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Kind strangers send terminally ill girl more than 850 gifts after request for a birthday card went viral

Alejandrina Najera, nine, from Texas suffers from incurable brain diseaseThe condition is expected to kill Alejandrina before she reaches adulthoodAsked her parents for a card ...

Pageant mom fed her teenager daughter TAPEWORMS so she could lose weight: Girl left screaming in agony over a toilet bowl writhing with the parasites

The teenage girl was admitted to ER with severe stomach painsIt was initially thought she was pregnant, but an ultrasound ruled that outShe was later ...

Reading Fifty Shades Of Grey puts women at higher risk of eating disorders, binge drinking and abusive relationships, study finds

Scientists at Michigan State University found reading the Fifty Shades series could be bad for young women's healthWomen were more likely to have sex with ...

Girl, 17, whose weight plummeted to 5st 7lbs turned her life around

Rosie Essex battled anorexia throughout her teenage yearsAfter being targeted by school bullies over her puppy fat, the 13-year-old's weight plummeted to just five-and-a-half stoneBut ...

Children's car seats are dirtier than TOILETS: Scientists find 100 different strains of dangerous bacteria including E. coli and salmonella bugs

Scientists at University of Birmingham took swabs from 20 cars and homesFound 100 dangerous types of bacteria per sq cm of car seatCompared with 50 ...

Unlicensed doctors to ease NHS workload

'Physician associates’ will work in local surgeries and casualty wardsIt takes doctors seven years to qualify, associates will have just two years Government hopes it ...

Carla Maclean 'can't have op to close hole in heart without heart attack or stroke'

Carla Maclean was diagnosed with a hole in her heart three years agoShe suffers palpitations and breathlessness and fears she will 'drop dead'19-year-old told by ...

What causes autism? Scientists discover people with the condition have too many brain 'connections'

People with autism have too many synapses in their brains, say researchersSynapses are places where where neurons connect and communicateSurplus synapses due to a lack ...

Paramedic failed to revive baby who was blue and 'looked dead' despite being first to the scene - but the baby SURVIVED after his colleague stepped in

Robert Toney failed to give the baby life saving oxygenation when he arrivedInstead he blew on its face and rubbed him with towels, tribunal heardHe ...

'Every bone in Louis' body is malformed but he never stops smiling': Mother says she has 'no regrets' at choosing not to abort her son

Louis Mathurin was diagnosed with bent bone dysplasia while in the wombDoctors offered his mother Nina, an abortion on medical groundsBut she refused, determined to ...

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Michael Brown shooting: Ferguson officer Darren Wilson was ‘doing his job’ says growing band of supporters

On the streets of Ferguson, a community racked by racial unrest, police officer Darren Wilson is vilified by protesters for shooting and killing an unarmed ...

Computer programmer bragged on Facebook that he was first in the world to pirate Fast & Furious movie - but was caught because he used his hacker name on his dating profile 

Philip Danks, 25, secretly filmed movie at cinema and put it online for freeHe was traced after using tag name 'Thecod3r' on dating site Plenty ...

'He hasn't murdered or raped anyone and he is not a paedophile' Harry Redknapp offers dubious support to football manager Malky Mackay accused of sending racist texts 

Harry Redknapp has backed Malky Mackay to return to managementQPR boss supports ex-Cardiff manager saying he 'hasn't murdered anyone' But he does acknowledge that Mackay and ...

Protesters' fury over plans to cull up to 500 'dangerous' wild boar in the Forest of Dean in 'biggest ever government-backed slaughter'

Campaigners claim Forestry Commission wants to cull 'up to 500' wild boarThat would be far greater than previous years and could wipe out populationSome 30 ...

'This is a direct invasion': Russian 'aid' convoy crosses into Lugansk as Ukraine insists 'they are military vehicles under cynical guise of Red Cross' 

Russians defy Kiev to send first batch of lorries over border after stand-offUkraine claims its border guards were 'blocked' as vehicles entered countryRussian media claims ...

Carry On film legend Leslie Phillips, 90, in hospital after having a stroke on a bus coming home from a shopping trip 

Star was taken ill on Saturday during a trip to London's Oxford StreetHis wife Zara said he is 'very strong' and said millions would wish ...

Is this ISIS' youngest jihadist? Picture emerges of Belgian boy, 13, thought to have joined army of child fighters in Syria 

Pictures of Younes Abaaoud from Brussels has caused shock and dismay Schoolboy is seen posing with various guns having fled Brussels this year13-year-old has followed his ...

'Lenient' nine-year sentence for jealous mechanic who killed girlfriend's six-week-old son 'because she wouldn't have a baby with HIM' to be reviewed

Michael Pearce, from Caerphilly, bludgeoned Alfie Rhys Sullock to deathHe was convicted of manslaughter and handed a nine-year jail sentenceBut the 'unduly lenient' term will ...

P-P-P-Pick up a shoplifter! Police appeal after man dressed as a penguin made off with 10 cans of Stella from Sainsbury's

Mystery thief was dressed in a black and white onesie with a yellow beakHe took lager crate on Monday from Local shop in Coundon, County ...

'The Vikings have been defeated': Denmark ready to love Marmite again after overturning three-year ban

Food regulators in Denmark have overturned a three-year ban on MarmiteSupplier David Darlington hailed decision as a victory for customersSpread outlawed for containing added vitamins ...