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Mexico hotel blast caused by swamp gas

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  • November 15, 2010
An explosion that killed five Canadian tourists and two workers on Sunday at a hotel on Mexico's Caribbean coast was caused by a build-up of gas from a nearby swamp, authorities have said. Among the dead to have been identified are a man who was marr...

Mayfield man in hospital after flat gas explosion

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  • November 15, 2010
A man in his 30s has been taken to hospital following a gas explosion at a property in East Sussex. Fire crews were called to the flat in Southmeads Close, Mayfield at 0057 GMT after a neighbour reported the blast. The occupant of the flat was found ...

Battersea body find explosion treated as suspicious

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  • November 15, 2010
An explosion and fire at a block of flats in south London where a man's body was found are being treated by police as suspicious. The building in Crichton Street, Battersea, partially collapsed after the blast early on Saturday. A man's body was foun...

Shanghai high-rise flats fire leaves dozens dead

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  • November 15, 2010
A fire has destroyed a high-rise building in Shanghai, killing at least 42 people, state media report. At least 90 others were injured as the blaze tore through a 28-storey block of flats in the Chinese city, Xinhua said. The building was being renov...

Boy, 7, hit by tram in Croydon suffers bad leg injuries

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  • November 15, 2010
A seven-year-old boy suffered serious leg injuries when he was struck by a tram in south London. The incident happened at about 0800 GMT at Fieldway tram stop in Lodge Lane, Addington, in Croydon. He has since been taken to St George's Hospital in To...

Campaign to reinstate London firefighter Sian Griffiths

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  • November 15, 2010
A campaign has begun to reinstate a firefighter who was suspended for alleged harassment two days after receiving a medal at Buckingham Palace. Sian Griffiths was given the Queen's Fire Service Medal for "distinguished service". She was suspended by ...

Five rescued following flat fire in Forres

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  • November 15, 2010
Five people have had to be rescued from a fire at a flat in Moray in the early hours. The blaze broke out in a top floor flat in Old Bridge Court in Forres at about 0040 GMT. Grampian Fire and Rescue Service personnel wearing breathing apparatus were...

Suspected arson attack on Menheniot house porch

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  • November 15, 2010
A suspected arson attack on a house in Cornwall at the weekend is being investigated. Two fire crews were called to the property in Menheniot when the alarm was raised just before 2300 GMT on Saturday. No-one was injured in the fire, which involved m...

Firefighters tackle Birmingham industrial unit fire

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  • November 15, 2010
Part of a factory has been demolished in a fire at an industrial unit close to Birmingham city centre. The blaze started just before 0600 GMT at Quality Lighting Design in Bridge Street, Newtown. No-one was injured but at the fire's peak neighbours w...

Benburb monastery arson attack 'nasty and vicious'

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  • November 15, 2010
An assembly member has said people are at a loss to understand why a pastoral centre in County Tyrone was targeted in an arson attack on Sunday. Four cars were destroyed outside the Servite Priory in Benburb. The attack was reported at about 0450 GMT...

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