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24 August 2016
A big earthquake hit the towns of Accumoli, Amatrice, and the village of Pescara del Tronto amongst others in the very early hours of 24 August 2016.
02 July 2013
Members of the global union federation Public Services International are saddened to learn of the death of 19 members of the Granite Mountain Hotshots, a specialist team of wildfire fighters, killed while fighting a fire in Yarnell, Arizona. It appears that a sudden wind change pushed the wildfire back onto their position.
26 April 2012
The UK government wants firefighters to pay higher pension contributions, work at least five years longer and then receive lower pension benefits.