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August 17, 2018 5:02 PM Genoa bridge collapse: Concern over engineer's ‘TWIN bridge’ in Venezeula

AFTER the collapse of the Ponte Morandi motorway bridge in Genoa this week, concerns are growing over its “twin” structure in Venezuela, which was designed by the same engineer. The second longest bridge in South America, the General Rafael Urdaneta Bridge on Lake Maracaibo, was also designed by Riccardo Morandi. Completed in 1962, it bears a striking 5

August 17, 2018 8:20 AM Investigations launched after 'deliberate' car and van fires

INVESTIGATIONS are underway after a car fire in York and a van fire near Selby overnight. Fire crews were called to Sudforth Lane in the village of Beal just before midnight where there was a Ford Transit van on fire. They used two hose reel jets and two breathing apparatus to put the fire. A spokesman for North Yorkshire Police said the van was "totally 6

August 15, 2018 2:41 PM Man arrested after fire in toilet

A man was arrested after a fire broke out in a toilet at a home in York. A 35-year-old local man was arrested on suspicion of arson with intent or reckless as to whether life was endangered following a fire in a house last night. Firefighters were called to Ramsay Close in Heworth at 6.32pm after reports of a fire in a ground floor toilet. The fire was out on arrival 7

August 15, 2018 1:05 PM Cole Sprouse’s Twitter Has Been Hacked And Lili Reinhart Couldn’t Be More Fuming

It’s not been the best 24 hours for Cole Spouse after it’s been revealed that someone managed to hack into his Twitter account and fire off a series of offensive messages. While the Riverdale actor hasn’t directly commented on the situation, girlfriend Lili Reinhart has come forward to share a brutal response to the person who tried to set up a fake meet-and-greet 7

August 15, 2018 8:12 AM Huge fire affects traffic into Manchester

Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service said 10 fire engines had been sent to the scene, and added that part of the building had collapsed. People who had spotted the smoke from Wednesday's fire speculated on social media over whether it was coming from HMP Manchester, but the fire service said it was at a nearby mill containing household furnishings 6

August 14, 2018 8:03 AM House "completely burned out" and dog killed in fire

A 56-year-old man was asleep in bed with his 54-year-old wife when their 23-year-old son returned home from work and alerted them of the fire. The man said: "I dangled out of the back bedroom window and dropped to the ground. My wife followed suit but, although I caught her, she broke both of her heels." The devastated man explained how the family's 7

August 14, 2018 1:11 AM Rochdale mill fire: HUGE blaze forces evacuation as ROARING plumes of smoke engulf town

DOZENS of families have been forced from their homes following an enormous fire which broke out at a mill in Greater Manchester on Greenfield Lane in Rochdale on Monday night. One witness said: “Just seen at least six fire engines heading for the M60 near the Oldham/Rochdale junction.” Flames and smoke can be seen from far away as horrified onlookers 8

August 13, 2018 6:01 PM Dozens injured as coach overturns on M25 in Kent

Firefighters cut some people free and a hospital is put on major incident alert after a coach ends up on its side. The crash happened near Swanley just before 4pm and South Coast Ambulance Service said seven children were among those wounded. Of the dozens hurt, three have serious injuries and a number of others were taken to hospital with minor injuries 5

August 13, 2018 6:26 AM Two fires involving straw bales in Copmanthorpe 'deliberate'

TWO fires involving bales of straw in Copmanthorpe are believed to have been started deliberately. Fire crews from Acomb and York were called to Temple Lane at around 6.35pm yesterday (August 12) where 80 straw bales were alight. Also yesterday evening, North Yorkshire fire service received a call at around 6.20pm about a fire involving two bales of straw 5

August 12, 2018 6:58 PM Idris Elba comments on 007 rumours: Don’t believe the hype

Idris Elba has put the dampeners on rumours he is set to play James Bond – but it has only fuelled speculation he is taking over the role. The Luther star has long been thought to be in the running to play 007 after Daniel Craig, and on Sunday he sent the rumour mill into overdrive by sharing a selfie of the top half of his face with the caption: “My name’s 11