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Posted on: 16/08/2012

A construction company has been fined after an inspection revealed some key failings.



Posted on: 14/08/2012

The Council of Mortgage Lenders (CML) is claiming that home repossessions will keep rising during the rest of the year, following a 10% increase in the first quarter of 2012 compared to the same period in 2011.



Posted on: 08/08/2012

Three companies have been fined following an incident in which two workers on a building site in Devon suffered serious injuries after falling four storeys down a lift shaft.



Posted on: 08/08/2012

New figures compiled by LV following freedom of information requests to police forces have revealed that last year saw five drivers who were caught while travelling at over twice the maximum speed limit.



Posted on: 07/08/2012

The family of a five-week-old baby girl who died of whooping cough are angry that a number of different doctors saw her yet failed to diagnose the disease.



Posted on: 07/08/2012

The police and the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) are investigating an accident involving a forklift truck in which a worker died.



Posted on: 03/08/2012

The Scottish government is set for a row with church leaders by pressing ahead with new powers to legalise same-sex marriage in churches and civil ceremonies.



Posted on: 03/08/2012

A man who used a mobility scooter because he could not afford to run a car, has been banned from driving after crashing the scooter through a shop window.



Posted on: 27/07/2012

The Scottish government is set for a row with church leaders by pressing ahead with new powers to legalise same-sex marriage in churches and civil ceremonies.



Posted on: 27/07/2012

Caretech Services Ltd, the owner of a care home in which a man with an eating disorder choked to death, has been fined £150,000.



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