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Monday 03 January 2011
Hundreds of firefighters' jobs are threatened, fire stations will close and engines be taken out of service because of the Government's spending cuts, a trade union warned today.
Saturday 01 January 2011
An investigation was under way today into the cause of a New Year's Eve house fire which left a man dead.
Wednesday 22 December 2010
A sell-out Kings of Leon concert at The O2 arena has been postponed after two tour buses were destroyed in a fire at the venue.
Monday 20 December 2010
A multimillion-pound scheme to replace 46 fire control centres in England with nine new sites is to be scrapped, the Government announced today.
Sunday 19 December 2010
A fire tore through a budget hotel, rousing some guests and trapping others in upper floor bathrooms in the northern Philippines. Many of the 15 dead and 12 injured were nursing students in town to take a licensing exam, police said.
Tuesday 14 December 2010
A fireman has admitted causing the death of a farmer who was crushed to death by his herd of cows after they were startled by fire engine sirens.
Wednesday 08 December 2010
A driver died today after a 27-ton crane toppled into a freezing river.
Saturday 27 November 2010
"Yes, I am a socialist, I'm not embarrassed about it," Ed Miliband declared yesterday on 5 Live.
Monday 22 November 2010
London Fire Authority tonight welcomed moves aimed at resolving a bitter row over shift patterns which has led to two strikes.
Wednesday 17 November 2010
Public sector union leaders today warned of co-ordinated strikes to protect jobs and services amid warnings that 10,000 firefighters posts were at risk because of "savage" public spending cuts.
Wednesday 17 November 2010
Firefighters from brigades across the UK will stage a rally and lobby of MPs today to warn of the "savage" impact of Government spending cuts on jobs and safety.
Tuesday 16 November 2010
Fire engulfed a high-rise apartment building under renovation in China's business centre of Shanghai yesterday, killing 42 people and sending residents scrambling down scaffolding to escape, city authorities said.
Thursday 11 November 2010
The scenes outside Conservative Party headquarters in central London yesterday looked in many respects like history revisited. The placards, the chanting, the burnings, the smashed windows, the attempted invasion came as vivid reminders of a time when student protests regularly immobilised city centres and demonstrating was part of the student experience. The question must be, however, whether yesterday's furious response to the planned rise in university tuition fees was a one-off excursion into the past, or the prelude to future unrest.
Friday 05 November 2010
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.
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