Doctors use broken bones to help unmask dementia in elderly patients who may otherwise not be diagnosed

Doctors use broken bones to help unmask dementia in elderly patients who may otherwise not be diagnosed | UPDATED: 10:02 GMT, 10 December 2012 Brain impairment caused by conditions such as Alzheimer's makes falling over and suffering breaks more likely Doctors are using broken wrists to diagnose dementia in elderly patients.

Iron Age helmet used to hold human remains following a cremation among rare finds unearthed by Britain"s amateur treasure hunters

Iron Age helmet among rare finds unearthed by Britain's amateur treasure hunters (and doesn't it look modern) Recent finds announced by experts from the British Museum in London Iron Age helmet unearthed by metal-detectorist near Canterbury, KentA boar mount also found that could have belonged to Richard IIIViking hoard among the other treasures unearthed over the past year | UPDATED: 09:28 GMT, 4 December 2012 An 'extremely rare' Iron Age helmet that was later used as a vessel to hold human remains following a cremation has been discovered. The British Museum revealed the helmet, that resembles those worn by German troops in the Second World War, was unearthed by a metal-detectorist near Canterbury, Kent, last month

Retired policeman uses pension to set up UK"s first entirely vegetarian sweet shop

It's a fair cop for animals! Retired policeman fed up of missing out since going veggie age 12 sets up UK's first ever vegetarian sweet shop – with NO hooves and NO crushed beetles Former Met policemen John Baldock runs Sweet Expectations, in Rochester, KentMost common sweets use gelatin – made from animal bones and hooves or cochineal – a red colouring made from crushed beetlesBaldock, who served 30 years in the force, says he was fed up of missing out on sweets after becoming vegetarian aged 12Baldock's sweets use plant extracts and beetroot as substitutes | UPDATED: 23:05 GMT, 30 November 2012 A former Met policeman has come to the rescue of sweet-toothed vegetarians who want to enjoy treats made without animal extracts. John Baldock, 56, has opened the UK's first entirely vegetarian sweet shop with products made using plant extracts instead of gelatine. His store, called Sweet Expectations in Rochester, Kent, is modelled on a traditional sweet shop with the animal-free treats displayed in giant jars and served by weight