Police divers find body of passenger after car plunges off ferry slipway into river and is submerged for 30 minutesPolice confirm body was recovered when car raised from the waterReports say male driver escaped but female passenger did notFerry service has been temporarily suspended By Sam Webb PUBLISHED: 18:08 GMT, 20 March 2013 | UPDATED: 21:31 GMT, 20 March 2013 A pensioner has died after a car rolled into a river while waiting to board a ferry in Cornwall. The vehicle plunged into the River Fal at the slipway to the King Harry Ferry across the River Fal near Truro at around 4pm.
Father, 42, on the school run dies as his AND his wife's cars both plunge off same icy road into pond within minutes of each otherDavid and Ruth Cox were driving children to separate schoolsMrs Cox and son Ioan, nine, and Tess, 11, swam to safetyMr Cox said to have been unconscious in front of his blue Toyota AygoNeighbours and Mrs Cox frantically fought to save him from icy waters He was driving along a path near the Monsal Trail, north of the A6 in Derbyshire, when their car veered off the path and into the River Wye By Andy Dolan PUBLISHED: 18:21 GMT, 24 January 2013 | UPDATED: 02:10 GMT, 25 January 2013 A man died yesterday as his wife battled to save him when both their cars skidded off a bridlepath into an icy river. David and Ruth Cox were driving their children to separate schools when their vehicles flipped over and plunged into the water moments apart.
Wiped out by a raging river: 3,000-year-old bridge known as the Devil's sunbathing spot is washed away as 2012 comes to a very wet close Bridge swept away by raging river, after trees carried in flood snap cablesAncient construction in Exmoor, Somerset, could date back to 1000 B.C. It has 17 giant slabs – largest being 8ft long and 5ft wide – spanning 180ft | UPDATED: 15:12 GMT, 1 January 2013 A stone bridge reputed to be 3,000 years old was swept away as flooding continued to bring chaos to parts of Britain yesterday
Wiped out by a raging river: 3,000-year-old bridge known as the Devil's sunbathing spot is washed away as 2012 comes to a very wet close Bridge swept away by raging river, after trees carried in flood snap cablesAncient construction in Exmoor, Somerset, could date back to 1000 B.C.
Mother leaves daughter, 11, in car as she plunges 55 feet to her death off busy traffic bridge to land on frozen-over lake | UPDATED: 07:20 GMT, 30 December 2012 A Wisconsin mother left her 11-year-old daughter in the car as she jumped to her death off a busy traffic bridge to land on the frozen-over lake below. Molly Crumley, 48, of River Falls, pulled onto the shoulder of eastbound I-94 on the St. Croix River bridge at around 8.30am on Thursday, during morning rush hour.
'The beginning of history': Oldest known depictions of a Pharaoh dating back more than 5,000 years found in southern EgyptCarvings on rock faces are the earliest indication of royal power in EgyptThey show Pharaoh riding boats in what is thought to be tax-collecting tourFirst found in the 1890s, they were rediscovered in 2008 and have just been described in a scientific journal for the first time | UPDATED: 17:34 GMT, 12 December 2012 The oldest known representations of a Pharaoh dating back as far as 3200BC have been found carved on rocks near the Nile River in southern Egypt, a new study claims. Researchers say the engravings on rock faces in the desert four miles north of the Aswan Dam are the earliest found indication of royal power in the country.
Father who died trying to save his drowning three-year-old son made 'Herculean' effort to rescue him in family weir tragedy Julian Mynott dived in to the weir to try and save his three youngstersWitnesses saw strong current rip the lifejackets off of the childrenHe had taken a small boat with his children onto the river behind his home | UPDATED: 02:58 GMT, 7 December 2012 A father made ‘Herculean efforts’ to save his children from a raging river after their rowing boat capsized over a weir, an inquest heard. Antiques dealer Julian Mynott could have survived the tragedy but sacrificed his life swimming against a fierce current to try to rescue his three children.
The buck stops here: Moment lioness slows down fleeing antelope by launching herself on to its back…Sadly, creature did not stand a chance after lion ambush at MalaMala game reserve in South Africa | UPDATED: 13:52 GMT, 3 December 2012 This is the incredible moment a brave antelope tried to shake off a hungry lioness – by trying to launch her into the air. The beast became the lion's prime target for dinner, after it ran directly into a hungry pride at the MalaMala game reserve, in South Africa. When the young lioness finally caught up with the panicking bull, he clearly wasn't about to give up without a fight – and tried to launch the lion through the air after putting in an almighty buck