A baby boy lost both his legs after he was swung by the ankles in sickening abuse from his parents, who have today been jailed.
Tiny Tony Smith was just 41 days old when he was found to have suffered eight fractures to his legs and then developed
Lying in intensive care, wired up to machines which are keeping her alive, the image of Emma Sturgeon fighting for her life is not easy to look at.
Remarkably, it's an image - and story - which Emma, herself, from Nashville, has willingly shared.
Now six months clean and
Calls have been made for paramedics to be ARMED after a patient bit a medic in hospital.
The issue of whether crews should be handed protective spray or "defensive weapons" arose after David Lynch, who has worked for West Midlands Ambulance Service for nine years, was attacked at a
A climber suffered life-threatening injuries when he fell 23 feet from a pole at a festival .
The 28-year-old was climbing a pole during a Russian folk festival to mark the waning of winter.
Named only as Alexander, the climber was wearing just shorts despite the sub-zero temperatures.
A mum who thought she had the flu was left critically ill in hospital when a rare brain condition meant she completely forgot her own daughter.
Hannah Joels' condition was so severe that she spent 22 hours a day sleeping and her memory was temporarily wiped.
A horse rider has made a miraculous recovery after she came millimetres from death when she was kicked "square in the face" by her stallion.
Becca Brown was turning out her Dutch warmblood, called Gibson, earlier this month after eight weeks of rest when he bucked and
A British woman has died and her husband has been seriously injured after a head-on crash with another car on the holiday island of Tenerife.
Pamela Millward, 77, died at the scene after going into cardiac arrest despite the efforts of paramedics to save her.
Double cop killer Dale Cregan has cost the taxpayer £100,000 after his move back to prison from a 'cushy' psychiatric hospital was delayed, it was claimed.
The one-eyed murderer, who lured PCs Fiona Bone and Nicola Hughes to their deaths in September 2012, is being held at
A couple spent their Valentine's Day in hospital after being rescued by brave firefighters who pulled them from their burning top floor flat.
Heart-stopping video captured the moment firefighters scaled the three storey block where a huge blaze had broken.
A man was rescued from the balcony, while
A twin, just five years old, risked his life as he desperately tried to pull his brother from the freezing water of a river after he fell in while they were playing.
The heartbroken parents of Kayden Fleck have opened up about the "nightmare" they are living since
A Brit died in Egypt after hospital staff turned off his life support machine because his family couldn't pay a £7,000 bill, a court heard.
Adrian King, 39, was in the Red Sea resort of Hurghada with pal Nicola Wright when he fell ill.
The pair were on an organised
A man has died after plunging more than 800ft off a cliff on Snowdon.
North Wales Police received two emergency calls from witnesses who saw the climber fall near the notorious Clogwyn Coch just after 12.30pm on Saturday.
It is believed the walker may have slipped and fallen from the
A concerned dad has told how his son doesn't speak for weeks - but it's a "champagne moment" whenever he breaks his silence.
Mark Lake, 31, first noticed something unusual when Noah was about eighteen months old and would not respond to his name.
Noah was later diagnosed with
A man has been left with two hearts after surgeons discovered a donated organ was too small minutes before a life-saving transplant.
Following a seven-hour procedure the 56-year-old has become one of only 150 people worldwide to have ever undergone such an operation.
He was suffering from end
My husband Brett and I met back in May 2014. I found him attractive and liked him straight away so, as I’m quite direct, I asked him out. We both loved being active, and our first date was spent going for a run. Then we went for
A young boy who had both his legs amputated because of meningitis has taken his first unaided steps on his new prosthetic limbs.
Taylor Lewis, now three, became ill with meningitis in April 2015, when he was eight months old.
He was put in a coma for 17
The desperate parents of a little girl who doesn't know she is ill despite being given just months months to live have made a plea to help save their daughter's life
Three-year-old Isabella Ortiz was diagnosed with a terminal brain tumour - diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma - in June
More than 250,000 patients waited at least 12 hours in A&E last year – up 72,000 in 12 months, new figures reveal.
The grim data sparked a fresh demand for more funding just two weeks after 60,000 “save the NHS” protesters marched on No10 .
It’s famed for sand, sea... and now spice - Blackp Blackpool revealed as Britain's drug capital as NHS figures lay bare "startling" North-South divide for hospital visits ool has been revealed as Britain’s drug capital, with a towering abuse problem.
Our investigation shows that hospital admissions of
A judge has sparked fury after telling a former footballer she could be jailed if she threatens to take her own life for a third time and 'inconveniences' the public.
Kimberley Macfarlane, who suffers from a rare illness that has left her in pain, has twice threatened
A mum has given birth to a baby so big that he was wearing clothes for a six-month-old the day he was born.
Maoama Ala was born weighing a whopping 13lb 14oz - breaking the record for the heaviest baby ever born at Sunshine Hospital in Queensland, Australia.
Half of children flagged as “in need” by social services have suffered or witnessed domestic violence, it’s warned today.
Town hall chiefs highlighted the figure as they warned they have to ditch early intervention to focus on children at immediate risk.
Department for Education data shows 236,000 of 472,000 social
Sinead Tinker shocked both viewers and Daniel Osborne after stripping off her coat to reveal some VERY saucy underwear.
Having been summoned by Carla to the hospital on Coronation Street , Sinead was gifted with a box to seduce Daniel with.
Standing on Daniel's doorstep in a fluffy
A 67-year-old man has been crashing in a Hunter College dorm room — among comely coeds — for nearly four decades, according to a new lawsuit by the university.
Derek DeFreitas has a permanent residence in Orange County. Yet he’s “maintained a dormitory room ‘crash pad’ at the Brookdale
A woman is believed to have been buried alive by mistake and lay conscious inside her coffin for eleven days while trying to fight her way out.
Screams were heard from the grave of Rosangela Almeida dos Santos, 37, and when her body was exhumed they found
A grandad has become the first person in Britain to be the recipient of a 3D-printed rib cage as he battles a giant chest tumour .
Peter Maggs had to have a tumour the size of a tennis ball removed and surgeons had to cut away
A bitter ex-boyfriend donned a terrifying mask and dressed up as a nurse in a sinister attempt to kidnap his former partner.
Gregory Whyte was jailed for the 'horror film' like plot, after a court heard he planned to pounce on his ex as she left the hospital where
Police have launched a murder investigation into the death of a woman who was found wrapped in a sleeping bag and stuffed in a wardrobe.
At the back of the building where the body of Joanne Lee was discovered, officers found a man - believed to be her estranged
A DEVASTATED couple claim their baby son died because of a lack of hospital beds.
Kim Smith, 33, had a stillbirth just hours before she was due to be induced and believes her son would still be alive if action had been taken sooner.
Her husband Matt, also 33, has
A woman has appeared in court charged with the neglect and murder of a seven-month-old baby.
Shalina Kukkundoor Padmanabha, 31, of Epping New Road, Buckhurst Hill, Essex, appeared before Chelmsford Magistrates' Court on Friday.
She is charged over the death of Shagun Chandra-Prasad.
The defendant spoke only to give her name,