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London Fire Brigade reveals extent of trivial calls to 999

London - London Fire Brigade have revealed they have received about 100 unnecessary calls a week to the 999 emergency lines. Calls have ranged from an elderly woman who lost her false teeth to a woman's husband locked into a titanium chastity belt.

Man rings 999 service to inform them he's out of toilet paper

In an attempt to make people aware of the indirect dangers that can result from prank calls to emergency services, the bosses of the South Western Ambulance Service have released a prank call from a man who informed them he was out of toilet paper.

Ron Paul criticizes Cain's '9-9-9' tax plan

As his candidacy for the GOP nomination gains momentum, Herman Cain's '9-9-9' tax proposal is coming under increasing scrutiny and fire. Tuesday, Rep. Ron Paul joined the growing list of skeptics in denouncing the plan.

Technician who refused to attend fatal 999 call will keep his job

Tomintoul - The UK ambulance technician who was at the centre of an investigation at the end of last year after he refused to interrupt his tea break to attend a 999 call has found out that he can keep his job.

Police fury after woman dials 999 because her snowman was stolen

Chatham - Kent Police in southern England have blasted a woman who rang the emergency services number 999 to report the theft of her snowman. The woman has been described as "completely irresponsible" by the force in Chatham.

Rapper makes thousands of prank 999 emergency calls to UK police

Since January 2009, an unknown man has made thousands of nuisance emergency calls to Greater Manchester Police. He chants, sings, raps, preaches and plays loud music to the 999 call handlers.

Ambulances under pressure at night whilst GP's get to sleep

Ambulance services are hit with more calls as we think that GP's are less likely to be on duty at night.

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