Automatic brakes on Berlin Christmas market attack truck saved lives

Automatic brakes on Berlin Christmas market attack truck saved lives

Automatic brakes installed in the truck used in the Berlin attack on 19 December prevented more deaths.12 people were killed and 48 others injured when Anis Amri drove a truck into a busy Christmas market. Swedish truck manufacturer Scania, the brand of truck used in the attack, had Advanced Emergency Braking (AEB) installed in its trucks in 2013, to coincide with EU regulations requiring all heavy goods vehicles to have the technology fitted. Dec 29, 2016
Sheep with cone stuck on head one of RSPCAs most bizarre 2016 callouts

Sheep with cone stuck on head one of RSPCAs most bizarre 2016 callouts

The RSPCA has released a list of its strangest callouts in 2016, including a sheep that managed to get a traffic cone stuck on his head. The sheep was spotted by walkers in a field in Hertfordshire on 4 December, but luckily wasnt injured and the cone was eventually prised off. Dec 29, 2016