Manchester Arena bomb victim Saffie Roussos is to become a star in her own right

The youngest Manchester Arena bomb victim Saffie Roussos who her parents say always wanted to be famous is to become a star in her own right. The eight-year-old youngster will be remembered inside a huge pink star at the top of a communal Christmas tree in the youngster's hometown of Leyland, Lancs. It is being designed by the world-famous Blackpool Illuminations expert Richard Ryan and will shine extra bright this year as a tribute to the tragic schoolgirl. Saffie's parents...

Toddler lived through a life-threatening transplant, brother may face the same ordeal.

The parents of a toddler who recently lived through a life-threatening liver transplant are terrified his four-year-old brother may face the same ordeal. Laura and Liam Keenan had to watch as their 14-month-old son Harry battled through a liver transplant operation in late August. He was diagnosed with a rare genetic protein deficiency. But now 29-year-old primary school teacher Laura says their four-year-old son Max is also showing one of the same symptoms as Harry. Max's veins are protruding which...

New-born baby to be separated from mother because Home Office ignored her E-mails

A young mum is about to face being torn apart from her newborn baby boy just weeks after giving birth. Pregnant Wanwan Kiff, 27, was recently refused permission to stay in the UK with her British husband by Home Office officials earlier this year. This week she gave birth to healthy baby boy Oliver - but will have to leave him in four months time and return to her native China. The deadline, issued by the Home Office after they...

Watch -Mum’s ecstatic reaction as quadruple amputee daughter takes first steps on prosthetic legs

This heartwarming video captures a mum's ecstatic reaction as her quadruple amputee daughter takes her first steps on prosthetic legs. Harmonie-Rose Allen was just 11 months old when she was struck down with a rare strain of meningitis which nearly killed her. She was given a 10 per cent chance of survival but pulled through after having all her limbs amputated in order to save her life. This heartwarming video captures a mum's ecstatic reaction as her quadruple amputee daughter...

A father has told of heartbreak after son inherits the same rare degenerative condition and is now struggling with mobility — aged just 5

A father has told of his heartbreak after his son inherited the same rare degenerative condition as him and is now struggling with mobility -- aged just five Andrew Frerichs, 51 and son Calum, 5, both live with Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease (CMT), a condition which affects the dexterity of their hands and legs. But dad Andrew does not want his son to be disadvantaged by the disease, which caused him some pain growing up. Andrew was diagnosed aged 11, after inheriting...

Neglected dog had tumour tied together by STRING

DOG NEGLECT These horrifying pictures show the suffering endured by a Labrador-cross which had a tumour so big it touched the ground and was tied together by STRING These horrifying pictures show the suffering endured by a Labrador-cross which had a tumour so big it touched the ground and was tied together by STRING. The disturbing images show the stricken animal, nicknamed Lilly, with the huge tumour dangling between her legs after suffering neglect at the hand of her owner....

Ten month-old baby nearly died after being fed eggs unwittingly laced with ketamine

A ten month-old baby girl nearly died after being fed eggs unwittingly laced with the rave drug ketamine, it has been revealed. The meal was cooked in dishes that had been used to prepare the notorious horse tranquilliser, better known as 'Special K'. The infant, her brother and grandmother were all discovered unconscious at home by a family member and rushed to hospital by ambulance. She spent six days in a coma on a life support machine after emergency surgery...

Swimmer died after attempting to swim the English Channel 

A man in his 40s has died while trying to swim the English Channel. The swimmer fell ill half-way across the Channel, 12 miles from Dover, Kent, and was airlifted to hospital where he sadly died. A Coastguard helicopter based at Lydd was scrambled around 9.30pm and airlifted the swimmer to the William Harvey Hospital in Ashford. A spokesman for the Maritime and Coastguard Agency said this morning: "Last night at around 9.20pm, UK Coastguard received a VHF Radio call...

Heartbreaking…Sumatran tiger had to be put down – because she had arthritis 

A middle-aged tiger has been put down by vets after the endangered predator suffered for years - with ARTHRITIS. Indah, the 12-year-old Sumatran tiger, was a favourite among visitors to Howletts Wild Animal Park - with her tiger boyfriend Amir. But sadly, she was being treated by vets and a leading orthopaedic surgeon but in recent weeks was suffering increasing pain which could not be controlled and had to be put down. The average Sumatran tiger lives to the age...

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