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Firm fined £660K after welder scalded to death trying to fix...

Tragic Mark Bullock suffered 90-per-cent burns in temperatures of up to 280 degrees as he worked on the broken cooker at an animal rendering plant. The 50-year-old had been on a night shift at John Pointon and Sons, in Cheddleton, Staffs., when one of the 'lines' at the factory became blocked.

Five-year-old selected to represent Great Britain in BMX World Championships

The youngster started cycling at just two-years-old when he got onto a balance bike - one without pedals - where youngsters use their feet to propel themselves. And now Oscar is heading with his family to Heusden-Zolder in Belgium in July to compete with Team GB.

Woman’s new hearing aid saves lives of two bungling daytrippers after boat capzises...

Christine Bowden, 77, was in her coastal garden when she heard one of the men calling about half a mile out to sea. She alerted her husband Marcus and they grabbed their binoculars and spotted an upturned dingy in the distance - but no sign of any occupants.

Blue Octopus launches career sites for Regatta and Equity Housing

The online jobs agents use their own web designers to create responsive sites specialising in opportunities at the companies, while also integrating their own recruitment system to filter applicants.

Evolution Money moves to larger premises in Manchester’s Piccadilly area

The lender out-grew its previous home near the busy Spinningfields area of the city amidst surging demand for its financial loan products. More than 100 staff have now relocated to to the newly refurbished and larger 12,000sq ft offices at 9 Portland Street, Manchester.

RMT Direct launches business appointments for financial advice

The appointments booking firm links customer queries to experts in the local area and has seen strong growth in its home appointments for pensions advice.

Couple’s love which survived Dunkirk still as strong 75-years on

Brave Norman Johnson swam through the waters to the safety of a boat with a snap of sweetheart Joyce wrapped in a £100,000 Deutsche Mark for protection. The devoted pair have now marked their diamond wedding anniversary - and Norman still has the photo complete with a salt stain from the sea and the banknote

A real life Aladdin’s cave – The billionaire owner of Britain’s...

The lavish £300 million property was decked out by world-renowned interior design company Alberto Pinto during an epic two-and-a-half year refurb in the 90s. But now the mystery owner - thought to be a rich Saudi royal - wants the place gutted and done again so is selling every single item in a huge auction.

Wasted in Glastonbury : The party is over – Glastonbury clear...

With the party officially over, campers had until 5pm today (Mon) to leave the farm and allow the clean-up operation to get into full swing.

LendInvest receives first European rating for a peer-to-peer lending platform

The British company has become one of the fastest growing services for investors and those looking for real estate and property mortgages.

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