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# dies - Sunday 11 April, 2021

Ex-Italy rugby captain Cuttitta dies aged 54
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Ex-Italy rugby captain Cuttitta dies aged 54

Apr 11th 2021, 9:50 PM 11,299 Views 2 Comments

He competed in two World Cups in 1991 and 1995, and his country’s first matches in the Six Nations tournament which they joined in 2000.

# dies - Thursday 4 February, 2021

Tony Trabert, who produced one of the greatest seasons in tennis history, dies
# Trailblazer
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# Trailblazer

Tony Trabert, who produced one of the greatest seasons in tennis history, dies

Feb 4th 2021, 11:39 PM 3,817 Views 1 Comment

The ATP Tour and International Tennis Hall of Fame announced his death at the age of 90.

# dies - Tuesday 22 December, 2020

Groundsman dies after heat lamp accident
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Groundsman dies after heat lamp accident

Dec 22nd 2020, 10:29 AM 10,956 Views 0 Comments

The incident occurred shortly after Lorient’s 3-0 home defeat to Rennes.

# dies - Wednesday 17 June, 2020

Former snooker star Willie Thorne dies aged 66
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Former snooker star Willie Thorne dies aged 66

Jun 17th 2020, 9:59 AM 40,622 Views 45 Comments

It was announced he was battling leukaemia in March.

# dies - Sunday 12 February, 2017

Former All Black Sione Lauaki dies aged 35
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Former All Black Sione Lauaki dies aged 35

Feb 12th 2017, 9:55 AM 14,461 Views 9 Comments

The cause of death was not immediately revealed but the powerful loose forward had apparently suffered from kidney failure.

# dies - Monday 16 January, 2017

Tributes paid after legendary wrestler Jimmy Snuka dies
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Tributes paid after legendary wrestler Jimmy Snuka dies

Jan 16th 2017, 3:05 PM 11,578 Views 6 Comments

The WWE legend’s daughter Sarona, who wrestles as Tamina, confirmed the news on Instagram last night.

# dies - Friday 6 May, 2016

Cameroon international dies after collapsing on pitch
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Cameroon international dies after collapsing on pitch

May 6th 2016, 11:34 PM 43,093 Views 27 Comments

Patrick Ekeng passed away during a match with his Romanian side Dinamo Bucharest.

# dies - Sunday 6 December, 2015

90-year-old man dies after being blown into a bus
# Finchley
# Finchley

90-year-old man dies after being blown into a bus

Dec 6th 2015, 8:52 AM 28,814 Views 10 Comments

The incident happened during yesterday’s stormy weather.

# dies - Sunday 2 November, 2014

French boy dies after being hit by hockey puck at match
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French boy dies after being hit by hockey puck at match

Nov 2nd 2014, 6:35 PM 24,056 Views 15 Comments

The freak tragedy occurred some three minutes before the end of a match in Dunkirk.

# dies - Friday 8 August, 2014

Man in his 60s dies after e-cigarette explodes while charging
# Fire
# Fire

Man in his 60s dies after e-cigarette explodes while charging

Aug 8th 2014, 4:43 PM 34,113 Views 43 Comments

The e-cigarette was close to an oxygen tube. This is the ninth fire involving e-cigarettes in Merseyside since 2013.

# dies - Tuesday 1 April, 2014

Man held after fan at football match dies in Sweden
# Tragedy
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# Tragedy

Man held after fan at football match dies in Sweden

Apr 1st 2014, 2:32 PM 2,353 Views 0 Comments

The 28-year-old suspect presented himself to a police station late on Monday.

# dies - Thursday 26 December, 2013

Ex-Liverpool player Harrison, once world's most expensive teenager, dies at 46
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Ex-Liverpool player Harrison, once world's most expensive teenager, dies at 46

Dec 26th 2013, 8:30 PM 10,520 Views 10 Comments

The ex-footballer had suffered from pancreatic problems.

# dies - Sunday 27 October, 2013

Voice of Simpsons' schoolteacher Edna Krabappel dies
# The Simpsons
# The Simpsons

Voice of Simpsons' schoolteacher Edna Krabappel dies

Oct 27th 2013, 12:30 PM 20,162 Views 23 Comments

Marcia Wallace did the voice of Edna Krabappel, Bart Simpson’s fourth-grade teacher.

# dies - Saturday 18 May, 2013

British woman dies after drinking 'tainted alcohol'
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# Indonesia

British woman dies after drinking 'tainted alcohol'

May 18th 2013, 7:20 PM 19,408 Views 18 Comments

The 23-year-old was travelling with a fellow Briton through rainforest, when they drank four bottles of local whiskey.

# dies - Tuesday 22 January, 2013

Legendary human rights activist Inez McCormack dies
# Inez Mccormack
# Inez Mccormack

Legendary human rights activist Inez McCormack dies

Jan 22nd 2013, 8:12 AM 6,939 Views 9 Comments

The veteran trade unionist and founder of the Participation and Practice of Rights organisation died following a short illness.

# dies - Tuesday 1 January, 2013

Cricket commentator Martin-Jenkins dies aged 67
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Cricket commentator Martin-Jenkins dies aged 67

Jan 1st 2013, 12:47 PM 647 Views 0 Comments

He was one of the voices of Test Match Special on BBC Radio and previously worked for the Daily Telegraph and the Times.

# dies - Thursday 27 December, 2012

'Rescue Me' singer Fontella Bass dies, aged 72
# Fontella Bass
# Fontella Bass

'Rescue Me' singer Fontella Bass dies, aged 72

Dec 27th 2012, 9:20 PM 6,215 Views 10 Comments

The St Louis-born singer died of complications from a heart attack suffered three weeks ago.

Whale beached in New York neighbourhood dies
# Whale
# Whale

Whale beached in New York neighbourhood dies

Dec 27th 2012, 8:45 PM 9,426 Views 6 Comments

The endangered fin whale was found in the Breezy Point neighbourhood of Queens yesterday.

# dies - Thursday 6 December, 2012

The tallest woman in the world dies
# Tallest Woman
# Tallest Woman

The tallest woman in the world dies

Dec 6th 2012, 6:11 PM 24,694 Views 43 Comments

The Chinese woman stood at seven foot eight inches tall and was certified by Guinness World Records.

# dies - Wednesday 5 December, 2012

World's oldest person dies in US aged 116
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World's oldest person dies in US aged 116

Dec 5th 2012, 7:54 AM 9,330 Views 27 Comments

Guinness World Records gave Besse Cooper the distinction of being the oldest living human in January 2011.

# dies - Monday 20 August, 2012

Gardaí: 84-year-old Wexford man died of asphyxiation
# Investigation
# Investigation

Gardaí: 84-year-old Wexford man died of asphyxiation

Aug 20th 2012, 8:51 PM 7,425 Views 1 Comment

The man’s body was found at a house in Monamolin, Co Wexford, yesterday afternoon. A 50-year-old woman has been arrested in connection with the incident.

# dies - Saturday 4 August, 2012

Con Houlihan: "A man who will misuse an apostrophe is capable of anything"
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# Tribute

Con Houlihan: "A man who will misuse an apostrophe is capable of anything"

Aug 4th 2012, 2:46 PM 11,407 Views 7 Comments

Jimmy Deenihan TD praised the late sportswriter’s “warmth, wit, intellect, talent for observation, and his deep love of his native county Kerry.”

# dies - Wednesday 28 July, 2010

Ivy Bean – the oldest tweeter dies
# Twitter
# Twitter

Ivy Bean – the oldest tweeter dies

Jul 28th 2010, 4:59 PM 174 Views 0 Comments

Aged 104, she had over 54,000 followers.