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£72k fine after mansion collapse 'put multiple lives in danger' £72k fine after mansion collapse 'put multiple lives in danger'
Two building firms have been ordered to pay a total of £72,000 in fines and costs after a floor collapsed during the construction of a six-bedroom mansion in Trafford, injuring three workers.One of the men sustained major injuries when he was struck by a falling concrete beam, was in hospital for five weeks and has been unable to return to work following the incident on 11 November 2011. Belmont Homes (Cheshire) Ltd and Sale-based Waymac Ltd were both prosecuted by the Health and Safety...
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Power operator Electricity North West is warning youngsters to stay safe this Easter holiday by staying away from electricity.
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Millions of working families in the UK could not pay their rent or mortgage for more than a month if they lost their job, accordin...
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International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde said on Thursday that the world economy is growing – but still nee...
2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™ volunteers uniform launch at Fashion Rio2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™ volunteers...
Volunteers dressed for the occasion at uniform launch event in Rio
'From Bugs to Drugs' A free open day extravaganza'From Bugs to Drugs' A free...
Have you ever wondered how medicines are made? What the ingredients are? How medicines work? How they reach the right part of th...
Queens Road stop boosts passenger numbersQueens Road stop boosts passenger numbers
Recent ticket sales show that the new Queens Road Metrolink stop has helped to significantly boost passenger numbers on the Bury l...
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Road safety charity Brake and bereaved families are calling for tougher charges and penalties for drivers who kill and injure, to ...
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British Gas launches SwimBritain 2014, a programme that aims to encourage more people to swim more regularly and help the nation r...
Video: IMF on Ukraine, Greece, ECBVideo: IMF on Ukraine, Greece, ECB
In a press briefing, European Department Director Reza Moghadam addressed Ukraine's debt sustainability, the ECB and Greece.
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Video: Celebrities encourage country living to alleviate the stress and strain of city lifeVideo: Celebrities encourage country living to...
Research reveals that urban dwellers want to editch their power suits and the bright lights of the city In favour of farm living
Belle Vue readies to reclaim its leisure crown Belle Vue readies to reclaim its...
Proposed new sports village to become national centre for speedway and basketball
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Betrayal can be the nail in the coffin for any relationship, but it’s not always affairs of the heart that can lead to a loss of t...
Peaches Geldof dies age 25Peaches Geldof dies age 25
TV presenter and journalist Peaches Geldof, the daughter of musician Bob Geldof and Paula Yates, has died aged 25, her family conf...
Driving with dementiaDriving with dementia
A decline in cognitive abilities - for example the onset of dementia - is the greatest concern that families have about elderly re...
New film to prove Manchester United 'is not a Manchester club'New film to prove Manchester United...
By Jon Land A new film is setting out to prove what a certain set of football fans have always claimed - Manchester United is ...
Time to rethink bedroom tax and offer exemptions to disabled people Time to rethink bedroom tax and...
By Jon Land MPs have urged the government to rethink the bedroom tax and offer exemptions to disabled people.
Tom Daley on the 2012 Games legacy Tom Daley on the 2012 Games...
Diving sensation Tom Daley calls for visitors to be part of the legacy of the 2012 Games as Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park opens
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Overwhelming public support for 20mph limits is revealed by road safety charity Brake and Allianz Insurance, whose survey shows ei...
Will- I -Am: Britain's oldest William Shakespeare launches campaign to make 23 April official day of the BardWill- I -Am: Britain's oldest William...
easyJet, Nadhim Zahawi MP and actress Emma Thompson back bid to make 23 April National William Shakespeare Day
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Christine Lagarde delivers a speech on April 2 to students and faculty of the John Hopkins School of Advanced International Studie...
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Cancer patients ‘forced out of work’Cancer patients ‘forced out of work’...
Cancer patients are being forced into unemployment due to the after-effects of surgery and higher levels of depression.
New exhibition shows Manchester through homeless eyesNew exhibition shows Manchester through homeless...
An exhibition of photography taken by members of Manchester's homeless community will be open to the public on Wednesday 9 April.
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Betfred, official betting partner of the Crabbie’s Grand National, is expecting heavy nationwide support for Monbeg Dude at today'...
MEPs stand with trade unionists against social dumpingMEPs stand with trade unionists against...
Following the call of European Confederation of Trade Unions (CES), thousands of trade unionists from all over Europe demonstrated...
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Introducing Virgin Buildings, capturing iconic Virgin moments in a new generation of ultra-green skyscrapers.
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Foster's Brad and Dan return to UK TV screens to help Brits tackle ‘Gentlemen's Fun Crisis' Foster's Brad and Dan return to...
Britain’s favourite ‘agony uncles’ are back dispensing ingenious advice in the latest instalment of Foster’s Good Call TV campaign...
Dario Franchitti to Drive Camaro Z/28 Indy 500 Pace CarDario Franchitti to Drive Camaro Z/28...
Three-time Indianapolis 500 winner Dario Franchitti will drive a 2014 Chevrolet Camaro Z/28 to pace the 98th running of the Indian...
Rotary documentary spotlights HIV/AIDS prevention and health care in AfricaRotary documentary spotlights HIV/AIDS prevention and...
The South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) will air a 24-minute documentary about a project that brings free health care to...
Video: Home Nations urged to “see the light” as the UK prepares to put its clocks forwardVideo: Home Nations urged to “see...
As millions prepare for British Summer Time, RoSPA is urging every member of the UK to "see the light" ahead of Scotland's indepen...
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Workers in the health and wellbeing professions who have taxable income that they haven’t revealed have one week to pay the tax th...
Equal Marriage: From this day forward...Equal Marriage: From this day forward...
A message from Paul Martin OBE, Chief Executive of The Lesbian & Gay Foundation
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Referees and assistant referees from Asia, Oceania and Europe met for a week-long seminar at the Home of FIFA in Zurich in prepara...
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Wildlife Trust says Stop the Badger CullWildlife Trust says Stop the Badger...
The Wildlife Trusts today ask David Cameron - via an e-action petition - to drop the Government’s failed badger cull policy and de...
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European Single Digital market legislation lowering charges and raising competitiveness for producers passed a crucial hurdle in P...
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