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Naturally Occurring Antibiotic Kills Lyme Disease and Nothing Else: A Potential Breakthrough Treatment

Researchers studying naturally occurring antibiotics have isolated one which eradicated the bacteria that causes Lyme disease, potentially offering a revolutionary treatment for the pathogen in both humans, and the natural environment. Hygromycin A, which the scientists found in a screen of soil microbes, was found to clear the infection of B. burgdorferi, the bacteria found […]

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Mum fights off man who tried to snatch baby girl from pram during park walk

A man who tried to abduct a child was fought off with bare fists by her mother. Halfway through his trial Mohamed Jarboui confessed to trying to lift the two-year-old from her pram. Unable to grab the girl due to her mother’s efforts, the 51-year-old attempted to carry child and pram from the Basingstoke, Hampshire […]

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Wayne Couzens’ whole-life tariff explained as sentence only used for most heinous crimes

Sarah Everard’s murderer Wayne Couzens joins a list of 60 other criminals who have been given a whole-life term in jail – a sentence reserved for the most serious of offences which fall into five categories Wayne Couzens joins 60 other notorious criminals serving whole-life terms in British jails with the rare sentence the most […]

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Undertaker to marry man who ‘tracked her down’ after seeing face on funeral advert

Mick Bramman contacted Louise Cook after walking past a billboard with her face on, saying he thought she was ‘drop dead gorgeous’ An undertaker is set to marry a man who fell in love with her face after spotting her on an advertisement for a funeral home. Mick Bramman contacted Louise Cook after walking past […]

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Plane bursts into flames after making ‘loud bang’ on botched landing at UK airport

The cargo carrier landed at East Midlands Airport after taking off from Leipzig in Germany earlier in the evening. Dramatic images show the aircraft’s wheels alight after slamming down on the tarmac A plane’s tyres burst into flames following a botched landing in the UK on Thursday night. The cargo carrier landed at East Midlands […]

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ASDA employee a ‘hero’ after finding place to stay for homeless man outside supermarket

When the South Yorkshire Asda worker saw the man had been living rough for weeks in a tent and was hungry in the rain, she stepped up and helped him find food and shelter An ASDA worker has been hailed as a hero after helping a homeless man outside a supermarket find a place to […]