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Russian politician urges Vladimir Putin to fire ‘ballistic missile’ at US nuclear test site

A crooked Russian politician has urged Vladimir Putin to fire “a ballistic missile” at the largest weapons testing site in the United States as a warning against meddling in the country’s affairs. Yevgeny Alexeyevich Fyodorov – a Russian Duma deputy – urged the despot to press the button and fire a missile at the Nevada firing range as a warning, ...

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A van engulfed in flames on Scots Road as a dramatic image shows a huge blaze

Emergency crews rushed down a country road in Fife after a van burst into flames. The fire, in Cluny Road, Kirkcaldy, was reported to firefighters just before 2pm on Saturday March 12. Dramatic footage posted online by Fife Jammers shows fierce flames bursting from the bonnet and dominating the front engine windscreen. The van can be seen in the middle ...

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Stewart Robertson on exploding Rangers banner as fans go wild over Celtic friendly

Rangers fans expressed their fury at Stewart Robertson with a banner blast ahead of tonight’s Europa League clash with Red Star Belgrade. A series of posters have been unveiled in protest at the Ibrox board after the Light Blues accepted a controversial Old Firm friendly in Australia. Fans seated in the upper section of the Sandy Jardine booth rolled out ...

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DPD van and car crash closing Liverpool’s main road

A main road in Liverpool has been closed after a DPD van and people carrier crashed. Merseyside Police rushed to Longmoor Lane in Fazakerley at around 9.30pm on Wednesday March 9 following reports of an accident. Once at the scene, officers discovered that a DPD van and a Ford S-max had crashed at the Lower Lane junction. READ MORE: Former ...

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Scottish B&B owner hits out at Russian army propaganda from guesthouse in Glencoe

A Scottish Bed and Breakfast owner has inspired a massive propaganda campaign against Putin’s invasion – from an unlikely Highlands hotspot. Neil Campbell, who lived in Kiev for ten years, was inspired by old World War II images that sought to demotivate German soldiers. The former editor generated a stream of posting messages aimed at the Russian military, which he ...

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Car overturned like a ‘tumble dryer’ as driver was stuck for 12 hours

A driver who was trapped in his overturned convertible for 12 hours following an accident that left him thrown around the car ‘like someone in a clothes dryer’ after he swerved to avoid hitting a sheep. Kenneth Kinley, 57, was trapped inside his Vauxhall Cascada after rolling down an embankment as he tried to avoid hitting cattle on a country ...

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Pendle Hill warning after boy with hypothermia rescued as ‘under-prepared’ group in danger

Teenager suspected of hypothermia had to be rescued from Pendle Hill by life-saving volunteers The boy was part of a “grossly underprepared” group dressed in inappropriate clothing without understanding the risks involved in such situations. Volunteers from Rossendale and the Pendle Mountain Rescue Team were called in to rescue the 14-year-old boy who struggled as temperatures plummeted on Friday afternoon. ...

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Five firefighters fired for allegedly racist remarks

Five Greater Manchester firefighters have been sacked for making allegedly racist comments – and a sixth is under investigation. As reported by Manchester Evening News in November, two firefighters were fired after an investigation into allegedly racist comments left on a WhatsApp crew group. At the time, two other firefighters were facing potential disciplinary action as part of the same ...

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Saturday headlines: Larbert House ‘explosion’ and Postcode Lottery tragedy

Good evening and welcome to Saturday’s press briefing. Top stories on the Daily Record website today include: ‘the explosion’ like the Larbert house, the postcode lottery tragedy and ‘Putin’s plans to dominate Europe’. Here are the main titles. Read more Related Articles Read more Related Articles “Explosion” in a house in Larbert as several teams of firefighters and police rush ...

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Frantic rescue operation launched to save ponies from rising flood waters in North Yorkshire field

Distressing photos showing ponies stranded in floodwaters after Storm Franklin have been shared online. The photographs, which appear to show two ponies trapped by rising water in a field, were taken by the North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service. The stranded ponies were stuck in their field near Bryam, Selby, North Yorkshire and specialist animal rescue teams were called in ...

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Allerton Road closed as emergency services attend to man on roof

Allerton Road was closed this evening after reports of a man on the roof of a property’s bay window. Police, fire and ambulance crews were at the scene on the main road in Allerton while the incident was being dealt with. This led to the road being closed, with a number of witnesses reporting a large scene of emergency services ...

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Emergency incident at Scottish chemical plant as workers rush to hospital

Three workers at an Edinburgh pharmaceutical factory have been rushed to hospital following an emergency incident. Emergency services rushed to the MacFarlan Smith facility on Path of wheat fields following reports of the problem on Wednesday afternoon. Eyewitnesses said that the ambulance service and the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS) were present. Three workers have since been hospitalized as ...

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Edinburgh youths ‘dispersed’ by police following fires in busy city park

Dozens of Edinburgh teenagers have been dispersed from a busy park in the capital due to concerns about anti-social behavior following a series of incidents in recent weeks. About 40 ‘insane’ young people have been warned in the city’s Sighthill area after local residents shared concerns about ‘fires’ which broke out in the popular green space during the evening. Police ...

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Fisherman taken to hospital with broken leg after rescue off Cornwall coast

A fisherman has been taken to hospital after an early morning incident off Cornwall. Emergency services were called at 5.30am today after the fisherman suffered a broken lower leg on board a beam trawler 12 miles from St Ives. The St Ives All Weather Lifeboat ‘Nora Stachura’ was launched and assisted the fisherman. Read more: Midas Group confirms immediate halt ...

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Outrage as Scottish firestarter returns to flats he burned down after serving half his prison sentence

A firestarter who burned down his own flat has been allowed to return to the building – after being released from jail following the blaze. Neighboring families have denounced the decision to let Eric Black, 32, return home. And young families are said to have been told to declare themselves homeless if they want to be kept away from the ...

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BBC presenter in Edinburgh with ‘hands of fire’ during Scotland v England coverage

Watch the hilarious moment a BBC presenter appears to have developed superhero powers during the Scotland v England match at Murrayfield in Edinburgh. BBC Sport presenter Gabby Logan discussed the weather alongside fellow commentators Andrew Cotter, Brian Moore and Christ Paterson when she possessed the power of levitation and pyrotechnics. A Twitter user posted the video, saying, “@GabbyLogan with unimaginable ...

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Fire breaks out at a dumpster hire depot near Penryn

An industrial building of a dumpster rental company was damaged by fire. Cornwall Fire and Rescue Service said the fire occurred at Nick Ferris Skip Hire in Longdowns on the A394 road from Penryn to Helston. shortly before 8 p.m. on Monday, January 31. Four pumps from Falmouth, Helston and Tolvaddon were called to the incident. A fire department spokesman ...

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Cornwall fire: Crews still tackling blaze at village property 12 hours after blaze started

Firefighters are still tackling a property fire in Cornwall this morning after the large blaze broke out last night. Crews across the county were called to an address on Dunder’s Hill in Trebetherick at 7.07pm on Friday January 21 following reports of a property fire. An update from the Cornwall Fire and Rescue Service at 3.15am this morning confirmed they ...

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Darren Young shares Rangers baptism of fire as Stirling Albion boss says chasing Gazza and Laudrup left him sick in the shower

Darren Young was SICK in the showers and nearly passed out after his first visit to Ibrox as a player. And on Friday night, he hopes his Stirling Albion players will feel equally exhausted when he returns as manager to face Rangers. The former Aberdeen midfielder only took charge of Binos last month after leaving East Fife in November. But ...

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Arson victim congratulates firefighters on quick response after car fire

The arson victim praised the firefighters who helped save his property from the blaze. In the early hours of Saturday, Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Service (TWFRS) received a call indicating that a car was on fire in Ryhope. A team from the Farringdon Community Fire Station were on the scene in just seven minutes and were able to ...

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Emergency services rush into major road incident near Charing Cross in Glasgow

[ad_1] Emergency services rushed to a major incident on a bridge in Glasgow’s Charing Cross area. Photos show a heavy police, fire and ambulance presence outside the Scottish Power building on St Vincent Street. St Vincent Street reopened westbound to Newton Street after closing for a short time. The nature of the incident is unclear, but police are currently staying ...

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Exeter man arrested after scaffolding rescue in city center

[ad_1] A man has been arrested on suspicion of numerous offenses after he got stranded on scaffolding in Exeter. Emergency services were called to Fore Street at around 8 p.m. with concerns for a man’s well-being. As reported by DevonLive, the area was cordoned off and firefighters used an aerial ladder to help lower the man. Devon and Somerset Fire ...

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Search for missing person ends in tragedy after body is found

[ad_1] A body was unfortunately found during the search for a missing person in Kettering. Northamptonshire Search and Rescue volunteers were called into the town around 7 p.m. Tuesday evening following reports of a high-risk missing person. They attended the scene within 15 minutes and searched the surrounding area. READ MORE: Scammer left charity ‘on its knees’ after shopping sprees ...

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Firefighters rescue baby stranded in car at Princes Quay shopping center

[ad_1] Firefighters rescued a baby who got stuck in a car at the Princes Quay shopping center on Saturday afternoon. The 12-month-old had locked himself in the car and could not be released by security services who had to call the Humberside Fire and Rescue Service. For the latest news and headlines from the Humberside Fire and Rescue Service, click ...

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White van driver stuck in water calls on firefighters to help

[ad_1] Firefighters rescued a motorist who had driven a pickup truck through a submerged section of a tidal road. Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Services sent crews from Kingsbridge as well as Salcombe Fire Station to assist the driver stranded at Aveton Gifford on Thursday morning. Fire departments found the motorist “stranded in the water at the Bigbury end ...

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Man cut out of vehicle after car-van crash near Hinckley

[ad_1] A man had to be kicked out of his vehicle after a car-van crash near Hinckley. Leicestershire Police were called to the A447 Ashby Road, Stapleton at 6:10 a.m. Wednesday morning following reports of a collision between two vehicles. The Leicestershire Fire and Rescue Service and East Midlands Ambulance were also called to the scene, where one of the ...

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All is wool that ends wool: watch firefighters rescue sheep from a river

[ad_1] Firefighters were called in to rescue a sheep that was in trouble this weekend. Warwickshire Fire and Rescue Teams were called after reports an animal was struggling in the River Leam near Offchurch. With a shear effort, the firefighters managed to pull the soggy sheep out of the water and bring them back safe and sound to their field, ...

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Person rushed to hospital after two car crashes

[ad_1] One person was rushed to hospital after a car accident. Emergency services were called shortly before 8 p.m. at Erskine Street near the Royal Liverpool University Hospital today. Two cars were involved in the crash near the Moss Street junction. READ MORE:Taxi driver who escaped terrorist attack told rescuer “someone blew me up” Footage from the scene shows two ...

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Two victims as Glasgow fire crews called for a fire on Wyndford Road from Maryhill

[ad_1] Firefighters were called last night to tackle a blaze in Maryhill that claimed two lives. The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service received a call shortly before 6 p.m. Tuesday after reports of smoke coming from an apartment on the third floor. Six fire trucks were deployed at the height of the now extinct fire. SFRS informed this morning that ...

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Police cordoned off downtown Coalville parking lot after man died

[ad_1] A parking lot in downtown Coalville was cordoned off by police today after a man died. Emergency services were called to the scene behind the town’s Belvoir Shopping Center near High Street shortly after 1 p.m. Eyewitnesses reported that an area had been “taped up”, with police cars and a fire crew spotted. READ MORE: Council’s efforts to go ...

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Missing dog walker triggers major search in Devon woods

[ad_1] A walker and his elderly dog ​​were rescued after the animal became trapped in dense undergrowth near the Mamhead Obelisk. Volunteers from the Ashburton branch of the Dartmoor Search and Rescue Team were called in by Devon and Cornwall Police to help find a missing dog walker. Two men were walking their dog at the Obelisk and at dusk ...

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Colchester Head Street: Police close Essex road as bus catches fire

[ad_1] Essex Police cordoned off a road after a bus caught fire. Emergency services, including Essex County Fire and Rescue Services and Essex Police, were called to Head Street in Colchester, after a bus caught fire around 4 p.m. yesterday after -midday (October 30). The road was completely blocked off at the Southway junction, Colchester, while emergency services dealt with ...

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Watch out for the “harmful” toxins from burning material spilled by flies on a bonfire night

[ad_1] The Merseyside Fire and Rescue Service has warned the public of the dangers of burning fly tipped material on bonfire night due to potentially ‘harmful’ toxins. The fire and rescue service is concerned that people will build larger and more dangerous bonfires during the bonfire night period using landfill waste found on the street. They urged people to attend ...

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Covid in Scotland: No plan to return to restrictions despite high number of cases, says Humza Yousaf

[ad_1] The Scottish Health Secretary has revealed there are no plans to revert to greater covid restrictions despite the remaining high number of cases. Over the past three weeks, the number of daily reported cases has rarely fallen below 2,000, with 2,581 reported on Sunday, as well as two deaths. But ministers will not consider a return to greater restrictions ...

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Emergency services could be even more inclusive, says one of Scotland’s first black police officers

[ad_1] A founding member of the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service Board and one of the first black police officers in Stirling – and Scotland – said more needs to be done to make the Scottish emergency service “really diverse”. Robin Iffla (photo) has served communities in Scotland for over 40 years. Son of Jamaican cricketer Irvin who came to ...

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University of Edinburgh’s Covid app helps prevent patients from developing severe symptoms

[ad_1] Patients at risk of developing severe symptoms of Covid have been successfully treated at an early stage through the use of a remote monitoring service, organized by the University of Edinburgh. The small study, which allowed patients to record their symptoms by phone or through an app, helped clinicians identify participants with low oxygen levels. Experts say this allowed ...

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Stuck horse freed from Sainsbury’s car park in Somerset

[ad_1] Fire crews were called in today (Sunday 3 October) to a Sainsbury’s car park in Taunton to rescue a stranded horse. The animal was traveling in a van when it got its front legs stuck over an internal bar. Its owner was very distressed and called Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue for help. READ MORE: Man dies in ...

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Liverpool company fire breaks out as teams rush to the scene

[ad_1] Firefighters rushed to a Liverpool business after a fire. The Merseyside Fire and Rescue Service was called to a business on County Road in Walton at 8:15 p.m. on Tuesday, September 28. After teams arrived just five minutes later at 8:20 p.m., they found a fire at the company’s door. READ MORE:Drunk driver sobs in court after witnessing ‘gruesome’ ...

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The M66 forced to close following a “serious” accident involving six vehicles

[ad_1] A section of the M66 was closed after a vehicle overturned following a “serious” accident this evening (September 25). Emergency services were called to junction three near Pilsworth, Bury, around 8:30 p.m. this evening. A man was released from a van following the crash on the southbound carriageway, the Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service (GMFRS) said. Six vehicles ...

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Houses ‘sink’ on Scots Street, forcing residents to safety

[ad_1] Heartbroken families were forced to flee their homes in terror in the early hours of the morning – after their buildings began to collapse. They rushed to retrieve their belongings after huge cracks appeared in their walls, floors and ceilings, exposing the houses below and the dirt below. The drama unfolded in Saltcoats, Ayrshire, this morning with some residents ...

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Scottish ace Andy Robertson surprises Little Champions trio with trip to see Santa

[ad_1] It was an evening that so many people have been waiting for – an evening filled with celebration, camaraderie and enthusiastic applause for his examples of heroism and moving and empowering dedication to others. The Scotland’s Champions Awards have seen stars from the stage, film and sport present awards, encourage and recognize the incredible acts of selfless courage shown ...

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Rescue workers rescue two kayakers in difficulty on the Lune River

[ad_1] Emergency services were called when two kayakers found themselves in difficulty in the water of the Moon River. The incident took place last weekend and prompted a huge response from emergency services. The Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service, Lancashire Police, North West Ambulance Service and the Bowland Pennine Mountain Rescue Team witnessed the incident near Lancaster. FOLLOWING: ‘Caring and ...

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Steven Gerrard answers Rangers’ ‘loaded’ question as he warns Ibrox stars to ‘light the fire’ again

[ad_1] Provocateur Steven Gerrard objected to a “loaded” question at his press conference on Monday, and warned his players would rediscover their “fire” with a victory over Malmö. Gerrard has turned Rangers into Scottish Premiership champions throughout his three years in charge, but as the old cliché goes, staying on top is the hard part. Some fear his players are ...

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Perth and Kinross Council under fire after employee says LGBT activists want age of consent lowered

[ad_1] Three equality charities filed a complaint with the Perth and Kinross Council after an employee claimed LGBT organizations were campaigning to lower the age of consent for children by 10. Pink Saltire, Perthshire Pride and PKAVS Third Sector Interface forwarded the letter to Acting PKC Managing Director Barbara Renton and Board Chief Murray Lyle on April 12. All three ...

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The ‘haunted’ Scottish village is on sale for £ 125,000 – but it’s accompanied by an unwanted guest

[ad_1] Recently we showed you some places to stay to get away from today’s world. From Scottish cottages to the private dome, there are some pretty unique places to stay – but this one is definitely new. Spread over 3.31 acres, the old village of Lawers, which is a former listed monument, includes a private beach, semi-old native forests, and ...

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Cops hunt down ‘reckless’ thugs after garbage cans were set on fire spreading to parked cars causing ‘significant damage’ in Scottish town

[ad_1] Police are chasing ‘reckless’ thugs after rubbish bins were set on fire before spreading to cars parked in a Scottish town. Cops launched a probe after “significant damage” was caused following a pair of fires on McGrigor Road in Rosyth, near Dunfermline. The first incident occurred between 1:40 a.m. and 3 a.m. on Wednesday June 30 and the second ...

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Flat blast man was badly burned while trying to get rid of drugs in his kitchen

[ad_1] Man badly burned after blowing up his apartment while trying to create a mind-blowing drug faces jail. David Hastie, 38, concocted tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) – the psychoactive component of marijuana – in his first-floor apartment, but caused an explosion when butane gas ignited. The force of the explosion blew up the windows of the property in Hamilton and caused extensive ...

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‘Truly generous’ family loses it all in house fire that started while dining

[ad_1] A family lost everything after a fire destroyed their home over the weekend. Emergency services rushed to the scene on Saturday night when smoke was seen rising from the building. Firefighters have discovered a well-developed blaze on property in Hamilton’s Hillhouse area, Lanarkshire Live reports. Three more fire engines were dispatched to the scene to help control the flames ...

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Paisley Hospital death trap fire sparks hunt for firebugs

[ad_1] Vile vandals set fire to an abandoned Paisley hospital after infiltrating inside. Fire crews rushed to the former Royal Alexandra infirmary site in Calside after smoke and flames were spotted on Friday evening. The fire at the disused hospital was reported around 7:10 p.m. and is now considered suspicious. PAISLEY DAILY EXPRESS: live news as you go The damage ...

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