4:33 pm, Fri 05 Apr 2013
One dead in US school bus crash
A school bus carrying about 25 children in the US state of Illinois has overturned in a collision that left at least one person dead, police said.
A Lake County Sheriff spokeswoman said the person killed was not a child on the bus, which was taking students to a primary school in Wadsworth, about 45 miles north of Chicago.
A helicopter video on Chicago's
WGN-TV website showed a school bus resting on its side near an intersection.
12:07 am, Sun 18 Nov 2012 50 dead in Egypt bus crash
Morsi: Those responsible for train crash will be held accountable
A boy holds school bags recovered from the site of a train crash
Credit: Stringer Egypt / Reuters
Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi has said that those responsible for a train crashing into a school bus near the city of Assiut will be held accountable.
Morsi appeared on state television, saying "those responsible for this accident will be held accountable", and promising financial compensation for victims' families.
The transport minister and head of Egypt's railways have resigned.
6:32 pm, Sat 17 Nov 2012 50 dead in Egypt bus crash
Fifty children die after crash in Egypt
At least 50 children, some as young as four, were killed after their school bus was hit by a train in Egypt.
crash happened on a rail crossing in a city south of Cairo.
Two adults, thought to be the bus driver and a teacher, also died.
ITV News' Damon Green reports.
5:39 pm, Sat 17 Nov 2012 50 dead in Egypt bus crash
Death toll rises to 50 after Egypt bus crash
The death toll after a train crashed into a school bus in Egypt, has now risen to 50.This news comes as Prime Minister Hisham Kandil travelled to the area.
11:27 am, Sat 17 Nov 2012 50 dead in Egypt bus crash
First pictures: 47 dead in Egypt crash
Associated Press and footage from a mobile device.
10:38 am, Sat 17 Nov 2012 50 dead in Egypt bus crash
Doctor: 'barriers open when bus crossed track'
Mohamed Samir, a doctor at Assiut hospital where the injured were taken, cited witness accounts when he said: "They told us the barriers were open when the bus crossed the tracks and the train collided with it."
Many of the dead bodies were severely mutilated, indicating the force of the crash, which took place in the city of Manfalut, near Assiut, about 300 km (190 miles) south of the capital.
Ahmed Youssef, a driver, said: "I saw the train collide with the bus and push it about one km (half a mile) along the track.
10:30 am, Sat 17 Nov 2012 50 dead in Egypt bus crash
Egypt crash children aged between four and eight
A senior security official near the crash site in Assiut said 44 of the dead were children, aged around four to eight.
Two women and a man, who was probably the bus driver, also died.
The state news agency said another 13 people were injured, while a medical source said as many as 28 were injured, 27 of them children.
There have been a string of accidents on Egypt's roads and railways, which have a poor safety record.
8:29 am, Sat 17 Nov 2012 50 dead in Egypt bus crash
Report: 47 dead in Egyptian crash
An Egyptian official has said that 47 school children died in the collision between a bus and a train today.
8:18 am, Sat 17 Nov 2012 50 dead in Egypt bus crash
Report: Egyptian rail road crossing 'not closed'
An official in Egypt has said a rail road crossing was not closed as the train headed towards the bus carrying school children.