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Huge double-decker bus-sized baby installed ahead of outdoor production

A giant 22ft high (6.7m) baby, which stands taller than a double-decker bus, has been installed ahead of an outdoor production about a mother’s fight for her child.
The vast mechanical puppet, which takes nine people to operate, is set to be the centre…

'Hero' truck driver narrowly avoids serious accident after brake failure

 
A truck driver in Halifax has been hailed a hero after narrowly avoiding a serious accident on Thursday by crashing his vehicle after the brakes failed.
Footage filmed shortly after the incident shows the 14-wheel Renault truck lying on its side …

'Hero' rubbish truck driver narrowly avoids serious crash after brakes fail

By Tania Snuggs, news reporter

A truck driver is being hailed a hero after narrowly avoiding a serious accident by steering away from stationary traffic when his brakes failed.
The driver’s 14-wheel rubbish truck tipped onto its side after he made th…

'Hero' truck driver narrowly avoids serious accident after brakes fail

A truck driver in Halifax has been hailed a hero after narrowly avoiding a serious accident on Thursday by crashing his vehicle after the brakes failed.
Footage filmed shortly after the incident shows the 14-wheel rubbish truck lying on its side surrou…

Mother-of-one nurse, 38, died after she 'fell asleep at the wheel' and her car smashed into a lorry

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Mother-of-one nurse, 38, died after she ‘fell asleep at the wheel’ and her car smashed into a 7.5-ton lorry as she drove home from a 12-hour A&E night shift at hospital
Julie Marlow was a trauma nurse who had been working …