Laura McEwan was out celebrating her 33rd birthday with pals when the accident happened as she walked along a busy road. She was rushed to hospital with life-threatening head injuries and more than a week later remains in intensive care in a critical condition.
Stopping flights to Ebola-stricken countries could cripple West Africa’s economy, warns business chief
Clive Dawson MBE, President of the British Chamber of Commerce in Sierra Leone, said that countries there could lose $32billion by 2015 if airlines are not allowed in.
Ashanti Elliot Smith, 11, is one of only two people in the country who suffers from a debilitating condition that has left her trapped inside the body of a pensioner. Terminally-ill Ashanti, who is not expected to reach 16, started to wear a wig to school to hide her bald head caused by alopecia, a side effect of Hutchinson Gildford Progeria. She wanted to start wearing a wig to ”lift her spirits”, make her feel pretty and fit in with the other girls.
Twitter pranksters struck again yesterday when Billy Ray Cyrus was tricked into retweeting a picture of JIMMY SAVILE.‘Jake imo’ tweeted the Country and Western star and dad of Miley to say: “Hi pal, it’s my Granddads birthday today and he’s a huge fan. He’d love a RT!”.The cheeky user, who has just 71 followers, attached…
Stephen Loosemore, 50, scrawled the message in large letters after a four-year feud with frail Vera Morgan, 84.
The Tricycle Theatre said they would not hold the annual event while it is sponsored by the Israeli Embassy.
Harry posed in the background of a photo taken of New Zealand rugby sevens coach Gordon Tietjens with former Olympic boxer Trevor Shailer and sports psychologist Gary Hermansson. Harry seemed to be having a great time at Tollcross International Swimming Centre, posing with his mouth open and thumbs up.
Robert Kelly pleaded guilty to six voyeurism offences after a plumber discovered his iPod nano strapped under cistern.
The RSPCA say a seagull became the victim of a Tour de France practical joke after callous yobs covered it – in YELLOW PAINT.Concerned holidaymakers alerted the Scarborough Sea Life Centre, North Yorks., after spotting the bright bird hobbling around the front. The bird had been sprayed yellow – the colour of the famous winner’s…
Dale Bolinger bought an axe with a three foot handle from Homebase on the day before he arranged to meet the 14 year-old victim and posed for a ‘selfie’ with it. Bolinger, 58, boasted about the weapon to the girl called ‘Eva Gonza’ – whose true identity is still unknown – on a website called Dark Fetish Network.
Pub landlord Kevin Stevens and pal Jason Luke decided to enter the festival procession ”at the last minute” – and dressed as the tennis stars. They covered themselves in dark fake tan and wore afro-style wigs and white tennis gear and carried rackets as part of Truro City Carnival, in Cornwall. But Kevin, who runs the Miners Arms, in nearby Redruth, and his mate have been branded racist by organisers and onlookers.
David Gill, 50, flew into a jealous rage and attacked Ian Cammack, 35, before bludgeoning him to death at his home.
Lloyd Butler, 39, was arrested on suspicion of being drunk and incapable on August 4, 2010, but died in custody three hours later after suffering a cardiac arrest. A jury inquest heard officers should have taken him to hospital for monitoring but instead took him to Stechford Police Station in Birmingham and dumped him in a cell.
The renowned artist admitted on his website that he was responsible for creating the “spybooth” near GCHQ headquarters in Cheltenham, Glos.
Daniel Maples, who is 18 months-old, was born with lamellar ichthyosis which causes the skin to become thickened and cracked.
Terrified four-year-old pooch Alfie was repeatedly bitten by the out-of-control mutt in an unprovoked attack outside a school.
Rex Gardner left Pc Steve Fisher, 58, with life-changing injuries in the brutal assault last August.