National News

UK Experts Offer Hope For Age-Related Blindness

National News September 29, 2015 at 12:37 am

Scientists take a single stem cell from an embryo and grow it in a lab in an attempt to restore the sight of an elderly woman.

British IS Fighters Hit With UN Sanctions

National News September 28, 2015 at 11:59 pm

A Twitter account linked to one of the jihadists dismisses the travel ban, adding “England i came here to fight you”.

Woman Badly Hurt In Debenhams Escalator Plunge

National News September 28, 2015 at 7:57 pm

The victim is thought to have landed on a large sign – and it comes after a man died falling from escalators at the store in 2014.

Family Jailed For Forcing Women Into Sex Work

National News September 28, 2015 at 5:25 pm

Police describe a family of four as barbaric after they are sentenced to 17 years for trafficking, beating and starving two women.

Ministers Oust Burns As Channel 4 Chairman

National News September 28, 2015 at 3:35 pm

Ministers have vetoed the reappointment of Channel 4’s chair as they examine a £1bn sale of the broadcaster, Sky News learns.

‘Utterly Depraved’ Female Paedophile Jailed

National News September 28, 2015 at 3:27 pm

Marie Black, who was at the centre of an abuse ring that used children as “sexual play-things”, will serve at least 12 years.

Abandoned Baby Found In Box Outside House

National News September 28, 2015 at 2:51 pm

The baby – aged between one and four weeks – was found when a member of the public heard a noise from the box.

Corbyn Rescues Woman Stuck On Stage

National News September 28, 2015 at 2:43 pm

The Labour leader leaps on to the stage after the former Islington mayor Candy Atherton pleads: “I’m stuck, I’m stuck.”

Holy Cow! Firefighters Rescue Bovine In Pool

National News September 28, 2015 at 2:00 pm

The animal spent the night in the pool after stepping on to its canvas cover, presumably mistaking it for a solid surface.

Pair Cautioned Over Celebrity Big Brother Clash

National News September 28, 2015 at 12:44 pm

The spin-off show was stopped 10 minutes early as another contestant – ‘Allo ‘Allo star Vicki Michelle – was hurt in a fracas.