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Eighteen hurt in train and lorry crash in Suffolk

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  • August 17, 2010
Eighteen people have been hurt, four seriously injured, as a train derailed in a crash with a lorry on a level crossing in Suffolk. The two-carriage diesel passenger train was in collision with the sewage tanker in Little Cornard, Sudbury, at about 1...

Three people arrested over Cornwall house fire death

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  • August 17, 2010
Police have arrested three people in connection with a fire at a house in Cornwall. A 33-year-old man has been arrested in St Austell on suspicion of the murder of a woman whose body was found inside the property in Vivian Road, Bodmin. A 22-year-old...

Crews battle flats fire in west end of Glasgow

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  • August 17, 2010
Fire crews have been tackling a major blaze at a new build block of flats in the west end of Glasgow. Emergency services were called to the scene, in Ellerslie Road, off Dumbarton Road, at about 1600 BST on Tuesday. Strathclyde Fire and Rescue said s...

Suspected London burglar's legs left dangling

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  • August 17, 2010
A suspected burglar was left with his legs dangling from a house window in east London after he got stuck as he tried to climb through. Police were called to the home in Tomlins Grove, Bow, after the householder spotted the man's head and upper body ...

Hunt on for holiday fire-raiser

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  • August 17, 2010
Police in East Lothian are appealing for information following a deliberate fire-raising in Prestonpans. A property in Wilson Avenue was broken into and set fire to at about 0530 BST on Monday, causing £25,000 worth of damage. The incident follo...

Burnt body of 'fighting' dog found in North Yorkshire

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  • August 17, 2010
A burnt body of an American bulldog, thought to have been used in dog fighting, has been found in a North Yorkshire town. The un-neutered male dog was found in Sherburn-in-Elmet by a member of the public walking his dogs in woodland off Laith Staid L...

Motorists in Jersey are urged to slow down on roads

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  • August 17, 2010
Motorists in Jersey are being urged to slow down following a rise in the number of accidents in recent weeks. The warning from Jersey Fire and Rescue Service came after a vehicle overturned on Grouville Hill just after 1000 BST. The driver and her tw...

Boy arrested over Elston Hall Primary School roof fire

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  • August 17, 2010
An 11-year-old boy has been arrested over a fire at a primary school in Wolverhampton. West Midlands Police were called to reports of a break-in at Elston Hall Primary School, Stafford Road, at about 2010 BST on Monday. When they arrived they found a...

Injured Hampshire tree surgeon stuck 20ft above ground

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  • August 17, 2010
A tree surgeon who got stuck in the fork of a tree, injuring his leg, needed treatment from a paramedic while 20ft (6m) above the ground. Emergency services were called to Pearson Lane in Shawford, near Winchester on Saturday morning. An ambulance cr...

Oswaldtwistle store arson 'put lives at risk'

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  • August 17, 2010
Detectives have condemned arsonists who they say put lives at risk by setting fire to a shop in Lancashire. The fire was started at a convenience store in Blackburn Road, Oswaldtwistle, late on Wednesday night. A number of residents tried to enter th...

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