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January 13, 2019 11:24 AM Woman and toddler left in crashed car in Long Eaton

A motorist jumped in a canal in a bid to flee police after crashing a car - leaving his partner and a toddler inside the vehicle. Derbyshire Roads Policing Unit said the driver of the Vauxhall Corsa had failed to stop for police, who lost him in Long Eaton town centre. The driver went on to hit five cars before losing control of the vehicle, leaving 112

January 12, 2019 7:03 PM Nigeria wants a new trade deal with Britain

Nigerian Presidential campaign frontrunner Atiku Abubakar is expected in London next week to talk about future free trade deals with Britain after Brexit. Atiku Abubakar said trade deal with Nigeria unrealistic with country as poorest in the world (Image: getty) The Federal Government, the Nigerian Election Commission (INEC), and local and State officials 104

January 9, 2019 7:54 PM M6 CLOSED: Why is the M6 shut tonight? How long will it be closed?

A “major incident” shut down the M6 in both directions near Stoke-on-Trent on Wednesday evening. Both northbound and southbound carriages of the M6 between junction 15 and junction 16 were closed because of the “ongoing police incident.” Staffordshire Police confirmed the southbound carriageway reopened at 7.30pm, but the northbound carriageway remains 238

January 7, 2019 6:23 PM Seven die in massive Alps snowfall from Germany to Italy

At least seven people have died in the Alps during a weekend of heavy snow, with skiers facing a high avalanche risk in Austria, Germany and Italy. Two separate avalanches killed two German skiers in Austria's Vorarlberg mountains. A third skier died in Pongau district, near Salzburg. In Bavaria, a skier died when a tree collapsed near Bad Tölz. An avalanche 97

January 6, 2019 5:36 PM Police hunt road-rage cyclist who hit driver with BIKE LOCK

POLICE are hunting a road-rage cyclist who allegedly smacked a van driver over the head with a bike lock. The cyclist fled after allegedly hitting the motorist with his bike lock in broad daylight following an accident in Bristol. But the cyclist escaped on his bike before police arrived. The victim told officers he saw a have-a-go hero chase the cyclist 48

January 6, 2019 2:38 AM Six children killed after bus skids off road and rolls down gorge in India

The driver also died in the tragedy which happened when the vehicle skidded off a hilly road in a mountainous part of the country. The driver also died when the vehicle skidded off a hilly road and rolled down a gorge in Himachal Pradesh state on Saturday. Three of the children, aged between five and 14, died at the scene, as did the driver. The children 95

January 5, 2019 4:00 AM UK announces Iraq explosive clearance funds

The UK is to give an extra £5m to help clear Islamic State (IS) explosives in Iraq, the government has announced. The Department for International Development (DfID) funding is in addition to the £24.9m the UK has contributed to demining projects in the country since 2015. The UK is committed to spending 0.7% of gross national income on overseas aid - spending 73

January 4, 2019 12:18 PM First rehearsals to be held for Brexit 'no-deal' Dover congestion

The first trial of its kind will be held for Operation Brock to test how roads could cope if there is no divorce agreement. A plan known as "Operation Brock" will be trialled, with up to 150 lorries between Manston Airport and Dover, one of the key points of entry to the UK. The first trial of its kind will take place on Monday, with drivers already 49

December 28, 2018 2:59 AM More than half a million potholes reported last year

More than half a million potholes were reported by members of the public to local authorities for repair last year, according to new research. The RAC claims the "shocking" figures prove road conditions are worsening. The data was obtained from Freedom of Information requests to the 212 councils responsible for roads in Great Britain, of which 161 authorities 70

December 24, 2018 3:14 PM Indonesia tsunami 2018 update: Will Krakatau erupt AGAIN? Locals told to STAY AWAY

INDONESIA has reached its biggest annual disasters toll in a decade, after a second tsunami hit following the eruption of the Krakatau volcano. But will Krakatau erupt again, as locals are told to stay away? At least 373 people have died following a tsunami in the Indonesian islands of Java and Sumatra on Saturday. Rescuers used heavy machinery and bare hands 88