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Facebook's secret guidance on graphic content leaked

The social media giant's views on sex, violence and hate speech are exposed after criticism over its handling of extreme content. 10:39, UK,Monday 22 May 2017 Facebook has nearly two billion monthly active users, and currently…

Contractor convicted of manslaughter after London sofa deaths

A construction firm has been convicted of manslaughter after two workers fell to their deaths while renovating a luxury flat in Knightsbridge, central London. Martinisation (London) Ltd was found guilty of two charges of corporate manslaughter…

Machine operator crushed to death as he worked at quarry

Pawel Kocik, 34, suffered fatal chest injuries at Leiths' Kishorn Quarry in Wester Ross. Quarry: HSE and police investigating death. A man has been crushed to death while working at a quarry in the Highlands. Pawel Kocik,…
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Is air pollution keeping us awake? Exposure to harmful particles 'can stop us getting a good night's sleep'

Scientists in the US link harmful particles to being kept awake at night Exposure to nitrogen oxide can improve chances of bad night's sleep Researchers tested more than 1,000 people over a five-year period  Everyone occasionally…

Girl falls from escalator at Rochdale shopping centre

Image copyright: GOOGLEThe girl fell about 25ft at the Wheatsheaf shopping centre in Rochdale town centre An 11-year-old girl is in a life-threatening condition after falling from an escalator at a shopping centre. The girl fell 25ft at the…
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"I thought I was going to die" Woman suffers third degree burns after e-cigarette exploded in her pocket

WARNING, GRAPHIC IMAGES. Ellie Petty, who was left with third degree burns, has shared gruesome photos to others about the risks of e-cigarettes Ellie managed to beat the flames with her bare hands A woman was just seconds away from…
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Six UK music festivals are to allow drug testing including Reading and Leeds

At least six UK music festivals are expected to allow people to test their illegal drugs this summer. It's after a number of drug-related deaths in recent years. Reading and Leeds Festivals and a number of other live…

Revealed: The region's most dangerous jobs

Figures have revealed there were 67 workplace deaths in the Midlands over five years. Tom Oakley looks at some of the most risky occupations. When the majority of us go to work, the least we have to worry about is getting there…
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Mental health deaths probed at Essex NHS trust

Image copyright: LEAHY FAMILYMatthew Leahy was found hanged at the Linden Centre in 2012 Up to 20 deaths at an NHS-run mental health unit are being investigated as part of a police inquiry, the BBC has learned. It follows fresh investigations…

'Gradually over the years the HSE educated us to be more mindful of farm safety'

Many think of farming as a healthy way of life. For some that is certainly the case, but daily pressures such as working against the weather to complete seasonal tasks like sowing and harvest, as well as working in atrocious weather…