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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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Mental health deaths as beds cut

28 November 2014 Last updated at 08:02 By Michael Buchanan BBC News Seven mental health patients have killed themselves in England since 2012 after being told there were no hospital beds for them, the BBC has learned. An investigation of … Continue reading

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Energy firms hit with £39m penalty

28 November 2014 Last updated at 08:16 Two power generation companies are to pay penalties totalling £39m after failing to meet energy saving targets for low-income households. Ofgem has hit North Yorkshire-based Drax with a £28m penalty, the largest ever … Continue reading

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Lowest ever winter deaths recorded

28 November 2014 Last updated at 10:17 By James Gallagher Health editor, BBC News website Last winter was warmer and milder than previous years The lowest ever number of winter deaths was recorded last year, official figures for England and … Continue reading

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Police attend ‘Black Friday’ crowds

28 November 2014 Last updated at 11:15 Please turn on JavaScript. Media requires JavaScript to play. A Tesco shop in Trafford, Greater Manchester, closed shortly after footage was filmed showing disruption as people queued Police have been called to supermarkets … Continue reading

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Polls open in Namibia elections

Polls have opened in parliamentary and presidential elections in the southern African nation of Namibia, expected to deliver a comfortable win for the ruling party, which has been in power since independence in 1990. About 1.2 million Namibians, about half … Continue reading

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Pope Francis begins Turkey visit

Pope Francis has begun his first visit to Turkey in a trip aimed at building bridges with Islam and supporting the Christian minorities of the Middle East. On Friday, Francis will spend the first of three days in Turkey in … Continue reading

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Soldier killed as Egypt braces for protests

Egyptian government officials say a senior army officer has been killed while security forces have arrested more than 100 people in advance of planned anti-government demonstrations. The cabinet operations room said the officer was killed on Friday when unidentified assailants … Continue reading

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Fierce fighting rages in Iraq’s Anbar

The Iraqi army says it has held off a fierce assault by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) on the city of Ramadi. The claim comes amid an announcement by the Iraqi government that it will triple … Continue reading

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Austria arrests 13 jihadi suspects

28 November 2014 Last updated at 11:30 Austrian police arrest 13 people suspected of recruiting would-be jihadists to fight in Syrian civil war This breaking news story is being updated and more details will be published shortly. Please refresh the … Continue reading

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Safety inquiry after Hughes’s death

Cricket Australia will conduct an immediate investigation into player safety after Phillip Hughes’s death. The 25-year-old died on Thursday – two days after being struck on the neck by a short-pitched delivery during a domestic match in Australia. “It’s a … Continue reading

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