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MP Desmond Swayne drops off during Brexit debate

An MP has been caught dropping off in the House of Commons during a Brexit debate.

Sir Desmond Swayne is seen slipping into a snooze as his colleague Ken Clarke laid out his thoughts directly in front of him in the chamber.

The Conservative was out for nearly a minute - and caught napping on the House of Commons cameras - before suddenly snapping back awake at the cry of "The Charter of Fundamental Rights" from Mr Clarke.

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Child dropped from second floor into firefighter's arms

The heart-stopping moment a father flung his child from a second-floor balcony and into a firefighter's arms has been captured on video.

The incident occurred on January 3 when Dekalb County Fire Rescue Department was called to an apartment block blaze in Decatur, Georgia.

Firefighters rescued 12 people from the inferno, which left one firefighter injured an nearly 80 people homeless.

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