Photos: Responders Cut Man Free from Trash Can

first_imgABERDEEN, Scotland — A 52-year-old man was taken to hospital last night — after getting his head stuck in a bin. The unusual incident happened at the Castlegate, Aberdeen, around 5:45 p.m., when passers-by noticed the man struggling to break free. Worried onlookers called 999, and all three emergency services attended. Grampian Fire and Rescue officers used a high-powered saw to cut off the top of the bin and he was freed within 15 minutes. The saw can cut through metal, brickwork and timber and is normally used for rescuing people trapped in vehicles. The man, who is believed to be local, was delivered to the care of a waiting ambulance crew, who took him to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary where he was treated for facial cuts before being released. A spokesman for Grampian Police said: “We are unsure what he was looking for or what he had lost – and whether he found it. “We can also confirm that there were no criminal charges resulting from the incident.” People in the area were bemused by all the activity. Bar worker Ian Anderson was rushing to nearby Archibald Simpson’s pub to start his shift when the drama unfolded. He said: “I thought it must have been a fire that had been put out by the time I walked past – because there was no smoke or flames. “When I got to the pub and people told me the real story, I could not believe it. “Everyone was talking about it, and having a laugh about the commotion it caused.”last_img read more

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200 Converge on Grand Central Station in Guerilla Comedy Mission (Video)

first_imgAddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailEmailShare to RedditRedditRedditShare to MoreAddThisMoreOn a recent Saturday two hundred New Yorkers sycronized their watches, converged on the grand concourse of the world’s largest train station and froze in place like statues while hundreds of travelers gawked in awe at the Grand Central Station spectacle.The “flash mob,” as such groups are known, was organized by Charlie Todd whose website ImprovEverywhere.com is dedicated to causing “scenes of chaos and joy in public places.” Check out more about Imrove Everywhere in this special report by ABC News: AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailEmailShare to RedditRedditRedditShare to MoreAddThisMorelast_img read more

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‘Emotionally distressed’ woman still missing in BVI

first_img Share Share Kimbonita Bevan Taylor (Photo taken four years ago)ROAD TOWN, British Virgin Islands — The Royal Virgin Islands Police Force has solicited the assistance of the Virgin Islands Search and Rescue, the US Coast Guard and the local boating community in the hope of locating missing boater, 51- year- old Kimbonita Bevan Taylor; however, she has still not been found.Taylor is a native of Australia, but has been residing on a boat at Trellis Bay for a number of years now. Her friend, also of Trellis Bay, spoke to her on July 21 by phone and indicated that Taylor was in extreme emotional distress. No one has seen or been in contact with her since Saturday afternoon, police said in a press release. The VI StandPoint newspaper has confirmed that Taylor told her friend in the phone conversation that she has “given up.”Police are asking boaters, in particular, to keep a keen eye out for a dinghy she might have taken out to sea. Police have also been in contact with the Australian High Commission.Any local resident with information is asked to contact the Royal Virgin Island Police Force (RVIPF) on a three-digit access number 311.Caribbean News Now 90 Views   one comment Tweetcenter_img Share Sharing is caring! NewsRegional ‘Emotionally distressed’ woman still missing in BVI by: – July 26, 2012last_img read more

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Barça’s Champions League rivals: Borussia Dortmund, Inter & Slavia Prague

first_img CEST IN SPORT.ES Upd. at 22:53 Barcelona will face Borussia Dortmund, Inter Milan and Slavia Prague in this season’s Champions League draw following Thursday’s draw in Monaco.Barça also drew Inter at the same stage last season, winning at Camp Nou and drawing at the San Siro. However, Inter are now coached by Antonio Conte and have signed Romelu Lukaku and Alexis Sanchez, among others.There’s a familiar face on the Dortmund side, meanwhile, in the shape of former Barça striker Paco Alcacer, who joined the German side last summer on loan before making the move permanent.Czech side Slavia Prague complete the group but will have it tough against three of the competition’s better sides.  Full draw: Group A Paris Saint-Germain, Real Madrid, Club Brugge, Galatasaray.Group B Bayern Munich, Tottenham Hotspur, Olympiacos, Red Star Belgrade.Group C Manchester City, Shakhtar Donetsk, Dinamo Zagreb, Atalanta.Group D Juventus, Atletico Madrid, Bayer Leverkusen, Lokomotiv Moscow.Group E Liverpool, Napoli, Salzburg, Genk.Group F Barcelona, Borussia Dortmund, Internazionale, Slavia Prague.Group G Zenit Saint Petersburg, Benfica, Lyon, RB Leipzig.Group H Chelsea, Ajax, Valencia, Lille.center_img 29/08/2019 Borussia Dortmund, Inter y Slavia de Praga los rivales del FC Barcelona en la Champions League 2019 – 2020last_img read more

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