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Car left on roof in Jersey road accident

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  • August 5, 2010
A woman has been taken to hospital in Jersey after her car ended up on its roof in an accident. It happened at the northern end of La Grande Route de Rozel in St Martin, between The Royal pub and Rowzel Bay, at about 1100 BST. The woman was trapped i...

Pigeon deaths fire on Tyneside was deliberate

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  • August 5, 2010
A fire which killed dozens of racing pigeons at a cree on Tyneside is now being treated as arson, police said. Emergency services were called to the scene at allotments behind Waterville Road in North Shields late on Tuesday. About 100 pigeons died i...

Russia wildfires still spreading - 50 dead

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  • August 5, 2010
Russia is still fighting to extinguish nearly 600 wildfires in an emergency that has now claimed 50 lives. Foreign reinforcements are arriving, Russian officials say, including two Canadair water-bombing planes from Italy. Ukraine and Belarus are als...

Police identify Sark fire victim

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  • August 5, 2010
Police have identified a man found dead following a fire in Sark as John George Vincent Marquand. Det Insp Nicholas Ashley said the 30-year-old had been identified through a combination of dental examination and the inquiries undertaken by police. Mr...

Bus fire closes two lanes of M1 in Northamptonshire

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  • August 5, 2010
A bus with 13 people on board has caught fire on the M1 in Northamptonshire. The incident happened at about 0300 BST on the southbound carriageway near junction 18. The bus stopped and the people inside were led to safety. Two lanes of the motorway w...

HSE to inspect Atomic Weapons Establishment after fire

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  • August 5, 2010
Health and safety investigators are to inspect an atomic weapons base after fire broke out inside a bunker. The fire started at the Atomic Weapons Establishment (AWE) in Aldermaston, Berkshire, on Tuesday. A worker was injured and people living close...

Portglenone man faces court over shop arson attack

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  • August 5, 2010
A 27-year-old man is expected to appear in court later charged with arson endangering life. The charge relates to a fire at a shop in Portglenone's Main Street at about 0300 BST on Wednesday morning. A woman was helped to safety from the flat by the ...

Terraced homes blaze in Burnley investigated

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  • August 5, 2010
An investigation is under way after a row of terraced houses was destroyed by fire in Burnley. The blaze broke out at the houses, which were still under construction, in Accrington Road on Wednesday night. Lancashire fire investigators are trying to ...

Warning over arson attacks in Whitwell

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  • August 5, 2010
Police have issued a warning after a spate of arson attacks in a Derbyshire village. There have been three attacks in Whitwell over the past month, including one on a house. A large recycling bin was set alight outside the Whitwell Square Health Cent...

Forensic examination continues in child deaths probe

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  • August 5, 2010
Police in Edinburgh are continuing the forensic examination of a flat in which three children were discovered dead. Eight-year-old twins Luca and Austin Riggi and their sister Cecilia, five, were found after a reported gas explosion and fire at the S...

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