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VIDEO: Top LA directors create new campaign to show dangers of driving with a mobile phone

The directors behind the video for Pharrell Williams’s hit song Happy have teamed up with THINK! for its latest road safety campaign, aimed at cutting the numbers of people killed or injured by drivers using mobile phones.

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Uninsured vehicles campaign heralded by police

A pioneering operation targeting uninsured vehicles was heralded by the police as 80 per cent of those vehicles have now been insured.

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Dominic Raab - why tougher penalties for those who bring death and destruction to our roads are needed

Dominic Raab - why tougher penalties for those who bring death and destruction to our roads are needed

In a split second, someone’s life can be changed forever.

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VIDEO: Shocking CCTV footage released to put the brakes on reckless drivers hitting refuse workers

Shocking CCTV footage has been released to help put the brakes on reckless drivers hitting refuse workers as they push past in their cars and mount pavements to avoid bin lorries.

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VIDEO: Chilling footage showing moment child’s buggy rolls into the path of freight train released as warning to parents

This is the shocking moment a thankfully empty child’s buggy was ripped apart when it rolled across a railway platform and into the path of an oncoming train as footage is released to serve as a warning to parents.

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Look out for stunning meteor showers this month

October meteor showers and when you can watch them

Stargazers are in for a treat next month as two meteor showers are set to light up the night sky this October, with the first due this week.

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Lanes closed on M40 in Oxfordshire after accident

Drivers using the M40 in Oxfordshire are being advised to check conditions before travelling today, Thursday, while urgent repair work is carried out to the central reservation safety barrier.

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The full list of Ryanair cancellations and what to do if you’re affected

Ryanair have now revealed the full list of cancelled flights for the next six weeks.

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UPDATED WITH VIDEO: Live - Panic among commuters as ‘explosion’ leaves ‘many injured’ on London underground

Emergency services were called to a London Underground station after reports of an explosion on a train.

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VIDEO: Mother films terrifying scene inside plane as it dropped towards the sea

A terrified mother has revealed how “all hell broke loose” as the plane she was travelling on dropped towards the sea.

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Jet2 has apologised after the incident

Terrifying moment plane ‘fell from the sky’ during flight home from Ibiza as passenger texted his goodbyes

An airline passenger flying home from Ibiza sent his wife what he thought was a final text as the plane he was on plummeted towards the sea in a 40-50 degree nosedive.

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Troubled Carillion to work on construction of HS2 high-speed rail project

Troubled Carillion to work on construction of HS2 high-speed rail project

Troubled construction giant Carillion is among the firms awarded contracts for the building of phase one of the controversial HS2 rail line, the Government has announced.

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HORRIFIC: The scene of the crash

GRAPHIC VIDEO: The devastating crash footage police want drivers using their phone at the wheel to see

Police are urging drivers who continue to use their phones at the wheel to watch this devastating crash footage.

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Flight delay predictions ahead of half-term bank holiday

Flight delay predictions ahead of half-term bank holiday

Thousands of Brits jetting off on city breaks this weekend could be faced with flight delays to popular European destinations.

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Are you unknowingly breaking the law on the road?

Are you unknowingly breaking the law on the road?

One in four motorists admit to regularly ‘taking risks’ on the road, a study has found.

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Average commuter spends �48K in their career - just to get to work

Average commuter spends £48K in their career - just to get to work

The average British commuter will spend over £48,000 across their working lifetime - just to get to the office.

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Pilot dies after plane Crash at Aston Rowant

The pilot of a light aircraft has died in a plane crash on the Buckinghamshire and Oxford border.

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Britain’s most expensive train fare revealed

Britain’s most expensive train fare revealed

A train journey spanning barely half the country has been revealed as the country’s most expensive standard class ticket available to passengers.

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Body found on M1 had been ‘travelled over several times’ according to police sergeant

Body found on M1 had been ‘travelled over several times’ according to police sergeant

The body of a man discovered on the M1 this morning had been “travelled over by several vehicles,” according to a police sergeant at the scene.

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Bus overturns on M40 near Thame

Seventeen people have been injured after a coach overturned in heavy fog on the M40 slip road near Thame.

The Oxford Bus Company vehicle came off the road at around 02:45 on Friday morning.

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