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Rolls Royce say chemical spill was 'false alarm'

Rolls Royce signage outside on of their sites in Derby Credit: PA

Firefighters were called to the Rolls Royce plant in Derby this evening to attend reports of a chemical spill.

Staff were evacuated from the Raynesway site, but the company said the alarm was believed to have been caused by steam release during normal manufacturing processes. The firm said there's been no injuries or damage to facilities.


Worcester Warriors in nail-biting Championship win

Worcester's Agustin Creevy, Chris Pennell and Alex Grove celebrate after victory in the Play Off Final, second leg match at Sixways Stadium, Worcester. Credit: PA

Worcester Warriors are back in the Premiership after a thrilling Championship final against Bristol at Sixways.

Worcester's Chris Pennell goes over to score their third try during the Play Off Final, second leg match at Sixways Stadium, Worcester. Credit: PA

Just a single point separated the teams ahead of the second game, but Bristol looked like they'd done enough after three quick tries put them fourteen points up with ten minutes to go.

Worcester's Ryan Lamb celebrates kicking the winning conversion during the Play Off Final, Credit: PA

But a last ditch try from Chris Pennell put Worcester within touching distance and Ryan Lamb kept a cool head to convert to put the Warriors back in the Premiership. It finished Worcester 58 - Bristol 58.

Worcester's Tom Biggs, Ben Howard, Cooper Vuna, Ryan Bower and Leonardo Senatore celebrate after victory Credit: PA

Dylan Hartley handed 4 week ban: World Cup in doubt

Dylan Hartley has been handed a 4 week ban Credit: PA

Dylan Hartley's World Cup hopes are under severe threat after the England hooker was hit with a four-week ban for headbutting Saracens' Jamie George.

The fiery Northampton hooker's guilty plea in Wednesday's disciplinary hearing may just prove a shrewd enough move however to salvage his World Cup participation.

Hartley will miss England's three World Cup warm-up games and the tournament opener against Fiji at Twickenham on September 18.


Worcester win Championship final in last minute

Chris Pennell scored the final try with seconds to go Credit: ITV News Central

In a thrilling last few minutes Worcester Warriors scored a try in the dying seconds of the game to bring to win the Championship final against Bristol at Sixways.

Chris Pennell scored the final try with seconds to go, before a conversion left the score at 59-58.

Man has miracle escape after house wall crushes car

The scene on Richmond Hill in Oldbury Credit: ITV News Central

Paramedics say a man's lucky to be alive after the side of a house collapsed onto his car in Oldbury.

The remains of the car after it was crushed by falling bricks Credit: ITV News Central

Emergency crews were called to Richmond Hill shortly after 5 this evening, where the side wall holding up the roof of the house had fallen onto the next door neighbours car.

Richmond Hill was closed off by the emergency services Credit: ITV News Central

A man in his sixties was sat inside at the time. He suffered a minor head injury. Work to make the building safe is expected to be continue into the night..

Work to make the building safe is expected to be finished by midnight. Credit: ITV News Central
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