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South West Ambulance staff call for trust boss to resign

An open letter from the GMB union claims staff are "struggling to maintain a crumbling service".

Cambridge death fall student 'naively' took drugs

A Cambridge University student was found at the bottom of a stairwell after taking a form of LSD, an inquest hears.

Government urged to spend £200m on 'high risk' roads

The Road Safety Foundation says the death and injury levels on some A roads are "unacceptable".

Gloucester 'spending everything they can' on players, says CEO Stephen Vaughan

Gloucester are "spending everything they physically can" on player retention and recruitment, says CEO Stephen Vaughan.

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Mugabe impeachment: Zimbabwe MPs debate motion against president

Zimbabwe's MPs debate a motion against the president, who refuses to quit despite an army takeover.

Nigeria suicide bombing kills 50 in Adamawa state

The bomber struck inside a mosque packed with worshippers in eastern Adamawa state.

Argentina missing submarine: Concern grows after two false alarms

The search steps up again as weather improves near where the Argentine boat vanished last week.

Russia denies nuclear accident after radioactive traces found

The weather service says the levels of a radioactive isotope were nearly 1,000 times normal levels.