Explosions

Former Mayor With Jailed For Bombing His Own Neighbourhood

The Huffington Post UK/ PA | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

A former mayor who had an "active interest in pyrotechnics" has been sentenced to 18 years in prison after he turned his own neighbourhood into a "bat...

WATCH: Like Your Burgers Well Done?

ITN | Posted 09.09.2013 | UK

This CCTV footage captured the moment a fast food van burst into flames in a suspected gas leak in East Sussex....

Man Reportedly Detonated Package In Terminal Of Beijing Airport

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 20.07.2013 | UK

A man in a wheelchair set off a device at a terminal at Beijing’s International Airport on Saturday evening. The bomber is the only one reported to ...

The Mastiff Isn't Unsafe - What Are the Real Question That the Media Should Be Asking?

Alex Ford | Posted 02.07.2013 | UK Politics
Alex Ford

Let's be clear on something here. The Mastiff is STILL the safest form of transport. The news should not be about the failure of the Mastiff to protect the troops travelling inside, but more about the fact that the insurgents had built a massive bomb capable of beating the armour of a Mastiff.

Pictures Of The Day: 16th April 2013

Elliot Wagland, Tahira Mirza, Matthew Tucker | Posted 16.04.2013 | UK

The Huffington Post pictures of the day brings you the very best images from around the world chosen by our own photo editors, Elliot Wagland, Matthew...

Explosive Things That Can Blow Up at Home

Stefania Mattana | Posted 07.06.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Stefania Mattana

A few days ago, something happened whilst I was cooking, something that inspired me to write this blog post. I was messing around with a pan of hot oi...

10 Years For Causing This Deadly Explosion

PA | Posted 21.04.2013 | UK

A man who blew up his house in a massive gas blast that killed his two-year-old next-door neighbour was jailed for ten years today. The explosion o...

PICTURES: Scenes Of Devastation In Oldham After Blast

The Huffington Post UK | Ted Thornhill | Posted 26.06.2012 | UK

The gas explosion on Tuesday morning in Oldham left scenes of utter devastation. The blast, in the Shaw area of the town, left a child dead and a m...

Ukraine: Three Explosions Reported, At Least 15 Injuries

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 27.06.2012 | UK

At least three explosions have been reported in the Ukrainian city of Dnipropetrovsk, injuring more than 15 people, according to reports. Some loca...

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...

WATCH: The Ultimate Destruction Supercut

Huffington Post UK | Alastair Plumb | Posted 25.01.2012 | UK Comedy

Do you like things exploding? Do you like helicopters falling into the sea? Do you like watertowers collapsing? If so, boy, do we have a supercut for ...

Explosions Near Crewe Railway Station Injure Two

PA | Posted 28.11.2011 | UK

PRESS ASSOCIATION -- A man and a woman have been injured after a series of small explosions near Crewe railway station, Cheshire Fire and Rescue Servi...

Explosions Hit Mumbai, Minister Says Many Dead

Posted 12.09.2011 | UK

Three near-simultaneous explosions have shaken India's commercial capital Mumbai (Bombay), police say....