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Five people in hospital with carbon monoxide poisoning

The incident took place at a property in Newcastle in County Down. Credit: Google Maps

Five people, including two paramedics, have been taken to hospital suffering from carbon monoxide poisoning.

The emergency service personnel were responding to an incident at the property in County Down on Friday evening, when they developed the symptoms, Northern Ireland Ambulance Service (NIAS) said.

The paramedics, with the help of the Northern Ireland Fire and Rescue Service, treated themselves and three others with oxygen while four additional ambulances were sent to the scene.

All those affected were taken to an emergency department where they were due to be checked for levels of contamination and receive further treatment.


At least three dead after building collapse in Nairobi

At least three people have reportedly been killed after a six-storey building collapsed in the Kenyan capital Nairobi.

Local media reported that about 58 people had been rescued from the apartment block and 29 were taken to hospital. It's not known how many more people are still trapped.

The collapse was reportedly because of heavy rain which has caused widespread flooding in the area.

UKIP 'taking advantage of Labour's weakness in Wales'

As Wales prepares for its National Assembly elections on May 5th, a political wind of change may be sweeping through the country.

UKIP is beginning to take advantage of a sense among some people that traditional parties - especially Labour - are not delivering.

UKIP's support has grown largely based on its campaigns around the EU and immigration, leaving spectators wondering what the outcome of the vote will be.

ITV News Wales & West of England Correspondent Rupert Evelyn reports:

Authorities begin investigation into Norway crash

The aviation industry responded quickly to Norway's helicopter crash, which left all 13 passengers on board presumed dead.

The UK Civil Aviation Authority said all UK commercial passenger flights using the Airbus EC225LP helicopter have been grounded.

Meanwhile, the Norwegian Civil Aviation Authority has said it has recovered the crashed helicopter's flight recorders.

Work has already begun on removing the wreckage, as Norwegian authorities begin their investigation to uncover the causes of the accident.

ITV New Correspondent Juliet Bremner reports:

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