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Day: August 13, 2018

M25 major incident: injured more than 40 people including children
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M25 major incident: injured more than 40 people including children

    More than 40 people, including seven children, have been injured after a coach crashed through a barrier and overturned at the bottom of an embankment on the M25. Three of them suffered serious injuries in the collision and have been rushed to hospital, it has been confirmed. Highways officials warned that queues of more than seven miles had built up in the aftermath of the crash, which happened at around 4pm close to the Dartford Crossing. Ambulance chiefs tweeted: Following reports of a coach involved in an RTC on the M25 at J3, we have 41 patients. Currently, 31 adults and 7 children with minor injuries, three other patients with more serious injuries taken to hospital. This means that we're preparing to accept casualties from the incident. We've been told no...
112 seats switch to support UK staying in EU
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112 seats switch to support UK staying in EU

    More than 100 parliamentary seats that backed Brexit in the 2016 referendum have flipped to support staying in the EU, according to a major new poll. Constituencies in Wales and the North have seen the largest swing, according to YouGov research commissioned by Hope Not Hate and pro-EU group Best for Britain. The constituencies of Brexiteers Boris Johnson, Michael Gove and Jacob Rees-Mogg are among the 112 areas where opinion has changed in favour of staying in the EU. But support for Brexit has increased by nearly half a percentage point in eurosceptic Ken Clarke's Rushcliffe constituency. The figures show the national mood has shifted to 53% support for Remain and 47% for Leave. Constituencies with the biggest swing to Remain :: Liverpool Walton - 14.3% :: Kn...
News brief: Bangladesh High Commission London
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News brief: Bangladesh High Commission London

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will lay the foundation stone of an underpass adjacent to Shaheed Ramiz Uddin Cantonment College on the Airport Road in Dhaka today. Earlier, the Premier made a commitment to construct the underpass following the tragic death of two students of the college. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will inaugurate the work on the Padma Bridge rail link on September 5 next. Railways Minister M Mazibul Hoque informed this while visiting the construction site of the Padma Bridge yesterday. Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader visited the ongoing construction work of Elevated Expressway in the capital yesterday. During the visit, he informed the media that 25% of the construction work of the expressway has already been completed. A high-profile Bangladesh dele...