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# mexico-city - Sunday 29 September, 2019

Two people killed in Mexico rollercoaster crash

Early reports suggest a mechanical problem caused the carriage to become detached from the ride.

# mexico-city - Sunday 18 August, 2019

Iconic Mexico City monument graffitied with anti-rape slogans by 'glitter protesters'

Phrases like “They don’t take care of us” cover the Angel of Independence, while “rapists” was scrawled on a police station.

# mexico-city - Saturday 15 September, 2018

Gunmen dressed as mariachi band killed three people in a Mexico City downtown square

Three assailants carried out the shooting in a square popular with tourists.

# mexico-city - Friday 22 September, 2017

'Frida Sofia' - the young girl trapped beneath rubble in Mexico City - never existed

“We are certain that she was not real,” a top officer in the Mexican marines told reporters.

# mexico-city - Tuesday 19 September, 2017

At least 42 dead as earthquake hits Mexico City and destroys buildings and bridges Quake This post contains videos

At least 42 dead as earthquake hits Mexico City and destroys buildings and bridges

The US Geological Survey put the quake’s magnitude at 7.1.

# mexico-city - Wednesday 21 December, 2016

31 dead and over 70 injured after huge explosion at fireworks market

The blast was said to be caused by “six pyrotechnic explosions”.

# mexico-city - Saturday 15 October, 2016

The hunt to find the owners of urns found on the Mexico subway

The man trying to reunite them with their owners is Donovan Alvarado.

# mexico-city - Saturday 12 March, 2016

This Mexican island populated entirely with decomposing dolls is TERRIFYING

La Isla de las Muñecas (island of the dolls) is located just outside Mexico City.

# mexico-city - Wednesday 30 December, 2015

The 32 photographs that took our breath away in 2015

From Paris to Tunisia, from the marriage referendum to the migrant crisis, here are all of the best photos of this year.

# mexico-city - Friday 27 November, 2015

Passengers treated for 'nervous crisis' after landing wheel collapses on runway

No one was injured in the incident.

# mexico-city - Monday 18 May, 2015

Five children detained over murder of 6-year-old boy

The boy was found in a shallow grave by a stream on Saturday.

# mexico-city - Friday 30 January, 2015

Two babies and a nurse killed after gas truck blows up outside children's hospital

There were at least nine more babies on the injured list.

# mexico-city - Thursday 23 October, 2014

Mexico orders mayor's arrest over 43 missing students

The arrest has been ordered of the mayor of of Iguala, where 6 people died and 43 students disappeared after clashing with police last month.

# mexico-city - Tuesday 15 July, 2014

Turns out you didn't need to pass a driving test in Mexico City...until now

Mexico’s roads are among the most dangerous in the world, nearly 50 people a day died last year.

# mexico-city - Thursday 2 January, 2014

Mexican archaeologists find Aztec dog skull displayed like a human sacrifice

The dog skull looks like it was displayed on a skull rack usually reserved for the severed heads of captured warriors from rival groups.

# mexico-city - Thursday 5 December, 2013

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NBA game evacuated after smoke engulfs arena

The meeting of the San Antonio Spurs and the Minnesota Timberwolves in Mexico City had to be cancelled due to the incident.

# mexico-city - Monday 13 May, 2013

Two arrested after Malcolm X grandson beaten to death

Malcolm Shabazz, 29, was found lying in the street in front of a bar in Mexico City.

# mexico-city - Thursday 31 January, 2013

Archaeologists puzzled by discovery of 150 skulls in central Mexico

The skulls were found away from any pyramid or temple complex, and date to an era where no major civilisation flourished.

# mexico-city - Monday 19 November, 2012

From The Daily Edge Lord of the flights: Streaking, drinking and mayhem on the Rihanna plane Rihannair

Lord of the flights: Streaking, drinking and mayhem on the Rihanna plane

The journalists who are following the popstar on her seven day concert bender have started to lose it…

# mexico-city - Friday 26 October, 2012

From The Daily Edge Do these 11 photos of clowns freak you out? Scary This post contains images

Do these 11 photos of clowns freak you out?

The eyes. THE EYES.

# mexico-city - Saturday 25 August, 2012

Why did the Mexican police shoot at a US government vehicle?

Two US diplomats were injured in the incident yesterday which is now being investigated by both countries and has left many questions unanswered.

# mexico-city - Saturday 28 January, 2012

From The Daily Edge Real life: 9 of the most daring robberies of all time True Story

Real life: 9 of the most daring robberies of all time

They may sounds like Ocean’s 14 to 22 sequels but these heists aren’t in the movies…they actually happened.

# mexico-city - Friday 11 November, 2011

Mexico's interior minister dies in helicopter crash

Francisco Blake Mora, who was the government’s strongman on the country’s violent drugs war, was among the eight victims of a helicopter crash outside Mexico City today.

# mexico-city - Tuesday 4 October, 2011

Drugs gang drops severed heads near military camp in Mexico City

Two severed heads were found near a military camp in Mexico City with a note from a local drugs gang.

# mexico-city - Thursday 8 September, 2011

Mexican man 'raped captive teen girls for seven years'

A man in Mexico City is arrested on suspicion of imprisoning and raping two teenagers, killing one and fathering five children.