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A Huge Explosion, Detected From Space, Leaves 50 Dead

The Huffington Post UK | Aubrey Allegretti & Jack Sommers | Posted 13.08.2015 | UK

WATCH: Tianjin Explosion China: Shocking Footage Of Blast Tearing Through Port City A huge explosion at a container port in the northeastern city o...

Shocking Pictures Show 'Devastated' Bosley Mill Destroyed In Blast

The Huffington Post UK | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 21.07.2015 | UK

The full extent of the damage at a mill in Cheshire, where three people are still missing after a blast and subsequent fire has been revealed in shoc...

Pictures Capture Devastating Aftermath Of Deadly Ghana Petrol Station Explosion

AP | Posted 04.06.2015 | UK

Flooding in Ghana's capital swept stored fuel into a nearby fire, setting off a huge explosion at a gas station that killed at least 90 people taking ...

Relax, Mushroom Cloud Spotted In Ukraine Was Probably Not A Nuclear Explosion

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 09.02.2015 | UK

A huge explosion rocked the Ukrainian city of Donetsk on Sunday night, causing many to assume a tactical nuclear weapon was being detonated. Early ...

Sewer Explosion Throws Boy 10 Metres Into The Air

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 15.01.2015 | UK Tech

Shocking footage has emerged from China showing a young boy being thrown into the air by a sewer explosion. The video comes from surveillance camer...

A1 Re-Opens Following 'Explosion' Near Military Barracks

PA | Posted 29.11.2014 | UK

A major road closed all day following an explosion has re-opened - and while police have ruled out any link to terrorism they said they "may never fin...

Meteor Explodes Over Devon

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 01.07.2014 | UK Tech

An enormous fireball exploding over Devon has been caught on camera, and it's believed to be the largest explosion of its kind to be recorded in the ...

Four Rescued After Ministry Of Defence Site Explosion

Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 05.10.2013 | UK

Four weapons testers were rescued from a bunker by an armoured vehicle after an explosion at a Ministry of Defence site. According to Essex Fire Se...

Explosion At Tory MP's Office

PA | Posted 10.06.2013 | UK Politics

A man has been arrested in connection with an explosion which caused minor damage to a Conservative Party office in Lincolnshire early on Monday. G...

LOOK: London Pavement 'Explosion'

Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.04.2013 | UK

A pedestrian has narrowly escaped being seriously injured after a explosion beneath a London road saw flames rocketing up above the pavement, only met...

Chelyabinsk Meteor Found in Lake, Casualties Rise to Above 1,100

Patrick Reevell | Posted 17.04.2013 | UK
Patrick Reevell

The number of casualties of the meteor that struck Chelyabinsk Friday morning has sharply risen, reaching 1,100. Officials from the Ministry of Emerge...

Meteor Hits Chelyabinsk, Burning Crater Video Fake

Patrick Reevell | Posted 17.04.2013 | UK Tech
Patrick Reevell

A meteor has reportedly exploded over the Russian city of Chelyabinsk, injuring hundreds of people. At 9.20am local time, a large object flashed across the sky, leaving a long white vapour trail.

New Zealand Mine Explosion Company 'Ignored 21 Warnings'

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.11.2012 | UK

A gas explosion that ripped through a New Zealand coal mine killing 29 people, including two Britons, could have been prevented, an investigation has ...

Man Dies In Oil Drum Explosion While Making BBQ

PA | Posted 29.07.2012 | UK

A handyman was killed when an empty oil drum exploded as he attempted to make a home made barbecue. The 48-year-old, named in reports as Ian Simps...

Footage Of Bridge Demolition Is An Electrifying Watch

Huffington Post UK | Alastair Plumb | Posted 23.02.2012 | UK Comedy

After 83 years of hard and loyal service, the Fort Steuben bridge in Ohio had to go - and had to go dramatically. Kablooming into the Ohio river t...

China's Liuyang River Bridge Demolished In Front Of Huge Crowds (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Alastair Plumb | Posted 13.12.2011 | UK Comedy

2011's been a good year for building demolition enthusiasts. November saw Motherwell's infamous tower block "Heroin Heights" reduced to rubble, and Ma...

Gang Blows Up Parking Meters In Campaign Of Vandalism

PA | Posted 24.11.2011 | UK

Vandals armed with explosives have restarted a dangerous campaign of blowing up parking meters in a historic market town. Fourteen machines have be...

Schoolgirl Suffers Horrific Injuries After Experiment Explodes In Her Face

Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 03.01.2012 | UK Universities & Education

Schoolgirl Ashley Cherry may be scarred for life after suffering second-degree burns on her face when a science experiment exploded. The 13-year-ol...

Several Dead In Boston 'Explosion'

BBC News | BBC News | Posted 12.09.2011 | UK

Five people have died in an explosion at an industrial estate in Boston, Lincolnshire, police there have said. Police, fire and ambulance crews were c...