Several dead as passenger trains collide head-on in Germany

Two passenger trains have collided in the German state of Bavaria, with police saying several people have been killed and scores injured. The head-on crash happened at Bad Aibling, a spa town about 60km (37 miles) south-east of Munich. One of the trains was derailed in the crash and several carriages were overturned, German media… Read More Several dead as passenger trains collide head-on in Germany

Hong Kong police fire shots at rioting vendors

A government crackdown on illegal street food vendors turned violent in Hong Kong in the early hours of Tuesday morning, as riot police clashed with protesters in the shopping district of Mong Kok. The disorder erupted following government officials’ attempts to evict street vendors who were selling fishballs and other local delicacies during the Lunar… Read More Hong Kong police fire shots at rioting vendors