Woman dies after crash in Birmingham police chase

A woman has died after the car she was travelling in crashed while being followed by a police car. The 28-year-old, who has not been named, was in a blue Ford Fiesta when it hit another car in Birmingham last night. West Midlands Police said the Fiesta had failed to...

Rugby league player, 20, found dead in French hotel room

A 20-year-old rugby league player has been found dead in a hotel room in France, the morning after making his debut for championship side Batley Bulldogs. The club said it was “devastated” by the death of Archie Bruce, who played against Toulouse on...

'Hundreds of lives saved' by new digital sepsis alerts

Hundreds of lives are being saved every year thanks to a new digital alert system which automatically flags possible cases of sepsis in hospitals, the NHS has said. The technology uses an algorithm including data from a patient’s blood pressure, heart rate and...