Number of elderly people with cancer to soar

The number of elderly people being diagnosed with cancer is set to rise by 80% over the next two decades, experts have warned. About 130,000 people over the age of 75 currently get some form of the disease in the UK each year, but Cancer Research UK has predicted that...

Families want criminal charges over hospital deaths

The families of 456 hospital patients who had their lives shortened by the unjustified prescription of powerful painkillers have called for those responsible to face criminal charges. According to a damning report released on Wednesday, Gosport War Memorial Hospital...

FA condemns England fans over Nazi salutes

The Football Association has condemned a small group of England fans after a video appeared of them singing anti-Semitic songs. The video was reportedly filmed in Volgograd where England played their opening World Cup game against Tunisia on Monday and won 2-1. The...

Poundworld stores start closing down sales

Poundworld has started a closing down sale across its entire estate of shops – but says it still hopes to survive. The retailer, which went into administration earlier this month, sent a memo to staff saying that “trading has been difficult for a...

Jury rules Rashan Charles death 'an accident'

An inquest into the death of a man who died after he was chased by police has been branded a farce by his family. A jury found the death of Rashan Charles was an accident following a justified use of force. Mr Charles, 20, died in hospital in the early hours of 22...