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Colchester boy, 8, steers car to safety after mum has seizure

Image copyright Lauren Smith Image caption Ben Hedger steered his mum Lauren Smith’s car to safety after she had a seizure An eight-year-old boy took control of a car at 60mph and steered it to…

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New Scottish fire safety measures after Grenfell

Image copyright AFP Image caption A review was launched in the wake of the Grenfell Tower tragedy in London New fire safety measures for high rise buildings in Scotland are to are to introduced next…


Devonport safety probes stop cranes at nuclear submarine dock

Image caption HMS Vanguard arrives at Devonport for a four-year £200m refit and refuelling Cranes that lift nuclear fuel have been halted twice amid a series of safety alerts during a £200m refit of a…


Safety concerns raised over breast implants

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Implants can be “textured” or “smooth” An investigation has raised safety concerns about the most commonly used type of silicone breast implant in the UK. Women in France are…


Swansea water safety inadequate, says bereaved mother

Image copyright family handout Image caption Donnie Yuen with her son Alex The mother of a medical student who died in the River Tawe says improvements to water safety are insufficient. Alex Pavlou, 19, drowned…


Safety warning over derelict Hawick mill building

Image copyright Google A safety warning has been issued to people entering derelict mill buildings in the Borders. Hawick councillor Stuart Marshall said he feared teenagers in the town could be seriously hurt or even…


500 ‘safety events’ at Faslane nuclear submarine base

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption A total of 505 safety events were recorded at the British naval base since 2006 There have been more than 500 safety incidents at the home of the UK’s…


‘Urgent new law needed over high-rise fire safety in Wales’

Image caption Cladding at Prospect Place in Cardiff is to be replaced after it failed fire safety tests Urgent action is needed by Welsh ministers to reduce fire risk in private high-rise flats, AMs have…


Leicester City helicopter crash: Safety checks ordered

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionThe widely shared footage shows the helicopter taking off Safety checks have been ordered on helicopters of a similar design to the one involved in a crash…


Safety fears over Bonfire Night crews

Image copyright Getty Images Experienced firefighters have told of their fears for the safety of crews as they prepare for Bonfire Night. One watch manager said an incident on 5 November last year was like…


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