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6th December, 10:29
ROLLER COASTER CRASH VICTIMS AWARDED 12M IN DAMAGES
Ten victims of a roller-coaster crash at a theme park have secured a total of Â£1.2 million in damages. Eight children and two adults were taken to hospital with serious head, leg and arm injuries after the crash at MandDs theme park in Motherwell, North Lanarkshire..
6th December, 10:21
1740 RIVER THAMES FROST FAIR MEMENTOES UP FOR AUCTION
Two remarkable frost fair keepsakes printed on presses set up on a frozen 18th century River Thames are to go under the hammer. Though hard to imagine now, the Thames frequently froze over in the 16th to 19th centuries, with ice forming readily on the slow-moving water caused by obstructions to the flow near London Bridge..
6th December, 10:05
LONDON FIRE CHIEF TO STEP DOWN EARLIER THAN EXPECTED IN WAKE OF GRENFELL CRITICISM
London Fire Brigade Commissioner Dany Cotton is to step down earlier than expected in the wake of criticism over the services response to the Grenfell fire. Ms Cotton, 50, who will leave her role at the end of this month, had been facing pressure to resign from bereaved families and survivors of the blaze following a critical public inquiry report..
6th December, 09:30
BUS SERVICES FUNDING HALVED IN SOME ENGLISH REGIONS TUC
Funding for local bus services has been cut by more than half in some English regions since 2010, a new study suggests. The TUC said its research indicates that across England as a whole, funding for bus routes is down by Â£154 million as a result of Conservative cuts to local government investment..
6th December, 09:10
HITACHI WINS 350M AVANTI WEST COAST TRAINS ORDER
Hitachi has been awarded a Â£350 million contract to build 23 new trains for Avanti West Coast, the manufacturer has announced. The 125mph intercity trains will be built at the firms factory in Newton Aycliffe, County Durham..
6th December, 07:05
BORIS JOHNSON AND JEREMY CORBYN TO DEBATE LESS THAN A WEEK BEFORE ELECTION
Boris Johnson will face Jeremy Corbyn in a head-to-head debate later, after he was berated by Andrew Neil for refusing to do an interview on his BBC show. Neil said that if the Prime Minister is expected to face the likes of Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin then he should be able to sit down for a half-hour interview with him..
6th December, 07:00
INDIAN POLICE FATALLY SHOOT FOUR SUSPECTS IN GANG RAPE CASE
Four men suspected of raping and killing a woman in southern India have been fatally shot by police, an official said. The men were killed around 3.30am local time, according to Priya, a police sub-inspector in Hyderabad who goes by one name..
6th December, 05:34
FERGUSON STEPS IN AFTER EVERTON GIVE SILVA BULLET
Duncan Ferguson has been placed in temporary charge of Everton as the clubs board begin their latest search for a manager after sacking Marco Silva..
5th December, 09:35
INSTAGRAM NOW REQUESTS DATE OF BIRTH WHEN ACCOUNTS CREATED
Instagram is to start asking those who sign up for their date of birth in a move the platform says is designed to "build a safer experience" for younger users. The social media platform does not allow anyone under the age of 13 to sign up, however it has not previously required a date of birth when setting up an account..