'My son was bullied to death': Child abuse campaigner grieves after 14-year-old son is found dead at their homeTeenager Ayden Olson was found dead at home in ColchesterMother Shy Keenan claims he was bullied to deathUnclear if Ms Keenan believes he was bullied at school or elsewhere By Anna Edwards PUBLISHED: 11:17 GMT, 15 March 2013 | UPDATED: 12:18 GMT, 15 March 2013 A 14-year-old boy who was found dead at his home was 'bullied to death', his heartbroken mother claims. Teenager Ayden Olson, was found at his home in Colchester, and his mother Shy Keenan wrote on Twitter that her son had been persecuted.
One in seven women made redundant after maternity leave amid growing discriminationMore than half of women who were discriminated against 'suffer in silence'Tenth of women found themselves replaced by their maternity leave coverOne in seven felt they were overlooked for a promotion following maternity30,000 women lose jobs every year due to to pregnancy discrimination By Emily Andrews PUBLISHED: 14:40 GMT, 10 March 2013 | UPDATED: 22:52 GMT, 10 March 2013 Discrimination: A survey of 1,000 women found that more than half of women subjected to discrimination 'suffer in silence', with one in seven made redundant One in seven women are made redundant after their maternity leave, according to a study. And campaigners say discrimination against those who return to work after giving birth is on the increase. The study found that 40 per cent said their jobs had changed by the time they returned, with half reporting a cut in hours or demotion
‘I found a live snail in my hospital dinner’: New mum, 20, tells of supper horror on maternity wardAngel Crawford was tucking into her dinner at Aberdeen Maternity Unit when she spotted the molluscSnail believed to have made way onto plate via a packet of frozen peas The model and musician has vowed never to eat hospital food again By Tara Brady PUBLISHED: 17:00 GMT, 23 January 2013 | UPDATED: 19:21 GMT, 23 January 2013 A young mother has spoken of her shock at finding a snail in her hospital dinner shortly after giving birth. Angel Crawford, 20, recoiled in horror after spotting the mollusc while eating her mashed potato at Aberdeen Maternity Hospital. The model and musician, who was recovering with new baby Aimee, has vowed never to eat hospital food again
'Er, this bit isn't real': New David Attenborough series will tell viewers which shots are fakedBBC2 series Africa will see viewers told when scenes not filmed in the wild The BBC was accused of 'fakery' following last year's Frozen Planet seriesOne episode featuring a polar bear birth was filmed in a Dutch zoo Producers say they will make it clear when 'controlled filming' is involvedThe move will 'maintain trust and credibility' with viewers It was one of the most memorable moments of legendary wildlife presenter Sir David Attenborough's Frozen Planet series.
Paedophile businessman, 51, jailed after having affair with teenage girl he seduced when she was just 12 John Duffy had a five year illicit relationship with the teen during the 1990s Affair came to light last year when his victim – now in her 30s – went to policeCllr Duffy, 51, was jailed for 12 years at Burnley Crown Court after being found guilty of indecent assault and gross indecency | UPDATED: 18:30 GMT, 23 December 2012 Behind bars: John Duffy had a five year illicit relationship with a teenage girl he seduced when she was just 12 A parish councillor is today starting a 12 year sentence behind bars for exploiting his status as a 'pillar of the community' to have an affair with a teenage schoolgirl. Married youth group leader John Duffy used his position of respectability as a cover for his five year illicit relationship with the besotted youngster during the 1990s. After befriending her through his youth club, Duffy seduced her when she was just 12 then had regular sexual liaisons with the girl – promising her marriage and even showing her holiday brochures of where he said they would go on their honeymoon.
Long-lost sisters reunited after 55 years discover they are TWINS Jenny Lucas and Helen Edwards, both 64, were separated at birthThey had no knowledge of each other until Jenny tracked down her birth mother after being given up for adoption DNA tests confirmed they were non-identical twins | UPDATED: 20:02 GMT, 6 December 2012 Long-lost sisters, who were reunited after 55 years apart, have discovered that they are in fact twins, separated at birth. Jenny Lucas and Helen Edwards, both 64, had no knowledge of each other after Jenny was given up for adoption until she tracked down her birth mother in 2003. When the pair met, they assumed they were half-sisters but were regularly surprised by their similarities such as the way they held their coffee cups and they would often go to call each other at the same time
Giving birth in hospital raises risk of new mothers bleeding to death | UPDATED: 00:02 GMT, 2 December 2012 Women who choose to give birth at home are less likely to suffer from life-threatening bleeding than those who have their baby in hospital, a study has found. The report, by researchers at the University of Southampton, says reliance on drugs to speed up contractions, surgical incisions to ease delivery and emergency caesareans may be compromising the safety of women in labour Excessive bleeding after birth – Postpartum haemorrhage (PPH) – is one of the main causes of childbirth-related deaths in the UK. It occurs more often in maternity units than during planned home deliveries, according to an analysis of the medical records of more than 500,000 women.
Seal of approval: Proud mother pats her calf as hundreds of grey seals descend on Norfolk beach to give birth | UPDATED: 20:07 GMT, 28 November 2012 Minutes after giving birth, a grey seal was seen giving her newborn pup a loving embrace as she fed it on a Norfolk beach.