Teen Quadruple Amputee From Derby Aims To Inspire

Isabelle Weall, who lost her arms and legs to meningitis at the age of seven, has launched a YouTube channel to help inspire others in similar situations. The 14-year-old wears leg blades and became a national trampolining champion last year. “When...

Man Shot Dead In ‘Cold-Blooded Killing’ In Birmingham

Police have described the incident in which a man was shot dead as a “shocking and cold-blooded killing”. The man, who has been identified but not yet named publicly, was shot in Great Hampton Row, Hockley, Birmingham, on Wednesday evening....

NHS Staff Demand Pay Rise

Unions representing NHS workers have written to the chancellor to demand a 3.9% pay rise as well as an extra £800 to make up for the "cut" they have seen over recent years. Pay has fallen by 15% since 2010...

Christian High School Student Killed By Classmates

Sharoon Masih was beaten to death by his classmates in Pakistan after apparently having drank from the same glass as a Muslim. 17-year-old Sharoon had only been at MC Model Boys Government School Burewala in Punjab for three days before...

Jeremy Corbyn Calls For Bin Strike Solution

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has called on his party in Birmingham "to find a solution as soon as possible" to the ongoing refuse worker dispute in the city. The workers have been on strike since 30th June following union rejections...

UK Inflation Rises To 2.9%

The UK's inflation rate climbed to its joint highest in more than five years in August with the price of petrol and clothing rising. Figures show UK inflation measured by the Consumer Prices Index rose from 2.6% in July to...

Unemployment Rate Falls To 4.3% But Wages Remain Stagnant

UK unemployment fell by 75,000 people in the three months to July, dropping from 4.4% to 4.3%. The rate remains at its lowest since 1975, according to the Office for National Statistics but a pressure on incomes remains. Compared to the...

Indian Gang-Rape Victim Suffers Acid Attack From ‘Same Men’

Two men who were accused of gang-raping a woman have allegedly attacked her with acid after being released on bail. According to police, the woman accuses the two men, plus a third unidentified person, of throwing acid on her on...

Myanmar’s De Factor Leader Aung San Suu Kyi To Miss UN Debate

Myanmar's de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi is to miss a key United Nations debate next week amid growing criticism from across the globe of her handling of a crisis involving the Rohingya Muslim minority. The United Nations has...

10-Year-Old Indian Rape Victim – Uncle Not Father Of Baby

The case of the 10-year-old girl who gave birth to a baby girl last month has been reopened after forensic tests revealed that her baby's DNA samples did not match those of her uncle who is charged with raping...

Housing Costs Rise Fastest In East Midlands

Official figures show the cost of renting or buying a home rose fastest in the East Midlands in the past year. In the year to the end of July, house prices in the region, which includes Nottingham, Leicester and Derby,...

Boy Takes Own Life After ‘Relentless’ Bullying

15-year-old Brandon Rayat ended his own life after relentless bullying from classmates, which included threatening to rape his mother. The teenager suffered months of torture, being taunted by bullies who called him a paedophile and a ‘faggot’ every day for...