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A building containing the offices of the Labour Party chair Hazel Blears collapsed yesterday, leaving one man trapped in the rubble and at least one other injured. Ms Blears, one of the contenders for the Labour deputy leadership, had been in the Victorian building in St James, central London, hours before the collapse at about 4pm yesterday, but had left by the time it happened, one of her spokesmen said - The Independent