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Seven-year-old girl with both legs amputated learns how to SKATEBOARD

Rosie Davies became one of only three people in the world to undergo the revolutionary surgery to fix a life-threatening spinal condition two years ago.

Teacher forced terminally ill girl, 11, to pull off her wig...

Ashanti Elliot Smith, 11, is one of only two people in the country who suffers from a debilitating condition that has left her trapped inside the body of a pensioner. Terminally-ill Ashanti, who is not expected to reach 16, started to wear a wig to school to hide her bald head caused by alopecia, a side effect of Hutchinson Gildford Progeria. She wanted to start wearing a wig to ''lift her spirits'', make her feel pretty and fit in with the other girls.

‘Drunk’ pilot, 48, arrested moments before take for being ‘four times...

Officers swooped on the captain as he entered the cockpit after they were tipped off by a worried crew member at Newquay Airport in Cornwall.

Top tips for beating SAD this winter

SAD, short for ‘Seasonal Affective Disorder’ is a form of depression that’s thought to affect up to one in three of us.

What job shortage? Britain’s labour market is booming and you can...

For six years, unemployment has been a grave issue for our current Government here in Britain, but after the recent figures emerged Chancellor George Osbourne claimed that the Conservative party’s plan has worked and these new figures are a reflection of this.

Why a winter holiday might be just what you need

There are many reasons why many people choose to get away over the Christmas period or the early months of the new year, and head to hotter climes.

Concrete skatepark first in Europe to get protected status

A purpose-built skateboarding park has made history by becoming the first in Europe to be given protected status usually reserved for stately homes. Since it...

Comedienne Helen Lederer admits she HATES doing stand-up

Lederer, 60, shot to fame in the early 1980s after appearing at London’s Comedy Store alongside the late Rik Mayall, Ben Elton, Harry Enfield, Dawn French and Jennifer Saunders.

Family Foods Ltd launches UK’s newest brand of Manuka honey ‘superfood’

Maunka honey comes from bees that have been busy pollinating the Manuka trees that grow almost exclusively in the East Cape region of New Zealand.

Morrisons apologises to 89-year-old poppy seller forced into the cold outside...

Bill Daw, a World War II veteran of the Burma Campaign, was spotted standing outside a branch of the store by customer Veronica Roach. She felt Bill's hand and found it "freezing" and challenged the duty manager - only to be told there was "no room" for him inside.

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