Belgium declares day of mourning after crash

Belgium declares day of mourning after crash

Prime Minister Elio Di Rupo on Wednesday declared a national day of mourning in Belgium following the horrific coach crash in Switzerland that killed 28 people, including 22 children.

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Martial artist in court over jewellery murders

A 37-year-old Lithuanian martial artist was in court this week accused of murdering two jewellers and stealing watches worth over 750,000 francs ($809,232).

Nine Dutch children were in coach crash: ministry

Nine Dutch children were in coach crash: ministry

Nine Dutch children were in the coach crash in Switzerland that killed 28 passengers, 22 of them children, said a statement Wednesday from the Dutch foreign ministry.

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Agony for parents after Swiss crash tragedy

Faces drawn and carrying overnight bags, parents arrived at dawn at a Belgian primary school, anxious to find out if their children were among the 28 killed in a Swiss coach crash.

Swiss president to visit coach crash site: official

Swiss president to visit coach crash site: official

Swiss President Eveline Widmer-Schlumpf will on Wednesday visit the scene of the coach crash that killed 28 people including 22 children, a spokesman for her office said.

Two brothers arrested over Claudia B. murder

Two brothers arrested over Claudia B. murder

A 25-year-old painter and his 23-year-old brick-laying brother have been arrested over the murder of the 44-year-old woman known as Claudia B.

 

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Escaped patient kills one, injures seven in Basel

A psychiatric patient, escaped from a clinic in Basel, stole a car and drove wildly through the city, killing one cyclist and injuring seven people on Tuesday evening.

‘Words are useless’: Belgian Prime Minister

‘Words are useless’: Belgian Prime Minister

Belgium's premier and scores of parents headed to Switzerland on Wednesday as the entire country mourned the deaths of 22 schoolchildren and their teachers in a horrific coach crash.

Families fly to scene of fatal Swiss bus crash

Families fly to scene of fatal Swiss bus crash

Distraught families of victims of a horrific school bus crash in a Swiss Alpine tunnel that killed 28 people flew to the scene on Wednesday, still unaware if their children were alive or dead.