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Latest powercuts update
Northern Powergrid, the company responsible for the region’s power network, has successfully restored electricity supplies for around 28,000 customers after Storm Hector caused power cuts for 34,300 customers.
Since around 3am t…


Shocking moment van driver cheats death when a metal pipe flies off the back of a truck straight into the front of his …


Dashcam shows Carl Graven’s Volkswagen suffering a blow from the steel beam
The pipe hit the front of the van a fraction of a second after the vehicles passed
It narrowly missed Mr Graven and girlfriend Kerry, in Bishop Auckla…


M20 bridge collapse: Alan Austen admits causing serious injury by dangerous driving

A trucker who crashed into a motorway footbridge, causing £1.5 million of damage, has avoided jail after admitting causing serious injury by dangerous driving. 
Alan Austen, 64, was arrested after 170 tonnes of concrete came crashing down onto the Lond…