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Derbyshire car repair workshop fire father praises son

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  • May 30, 2012
The father of a man who died after a car repair workshop fire in Derbyshire says he was "a kind and loving man". Daniel Brown, 27, from South Normanton, was rescued from a burning building on Meadow Lane industrial estate on Saturday. He later died a...

Derby fire deaths: More time to question parents

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  • May 30, 2012
Police have been given another 12 hours to question the parents of six children killed in a house fire in Derby. Mick Philpott, 55, and his wife Mairead, 31, were arrested on suspicion of murder on Tuesday morning. Five children, aged between five an...

Sussex fire chief threatens to charge for lockout calls

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  • May 30, 2012
East Sussex fire service is considering charging for call-outs to people locked in or out of vehicles or property. The man who heads the county's busiest borough has warned malicious callers: "We're not a cost-effective replacement for a locksmith." ...

New earthquake in northern Italy kills 15

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  • May 29, 2012
A new earthquake has struck northern Italy, killing at least 15 people and injuring 200 others, officials say. The magnitude 5.8 quake hit the Emilia Romagna region, damaging buildings and causing panic among residents living in tents after the earth...

Hydrant abuse hits water Belfast supplies

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  • May 29, 2012
Fire hydrant abuse in parts of Belfast has resulted in disrupted water supplies in hundreds of homes and businesses, NI Water has said. Fifty hydrants have been vandalised with an estimated three-quarters of a million litres being wasted daily. NI Wa...

Derbyshire police: Fire inquiry ongoing despite arrests

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  • May 29, 2012
The parents of six children, who died in a fire at their home in Derby earlier this month, have been arrested. 55-year-old Mick Philpott and 33-year-old wife Mairead, were detained on suspicion of murder. Assistant Chief Constable Steve Cotterill des...

PC saves driver from M60 bridge drop burning car

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  • May 29, 2012
Tributes have been paid to the bravery of a police officer who pulled a driver from a burning car as it teetered on the edge of a motorway bridge. PC Sharon Price has been praised by senior officers for saving the motorist whose car was hanging on th...

Teenager arrested over Burpham church arson attack

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  • May 29, 2012
A man aged 18 has been arrested after an arson attack at a church in Surrey. Hymn books, leaflets, a computer monitor and a chair were set alight at the Church of the Holy Spirit in Burpham in the early hours of 14 May. A fire extinguisher was torn o...

Derby fire deaths: Parents arrested on suspicion of murder

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  • May 29, 2012
The mother and father of six children who died in a house fire in Derby have been arrested on suspicion of murder. Mick Philpott, 55, and his wife Mairead, 31, were arrested in Derby on Tuesday and are due to be questioned. Five days after the attack...

Jury considers Atherstone warehouse deaths

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  • May 29, 2012
The jury trying two fire managers accused of manslaughter over the deaths of four colleagues in a warehouse blaze, is considering its verdict. Adrian Ashley, 45, and Timothy Woodward, 51, deny four counts of manslaughter by gross negligence. They are...

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