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3D images to replace missing people posters
Nearly 100 birds are being ‘headstarted’ to boost numbers as species vanishes from lowland England
Huge swathes of Britain are without any rail services this week with coordinated strikes bringing the country’s transport network shuddering to a halt after last-ditch talks failed to resolve a dispute over pay, jobs and conditions.
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<p>Incredible CCTV footage shows the moment a worker had a miracle escape after he was sent flying through the air by a huge underground gas explosion.<br></p><p>The man had been building a fence on a farm in Wessington near Alfreton, Derbys., when he was blown off his feet by the force of the blast on Tuesday (21/6). </p><p>The contractor can be seen scrambling to safety after the machinery he was using struck a gas main forcing 30 homes to be evacuated. </p><p>Fire crews and gas engineers rushed to the scene to make the area safe as gas poured from the ruptured pipe.</p><p>A Cadent spokesperson said: "Cadent engineers worked through the night on an emergency repair after a pipe was hit by a third party on Brackenfield Lane in Wessington on the morning of 21 June. </p><p>"Our teams have made everything safe and remain on site to complete the repair work.</p><p>"There has been no interruption to the local gas supply. Households that were evacuated yesterday as a safety precaution have now been able to return home. </p><p>"We’d like to thank everyone for their patience.</p><p>"This was a great response by the emergency services, including our team, in making sure everyone was kept safe. </p><p>"If you ever smell gas, here or anywhere, it is important to act immediately and call the national gas emergency service on 0800 111 999."<br></p>
I planted a giant sequoia to offset the carbon footprint of my life
Temperatures are expected to remain average for the time of year
England flanker Jack Willis has revealed the mental obstacles he had to overcome when he made his return for the team against the Barbarians.
At least seven people were injured after crash
According to GfK’s consumer confidence barometer, the index decreased by one point to -41 in June, a new record low for the second successive month.
Holland Park School’s leadership was found to be “poor and unfit for purpose” by Ofsted
England speedster Jonny May has tested positive for Covid-19 as the players arrived in Australia and will self-isolate for seven days.
Combat engineers and rescuers removed an undetonated bomb dropped in an apartment building in Kharkiv, Ukraine, on Thursday 23 June. According to the State Emergency Service (SES) of Ukraine, the unexploded bomb, an FAB-500, weighed around 500 kg (1,100 lbs) and was carrying 272 kg (660 lbs) of explosives – enough to demolish the entire apartment building.
Hopes of an end to the dispute that has caused four Tube strikes in three months have risen after Sadiq Khan signalled he accepted union demands not to cut staff pensions. The mayor said he was “not persuaded” that the Transport for London “final salary” pension scheme, which cost TfL £401m in contributions last year, needed to have its benefits curtailed. No proposals to cut pensions have been tabled but it is one of two main concerns – the other is the loss of 600 station staff posts – that saw the RMT union force a shutdown of the London Underground on March 1 and 3 and June 6 and 21.
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The dramatic Tiverton and Honiton result shows how strategic anti-Conservative voting could decide the next general election, says Peter Kellner, a former president of YouGov
There are images Mark Preston wishes he could erase from memory, but after a 30-year career as a detective, a handful of cases invade his thoughts on an almost daily basis. One is the unsolved, staggeringly violent case of the al-Hilli family, three of whom were, along with a French cyclist, shot dead in an Alpine beauty spot on 5 September 2012.
Stellantis has run a successful trial for an EV that can charge itself without having to stop.
Russian missiles rained down across Ukraine on Saturday, hitting military facilities in the west and the north as well as a southern city as the biggest land conflict in Europe since World War Two entered its fifth month. Russian artillery and air strikes pounded the twin cities of Sievierodonetsk and Lysychansk in the eastern Luhansk region on Friday, smashing into a chemical plant where hundreds of civilians were trapped, a Ukrainian official said on Saturday. Ukraine said on Friday its troops had been ordered to retreat from Sievierodonetsk as there was very little left to defend after weeks of intense fighting, marking the biggest reversal for Ukraine since losing the port of Mariupol in May.
With votes still being counted, the Liberal Democrats claimed to have snatched the Devon seat held with a 24,000 majority by the Tories in 2019.
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