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London's Apollo Theatre's roof collapses

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  • December 19, 2013
Five people have been seriously injured after part of a roof in the Apollo Theatre in central London collapsed during a performance, police have said. The venue in Shaftesbury Avenue was packed for a performance of the Curious Incident Of The Dog in ...

Barcombe Mills fatal fire caused by electrical fault

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  • December 19, 2013
A house fire that killed an 89-year-old woman started accidentally, an investigation has found. Crews rescued the woman, who was unresponsive, from Mill Farm, Barcombe Mills, East Sussex, on Saturday morning. East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service crews...

Four in hospital after three-vehicle crash on A96 at Huntly bypass

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  • December 19, 2013
Four people have been taken to hospital after a serious three-vehicle crash on the A96 at the Huntly bypass in Aberdeenshire. Two cars and lorry were involved in the crash, which happened at about 14:20. The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service said two ...

Woman hurt in crash with school bus in Pontyclun

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  • December 19, 2013
A woman was injured and six pupils taken to hospital for checks after a crash involving two cars and a bus in Rhondda Cynon Taf on Thursday morning. The woman is said to have non life-threatening injuries from the incident near the Ivor Arms on Cowbr...

Chinese TV cartoon blamed for child injuries

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  • December 19, 2013
The makers of a Chinese cartoon series have been held partly responsible for injuries incurred by two children who were imitating a scene from the show. The brothers were badly burned in April when another boy tied them to a tree and set them on fire...

Red Hot Buffet in Northampton destroyed by fire

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  • December 19, 2013
A joint police and fire service investigation is under way after flames destroyed a restaurant in Northampton. Scores of firefighters were sent to the the Red Hot Buffet and Bar in Sixfields Leisure Park at about 23:00 GMT on Wednesday. A nearby cine...

Woman rescued from flat fire in Bridgend

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  • December 19, 2013
A woman was rescued from an early morning flat fire, which is under investigation in Bridgend. The woman was taken to hospital with smoke inhalation after the fire broke out at 01:33 GMT. South Wales Fire and Rescue Service said the fire affecting th...

Rain and gales prompt hundreds of 999 calls in Wales

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  • December 19, 2013
Severe weather has caused disruption as strong winds and heavy rain spread across Wales. The south appears to be worst affected with reports of up to 4ft (1.2m) of water in places and people abandoning their cars. South Wales Fire Service said it has...

Bristol smoke rescue pensioner gets bravery award

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  • December 19, 2013
A 92-year-old Bristol woman who pulled a man out of his smoke-filled flat has won a bravery award. Jessamine Skuse dragged 97-year-old neighbour Evan Davis to safety before going back into the property to raise the alarm. Miss Skuse, of Knowle, said ...

Crane collapses on Ealing building site

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  • December 19, 2013
A crane driver has been treated for shock after a crane collapsed in west London, London Fire Brigade said. A spokesman said the brigade was called at about 15:30 GMT and three fire engines were sent. The crane was in Longfield Avenue at the Dickens ...

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