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January 20, 2018 8:19 AM A420 closed after reports of a gas leak at Toys R Us

EMERGENCY crews have closed the A420 at the White Hart Roundabout due to a major gas leak at Toys R Us. The busy A road is closed both ways between Old Vicarage Lane and the A419. A detour is in operation and drivers are advised to avoid the area if possible. Vehicles over 14ft 6in will be diverted off the A420 at Watchfield. All smaller vehicles are being 6

January 19, 2018 5:54 PM SUV slides on ice and smashes into a Georgia home with a family-of-four inside

A Georgia family were home on Wednesday enjoying a snow day together when an out-of-control SUV came crashing into their house. The Madgett family said when they heard a deafening crash outside their Stone Mountain house in DeKalb County, they initially thought a tree fell. When they went outside to see what was going on, they saw that a vehicle with New York license 5

January 19, 2018 11:50 AM Old Town lane to have its speed limit halved

A "WINDING" Old Town cut-through could have its speed limit slashed under new council plans. Borough officers want to cut the speed limit on Mill Lane from 60mph to 30mph. It comes after concerns from residents about the speeds at which cars have been driving down the country lane. Currently, it is used as a cut through between Old Town’s Westlecot Road and East Wichel 2

January 18, 2018 2:23 PM Drone rescues teen swimmers stranded in sea in Australia

The Little Ripper drone was sent to the rescue of the boys, aged 16 and 17, after they became trapped in 10ft waves in the rough seas of Lennox Head, New South Wales. A member of the public spotted the stricken youths, prompting the drone to be launched to their location. It then dropped a life raft which was used by the boys to get back to safety 8

January 17, 2018 6:10 PM High wind speeds will cause the Dartford Crossing bridge to close tonight at midnight

The Queen Elizabeth II bridge, which carries traffic from Essex into Kent at the Dartford Crossing, will close tonight at midnight for safety reasons. The closure, which is due to high winds, will also see the east tunnel shut at 9pm to allow preparations for the bridge closure. Highways England will monitor wind speeds and reopen the bridge when they drop to a safe level 11

January 13, 2018 3:12 PM Pedestrian hit by car in New Church Road, Hove

AN Elderly man is fighting for his life after being knocked down by a car. The 88-year-old pedestrian is being treated for a serious head injury at the Royal Sussex County Hospital where he was taken yesterday afternoon. A car collided with the man in New Church Road on Friday afternoon, near to the junction with Langdale Road and Richardson Road. The pensioner 4

January 13, 2018 9:30 AM New volunteer-run community libraries to be introduced across Essex

Six new volunteer-run community libraries could be coming to Essex as a result of a recent consultation on the county council’s mobile library service. Findings from the consultation, which began in September 2017, will be presented to the county council’s cabinet at its January meeting. As a result, six community groups and organisations have come forward 1

January 11, 2018 5:16 PM U.S. vehicle fuel economy hits new record

WASHINGTON, Jan 11 (Reuters) - The real-world fuel economy of new U.S. cars and trucks hit a record 24.7 miles per gallon in the 2016 model year, a government report said, even as regulators consider whether to revise fuel efficiency requirements. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said in a report that fuel economy rose by just 0.1 mpg in 2016 and is projected 5

January 11, 2018 1:34 PM Home and Away actress Jessica Falkholt has life support turned off

Jessica Falkholt's was left needing intensive care after a crash that also killed her parents and sister. A message on the show's official Twitter feed said: "Rest in peace, beautiful Jessica." According to Australia's Daily Telegraph, the 29-year-old's life support was switched off on Thursday, a day after a funeral was held for her sister Annabelle 10

January 11, 2018 1:00 PM Order to stop rising anti-social behaviour

Police are clamping down on a group of yobs that are terrorising a town centre by throwing eggs and intimidating shoppers. Officers put in place a 48-hour dispersal order in the centre of Leigh at 4.30pm on Tuesday after a group of youths had been causing a nuisance for two days running. The yobs had been gathering in groups, shouting at members of the public 4