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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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County Durham and Darlington is ‘British Fire and Rescue Service of the Year’

County Durham and Darlington Fire and Rescue Service (CDDFRS) has been awarded the title of ‘British Fire and Rescue Service of the Year’ at the Public Sector Transformation Awards ceremony of IESE held in London earlier this week. The Service has been praised for its ability to put communities at the heart of everything it does and to strive to ...

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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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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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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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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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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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Second man charged in connection with death of John Dalziel after Paisley house fire

A second man has been charged in connection with the death of John Dalziel. Emergency services rushed to a fire at a property on Whitesbridge Avenue in Paisley, Renfrewshire, after being alerted to the blaze at 10pm on May 6 last year. Officers then found John inside. He was removed by firefighters and rushed to Queen Elizabeth University Hospital in ...

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Missing woman found after police search in Dalby Forest

[ad_1] A WOMAN who went missing from her North Yorkshire home has been found, police confirmed this morning. North Yorkshire Police had raised concerns for the welfare of a 21-year-old who was reportedly reported as a mimic from Malton, North Yorkshire yesterday morning. The force appealed to the public for information that could help locate her. Police search teams, assisted ...

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Hibs star Martin Boyle has offered a move to Saudi Arabia for £ 1million a year

[ad_1] HIBS ace Martin Boyle has been offered a move to Saudi Arabia – and a salary of £ 1 MILLION a year. Without surprise SunSport understands the Australia international who is still on Celtic’s radar, is extremely keen for the Easter Road bosses to allow him to explore the staggering opportunity of a mysterious Middle Eastern club. 1 Hibs ...

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Pollution ‘causing cancer’ skyrockets amid massive Belfast Wharf fire

[ad_1] Pollution from a range of illnesses skyrocketed in a massive fire that burned for two days in Belfast, environmental records show. Levels of fine particles called PM2.5, which have been linked to conditions such as cancer and lung disease, dropped from 6 microns per cubic meter to 88 microns in the span of four hours during the fire in ...

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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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Boris Johnson’s boast, hyperbole and lie comes as easily as breathing – Darren McGarvey

[ad_1] Have you ever attended a party so crazy that you still don’t know if it really happened? You know the kind of crazy, indescribable night that I mean, don’t you? Cheese, nibbles and someone by the name of Allegra – who held the highest office in a powerful Western democracy. Not exactly the kind of late night antics that ...

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The horror of the M8 fireball as a car flares up on a busy highway with fire crews called in

[ad_1] Police were forced to shut down a busy section of the M8 after an engine was engulfed in flames near Harthill. The emergency services remain present on the scene of the roadway in an easterly direction between junctions 5 and 6 Friday afternoon. The engine caught fire around 4 p.m. (Image: Lynsey Fojut) Read more Related Articles Motorists were ...

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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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Watch massive flames erupt from the Glasgow home as emergency services rush to the scene

[ad_1] Hero firefighters are currently battling a house fire in Glasgow which saw flames erupting from the roof of the property. Emergency services were called to the scene in the Cronberry Quadrant at approximately 8:19 p.m. Friday, November 5. Images from the area show several fire trucks parked on quiet Crookston Street with crews using an overhead device to extinguish ...

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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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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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4 fires in Gaithersburg occur in half an hour overnight

[ad_1] MCFRS spokesperson Pete Piringer said no one was injured and it is not clear whether the four firefighters who died during the night were linked. Fire crews in Gaithersburg, Md., Had a very busy Thursday morning, battling a string of four fires in half an hour. It started around 1:30 a.m. when units from the Montgomery County Fire and ...

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Body found in Lancaster on Monday afternoon

[ad_1] It is currently unknown when, where and how the man died, but the death is under investigation as a homicide, authorities report. LANCASTER, SC – Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office investigation into the discovery of a body Monday afternoon. According to the sheriff’s office, just before 6:00 p.m., a caller notified Lancaster County Public Safety Communications of the presence of ...

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Scots denounce ‘I’m racist and proud’ after spraying his own apartment with petrol and planning to set it on fire

[ad_1] A suicidal racist sprayed his apartment with gasoline with the intention of setting it on fire. Garry Smith was dragged out of the downstairs apartment before he could set it on fire and endanger the other residents of the block. And he ranted at the police: “I am a racist and I am proud. I hate black people. Black ...

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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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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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Covid Scotland: Yousaf hopes for ‘significant’ improvement as army calls to drive ambulances

[ad_1] The Scottish Government has requested military assistance to help deal with deteriorating response times from the Scottish Ambulance Service, amid reports of patients dying and waiting in agony for hours before paramedics arrive . A total of 114 soldiers have been enlisted, with the first deployment of drivers expected to be behind the wheel from Sunday. Register now to ...

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Human remains found in burning car in Scottish town as cops launch investigation

[ad_1] Human remains were found in a burning car in Dumfries. Emergency crews rushed to Jocks Loaning on Wednesday morning. Police received reports at around 8:15 a.m. that day of a burning car near Jocks Loaning. Read more Related Articles While the fire was extinguished, emergency crews found human remains inside the engine; a gray Vauxhall Insignia. The grim discovery ...

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The mayor of Didcot cut off from a car damaged by firefighters

[ad_1] The mayor of Didcot was freed from a wrecked car during a spectacular firefighter training session. The mayor, Councilor Mocky Khan volunteered to play the role of a driver trapped inside a crumpled vehicle at the town’s fire station. He relied on the expertise of the Oxfordshire County Council Fire and Rescue Service to free him. The purpose of ...

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Firefighters tackle a large blaze in Scotland’s industrial area as a huge plume of smoke is seen in the area

[ad_1] Smoke was seen in a Scottish town this morning as a large fire broke out in an industrial area, Emergency services rushed to the scene of the Lenziemill industrial area in Cumbernauld after receiving reports of a fire. Two fire apparatuses were called in to help extinguish the flames at around 8:10 a.m. Thick black smoke could be seen ...

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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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officer helps save occupants of burning house | News, Sports, Jobs

[ad_1] JAMESTOWN – A Jamestown Police Officer who was notified early Monday morning of a possible structure fire and then came across the fully engulfed house has been praised for his efforts after abducting a child and then grabbing two occupants when they jumped out safe from an upstairs window. The dramatic incident was captured by Officer Mark Conklin’s body ...

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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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