Skier missing after avalanche in the Scottish Highlands

Search resumes for missing skier swept up in huge avalanche in the Scottish Highlands Emergency services called to area near Glencoe Ski CentreThirty people involved in the search operationLeader of mountain rescue team admits it is unlikely the person would be found alive Person described as 'an experienced off-piste skier' who was 'out of the ski area' Temperatures could drop to -10C in the Highlands tonight By John Hutchinson PUBLISHED: 18:18 GMT, 30 March 2013 | UPDATED: 08:25 GMT, 31 March 2013 Rescuers have resumed their search for a skier missing after being caught up in a major avalanche in the Scottish Highlands. The man was skiing in an off-piste area behind Glencoe Ski Centre with his friend when the avalanche struck at about 1pm yesterday. He was swept away during the incident and efforts to find him have so far been unsuccessful

BREAKING NEWS: Eight dead and 38 injured in horror bus crash close to Los Angeles

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

Pictured for the first time: Innocent schoolgirl, 13, killed after her parent"s car was struck by fleeing driver during police pursuit

Pictured for the first time: Innocent schoolgirl, 13, killed after her parent's car was struck by fleeing driver during police pursuit Wiktoria Was died following the crash in New Cross, south-east LondonShe was a Year 9 pupil at Goffs School in Cheshunt, HertfordshireDevon Newell, 32, appeared in court today accused of causing her death No plea was entered and Newell was remanded in custody By Anthony Bond PUBLISHED: 13:56 GMT, 8 January 2013 | UPDATED: 16:04 GMT, 8 January 2013 Awful: Wiktoria Was died in the crash on Sunday evening in New Cross, south-east London, while travelling with her parents and brother This is the first picture of the talented 13-year-old dancer killed in a horrific crash after a police car was involved in a high-speed pursuit of another vehicle.

Italian police find five-year-old Afghan boy hidden in suitcase of "family friend taking him to Germany"

Italian police find five-year-old Afghan boy hidden in suitcase of ‘family friend taking him to Germany’ Assim's journey may have lasted three monthsHe is believed to be from central Afghanistan | UPDATED: 15:20 GMT, 20 December 2012 Anything to declare Undocumented boy is believed to be from the Hazara ethnic group, central Afghanistan A five-year-old Afghan boy has been found hidden in the suitcase of a man getting off a ferry in Venice. Ali Shaker, 35, of Afghanistan, told Italian police after disembarking from a ferry from Greece, that he was a family friend who was taking the boy to see relatives in Germany on behalf of the boy's parents

Eight teenagers left with "horrific injuries" after gang of gatecrashers burst into girl"s 16th birthday party wielding crowbars

Eight teenagers left with 'horrific injuries' after gang of gatecrashers burst into girl's 16th birthday party wielding crowbarsParty-goers had to take shelter in a nearby pub to escape the violence The gatecrashers smashed windows and cars in Maesbrook, ShropshireTeenagers were also attacked with crowbars and broken bottlesA 17-year-old has been arrested and West Mercia Police said they have not ruled out further arrests | UPDATED: 20:21 GMT, 18 December 2012 Teenagers suffered 'horrific injuries' at a 16th birthday party when they were attacked by a group of gatecrashers wielding crowbars. Eight party-goers had to be taken to Royal Shrewsbury Hospital after the party in Maesbrook, Shropshire, was raided.

Mexican drug gangs now using T-shirt CANNONS to fire soup cans filled with marijuana 500ft over U.S. border

Now Mexican gangs really are bombarding America with drugs: Smugglers use T-shirt CANNONS to fire soup cans filled with marijuana 500ft over border | UPDATED: 17:14 GMT, 12 December 2012 U.S. Border Patrol agents have seized more than 30 cans filled with marijuana that were lunched by Mexican drug smugglers over the border fence into Arizona using a cannon. Authorities say 33 cans of pot were spotted Friday in a field near where the Colorado River crosses the U.S.-Mexico border

"Met police officer compared black men to chimpanzees and told colleague they lived in mud huts during racist banter on patrol"

'Racist Met police officer compared black men to chimpanzees and said they lived in mud huts' PC Kevin Hughes allegedly directed racist comments at members of the public while on patrol Fellow PC David Hair 'asked black colleague if she was going home to cook bananas'Officers were suspended in April following complaints from other PCs | UPDATED: 23:56 GMT, 26 November 2012 A police officer told colleagues ‘all black people look like monkeys’, a court heard yesterday.