BREAKING NEWS: Eight dead and 38 injured in horror bus crash close to Los AngelesSmash happened on State Route 38 near Forest Falls, 80 miles east of LABus driver reported brake problems as he came down mountain roadVehicle carrying tourists hit sedan before smashing into pick-up truckPassengers were returning from a day of skiiing at popular Big Bear resort By Martin Robinson PUBLISHED: 07:02 GMT, 4 February 2013 | UPDATED: 08:25 GMT, 4 February 2013 At least eight people are dead and 38 more injured after a tour bus collided with two other vehicles in the mountains of Southern California. The horrific crash happened near the town of Forest Falls, 80 miles east of Los Angeles, and also involved a pick-up truck pulling a trailer and a sedan car
A bicycle made for 'I do': The British newlyweds on record-breaking two-year honeymoon tandem ride from New Zealand to LondonKat and Steve Turner plan to beat previous tandem journey record of 38,143kmsShe had to learn how to ride a bike before selling possessions and leaving homeThe couple have been attacked by dogs, cooked in rat-infested kitchens and fed giant lizards outside their tentThey have already battled through Arctic temperatures, searing heat, torrential rain – and have only completed a quarter of the trip | UPDATED: 19:43 GMT, 24 December 2012 A honeymoon is the perfect chance for the newlywed couple to spend time with each other, away from the stresses of everyday life. But Kat and Steve Turner, have taken that idea and run with it – or ridden with it. Rather than taking time out for some post-wedding luxuriating on a beach or at a spa hotel, the couple decided to spend two years in a record-breaking attempt to travel the world on a tandem bicycle, sleeping in a tiny two-man tent
'You're the most hopeless criminal I've ever met': Kidnap victim gives captor a piece of her mind before escaping after 10 minutesJanice, 64, was snatched from her home Lymington, New Forest, Hants, by a male armed robber But he took her back home after admitting the kidnapping wasn't going wellRobber apologised before fleeing with her car and 100 in cash | UPDATED: 14:35 GMT, 23 December 2012 A pensioner kidnapped at gunpoint was released just ten minutes later after telling her attacker he was the “most hopeless criminal” she had ever met.
'Sorry, but nobody's ever going to find me:' Video reveals mother's tearful last words to her young sons as she prepared to die in deadly snow stormPaula Lane, 46, of Nevada told her twin sons she was sorry and talked about her plan to seek help in the video Lane was discovered by her brother after spending six days in the wilderness Her family said they had prepared Lane's 11-year-old twin sons for the worstLane is being treated for first-degree frostbite and malnourishment Her boyfriend, 44-year-old Roderick Clifton, father to three daughters, died trying to seek help 'She is mighty and she's a survivor,' Lane's sister said | UPDATED: 00:41 GMT, 13 December 2012 A woman who was trapped in a snowstorm for six days left a tearful video for her twin 11-year-old sons, whom she feared she would never see again.