The Smiler ride at Alton Towers Resort in Staffordshire – one of the people seriously injured in last week’s  crash has had her left leg amputated. Photograph: PA

One of the people seriously injured in last week’s Alton Towers rollercoaster crash has had her left leg amputated above the knee, doctors have confir(...)

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Photo taken with permission from the Twitter feed of @_ben_jamming of Alton Towers amusement park’s Smiler rollercoaster after four people were seriously injured in a collision between two carriages. Photograph: @_ben_jamming/PA

Four teenagers have been taken to hospital with serious injuries after 16 passengers faced a four-and-a-half hour nightmare trapped on an Alton Towers(...)

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The London Eye is seen near the Houses of Parliament at dawn in central London. Merlin Entertainments, whose attractions also include the Madame Tussauds waxworks and Legoland theme parks, said ike-for-like revenue growth rose to 6.7 per cent

Madam Tussauds and Legoland operator Merlin Entertainments said it traded well over its key summer period and forecast a year of growth.The world’s se(...)

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