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All five men aboard the Titan submersible were killed in a “catastrophic implosion”, the US Coast Guard has confirmed. A robotic diving vehicle found “major pieces” of the vessel’s pressure hull just 1,600 feet from the Titanic’s bow. Controversial voter ID rules prevented around 14,000 people from casting their ballot in May’s local elections. The Electoral Commission says the new requirements – which demand specific forms of photo identification – disproportionately affected ethnic minorities and the unemployed. Glastonbury gatecrashers have been digging Great Escape-style tunnels to sneak into the festival. Determined interlopers have also been spotted using grappling hooks and collapsible ladders to scale Worthy Farm’s 13ft-high “super-fortress fence”.