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In A Car Accident, Now What?

Of course, the first thing you should do is make sure you and your passengers are ok. But, it’s not always the case. Here are some steps to follow in the moments following and accident.


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‘Rapid deterioration’ in jail safety

21 October 2014 Last updated at 13:45 There has been a “rapid deterioration” in prison safety in England and Wales, the prisons inspector has warned. Nick Hardwick said staff shortages, population pressures and prison policy all contributed to problems, with … Continue reading

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UK spy drones to fly over Syria

21 October 2014 Last updated at 13:21 The government said the Reaper drones would be used for intelligence gathering The UK will fly unmanned drones over Syria in the battle against Islamic State (IS) militants, the Ministry of Defence has … Continue reading

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Exam appeals change 45,500 grades

21 October 2014 Last updated at 12:20 By Sean Coughlan BBC News education correspondent There was a sharp rise in the number of appeals against exam results More than 45,000 exam grades from this summer have been changed after schools … Continue reading

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Woman dies after being hit by tree

21 October 2014 Last updated at 14:23 The London Fire Brigade are working at the scene outside Hyde Park Barracks to remove the tree A woman has died after being hit by a falling tree in high winds in London. … Continue reading

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Sudan’s Bashir to seek re-election in 2015

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir – in power since a 1989 coup – will stand for re-election in April 2015 after being retained as the leader of the ruling party, an adviser has said. Bashir, who is the only sitting head of state … Continue reading

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Multiple car bombings rock Baghdad

A series of bombs targeting restaurants across the Iraqi capital Baghdad have killed at least 21 people, police and medics said. Twelve people were killed in Baghdad’s northern Talibiya district on Tuesday when a car bomb blew up directly in … Continue reading

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Hong Kong talks fail to break impasse

Hong Kong student representatives and government officials have held much-awaited talks to end street protests now in their fourth week, but achieved little progress to defuse the crisis in China’s semi-autonomous city. In opening remarks, student leader Alex Chow said … Continue reading

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ISIL ‘launches fierce new assault’ on Kobane

Kurdish fighters in the battle for the Syrian town of Kobane weathered a fresh onslaught by fighters from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant as they awaited promised reinforcements from Iraq. The Kurdish militia faced fierce attacks on … Continue reading

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Ukraine faces cluster bomb claim

21 October 2014 Last updated at 11:15 A cluster bomblet found in Donetsk in August A leading human rights group says it has strong evidence Ukraine attacked populated areas of Donetsk with cluster bombs, banned by many other states. Human … Continue reading

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Man walks again after transplant

21 October 2014 Last updated at 05:31 By Fergus Walsh Medical correspondent Please turn on JavaScript. Media requires JavaScript to play. Watch Darek Fidyka walk with the aid of a frame A paralysed man has been able to walk again … Continue reading

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