Health officials will enrol GPs and hospital workers to man 999 ambulance services if a planned strike goes ahead next week
A toddler narrowly escaped injury when an underground explosion blew off a manhole cover. The metal cover shot several feet into the air just inches from the child in Warwick Road, Acocks Green, Birmingham. The youngster was walking with two adults when the incident happened just before 12.30pm on Thursday. West Midlands Fire Service is investigating the cause of […]
Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah, the powerful US ally who joined Washington’s fight against al-Qaida and sought to modernise the ultraconservative Muslim kingdom with incremental but significant reforms, including nudging open greater opportunities for women, has died, according to Saudi state TV. He was 90. More than his guarded and hidebound predecessors, Abdullah assertively threw his […]
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The Duke of York has spoken out publicly for the first time to deny allegations he had sex with an under-age teenager. Andrew, looking resolute and calm, said he wanted to “reiterate and reaffirm” Buckingham Palace statements dismissing accusations, made in US court documents, that he had sex with a woman on three separate occasions […]
The TV debates ahead of the general election in May have been thrown into chaos after the latest proposals put forward by the broadcasters sparked fresh complaints from those excluded from the platform. The revised schedule would see seven leaders take to the stage together – with the Green Party, the Scottish National Party (SNP) […]
THE SNP could be included in TV leader debates ahead of the general election under new proposals.
GARY Glitter kept a dark secret from his fans at the height of his fame – he was bald, a court was told yesterday.
SCIENTISTS have come a step closer to developing new treatments for diabetes after discovering how the brain controls blood sugar levels.
Libby Tucker, of Sheerness, Kent can float without having to tread water and can even cross her legs and arms without going under the surface.