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Pakistan floods 'hit 14m people'

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  • August 6, 2010
The worst floods in Pakistan's history have hit at least 14 million people, officials say. Twelve million are affected in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Punjab provinces, while a further two million are affected in Sindh. In Indian-administered Kashmir, at ...

China flood fears along North Korea border

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  • August 6, 2010
China has suspended traffic on the Yalu river, which marks the border with North Korea, because of record rainfall in an area already badly hit by floods. More than 40,000 people have been moved from their homes in the Chinese border city of Dandong....

Douglas murder accused 'shocked by fires'

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  • August 6, 2010
A man accused of murdering a 61-year-old in an arson attack appeared shocked by reports of a series of fires near his Isle of Man home, a court heard. Simon Leece, 35, from Fairfield Terrace, Douglas, denies murdering builder Terence Losh, who was fo...

Flat deaths mother Theresa Riggi faces prosecution

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  • August 6, 2010
An American woman whose two sons and daughter were found dead in Edinburgh faces prosecution over their deaths. Theresa Riggi is in hospital after falling from the balcony of the property where twins Austin and Luke, eight, and Cecilia, five, were fo...

Woman charged over fire at block of flats in Kingston

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  • August 6, 2010
A woman has been charged with two counts of arson after a fire in a block of flats in south-west London. Liya Bushman, 32, is accused of recklessly endangering life and intending to endanger life at the 15-storey building on the Cambridge Road Estate...

Fire closes M25 Dartford bridge crossing

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  • August 6, 2010
Motorists on the M25 motorway are being told to expect major delays after the Dartford crossing was shut when a lorry caught fire. Kent Police said the Queen Elizabeth II bridge was closed for more than three hours on Friday to allow the Highways Age...

Hundreds of wildfires burn in Canada's British Columbia

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  • August 6, 2010
More than 400 wildfires are burning in British Columbia, Canada, as additional emergency teams pour in from across the country and the US. About 250 firefighters from Ontario, Alberta, and the US state of Washington have been sent to the province to ...

Drug arrests made after Fegg Hayes house fire

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  • August 6, 2010
A man and a woman in their 50s have been arrested on suspicion of growing cannabis after equipment and plants were found during a house fire. Fire crews were called to a semi-detached house which was alight in Fegg Hayes, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshir...

Buckinghamshire fire crew wants driving instructor

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  • August 6, 2010
A driving instructor could get the chance to join Buckinghamshire fire service and drive engines. The service wants someone to train crew members in driving fire engines and "identify skill shortfalls and resolve training needs". "Driving a 12 ton ve...

Fire leads to home evacuations

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  • August 6, 2010
Homes were evacuated in Londonderry overnight after a fire broke out nearby. Emergency services were called to the building on William Street at about 0300 BST on Friday. Residents of nearby Sackville House were evacuated but have since been allowed ...

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