Greenbooth Reservoir drowning: Mum begged Paul Lawson not to swim

 Greenbooth Reservoir drowning: Mum begged Paul Lawson not to swim The mother of a teenager who drowned in a reservoir said she begged him not to go in the water. Paul Lawson, 16, reportedly got into difficulties…

Exploding cream dispenser kills French fitness blogger

  Image copyright: REBECCA BURGERMs Burger described herself as a fitness, travel, and fashion enthusiast A well-known lifestyle blogger in France has been killed by an exploding whipped cream dispenser. Rebecca…

Two men die after crane collapse in Crewe

The men who died were trapped beneath the wreckage, while another, believed to be the driver, was seriously injured. The crane collapsed in Dunwoody Way, Crewe Two men have died after a crane collapsed at a building site. Fire…
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SCAFFOLDING COMPANY FINED £70,000 AFTER WORKER PARALYSED

A Rotherham-based scaffolding company and its director have been fined after a worker fell six metres and was paralysed in his lower body. Sheffield Crown Court heard Bullet Scaffolding Ltd was appointed to provide edge protection around…
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Farmer admits breach in after worker killed in Shropshire barn electrocution

A farmer has admitted a health and safety breach after a worker was killed when he was electrocuted on the roof of a barn. Father-of-three Bryan Welch, 46, was on top of the structure at Smethcott, near Church Stretton, when tragedy…

Reducing baby deaths and brain injuries during childbirth

Image copyright: SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY Failure to monitor properly baby heart rates during labour is one reason why some newborns are dying on UK maternity wards, an investigation has found. The Each Baby Counts inquiry, by the Royal College…
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Grenfell Tower residents were promised fire-resistant cladding five years ago

Residents asked for fire-retardant panels in 2012, documents show, but cheaper, plastic-filled cladding was later fitted instead. Documents show Grenfell Tower residents were consulted about cladding in 2012 Residents of Grenfell…
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Plane Crashes While Trying To Help Extinguish Portugal Forest Fire

Getty A plane has crashed while trying to help extinguish the devastating forest fire in Portugal.  The water-bombing Canadair plane, which arrived from Spain, reportedly came down near the village of Louriceira while tackling…

Man jailed for dangling baby from window in Algeria

Image copyright: FACEBOOKPolice arrested the man for putting the baby's life in danger A court in Algeria has sentenced a man to two years in prison for dangling a baby out of a window in order to attract "likes" on Facebook. The man posted…
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Unions call for 'urgent' clarity on fire-proof cladding and sprinklers in schools

Three unions have written to Justine Greening voicing concerns over fire safety in schools The NUT and ATL teaching unions, together with the Fire Brigades Union (FBU), have written…