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BAA airport staff vote for strike action

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  • August 12, 2010
Staff at six UK airports owned by BAA have voted three to one in favour of striking in a dispute over pay, their union says. Heathrow, Stansted, Southampton, Glasgow, Edinburgh and Aberdeen airports would have to close if strikes went ahead, BAA said...

Fatal Rosepark care home fire inquiry ends

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  • August 12, 2010
The hearing into a blaze at a care home which claimed the lives of 14 elderly residents has finished taking evidence. After sitting for 141 days, the Fatal Accident Inquiry into the Rosepark Care Home fire, in Uddingston in 2004, was adjourned and wi...

Man died trying to save dogs in icy River Tees

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  • August 12, 2010
A man drowned after he refused to let go of his pet dogs which had fallen through ice on the River Tees near Stockton, an inquest heard. John Butterfield, 51, of Portrack estate, plunged through the ice while trying to save his dogs in January. Passe...

Rottingdean fire death woman was 'unlawfully killed'

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  • August 12, 2010
A woman who was battered to death and set alight in her East Sussex home was unlawfully killed, an inquest ruled. Pauline Knowles-Samarraie, 72, was found by firefighters as they tackled the fire in Grand Crescent, Rottingdean, on 22 April 2009. The ...

Children rescued from Falkirk house fire

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  • August 12, 2010
Three children have escaped a blaze which broke out in the bedroom of their Falkirk home as they slept. Central Scotland Fire and Rescue Service said the youngsters were saved by a smoke alarm which alerted their parents to the fire in the town's Bra...

Woman arrested after North Tyneside house fire

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  • August 12, 2010
A woman has been arrested in connection with a fire at a house on North Tyneside. Fire crews were called to Bywell Grove in Shiremoor on Wednesday evening and found the living room well alight. The female occupant was rescued from the house by a neig...

Temporary move for Redcar fire station

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  • August 12, 2010
A fire station on Teesside has been moved to temporary premises while the existing building is converted to a community facility for young people. The project at Redcar Fire Station, which also involves the police and the council, will create a "one-...

Burst water main affects thousands in west London

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  • August 12, 2010
Thousands of people in west London were left without water and up to 60 homes were flooded when a mains pipe burst. Supplies to homes and businesses in Hounslow, Chiswick and Twickenham were affected when the pipe in London Road, Brentford, broke at...

Deadly fires rage on in Portugal

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  • August 12, 2010
Portuguese firefighters are continuing to battle dozens of forest fires that are sweeping through the country and have killed two of their colleagues. 50 fires are burning in central and northern parts of the country, according to the Reuters news ag...

Staff evacuated after fire at Aberdeen business

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  • August 12, 2010
About 40 staff had to be evacuated after a fire at an Aberdeen industrial estate in the early hours of the morning. The blaze broke out at the Balmoral Group premises in Wellington Road, Altens, at about 0300 BST. Grampian Fire and Rescue Service per...

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