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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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Lloyds expected to cut 9,000 jobs

23 October 2014 Last updated at 01:04 Lloyds operates more than 2,000 branches through its Lloyds Bank, Halifax and Bank of Scotland brands Lloyds Banking Group is planning to cut around 9,000 jobs – around a tenth of its entire … Continue reading

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Tesco boss to quit over profits error

23 October 2014 Last updated at 08:34 Tesco chairman Sir Richard Broadbent has announced that he will be leaving the firm, following the firm’s announcement of a bigger-than-forecast hole in its profits. Tesco now says that profits in the first … Continue reading

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Police killer Roberts to be freed

23 October 2014 Last updated at 08:22 Roberts was given three life sentences for the killings A notorious police killer is to be released from prison after more than 45 years, prompting anger from officers. Harry Roberts, 78, was jailed … Continue reading

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NHS ‘needs extra cash and overhaul’

23 October 2014 Last updated at 08:09 By Nick Triggle Health correspondent, BBC News Please turn on JavaScript. Media requires JavaScript to play. The plan wants more done to reduce obesity, smoking and drinking rates Drastic changes to services and … Continue reading

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Ebola death toll rises to almost 4,900

The number of people with Ebola has almost to hit 10,000 in West Africa, the World Health Organization said, as the scramble to find a cure gathered pace. The UN’s public health body said 9,936 people in Guinea, Liberia and … Continue reading

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Blackwater guards convicted in Iraq killings

Four former employees of the US security company Blackwater have been convicted of almost every charge related to the shootings of more than 30 unarmed Iraqi civilians in Baghdad seven years ago. The jury in Washington found Nicholas Slatten guilty … Continue reading

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White House locks down over latest fence jump

A man who jumped over the White House fence has been apprehended by Secret Service agents, a spokesperson for the US agency has said, in the second such incident to happen in a few weeks. Video released on Wednesday showed the agents and their … Continue reading

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PM vows to ‘fight terror’ after Ottawa attack

Canada’s prime minister has condemned the “brutal and violent” shooting of a Canadian soldier in Ottawa and a hit-and-run that killed another soldier earlier this week, saying the incidents are grim reminders that Canada is not immune to terrorism. “But let there … Continue reading

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Mexico orders Iguala mayor’s arrest

22 October 2014 Last updated at 22:58 The students were last seen being bundled into police cars on 26 September Mexico’s government has ordered the arrest of the mayor of the southern town of Iguala, where six people died and … Continue reading

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Mystery of giant arm dinosaur solved

23 October 2014 Last updated at 01:31 By Rebecca Morelle Science Correspondent, BBC News Until now, only the gigantic arms of Deinocheirus mirificus have been unearthed A dinosaur mystery that has baffled palaeontologists for 50 years has finally been solved. … Continue reading

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