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The emergency services must work better with each other at major incidents to help them respond more quickly and "hopefully prevent future deaths", the coroner said.

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Lives of asthma patients are being put at risk due to a lack of adequate training among GPs, a charity has warned.

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Two people have been killed and several others injured in a crash between a lorry and a coach.

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The coalition will survive whatever the result of next week's elections and the referendum on voting reform, Defence Secretary Liam Fox insisted today.

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The need for powers to hold terror suspects for more than 14 days in the future cannot be ruled out, the country's top prosecutor said today.

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The US National Weather Service says first light has revealed the track of a deadly tornado that flattened trees and power lines, tore the roofs from homes and left a debris-strewn path through a small central Arkansas town.

Japan recovery slowed by search for mementos

Sakuji Funayama watched intently as a giant steel claw tore chunks off the remains of his two-story home, ripped open like a dollhouse by last month's tsunami and washed up onto a pile of debris. Suddenly, he spied something, waved his arms and pointed.

Emergency call released after double shooting in Florida

Police in Florida have released the recording of a emergency call made by a woman after she saw the body of one of the two British holidaymakers found shot dead on a street in Sarasota.

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Man quizzed over attack on baby

Detectives were today investigating the attempted murder of a baby boy who was found with life-threatening stab wounds.

Video: Driver survives freak accident

Video showing a driver narrowly avoiding being impaled has been posted online.

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