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
Disasters Emergency Committee
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Thursday 18 November 2010
A major clean-up was under way today as flood-battered Cornwall recovered from devastating torrential rain.
Saturday 13 November 2010
Nearly a quarter of cancer diagnoses in England are made when patients arrive at hospital in an emergency, a study has found.
Thursday 11 November 2010
The shocking neglect of elderly patients admitted to hospital for emergency surgery is revealed in a report today.
Wednesday 10 November 2010
A murder inquiry is under way after two men were killed in a shooting, police said today.
Thursday 04 November 2010
A planned Bonfire Night strike by thousands of firefighters in a bitter row over new contracts was dramatically called off tonight just hours before it was due to start.
Thursday 04 November 2010
Towering clouds of hot ash gushed from the mouth of Indonesia's deadly volcano today, hours after its most explosive eruption in a week sent screaming women and children fleeing mountainside villages and emergency shelters.
Tuesday 26 October 2010
London will be without full-time fire cover on one of the busiest nights of the year after firefighters announced a strike on Bonfire Night.
Sunday 24 October 2010
Friday 15 October 2010
Neighbours spoke of their shock today after a young woman, thought to be pregnant, died after she was found on fire behind a house.
Thursday 14 October 2010
Firefighters in London have voted by more than 3-1 to go on strike in a row over new contracts, it was announced today.
Tuesday 12 October 2010
"I think this is a possible power surge problem, not terrorist related. But we don't know." The chaos and confusion that followed the three explosions on Tube trains on 7 July 2005 was revealed yesterday as a series of telephone calls between London Underground staff and the emergency services were played on the first day of the inquest.
Monday 11 October 2010
Workers raced to build an emergency dam in western Hungary yesterday as cracks in a reservoir widened, threatening to unleash a second torrent of toxic sludge on the village of Kolontar and nearby rivers.
Saturday 09 October 2010
Saturday 02 October 2010
Firefighters on Mull had to tackle a blaze in the roof of their own station.
Tuesday 28 September 2010
The state governor fears as many as 1,000 could be buried in the southern state of Oaxaca
Apple has been hit by complaints about the 1.1GB download
Much-loved cartoon character returns - without Sir David Jason
Liam Neeson's Downton dreams
Matt Smith is set to join cast of the Jane Austen classic - with a twist
Daniele Watts: Django Unchained actress detained by Los Angeles police after being mistaken for a prostitute
Scottish independence referendum: A nation divided against itself
The political class is doing what Hitler couldn’t – destroying Britain
Scottish independence: Nationalist leader Jim Sillars threatens pro-union companies with 'day of reckoning' after independence
Portuguese academic says British are 'filthy, violent and drunk'
Scottish independence: David Cameron is becoming the 'George Bush of Britain'
- 2 Scottish independence: Learn from Quebec's mistakes and beware of promises. Vote Yes.
- 3 A bottle of wine a day is not bad for you and abstaining is worse than drinking, scientist claims
- 5 Have you heard about the film Singapore has banned its people from watching? Well, you have now