Chinese protester opposing government takeover of village land “is crushed to death by state-controlled road-flattening truck” Protester He Zhu Hua, appears to be crushed in shocking imagesHe opposed being moved after government tried to claim land for commercial useReports claim government then tried to hide body and sent security to quell anger from residents
Shootout at the Empire State: Nine bystanders hit in crossfire as cops gun down sacked Manhattan fashion worker who killed bossJeffrey Johnson, 58, shot ex-boss Steven Ercolino, 41, three times outside former workplace near New York City skyscraper Gunman was wearing smart grey suit and carrying briefcase Ran off but was chased by construction worker who alerted police When Johnson aimed gun at police, officer shot him deadNine injured in gunfire – some might have been hit by police bulletsNeighbour: Shooter was always alone but “he was the nicest guy” Rush-hour ruckus took place in heart of New York City at the height of summer when area was swarming with tourists and workers
Triplets perish in Doha mall blaze: New Zealand youngsters aged three among the 13 children and six adults killed “after sprinkler systems malfunction”
Enough to make your head swim: World”s largest pool which cost $1bn and holds 66m gallons is so big you can even sail boats on it The Crystal Lagoon at San Alfonso del Mar resort, Chile, is large enough for sailing and comes with its own fake beach
Sleeping with the fish: Dubai unveils hotel with rooms 10m under surface of the sea. When it comes to outlandish new design ideas, Dubai is certainly ahead of the curve.