Friday, 14 August 2009 London Lite World at a glance Filmofchoppercrashemerges asairtrafficstaffsuspended Womansetsherselfonfireatshops A womAn set light to herself at a miami shopping centre yesterday, then walked around engulfed in flames. Shopper Jose morales, 24, was at a boutique when he heard screams. He said: This woman was walking super-slow, completely on fire. witnesses used two extinguishers on the woman, 43, who was ablaze for two minutes. After the flames were out, she managed to walk to the car park. She was taken to hospital with 75 per cent burns. It is not known why she set herself alight. Smooth ride: a dancer does her thing on a rickshaw ridden by Andrew Katzander, 45, around Manhattan. He has launched the custom-built vehicle in an effort to take pole dancing to the streets. HireMurdochyachtfor181kaweek mEDIA tycoon Rupert murdoch is renting out his super-yacht to the public for 181,000 a week. The news Corporation chairman has listed the 183ft Rosehearty for hire in the mediterranean and Caribbean with Charterworld. The three-year- old yacht, estimated to be worth 25m, comes complete with five suites, a gym, two dinghies, diving gear and a team of dedicated staff. The yachts tenders are named Grace and Chloe after the 78-year- olds young twin daughters. ChampPhelpsincarcrash olympIC swimming champ michael phelps has been involved in a car accident. Baltimore police say the eight-time gold medallist was in a two-car collision but was not injured. phelps was driving a Cadillac when it collided with a Honda Accord in Baltimore. The female driver of the Accord was shaken up. phelps had two passengers in his car but neither were injured. phelps won eight golds at the Beijing olympics. Half of UK pig flu deaths in LondonBy mark Blunden Picture of the day... THIS heart-stopping video image shows the seconds before a tour helicopter and a small plane collided in midair over new yorks Hudson river, killing nine people. The video was taken by an Italian tourist and was released by nBC news. In the video, onlookers can be heard in the background crying: oh, my God! The release comes as authorities say they have removed an air traffic controller from duty who was apparently talking on the phone during the collision on Saturday, along with a supervisor who was allegedly out of the building. The Federal Aviation Administration said there was no reason yet to believe the pairs actions contributed to the accident, but such conduct is unacceptable. officials said the controller at Teterboro Airport in new Jersey was engaged in apparently inappropriate conversation on the phone. Death crash: on brink of impact Uninjured: Phelps HALF of all the swine flu deaths in the country have been in London, new figures show. Two more Londoners with the virus died in the past week, bringing the total in the capital to 22. Forty- four people have died across England, as well as five in Scotland. The latest patients in London to die were adults with underlying health conditions. But data from the Health Protection Agency shows 21 per cent of all swine flu deaths have been in otherwise healthy people. Across the country last week six other people died, five of whom were otherwise healthy. Chief Medical Officer Sir Liam Donaldson said: We are concerned about the rise o f de at h s i n he a l t hy people... in a minority it causes serious illness and death and not all those people have previous underlying conditions. The message from the data is we should not make cavalier statements about it being a mild illness. The Government plans to vacci- nate 11 million priority patients. The first 300,000 vaccine doses are due this month and injec- tions should start by October. By December 54.6million doses are expected to arrive. Concerned: Sir Liam Donaldson A FISHy new trend for tattooing tropical fish has caused outrage in China. pet shops use a special laser tattooing machine to etch images on the scales of fish showing lucky Chinese characters or pictures of flowers and rainbows. one pet shop owner said parrot fish are mainly used because of their high survival rate, but furious marine expert Zhang Zhicheng called it cruel and unnatural. Fishtattooingcrazeneedlesexperts index.html2.html3.html4.html5.html6.html7.html8.html9.html10.html11.html12.html13.html14.html15.html16.html17.html18.html19.html20.html21.html22.html23.html24.html25.html26.html27.html28.html29.html30.html31.html