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Shanghai train crash injures 200

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  • September 27, 2011
A Shanghai subway train has hit the rear end of another train, injuring at least 200 passengers, the train company says. Most of the injuries were slight, Shanghai Shentong Metro Group Company said after the incident on Line 10. It happened after sig...

Miner killed in Kellingley Colliery roof fall

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  • September 27, 2011
A miner has been killed and another rescued after being trapped following a roof fall in a North Yorkshire pit. Gareth Williams, the chief executive of UK Coal, confirmed the death at Kellingley Colliery. He said no names would be released at this po...

Man, 64, injured in gas blast at Crumpsall house

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  • September 27, 2011
A 64-year-old man is seriously ill in hospital after suffering burns in a gas explosion at a house in Manchester. Fire crews were called to the incident at a semi-detached house on Brynorme Road, Crumpsall, at about 11:45 BST. The blast led to debris...

Man, 31, charged over Hove flat arson

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  • September 27, 2011
A 31-year-old man has been charged with arson following a fire at a property in Hove. Residents had to be evacuated temporarily from Goldstone Villas following the blaze in a basement flat just before 16:00 BST on Monday. Sussex Police said firefight...

Sharkey fire murders: CCTV 'witnesses' come forward

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  • September 27, 2011
Potential witnesses seen in CCTV released by police investigating a triple murder in a fire in Helensburgh have come forward. Thomas Sharkey, 21, and his sister Bridget, 8, died following a deliberate blaze at their home on 24 July. Their father Thom...

Shanghai train collision: Passengers rescued by fire crews

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  • September 27, 2011
At least 200 people have been injured after a subway train in Shanghai was in collision with another. One of the trains hit the rear end of another after a signal system failure at one station, China's official Xinhua news agency reported. Fire crews...

Norwich Markham Tower fire residents given accommodation

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  • September 27, 2011
Temporary accommodation has been given to residents after a fire broke out at a Norfolk block of flats on Monday. Norwich City Council said people had been evacuated from all of the 44 flats at Markham Tower, Norwich, after a blaze on the eighth floo...

Woman driver dies in head-on crash in Northamptonshire

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  • September 27, 2011
  A 34-year-old woman has been killed in a crash on the B4525 road at Greatworth in Northamptonshire. A Ford Focus travelling towards Sulgrave was in collision with an X-Type Jaguar travelling in the opposite direction on Monday evening. The Foc...

Fire crews at waste site in Northamptonshire for two days

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  • September 27, 2011
Crews are still damping down at a waste reprocessing and recycling site in Northamptonshire more than two days after a fire broke out. At its height on Sunday, more than 100 firefighters tackled the flames at Blackbridge Farm near Burton Latimer. The...

Anglesey family escape home as Land Rover fire spreads

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  • September 27, 2011
A family of four say they are lucky to be alive after escaping a blaze which started in their Land Rover and spread to their farmhouse. A smoke alarm woke Elwyn Evans and his family shortly after midnight on Monday at their home at Bodorgan, Anglesey...

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