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Newark house blast: Second body found

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  • May 20, 2013
A woman has been found dead amid the rubble of a house where a man died in a suspected gas explosion. The second body was found by rescuers on Monday morning at the house in Newark, Nottinghamshire. Police said continuing searches in the rubble had "...

Caernarfon Airport plane crash: Three generations of same family involved

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  • May 20, 2013
A man who died after a plane crashed at Caernarfon Airport has been named. Iain Nuttall, 37, from Blackburn, Lancashire, died when the light aircraft came down and landed on its roof on Sunday at the Gwynedd airport. The lorry driver's five-year-old ...

Sharkey fire deaths: 'Fire suspect' named in 999 call

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  • May 20, 2013
An anonymous 999 caller named someone they claimed was connected to a fire in which three family members died. Det Con Jonathan Campbell told the High Court in Glasgow he had been asked to listen to the call and believed the caller was Steven McKeown...

Tredegar house fire 'threatening other homes'

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  • May 20, 2013
There are fears a fire which started in a garden shed and set a house on fire could spread to neighbouring homes. Firefighters were called to the fire in Tredegar, Blaenau Gwent, at 1500 BST. South Wales Fire Service said the house in Cripps Avenue w...

Balloon crash kills tourists in Cappadocia, Turkey

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  • May 20, 2013
Two Brazilian tourists have been killed and more than 20 other people injured after two hot-air balloons collided in Turkey, a local official says. One ascending balloon was torn open as it hit the basket of another, and then plunged to Earth, witnes...

Blaze at Al Fayed's Falls of Shin Visitor Centre

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  • May 20, 2013
Firefighters and police are investigating the cause of a blaze at the Falls of Shin Visitor Centre, near Lairg in Sutherland. The alarm was raised at about 10:15 and four fire engines and about 30 firefighters were sent to the scene to bring the fire...

Harry Crossley named as man who died in St Saviour fire

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  • May 20, 2013
An 86-year-old man who died in a fire at a Jersey housing development for older people has been named by police. Harry Crossley died after a fire was caused by a faulty lamp in a lounge at Victoria Cottage Homes shortly before 07:00 BST on 14 May. Je...

Milton Keynes fatal fire: Man held on suspicion of murder

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  • May 20, 2013
A man has been arrested after a person was found dead in a fire in Milton Keynes. Emergency services were called to a property at St Leger Court, Great Linford, shortly before 20:00 BST on Sunday, where the occupant was found dead. Neighbouring prope...

Mourne Park House fire guts County Down ancestral home

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  • May 20, 2013
More than 80 firefighters have been involved in tackling a blaze at a large stately home in Kilkeel, County Down. They were called to the scene at Mourne Park House on the Newry Road, Kilkeel, shortly before 10:00 BST. The roof of the main part of th...

Firefighters tackle blaze at Glasgow shops

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  • May 20, 2013
About 30 firefighters are tackling a blaze affecting a row of six shops and an office in Glasgow. The fire broke out in a laundry on Broomfield Road, in the Barmulloch area, at 03:25 and spread to a shop next door. Fire crews arrived to find a well-d...

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