It’s safe to say many people wouldn’t be here today without the help of volunteers – from the first responders giving up their weekends to save those caught up in road traffic accidents, to those giving up their time to board Britain’s lifeboats, saving people stranded at sea. These are only just a few examples of course.
The last two spots in this year’s Britain’s Got Talent final have now been filled, with illusionist X and daredevil Jonathan Goodwin impressing viewers in Friday night’s semi-final. X was the first act to bag a place in the final, receiving the most votes from the public, after a particularly impressive performance. The mysterious
It’s a busy day in Wigan. The Greater Manchester town has found itself in the middle of the fallout from last week’s European elections – in part due to comments made by Lisa Nandy, its Labour MP. Nandy said this week that it was constituencies like hers – where a majority of people voted for
Britain’s Got Talent performer Jacob Jones had another surprise in store after his performance in this year’s semi-finals, revealing that he and his fiancée are expecting are a baby. Jacob already made headlines once this year when, during his initial BGT audition, he proposed to his long-term partner Faye live on stage. Having made it
There were “opportunities galore” to spot that the London Bridge terror attackers were planning an outrage before it happened, an inquest has heard. Gareth Patterson QC, representing several victims’ families, outlined a number of instances where the three extremists were together and suggested there may have been potential clues to indicate they were plotting an
Birmingham City Council has been granted an injunction that will prevent the ongoing protests against LGBT teaching at a primary school. The interim injunction protects “the area immediately surrounding Anderton Park Primary School from further protests of the kind that have been held in the street outside the school for the last few weeks”, the
Sir Philip Green has been charged with four counts of misdemeanour assault in the US after a Pilates instructor alleged the Arcadia mogul repeatedly touched her inappropriately, prosecutors have said. Katie Surridge told police in Arizona that Sir Philip spanked and grabbed her backside during classes in the Canyon Ranch luxury resort in Tucson in
Sepsis survivors are at an increased risk of death in the years following their illness, new research shows, prompting fresh calls for improved follow-up care. Of those discharged from hospital in England after a critical care admission, three in 20 people (15%) died within 12 months, according to the study published in journal JAMA Network