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Cruise ship passengers film 9-metre waves hitting cabin window

At one point in the video Burke's room when completely dark as a wave reached some of the highest point on the ship giving him an eerie view into the black abyss of the Atlantic Ocean. The company said the decision was made with passenger safety and comfort in mind, after the earlier incident on February 7. Terrifying footage showed the 1,100ft-long Anthem of the Seas undulating through huge swells and 90mph winds en route to Bermuda as it encountered the tropical storm Hermine.


Florida Deputy Rescues Jet Skiing Spring Breakers From Cruise Ship Collision

Florida Deputy Rescues Jet Skiing Spring Breakers From Cruise Ship Collision

Brown alerted Brevard County Sheriff's Deputy Taner Primmer, who was patrolling the area in a boat to support cruise ship departures. A cruise ship passenger caught the next tense moments on video , in which you can hear passengers urging the jet skiers to "get in, get in!" as the deputy tried to help them onto his craft with the cruise ship getting closer by the second.


Schools still empty, homes abandoned 6 years after Fukushima disaster

Schools still empty, homes abandoned 6 years after Fukushima disaster

Boars are typically slow to approach humans, but according to officials monitoring the situation, the toxic boars near the Fukushima plant have become settled in abandoned homes and no longer fear humans - leading some to suggest they could attack those who return.


The New Game of Thrones Teaser Hints at an Ominous 'Great War'

The New Game of Thrones Teaser Hints at an Ominous 'Great War'

In a gimmick described by the New York Times as "memorably misguided", the United States cable network revealed all in a Facebook Live video showing a block of ice which viewers had to melt by commenting "Fire" to reveal the date. At the very end, the voice of resurrected Night Watch leader Jon Snow says, "The same thing coming for all of us". "There is only one war that matters".


Wild boars pose problem in radiation-hit Fukushima

Wild boars pose problem in radiation-hit Fukushima

The Japanese government has been sending in teams to "cull" the boars, which has also led the radioactive animals to be filmed and photographed for the first time. "We are seeing people's rights to health, housing and environment being attacked in a deliberate and calculated move", he added. The New York Times , meanwhile, says that the boars "carry with them highly radioactive material" - with some having tested for radiation levels 300 times higher than safety standards.



European Court of Justice rules against 'humanitarian' visas for refugees

The court ruled on a case of a Syrian family from the city of Aleppo who applied for a visa to stay with acquaintances in Belgium in October. A Syrian couple with three children applied for visas at the Belgian embassy in the Lebanese capital Beirut, where they clearly stated that they meant to claim asylum, reports Ritzau.