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Nine in 10 London restaurants are feeding giant fatbergs

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If you are ever having a bad day at work, just be thankful you’re not the person who is called upon to solve a problem like the burgeoning ‘fatberg’ crisis in London.  A team of experts at Thames Water are currently doing just that after discovering two gigantic blockages in the city’s sewers. An investigation Read More

More than 15million Britons hit by Equifax attack

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Hackers raided up to 15.2million personal records of UK consumers during a cyberattack on Equifax, in one of the worst security breaches in British history. The attack means almost 700,000 people’s personal details could now be in the hand of criminals – in some case including credit card information, passwords and driving licence details. Credit Read More

British Transport Police are accused of discrimination

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Police were accused of discrimination last night after barring white men from workshops for aspiring officers. British Transport Police holds the events to help recruits with their application forms and assessments by coaching them on questions and staging mock tests. But the events in Manchester, Birmingham and London are open only to ‘women and black Read More

Church organist blames Classic FM for sleeping at wheel

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Rosemary Bryant crashed into a road sign after drifting off at the wheel A church organist who swerved across a road and ploughed into a traffic sign after falling asleep has blamed Classic FM for the crash. Rosemary Bryant was driving home from a five-mile stroll around Derwentwater, in the Lake District, when she switched Read More

Councils erect bollards and benches to deter terrorists

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Council chiefs have been urged by ministers to do everything they can to protect railway, bus and coach stations against vehicle terror attacks. In a report published yesterday, the Department of Transport said bollards, benches and walls are ‘key front line measures’ to protect stations from a potential vehicle borne explosive device or a ‘vehicle Read More

Cornwall forced to go without police officers

10 months ago adcity Comments Off on Cornwall forced to go without police officers
A police sergeant has admitted his force is so stretched there are times when there is not a single available police officer in all of Cornwall. Sergeant Mark Cooper blamed budget cuts for leaving the county totally bereft of frontline officers. He said that police chiefs have taken staff off the beat in order to Read More

Somerset police hunt man after girl vanished days ago

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Jazmyn Richardson, 14, of Nailsea, North Somerset, has been found safe and well  A teenage girl who may have gone missing with a man almost twice her age has been found, police said. Jazmyn Richardson, 14, was found in the Backwell area of North Somerset having not been seen since last Thursday. Avon and Somerset Read More

Ella Popely killed in crash when she braked too hard

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A teenage showjumping champion was killed in a horror head-on crash when she braked too sharply on a bend as she drove to college, an inquest heard. Ella Popely, 18, was behind the wheel when her Fiat collided with an Audi on her way to Burgess Hill Girls’ School in West Sussex in December.  The Read More

North Korean steals classified documents from South Korea

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North Korean computer hackers have stolen hundreds of classified military documents from South Korea including detailed wartime operational plans involving its US ally, a report said Tuesday. Rhee Cheol-Hee, a lawmaker for the ruling Democratic party, said the hackers had broken into the South’s military network last September and gained access to 235 gigabytes of Read More

Police hunt man, 27, after girl, 14, vanished 5 days ago

10 months ago adcity Comments Off on Police hunt man, 27, after girl, 14, vanished 5 days ago
Jazmyn Richardson, 14, of Nailsea, North Somerset, has been found safe and well  A teenage girl who may have gone missing with a man almost twice her age has been found, police said. Jazmyn Richardson, 14, was found in the Backwell area of North Somerset having not been seen since last Thursday. Avon and Somerset Read More