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Each year, 13 boxers on average die in the ring

It's a sport which can be a matter of life and death. Between 1890 and 2011, it's estimated that 1,604 boxers died as a direct result of injuries sustained in the ring, according to a survey carried out Manuel Velazquez. That is an average of 13 deaths a year.

Boy thrown off London platform has brain, spine injuries

A 6-year-old boy wandered just a few feet from his mother when a 17-year-old stranger allegedly picked him up and "swiftly" threw him off the 10th-floor viewing platform at London's Tate Modern art gallery, a court has heard.