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October 15, 2018 1:33 PM Hurricane Leslie latest: Nine regions in Spain on alert as flash floods kill 13

HURRICANE Leslie is keeping Spain on alert after flash floods in France killed at least 13 people. Despite somewhat weakening, Leslie landed in Spain this morning, bringing strong winds and heavy rain. Up to four inches of rain is forecast to fall, with nine provinces in Spain on alert as the storm heads toward Navarra, north of Aragon and Catalonia 34

August 11, 2018 8:21 AM Teenager’s daring skydive for Air Ambulance charity

Its Helicopter Emergency Medical Service responds to patients who have suffered trauma or serious medical emergencies 24 hours a day. The skydive takes place on Saturday, August 25, across Salisbury Plain. Nathan said: “I can confirm that I will be paying the £225 jump cost myself and no donations will be used to pay for me to complete my skydive 27

August 10, 2018 8:06 AM Lombok earthquakes: Travel and safety advice for British tourists

The British Government is sending staff from the consulate in Bali and embassy in capital Jakarta to assist stranded British tourists. A spokesman for the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) said: "We are working with the Indonesian authorities to provide assistance to British people caught up in the earthquake in Lombok and the Gili islands 36

June 14, 2018 4:19 AM World Cup 2018: Journalists face 'CYBER THREAT' and should prepare against 'BUGGED hotels'

JOURNALISTS can expect to face harassment and the threat of being targeted by cyber attacks while in Russia covering the World Cup, a shocking alert has claimed. The Committee for the Protection of Journalists (CPJ), an international not-for-profit organisation dedicated to defending freedom of the press, has released a safety alert to all reporters 60

March 7, 2018 9:53 AM 'The Rock' praises emergency services after two-year-old daughter taken to hospital

"We were up all night in the emergency room, we had something scary that happened with our baby girl Jasmine," Johnson said. The actor and former WWE star shared a video on Instagram thanking Los Angeles Fire Department and UCLA medical staff after Jasmine was taken to hospital. "We were up all night in the emergency room, we had something scary that happened 47

February 28, 2018 12:11 PM All outpatient appointments at Southend Hospital have been cancelled this afternoon

All outpatient appointments planned for this afternoon at Southend University have been cancelled. Clinicians have taken this decision to reduce the risk to patients who would have to travel in potentially unsafe conditions. If patients are already on their way to the hospital for appointments they will be seen. Planned surgery for this afternoon is unaffected 20

January 22, 2018 2:54 PM MP calls for assurances over emergency response

CASTLE POINT MP Rebecca Harris met with the East of England Ambulance Service to ask about concerns over current plans to replace Canvey’s rapid response vehicle with more ambulance cover. The ambulance service is currently looking at how it can continue to improve its services following the introduction of the National Ambulance Response Programme 19

December 19, 2017 3:31 PM All you need to know about Christmas opening times in Torbay

Here's the Torbay Council and Healthwatch Torbay Christmas info you are looking for Torbay Council and Healthwatch Torbay have announced their opening hours this Christmas. The announcements cover everything from libraries to benefits offices. The majority will be closed from Friday December 22 to Tuesday January 2. The details also include all the phone 55

December 5, 2017 1:22 AM Celebrity charity appeals are branded 'poverty porn': Aid watchdog describes video showing Ed Sheeran meeting a street boy in Liberia as 'terrible'

Charity appeals fronted by celebrities such as Ed Sheeran and Eddie Redmayne were yesterday branded ‘poverty porn’ by an aid watchdog. It said that a Comic Relief video showing pop star Sheeran meeting a street boy in Liberia and offering to pay for his housing was ‘terrible’, adding: ‘This video is about Ed Sheeran. And a Disasters Emergencies Committee 36

October 19, 2017 1:42 PM The good dog who is bad at sniffing out bombs

This is Lulu, the Labrador who joined the CIA as one of their newest recruits. Her mission: to sniff out explosives. But weeks into her training programme Lulu just wasn't making the grade. A life at the United States Central Intelligence Agency, it seems, was not for her. In a series of updates on Wednesday, the CIA's official Twitter account posted 68