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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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Gross murder suspect ‘faced charge’

27 January 2015 Last updated at 13:47 An iPhone cover thought to belong to Alice was found hidden in Zalkalns’ garden Charges would have been brought against Alice Gross murder suspect Arnis Zalkalns if he had lived, police say. The … Continue reading

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Glitter testifies at abuse trial

27 January 2015 Last updated at 13:20 Former singer Gary Glitter has begun giving evidence at his trial for an alleged string of historical sex offences against young girls. Gary Glitter, 70, – whose real name is Paul Gadd – … Continue reading

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Leaders in ‘100 days to go’ battle

27 January 2015 Last updated at 13:20 Mr Miliband said the NHS faced a bleak future under another Conservative-led government Ed Miliband has set out Labour’s “10-year plan” for the NHS including longer home visits by social care workers as … Continue reading

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UK economic growth hits 2.6% in 2014

27 January 2015 Last updated at 11:16 The UK’s economy grew by 2.6% last year, the fastest pace since 2007 and up from 1.7% in 2013, official figures have shown. Figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) showed the … Continue reading

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Australia beat UAE to reach Asian Cup final

Australia stunned United Arab Emirates with two goals in the first 14 minutes to reach a second successive Asian Cup final with a 2-0 victory at a rain-soaked Newcastle Stadium. The Socceroos lost to Japan in the final four years … Continue reading

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Sharapova, Makarova reach Australian Open semis

Maria Sharapova showcased all of her canny experience and brutal efficiency as she gave Eugenie Bouchard a 78-minute tennis lesson to advance to the Australian Open semi-finals. The 20-year-old Bouchard reached the last-four in Australia and France as well as … Continue reading

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Gunmen launch deadly assault on Libya hotel

Gunmen have stormed a luxury hotel in Libya’s capital, killing at least three guards and five foreigners, officials said. The attack, which included a car bombing, struck the Corinthia Hotel, which sits along the Mediterranean Sea. Mahmoud Hamza, commander of the … Continue reading

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Belgian club fans face heavy sanctions for banner

Fans of Belgian football club Standard Liege can expect heavy sanctions after a huge banner was unfurled in Sunday’s home clash against Anderlecht depicting the severed head of their former captain, who now plays for their bitter rivals. The banner, … Continue reading

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Litvinenko murder ‘of utmost gravity’

27 January 2015 Last updated at 13:32 The poisoning of ex-Russian spy Alexander Litvinenko is a matter of “utmost gravity”, the judge leading the inquiry into his death has said. Sir Robert Owen said Mr Litvinenko’s death from radiation poisoning … Continue reading

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New York shuts down for blizzard

27 January 2015 Last updated at 12:54 Please turn on JavaScript. Media requires JavaScript to play. Nick Bryant: “You are not allowed on the roads with a car, only the emergency service” New York City, Boston and other areas in … Continue reading

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