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Merlin boss says EU exit vote will help UK tourism

Nick Varney, Merlin Entertainments CEO

Merlin Entertainments chief executive Nick Varney has said that the United Kingdom’s vote to leave the European Union could help the British tourism industry.

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M&D’s ride ‘will not be scrapped’ after crash

M&D's Tsunami rollercoaster accident

The owners of M&D’s theme park have said that the Tsunami rollercoaster will not be scrapped following an accident which injured nine people.

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M&D’s ride crash victims ‘in serious condition’

M&D's Tsunami rollercoaster crash

Two boys who were injured in a rollercoaster derailment at M&D’s theme park are described by police as being in a serious medical condition.

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10 injured as M&D’s Tsunami rollercoaster derails

M&D's Tsunami rollercoaster accident

10 people have been injured after the Tsunami rollercoaster at Scotland’s M&D’s theme park derailed.

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Pleasure Beach intruders activate rollercoaster

Blue Flyer at Blackpool Pleasure Beach

Two intruders into Blackpool Pleasure Beach were able to activate and ride the Blue Flyer rollercoaster in the early hours of Friday morning, it has emerged.

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Date set for Alton Towers Smiler crash sentencing

The Smiler rollercoaster at Alton Towers

Alton Towers operator Merlin Entertainments will be sentenced in September for last year’s Smiler accident, which injured 16 people.

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Dreamland Margate introduces free admission

Dreamland Margate's Scenic Railway rollercoaster

Dreamland Margate has removed its entry fee, switching to a wristband and pay-per-ride system of charging.

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Boy ‘thrown’ from Caterham Carnival ghost train

Caterham Carnival alleged incident scene

A 14-year-old boy has suffered leg injuries when he was allegedly thrown from a ghost train ride at a fairground in Caterham, Surrey.

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