Hospitals

A father-of-two was inches from death after a 1 metre crowbar skewered his body when he fell from a shed roof. Malcolm Arnold, 52, was using the tool while helping a friend fix his roof when the accident...

As a young child growing up in Sweden, Lolita Carlerup loved babies . She would stuff a ball down her jumper as a pretend bump and spend hours playing happy families, unaware of the cruel fact that she...

A mum-of-two who put her hand tremor and tiredness down to pregnancy was devastated to discovered she has Parkinson’s disease. Helen Wright was diagnosed in July 2017 after a year of increased shaking...

Police have launched an investigation after a man was shot and killed in Merseyside. The incident occurred at Assissian Crescent, Netherton, on Thursday evening at around 8pm. Emergency services were called...

A woman almost died after catching a deadly flesh-eating bug from cutting her leg on a rusty nail. Colleen O’Connor spent a month in intensive care and was lucky to keep her limb after contracting...

An ambulance technician has been found guilty of snatching the purse of an 87-year-old patient and withdrawing £1,400 from ATMs. Anna Mogford dipped into Joyce Bealey’s handbag after being...

A teenager was stabbed to death with "bottles and knives " by yobs who jumped out of a van in broad daylight. The boy, 17, was surrounded by two thugs on bikes moments before he was murdered...

A British woman on holiday has been rushed to hospital after being knocked out during a massive street brawl thought to be ‘between English and French tourists’ in Magaluf . A local paper...

Two 15-year-old boys have died after they got into difficulty while swimming in a quarry. It is believed one of the teenagers got into difficulty while swimming from one bank to another and his friend...

A little girl spent six years in agony after doctors failed to spot the signs that her brain was being pulled out of her skull and into her spine. Alice Cooper, seven, was in so much pain she cried herself...

A seven-year-old girl with a rare and incurable lung condition will never be able to enjoy summer because her body overheats and she struggles to breathe. Harper Mitchell Hyslop is the only person in...

A teenage girl whose life was upended by a rare heart condition has died after a second failed transplant . Brave Maddy Orford, 18, loved sports and played for her local football team. She began suffering...

Sergei Skripal’s frail mother appeared on Russian TV appealing for contact with her poisoned son. Yelena, 89, who claims not to have seen the former double agent for 14 years, pleaded to be allowed...

A teenager was attacked by a stranger wielding a hammer days before sitting his GCSEs, his family claim. Mujtaba Shah, 15, is said to have been hit three times in the head and arm during the assault in...

Clutching a teddy dressed as a medic, Britain’s youngest gun crime victim thanks the incredible doctors who saved her life. Thusha Kamaleswaran was just five when she was caught in gang crossfire in...

Overcome with emotion, new mum Gabby Urrutia tenderly strokes her baby girl’s face and holds her hand as she lies seriously ill in an incubator. These heartbreaking pictures were taken shortly...