A terrifying video has captured what appears to be a heroic rescue on a balcony about to be engulfed by flames as a fire rages through a Manchester apartment block.
The fire broke out on the ninth floor of a 12 storey building in the city's Northern Quarter this evening.
Incredible video footage taken by a witness on the ground seems to show a man desperately breaking down the partition between two neighbouring balconies as the blaze rips through the property.
He is seen banging on the wall several times before it starts to give way.
A little girl playing on a beach was swept away in this terrifying footage after being caught out by the tide.
The footage begins with the child watching the waves at Perranporth Beach, Cornwall, when - in a split second - she's knocked to the ground by the incoming tide.
The powerful sea can be seen swirling around her as several people rush in to help and pull from the cold water.
She was dragged out of the waves and led to safety by family.
But the video serves as a timely reminder to everyone to be aware of the tides.
Minutes later, four adults were apparently swept off the steps at Flatrocks and carried 30metres up the beach by the incoming tide, according to a local lifeguard.
The New York City Fire department has released footage showing the aftermath of the massive fire that ripped through a Bronx apartment building on Thursday.
Images shows burned out rooms and stairways and grim interiors, while shards of glass and chunks of ice litter the sidewalk outside.
On Friday, city officials said a 3-year-old boy playing with the burners on a kitchen stove started the fire that killed 12 people.
The toddler had a history of fiddling with the stove in the kitchen of his family's first-floor apartment, his mother told officials investigating the deadliest fire in the city since 1990.
A thief breaks into a family car in just twelve seconds in this shocking footage.
CCTV shows a hooded man creeping round to the driver's side of a Citroen C1 on the driveway of a family home.
He then bends down and speedily fiddles with the locks of the snow-covered vehicle for a couple of seconds.
After the crook has gained entry, he reaches over takes the item from the passenger side and shuts the door.
In another clip, he is shown waving his hand into the air, as though calling an accomplice to bring a getaway vehicle over, the Birmingham Mail reports.
The incident occurred in Kinghurst, Birmingham.
A couple's lovemaking session went horrifically wrong when a woman accidentally bit off her husband's testicle.
The couple, in Taiwan, were enjoying a night of passion when Mrs Hsieh got a little too aggressive with her husband, Mr Wang.
When paramedics arrived at their home, they saw the 51-year-old wearing a robe and holding his severed testicle in a rice bowl.
Frantic, his wife, 49, repeatedly shouted: "I accidentally bit it off!"
A woman survived after being run over by a driver in an alleged drunken state. The young woman was on her way to work when one was attacked by a car, being seriously injured.
A security camera in the area captured the precise moment of the accident. In the images, you can see how the driver of the vehicle loses control, crosses the verma that divided the two lanes of the road, and ends up ramming the woman, who was moving along the path.
A man identified as Julio Fernando Franco Pastor assured that he was the driver, and gave the test of ethyl dosage, which was negative.
The witnesses accuse Eduardo David Granados Angulo - the other passenger of the vehicle and who was visibly drunk - of having been the one who was in front of the wheel.
The 64-year-old woman tried to slip across the road on the transition to red. She died before the arrival of doctors.Location: Kovrov, Vladimirskaya oblast, Russia
This driver was using the ATM at a bank drive-thru when they opened the car door and immediately lost control of the vehicle.
The driver sped off an incline and flew over a passing car. The driver landed in a parking lot across the street from the bank.
Several people got soaked, no one was injured, and they saved all the fish.
A reckless BMW driver caused a four car pile-up while trying to undertake on one of the UK's busiest roads.
Despite packed traffic on a four-lane stretch of the North Circular in London, the BMW swings across three lanes of the road and smacks straight into the back of another vehicle.
Shocking footage shows the dramatic smash as a vehicle is forced into the barrier on the left hand side of the road.
The speed limit on the A406 near Woodford is 50mph but it is thought the BMW driver could be doing in excess of 70mph as he was undertaking.
A elderly woman who fell into an icy river was rescued thanks to the bravery of a bike rider who spotted her go under the freezing water.
Shi Lei had been on his way to work when he spotted the 70-year-old woman from a bridge.
Other eyewitnesses were calling the emergency services, but Mr Lei immediately jumped off his bike and raced towards the water.
Mobile phone footage shows Mr Lei, 54, trying tirelessly to drag the woman to safety.
He had to break the frozen ice with his hands and was later joined by another man who managed to secure a rope around Mr Lei and the OAP.
Google Translator - A motorcycle tunnel reversing drag racing, a car drove to the opposite, two cars violent collision. Motorcycle was hit and scattered on the spot, the driver flew upside down can not afford to fly. At present, the accident is under further treatment.Location: Qingyuan, Guangdong, China
Five people have been killed and 15 injured after a bus drove off the road and plunged into an underground passageway in Moscow, crushing several people beneath.
Video from the scene posted on social media showed a vehicle veering off the road and falling into the passageway.
The driver of the bus had been detained by police, agencies said, after he lost control of the vehicle.
The incident occurred on one of the Russian capital's busiest roads near the Slavyansky Boulevard metro station.
An unnamed emergency services source told the TASS news agency that the number of fatalities had risen to five people. There were also unconfirmed reports that some 15 people had been injured.
A man cheated death when electricity cables exploded in a huge ball of fire right next to him with sparks flying everywhere.
Mana Reangsungnoen is seen from his car’s dashcam jumping for his life as the high voltage lead comes within inches of striking him.
The 32-year-old was walking back to his car while playing on his phone when he passed below the overhead wires yesterday in Prachinburi, Thailand.
An electricity box on a post suddenly exploded - causing a mass of sparks as the cables dropped to the ground.
Miraculously, the radio operator was unhurt in the accident caused by Thailand’s notorious overhead cables - which Microsoft boss Bill Gates criticised earlier this year.
A Good Samaritan rescued a seven-year-old boy, who was thrown out of a minivan after it collided with a car. The rescuer then jumped several traffic red lights to rush the injured boy to a hospital.
The incident happened in east China’s Jiangsu Province on December 15, 2017. The boy received immediate medical treatment thanks to the rescuer's quick reaction.
A fatigued driver lost control of his pickup truck in southwest China’s Guizhou Province recently, causing it to swerve and slam into the wall of a tunnel, landing on its side.
A young couple are fighting for their lives after an 80ft-high Christmas rope jump went disastrously wrong over a frozen Russian river.
Horrifying footage shows the couple slam into the thick ice with a sickening thud after they were given a bungee cord that was too long.
The man and woman - who have not been named - were still unconscious when they were rushed into intensive care near the remote nuclear city of Seversk, Russia.
The couple are seen on video hugging each other and joking as they prepare for their jump over the frozen River Tom.
As they fly through the air they scream in excitement - but suddenly there is a short, painful scream as they smashed onto the thick ice below.
The incident was captured on security camera in Brazil. As the bike came forward, it smashed into the side of a truck and the driver slammed his brakes.
Five people have died as a small plane carrying family members on the way to Christmas celebrations crashed on the runway.
The Cessna 340 crashed shortly after take off at the Bartow Municipal Airport in Florida yesterday morning.
According to the Press Association, the 70 year old pilot and his four passengers were killed immediately.
The New York Times have named the pilot as John H Shannon and said two of his daughters were among the victims.
According to reports, his daughters Olivia Shannon, 24, and Victoria Shannon Worthington, 26, lost their lives in the Christmas Eve tragedy.
Also among the dead were Shannon's husband, Peter Worthington, 27, reports say.
At least four people have died after a bus came off the road and hurtled down a set of stairs leading to a metro station.
Horrifying video footage from the scene posted on social media showed a bus veering off the road and plunging down the steps of a pedestrian underpass, crushing several people beneath its wheels.
It happened on Kutuzovsky Avenue, near the Slavyansky Bulvar metro station in Moscow.
Driver Viktor Tikhonov claimed his vehicle was trapped in gear as he tried to move the bus - and he couldn't help it careering down into the underpass.
'I came to Slavyanskaya boulevard bus station, and there were 3 passengers inside,' he said.
'I was supposed to wait for 15 minutes before getting back en route.
'Another bus came to the station, I wanted to move a bit to give the other driver a bit of space.
'I took the hand break off, but couldn't do anything else as the bus drove off.
'I couldn't stop it. The bus has automatic gear, so there was nothing I could do.'
Police confirmed one of the victims was a 17-year-old girl on her way to music school and also killed was a man named as Artem Karpov, 27.
Another victim was named Yelena Mikhailova and the fourth was a woman aged around 50.
An unnamed emergency services source told the TASS news agency that the number of fatalities had risen to five people, though this was unconfirmed.
There were also unconfirmed reports that some 15 people had been injured.
The Interfax news agency said investigators were looking into whether the incident had occurred as a result of a technical fault with the bus.
Ten ambulances, fire service personnel, and three medivac helicopters were on the scene, agencies reported.
Mayor of the capital, Sergei Sobyanin, took to Twitter to express his condolences to the families and friends of the victim.
This is the terrifying moment of an out-of-control lorry crashing into traffic lights on Dec. 20, 2017, at Chiang Mai, Thailand.
The six-wheel cargo truck was going at a speed of more than 60km/ph before the impact. The metal pole hit one female rider. She survived the impact. The driver was taken to hospital with serious injuries and has been stabilized.
Location: Suzhou Shi, Jiangsu Sheng, China
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5 People That Started Off Good, Then F*ckin Blew It
The driver of this little car apparently never watched how to maneuver a police vehicle while traveling at high speeds.
Watch as they attempt to ram a police vehicle and pay the price with their life in the process.
A driverless Delhi Metro train, being tested on the new "Magenta Line", crashed through a wall on December 19
This comes days before its scheduled launch by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Christma The crash allegedly took place as the train's brakes were disengaged
Two empty coaches were badly damaged after the train went through a wall at the Kalindi Kunj depot No casualties were reported in the crash The Delhi Metro officials blamed it on "human error and negligence" and ordered an inquiry into the same Officials said the brakes of a train were usually disengaged when at the workshop… and the brakes should have been tested before it left the shed
Delhi Metro Managing Director Mangu Singh said, the crash was due to a manual error…
A truck driver had experienced probably the most heart-stopping moment in his life after his fully loaded truck lost control and skidded off road before turning its side on in a matter of seconds when he was driving on the Qujing-Shengjingguan expressway in southwest China's Yunnan Province on Tuesday.
A motorist raced into a farmer's field after a terrifying encounter with a BMW driver who overtook then slammed his brakes on.
Declan McGee was captured on dashcam as he carried out a series of reckless high speed overtaking manoeuvres in his black BMW.
The 48-year-old overtook a series of cars before suddenly slamming on his brakes heavily in front of a man driving a Suzuki Vitara on the A140 between Yaxley and Earl Stonham.
In dashcam footage from inside the Suzuki, the screech of brakes can be heard.
McGee then got out of his motor and tried to approach the petrified Suzuki driver.
In a desperate bid to get away the driver left on a slip road before heading into the field.