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A major clean-up was under way today as flood-battered Cornwall recovered from devastating torrential rain.

Quarter of cancers discovered late

Nearly a quarter of cancer diagnoses in England are made when patients arrive at hospital in an emergency, a study has found.

Widespread neglect of elderly patients revealed

The shocking neglect of elderly patients admitted to hospital for emergency surgery is revealed in a report today.

Murder probe after two men shot dead

A murder inquiry is under way after two men were killed in a shooting, police said today.

Bonfire Night fire strike called off

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.

Fear that 'worst is yet to come' from Indonesian volcano

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.

Firefighters to strike on bonfire night

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.

Rescuers should be able to choose risks, says 7/7 survivor

Bombing victim tells Jonathan Owen he is pressing coroner to reassess emergency protocols

Shock after death of woman found on fire

Neighbours spoke of their shock today after a young woman, thought to be pregnant, died after she was found on fire behind a house.

London firefighters vote for strike

Firefighters in London have voted by more than 3-1 to go on strike in a row over new contracts, it was announced today.

Tapes reveal the confusion that followed blasts

"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.

Race is on to build emergency dam

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.

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Firefighters battle blaze at their own station

Firefighters on Mull had to tackle a blaze in the roof of their own station.

Homes buried in Mexico landslides

The state governor fears as many as 1,000 could be buried in the southern state of Oaxaca

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