln. Picture credit: Xenion School, Cyprus. Investigations are under way today after the death of a Norfolk couple in Cyprus. Famagusta •... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Norfolk couple found dead in Cyprus home following a leak from a suspected faulty heater Linda Lincoln. Picture credit: Xenion School, Cyprus. Investigations are und
Norfolk couple found dead in Cyprus home following a leak from a suspected faulty heater
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 7 days ago
Linda Lincoln. Picture credit: Xenion School, Cyprus. Investigations are under way today after the death of a Norfolk couple in Cyprus. The bodies of Ken... Read more
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Norwich Evening News 24
orfolk couple found dead in Cyprus home following a leak from a suspected faulty heater Linda Lincoln. Picture credit: Xenion School, Cyprus. Investigations are und
orfolk couple found dead in Cyprus home following a leak from a suspected faulty heater
Norwich Evening News 24 / Posted 7 days ago
Linda Lincoln. Picture credit: Xenion School, Cyprus. Investigations are under way today after the death of a Norfolk couple in Cyprus. Famagusta • Famagusta,... Read more
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Norwich Evening News 24
Inquiry after Norfolk couple found dead in Cyprus home following a leak from a suspected faulty heater A Generic Photo of an aerial view of Latchi beach, Paphos area, Cyprus. See P
Inquiry after Norfolk couple found dead in Cyprus home following a leak from a suspected faulty heater
Norwich Evening News 24 / Posted 7 days ago
A Generic Photo of an aerial view of Latchi beach, Paphos area, Cyprus. See PA Feature TRAVEL Cyprus. Picture: PA... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Inquiry after Norfolk couple found dead in Cyprus home following a leak from a suspected faulty heater A Generic Photo of an aerial view of Latchi beach, Paphos area, Cyprus. See P
Inquiry after Norfolk couple found dead in Cyprus home following a leak from a suspected faulty heater
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 7 days ago
A Generic Photo of an aerial view of Latchi beach, Paphos area, Cyprus. See PA Feature TRAVEL Cyprus. Picture: PA... Read more
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Connecticut Post
World pledges $10B for Syrians, but peace prospects bleakGerman Chancellor Angela Merkel, left, is welcomed by Julian Evans, Director of
World pledges $10B for Syrians, but peace prospects bleak
Connecticut Post / Posted 8 days ago
German Chancellor Angela Merkel, left, is welcomed by Julian Evans, Director of Protocol at Britain's Foreign and Commonwealth Office, on arrival at the Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre in London where world leaders are meeting for talks over the... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
World pledges $10B for Syrians, but peace prospects bleakGerman Chancellor Angela Merkel, left, is welcomed by Julian Evans, Director of
World pledges $10B for Syrians, but peace prospects bleak
Stamford Advocate / Posted 8 days ago
German Chancellor Angela Merkel, left, is welcomed by Julian Evans, Director of Protocol at Britain's Foreign and Commonwealth Office, on arrival at the Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre in London where world leaders are meeting for talks over the... Read more
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birminghammail
Birmingham's social care costs to rise by £40 million but carers will still get a pay riseThe extra costs of providing care services for Birmingham’s elderly and disable
Birmingham's social care costs to rise by £40 million but carers will still get a pay rise
birminghammail / Posted 9 days ago
The extra costs of providing care services for Birmingham’s elderly and disabled people is set to rise by £40 million over the next four years, it has been revealed. And an extra two per cent social care charge on council tax will raise less than... Read more
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thebee
Family's Shock At Tourist's Elephant DeathThe brother of a man who was killed by an elephant while on holiday in Thailand
Family's Shock At Tourist's Elephant Death
thebee / Posted 9 days ago
The brother of a man who was killed by an elephant while on holiday in Thailand has described his death as a "shock" and says his family are "devastated". Michael Crowe said his brother Gareth was on "a trip of a lifetime" when the tragedy struck on... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Family of Brit killed by elephant deny claims he teased the animal with a bananaGareth Crowe, 36, was trampled and gored by the elephant during a trekking tour
Family of Brit killed by elephant deny claims he teased the animal with a banana
Daily Mirror / Posted 9 days ago
Gareth Crowe, 36, was trampled and gored by the elephant during a trekking tour of Koh Samui. But Gareth's brother Michael said that was 'just not true' and the professional diver was always mindful of safety. He said: "It's nonsense. "It’s... Read more
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Daily Record
Family of Scot killed by an elephant deny claims he had been teasing the animalReports suggested he had been goading the beast – called Golf – before it went
Family of Scot killed by an elephant deny claims he had been teasing the animal
Daily Record / Posted 9 days ago
Reports suggested he had been goading the beast – called Golf – before it went berserk. But Gareth’s brother Michael said that was “just not true”. Michael said Gareth was a professional diver who was always mindful of safety. He added: “It’s... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Tourist 'killed by elephant' during family trip in Thailand | Irish Examiner Tuesday, February 02, 2016 - 10:40 am A Scottish holidaym
Tourist 'killed by elephant' during family trip in Thailand
Irish Examiner / Posted 10 days ago
| Irish Examiner Tuesday, February 02, 2016 - 10:40 am A Scottish holidaymaker is said to have been killed when he was thrown... Read more
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Hampshire Chronicle
Tributes paid to British woman killed in French Alps skiing accidentTributes have been paid to a caring mother and dedicated volunteer who died on
Tributes paid to British woman killed in French Alps skiing accident
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted 10 days ago
Tributes have been paid to a caring mother and dedicated volunteer who died on a ski slope in the French Alps. Anne Clayton, 54, was on holiday with her two sons at the popular resort of La Plagne when she reportedly came off the piste on a turn and... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Tributes paid to British woman killed in French Alps skiing accidentTributes have been paid to a caring mother and dedicated volunteer who died on
Tributes paid to British woman killed in French Alps skiing accident
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 10 days ago
Tributes have been paid to a caring mother and dedicated volunteer who died on a ski slope in the French Alps. Anne Clayton, 54, was on holiday with her two sons at the popular resort of La Plagne when she reportedly came off the piste on a turn and... Read more
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express
Tributes have been paid to a popular mum who died skiing in the French alps ANNE Clayton was on holiday with her sons when she suffered a fatal accident
Tributes have been paid to a popular mum who died skiing in the French alps
express / Posted 10 days ago
ANNE Clayton was on holiday with her sons when she suffered a fatal accident on the French slopes. Anne Clayton with her sons in La Plagne The 54-year-old was on holiday... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Grieving sons describe harrowing moment mum died in Alps horrorAnne Clayton was holidaying with her sons Stephen and Andrew at the La Plagne s
Grieving sons describe harrowing moment mum died in Alps horror
Daily Mirror / Posted 10 days ago
Anne Clayton was holidaying with her sons Stephen and Andrew at the La Plagne ski resort when she suffered a fatal accident on Monday morning. Stephen, 22, and Andrew, 19, have now paid tribute to the popular mum-of-two, from Poynton, who was known... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Scottish man Gareth Crowe 'killed by elephant' during trek in Thailand's Koh Samui Some wildlife groups claim elephants should not be ridden A Scottish holiday
Scottish man Gareth Crowe 'killed by elephant' during trek in Thailand's Koh Samui
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 10 days ago
Some wildlife groups claim elephants should not be ridden A Scottish holidaymaker has been killed on an elephant trek during a family trip to Thailand. The man,... Read more
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guardian-series
British tourist 'killed by elephant' during trek in ThailandA British holidaymaker has been killed on an elephant trek during a family trip
British tourist 'killed by elephant' during trek in Thailand
guardian-series / Posted 10 days ago
A British holidaymaker has been killed on an elephant trek during a family trip to Thailand. The Scot, named in reports as 36-year-old Gareth Crowe, was said to have been thrown by the animal after it turned on its handler during an outing on Koh... Read more
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Evening Standard
Brit 'gored to death' by elephant during holiday in ThailandA British holidaymaker has died after being gored by an elephant during a famil
Brit 'gored to death' by elephant during holiday in Thailand
Evening Standard / Posted 10 days ago
A British holidaymaker has died after being gored by an elephant during a family trek in Thailand. Gareth Crowe, 36, was thrown from the animal after it turned on its handler on the island of Koh Samui. Local media reported he was trampled on by... Read more
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Shropshire Star
British tourist 'killed by elephant' during trek in Thailand « Shropshire StarThe Scot, named in reports as 36-year-old Gareth Crowe, was said to have been t
British tourist 'killed by elephant' during trek in Thailand « Shropshire Star
Shropshire Star / Posted 10 days ago
The Scot, named in reports as 36-year-old Gareth Crowe, was said to have been thrown by the animal after it turned on its handler during an outing on Koh Samui. The Bangkok Post said he was trampled on by the elephant and stabbed in the torso by its... Read more
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Gazette
British tourist 'killed by elephant' during trek in ThailandA British holidaymaker has been killed on an elephant trek during a family trip
British tourist 'killed by elephant' during trek in Thailand
Gazette / Posted 10 days ago
A British holidaymaker has been killed on an elephant trek during a family trip to Thailand. The Scot, named in reports as 36-year-old Gareth Crowe, was said to have been thrown by the animal after it turned on its handler during an outing on Koh... Read more
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Greenock Telegraph
British tourist 'killed by elephant' during trek in ThailandA British holidaymaker has been killed on an elephant trek during a family trip
British tourist 'killed by elephant' during trek in Thailand
Greenock Telegraph / Posted 10 days ago
A British holidaymaker has been killed on an elephant trek during a family trip to Thailand. The Scot, named in reports as 36-year-old Gareth Crowe, was said to have been thrown by the animal after it turned on its handler during an outing on Koh... Read more
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Harrow Times
British tourist 'killed by elephant' during trek in ThailandA British holidaymaker has been killed on an elephant trek during a family trip
British tourist 'killed by elephant' during trek in Thailand
Harrow Times / Posted 10 days ago
A British holidaymaker has been killed on an elephant trek during a family trip to Thailand. The Scot, named in reports as 36-year-old Gareth Crowe, was said to have been thrown by the animal after it turned on its handler during an outing on Koh... Read more
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This is West Country
British tourist 'killed by elephant' during trek in ThailandA British holidaymaker has been killed on an elephant trek during a family trip
British tourist 'killed by elephant' during trek in Thailand
This is West Country / Posted 10 days ago
A British holidaymaker has been killed on an elephant trek during a family trip to Thailand. The Scot, named in reports as 36-year-old Gareth Crowe, was said to have been thrown by the animal after it turned on its handler during an outing on Koh... Read more
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Gazette News
British tourist 'killed by elephant' during trek in ThailandA British holidaymaker has been killed on an elephant trek during a family trip
British tourist 'killed by elephant' during trek in Thailand
Gazette News / Posted 10 days ago
A British holidaymaker has been killed on an elephant trek during a family trip to Thailand. The Scot, named in reports as 36-year-old Gareth Crowe, was said to have been thrown by the animal after it turned on its handler during an outing on Koh... Read more
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