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Live news headlines September 2017

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Keep up to date with the latest national and local news stories with the Alamy live news feed. Every day, photojournalists from around the world are in the heart of the action as breaking news stories occur, submitting their images as events unfold.

This month, we’re revisiting 5 of the biggest news stories to reach our live news feed in September…

Hurricane Irma and Hurricane Maria leave a path of destruction 

Starting on 30th August, Hurricane Irma intensified over the next few days to be declared a Category 5 hurricane on September 5th. The catastrophic storm was the strongest Atlantic storm since Wilma in 2005, eventually tailing off on 16th September. Hot on its tail was Hurricane Maria which struck Dominica as a Category 5 storm, journeying across the Caribbean causing devastation to everything in its path.

Apopka, USA. 19th Sep, 2017. A home at 222 West Kelly Park Road in Apopka is being swallowed by a sinkhole on Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017, caused by Hurricane Irma. Credit: Stephen M. Dowell/Orlando Sentinel/TNS/Alamy Live News
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London Fashion Week & Milan Fashion Week 

From 15th – 19th September, London became home to some of the biggest and best fashion designers as models took to the catwalk to show off their Autumn/Winter collections.

London, England, UK. 17th Sep, 2017. Designer Yu Mei Huang - FJU Talents Showcases latest collection at FASHION SCOUT SS18 Day 3 at Freemasons Hall. Credit: See Li/Alamy Live News
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Next up it was Milan’s turn to step into the spotlight as Milan Fashion Week kicked off on 20th September.

Milan, Italy. 24th Sep, 2017. Milan Woman's Fashion Week Spring Summer 2018. Milano Fashion Woman, Spring Summer 2018. Trussardi Fashion Show Pictured: models Credit: Independent Photo Agency/Alamy Live News
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F1 Singapore Grand Prix

Lewis Hamilton was given what he described as a ‘miracle’ at the first corner of the race in Singapore on 17th September, as Sebastian Vettel crashed out leaving Hamilton free to jump from 5th to to 1st place.

Singapore. 17th Sep, 2017. Marina Bay Street Circuit, Singapore. Unfall zwischen Kimi Raikkonen (FIN#7), Scuderia Ferrari and Max Verstappen (NEL#33), Infiniti Red Bull Racing Credit: Cronos/Alamy Live News
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Mexico is struck by a 7.1 magnitude earthquake

On 19th September, coincidentally the same day as the tragic 1985 earthquake that killed more than 100,000 people, an earthquake measuring 7.1 on the Richter scale struck central Mexico. The 20-second long quake caused damage in many cities, with more than 40 collapsed buildings, including a school, and killing 342 people.

Mexico City, Mexico. 20th Sep, 2017. People try to rescue survivors from a collapsed building after a magnitude 7.1 earthquake on the Richter scale in Mexico City, Mexico, 19 September 2017. At least 119 people lost their lives in the states of Morelos, P
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NFL International Series kicks off at Wembley, London

Sunday 24th September saw the start of the NFL International Series in London as the Baltimore Ravens suffered a heavy defeat against the Jacksonville Jaguars, losing 44-7.

London, UK. 24th Sep, 2017. Wembley Stadium, London, England; NFL International Series, Game One; Baltimore Ravens versus Jacksonville Jaguars; (Photo by Glamourstock) Credit: glamourstock/Alamy Live News
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