Severe blaze at Birmingham"s Smurfit Kappa paper mill being tackled by 100 firefighters

Severe paper mill blaze across seven-acre cardboard storage will keep burning for days Blaze at Smurfit Kappa plant on seven-acre site in Nechells, BirminghamFire is in area containing cardboard boxes at recycled packaging mill Ten thousands tons of cardboard has been burning through the night Nobody thought to be trapped inside but fire was still burning at 2:30am By Mark Duell, Steve Nolan and James Rush PUBLISHED: 01:44 GMT, 18 April 2013 | UPDATED: 09:56 GMT, 18 April 2013 Tens of thousands of tons of cardboard is expected to keep burning for days after a fire at a recycling plant. More than 70 firefighters are tackling the blaze over a seven-acre area at the Smurfit Kappa paper mill in the Nechells area of Birmingham. West Midlands Fire and Rescue Service said the fire had started just after 10pm last night

Musician Andy Banks drowned after he became trapped in a drain as he tried to retrieve his car keys on New Years Day

Musician, 49, drowned after he became trapped in a drain as he tried to retrieve his car keys on New Years Day Andy Banks, 49, became trapped in a drain while attempting to fetch his keys Fire fighters spent 40 minutes trying to rescue Mr Banks before he was pronounced deadMr Banks had spent the hours drinking with friends in a nearby bar By Conor Sheils PUBLISHED: 15:30 GMT, 11 April 2013 | UPDATED: 15:56 GMT, 11 April 2013 An inquest recorded a verdict of accidental death after Andy Banks died when he became trapped in a drain on New Years Day A musician drowned after he became trapped in a drain while trying to retrieve his car keys, an inquest has heard.

King Harry Ferry: Police divers search for body of passenger as car plunges off ferry slipway into river and is submerged for 30 minutes

Police divers find body of passenger after car plunges off ferry slipway into river and is submerged for 30 minutesPolice confirm body was recovered when car raised from the waterReports say male driver escaped but female passenger did notFerry service has been temporarily suspended By Sam Webb PUBLISHED: 18:08 GMT, 20 March 2013 | UPDATED: 21:31 GMT, 20 March 2013 A pensioner has died after a car rolled into a river while waiting to board a ferry in Cornwall. The vehicle plunged into the River Fal at the slipway to the King Harry Ferry across the River Fal near Truro at around 4pm.

Molly Crumley death: Mother leaves daughter, 11, in car as she plunges 55 feet to her death off busy traffic bridge to land on frozen-over lake

Mother leaves daughter, 11, in car as she plunges 55 feet to her death off busy traffic bridge to land on frozen-over lake | UPDATED: 07:20 GMT, 30 December 2012 A Wisconsin mother left her 11-year-old daughter in the car as she jumped to her death off a busy traffic bridge to land on the frozen-over lake below. Molly Crumley, 48, of River Falls, pulled onto the shoulder of eastbound I-94 on the St. Croix River bridge at around 8.30am on Thursday, during morning rush hour.

Rush-hour horror as man turns himself into a "walking fireball" in front of motorists

Rush-hour horror as man turns himself into a 'walking fireball' in front of motorists | UPDATED: 12:26 GMT, 29 December 2012 Rush-hour drivers watched in horror as a man turned himself into a human fireball in front of them, it emerged today. The man, in his 40s, was a 'walking fireball' and 'head-to-toe' in flames after dousing himself in petrol.

Just a Mini problem! Car swept under bridge as owner tries to ford flooded river and rain brings chaos to Christmas travellers

Just a Mini problem! Car swept under bridge as owner tries to ford flooded river and rain brings chaos to Christmas travellers Families in Ystalyfera spend night in leisure centre after evacuationTonnes of earth crushed terraced houses in Pontypridd when wall collapsedWoman in Devon rescued by RNLI and fire crews after she was swept from her car Environment Agency issue 186 flood warnings and one severe flood warningRail routes under pressure as Christmas commuters try to get homeFirst Great Western advises passengers not to use trains in the South West Almost half of the expected monthly rainfall fell in one day in parts of UK Eleven families fled their homes in Wales over night after two landslides | UPDATED: 19:27 GMT, 23 December 2012 A 70 year old former Royal Marine has saved a woman from her sinking car after it was swept away by flood water and trapped under a bridge.