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# choking - Tuesday 28 March, 2017

'Janey mac, that was a tight one': Ambulance called for Michael Healy-Rae after choking fit

The Kerry TD’s hands and lips turned purple during the incident.

# choking - Sunday 18 December, 2016

The man who invented the Heimlich manoeuvre has died aged 96

The abdominal thrust rescue, invented in 1974, is thought to have saved tens of thousands of lives.

# choking - Wednesday 23 November, 2016

Man dies after choking on rice ball during speed-eating contest

Contestants competed to see how fast they could eat five balls of steamed rice.

# choking - Monday 1 February, 2016

Courtroom packed for first day of renowned DJ's 'sexual beating' trial

Jian Ghomeshi faces possible life in prison if convicted of four counts of sexual assault and one of overcoming resistance by choking.

# choking - Wednesday 20 January, 2016

Three-year-old girl dies after allegedly choking on Kinder Surprise toy

The death is being investigated by a prosecutor in Toulouse.

# choking - Thursday 21 May, 2015

Ambulances are needed for 17 choking incidents every week

A TD wants to ensure that all childcare staff can deal with such incidents.

# choking - Wednesday 26 November, 2014

Household name radio host charged with sexual assault and "choking"

The case has triggered an uproar in Canada, leading to an urgent public debate on sexual violence in society.

# choking - Tuesday 12 March, 2013

From The42 WATCH: Philippines bans ex-NBA player for choking teammate Punishment This post contains videos

WATCH: Philippines bans ex-NBA player for choking teammate

Renaldo Balkman, who once played with the New York Knicks, was also fined 250,000 pesos.

# choking - Friday 26 November, 2010

Toddler dies in choking accident at creche

The little boy had been eating a snack that included carrots when he got into difficulty.