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Pilot dies in Virgin rocket crash

This image from video by KABC TV Los Angeles shows wreckage of what is believed to be SpaceShipTwo in southern California's Mojave Desert (AP/KABC TV)

One pilot has died and another is seriously injured after a rocket belonging to billionaire Sir Richard Branson's space tourism venture crashed during a test flight .

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Letter: Major concern at Telford&Wrekin planning decision

Telford & Wrekin Council

I am appalled by a decision made by Telford & Wrekin Council’s planning committee that could possibly be a contributory factor in at best, harm, or at worst, death, of yet another young person on the main road opposite Haybridge shops in Hadley.

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Star Comment: Show-offs put lives in danger

Virgin train

Two young men risked their lives and the lives of others during a senseless incursion onto a Shropshire railway line. They had no reason to do so, their illegal trespass on land near Craven Arms served no meaningful purpose.

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