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Diabetes patients can now get ‘life-changing’ blood sugar gadget on the NHS

Hundreds of thousands of people with type 1 diabetes across the country can now get hold of a ‘life-changing’ gadget that keeps track of their blood sugars on the NHS. These neat little glucose monitors are around the same size as a 50 pence piece and worn on the arm. They measure levels from just […]

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Family’s heartbreak as 19 day search for missing support dog ends in tragedy

A family has been left heartbroken after their 19 day search for their missing autism support dog ended in tragedy. The Bonnes family, from Randalstown, Northern Ireland, started their search for their golden labradoodle, Rua, on July 14 after she disappeared when owner Justin was mowing the lawn. Despite their extensive searches, Rua was sadly […]

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Moment terrorised McDonald’s staff barricade restaurant door after ejecting youths

Worried staff at a branch of McDonald’s were forced to barricade the door shut after kicking out a group troublemaking youngsters. It came after the fast food chain announced it was banning all unaccompanied under-18s from its restaurant after 5pm in one of its restaurants in Liverpool due to a spate of attacks on staff. […]

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Teen rescued by lifeguard crew after drifting out to sea on inflatable unicorn

A teenager has been rescued after his unicorn inflatable drifted half a mile out to sea. An RNLI crew at Portaferry, on the Co Down shore in Belfast, launched after a member of the public reported their concern. The teen was reportedly drifting close to the mouth of Strangford Lough. They were collected at Angus […]

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Man killed stranger after pushing her from pier into water for ‘a bit of fun’

A man has been found guilty of killing a stranger after walking past her and pushing her from a pier for a “bit of fun”. Jacob Foster, 29, shoved Charmaine O’Donnell into the water last year as she enjoyed a day out with friends. The 25-year-old charity worker plunged to her death at Helensburgh Pier, […]

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Parents consider £51k Turkey flight home for premature baby after rising medical bills

A mum and dad stranded in Turkey are seriously considering paying £51,000 for an emergency flight home – as it may end up saving them money in the long-term, with their premature newborn racking up eye-watering bills in a foreign hospital. Louise Crawshaw-Bowen, 37, and her husband Stephen, 27, said they faced staggering hospital bills […]

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2 lung cancer warning signs you should never ignore, including unusual phlegm

Lung cancer is the second most common cancer after breast cancer, and kills more people than any other cancer. Tobacco smoking is the main cause of lung cancer and about 80-90% of lung cancers can be attributed to it. Cancer that begins in the lungs is called primary lung cancer, while cancer that spreads to […]