Voices 19 November 2013: A man walks down steps from a tanker that was washed ashore in a particularly badly damaged part of Tacloban during Typhoon Haiyan in Leyte, Philippines

They appear to have become infected with malaise that infects the City; to get bright, talented people to do important jobs they need to be paid ridiculous salaries

Warning about coal mine where 29 died was ignored

A former chief inspector of New Zealand's coal mines said yesterday that he repeatedly warned of ventilation problems at the Pike River mine and called for it to be shut down before an explosion last year killed 29 people.

Doors may have been locked shut as cruise ship sank in storm

Rescue divers spent yesterday pulling corpses out of Russia's Volga river, as the devastating size of the death toll from Sunday's cruise boat sinking gradually became apparent.

100 missing after cruiser sinks on river Volga

Around 100 people were missing after a passenger boat sank on Russia's Volga river yesterday. The Bulgaria, believed to be on a two-day cruise from the city of Kazan, went down on a stretch of the Volga that is several miles wide. The cause of the accident was unclear.

Mock attack to test 2012 security

A live counter-terrorism exercise to test how effectively emergency services respond to an alert will take place before the London Olympics.

Money Insider: How to pick the right mix for your savings

With many high street savings accounts offering very low interest returns, it's no surprise that the savings habit is on the wane and that some people have all but given up saving.

Woman rescued after river plunge

A woman was rescued after plunging into a river following an argument early today.

Video: Aftermath of NZ quakes

Residents in New Zealand have been coming to terms with the aftermath of the latest earthquakes which killed one person.

I was stupid but not angry, claims Prior

Matt Prior has admitted he felt "stupid" following the incident at Lord's in which a dressing-room window was smashed.

SFA set for radical overhaul

The Scottish Football Association member clubs today unanimously backed chief executive Stewart Regan's radical overhaul of the governing body.

A third of Britons spend £2,555 over their pay

British workers are spending £40bn more than they earn each year, according to research by the short-term loans company Lending Stream.

New 999 text service

Texting the emergency services rather than dialling 999 could become commonplace after a successful pilot scheme by Ofcom.

More storms on the way as teams search debris of devastated city

Rescue teams in Missouri were trying yesterday to find more trapped survivors and pull those who did not survive from the rubble of a Walmart warehouse that was destroyed by Sunday's tornado.

David Prosser: Some hope for the high street at last

Outlook Retailers and economists alike were falling over themselves yesterday to warn that the April surge in retail sales recorded by the Office for National Statistics should not be taken as a signal the high street is returning to health.

Choice of GP cuts emergency admissions

Patients who see the GP of their choice at their doctor's surgery are less likely to go to hospital as an emergency admission, a new study has found.

7/7 inquest recommendations welcomed

The recommendations for preventing future deaths made by the 7/7 coroner are "clear and welcome" and must now be considered by the relevant agencies, former London mayor Ken Livingstone said.

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