The fire department was called to a domestic explosion in a high rise building. One flat was completely burnt out, and other one became severely damaged. Two people were taken to the hospital for smoke inhalation.
On this Friday the 13th, Germany celebrates the seventh national smoke detector day. Local fire departments in the country open street tents and exhibits to explain to citizens the life saving use of smoke detectors.
The Fire Department was called to a German high-grade steel works in Hagen today where a chemical reaction at the plant caused a small explosion. 15 employees of the company were taken to hospital as a precaution. Hagen, Germany. 03/09/2010
A Human Body exhibition showcasing dissected human body specimens preserved through an innovative process developed by Gunther von Hagens, was presented in the city giving visitors the opportunity to better understand the human body.
In the Stora Enso paper factory, a barrel with 1000 litres of Sodium Hypochlorite had swollen in size so much that officials were worried that it may explode. Firefighters were called to the scene to deal with the problem. Hagen,Germany. 15/11/2010
Bodies Exhibition showcasing dissected human body specimens preserved through an innovative process developed by Gunther von Hagens, was presented in the city giving visitors the unique opportunity to better understand the human body.
The German Championships Finals in Canoe Slalom in Hagen Hohenlimburg Men's CII, Women KI and CII Mixed end with wins for Martin Trummer, Lisa Fritsche, Claudia Baer, Sideris Tasiadis, Cindy Poeschel and Rico Massalski.
Philippe Gilbert from Belgium convincingly won the cycling world championships in Valkenburg, the Netherlands. After a solo attack on the Cauberg hill he finished seconds ahead of Edvald Boasson Hagen (Norway) and Alejandro Valverde (Spain).
Andre Greipel (Lotto-Belisol) took his third stage win at the 2012 Tour de France, winning a photo finish over Peter Sagan of Liquigas-Cannondale. Edvald Boasson Hagen (Sky) took third in the mass sprint in Le Cap d'Agde.
The Vattenfall Cyclassics took place with competition races over distances varying between 55 to 155 km and including Europe’s largest bike race. Some of the world’s 18 best cycling teams joined the pro race on one of the hottest days of the year.
The five stage Glava Tour race ends in Hønefoss with five laps. The last stage starting in Gjøvik. The tour is the largest cycling race in Norway, with world famous teams like Sky and Lampre participating.
Norwegian cross-country champion, Marit Bjoergen, won a Prologue 2.5 km in the first day of FIS Cross-Country World Cup, organised in Falun Kalla (USA) finished in second place and Kristoffersen (NOR) third.
There are approximately 70 large glaciers in Himalaya coverint 17% of the mountain area . This is the largest body of ice outside the Polar caps, and forms a unique reservoir which supports mighty perennial rivers. Manang District, Nepal. 08/04/2009.
While two politicians still claim to be the rightful Prime Minister of Papua New Guinea supporters of various candidates take to the streets to show their support on the final day of nominations for the 2012 elections.
Local police and federal authorities evacuate more than 20,000 people from North Dakota State University after a bomb threat was made. During the bomb threat, a truck caught fire down the street from the university.