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Five weddings and a porno: Miners’ return to normality

Since escaping underground dungeon, they have experienced everything from marriage proposals to planned film depictions.

Homecoming for all but two Chilean miners

Thirty-one of the 33 miners rescued in Chile are back home after doctors cleared them, as gruesome details of their underground suffering emerged.

Rock star miners emerge from mine to world stage

Stepping into the glare lights for their first fresh air in 10 weeks, the 33 men in wraparound sunglasses resembled rock stars more than miners.

Chile miners recover, face celebrity status

Chile's 33 newly rescued miners recovered from their ordeal on Thursday while also pondering the celebrity status they have gained.

World cheers Chile mine rescue

Chilean rescuers hoisted 33 trapped miners to safety on Wednesday as millions watched around the globe.

Chilean miners taste freedom at last

Pumping their fists, or falling to their knees, some of the 33 Chile miners trapped below ground savoured their first tastes of freedom on Wednesday.

More Chilean miners freed in ‘miracle’ rescue

Nine of Chile's 33 trapped miners were hoisted to safety on Wednesday, cheering, punching the air and hugging their families after months underground.

NUM raises mine safety debate

The SA mining sector should focus more on safety and less on meeting targets in light of the Chile accident, the National Union of Mineworkers said.

Cheers and tears as first miners emerge in Chile

Calmly stepping out of the claustrophobic rescue cage, Florencio Avalos embraced his tearful seven-year-old son and let fresh air fill his lungs.

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