More than 300 people who died in the ferry disaster in April

Death penalty sought for Korea ferry captain

27 Oct South Korean prosecutors have demanded the death penalty for the captain of the Sewol ferry that sank in April, saying he had abandoned the more than 300 people who died in the disaster.

Rescue workers inspect the ventilation grate which collapsed while people were standing on it during a concert

16 killed at South Korean concert

17 Oct Sixteen people were killed and nine others seriously injured when they plunged down a ventilation shaft after a grating gave way as they watched an outdoor pop concert in Seongnam south of Seoul.