Dangerous bacterial meningitis outbreak in New York City with 22 people infected and 7 dead

Dangerous bacterial meningitis outbreak in New York City with 22 people infected and 7 dead By Damian Ghigliotty PUBLISHED: 22:55 GMT, 24 March 2013 | UPDATED: 02:01 GMT, 25 March 2013 New York City has been hit with a bacterial meningitis outbreak with 22 people infected so far, according to city health officials who are urging promiscuous gay men to get vaccinated against infection. The dangerous strain of the disease which causes an inflammation of the protective membranes covering the brain and spinal cord appears to be spreading through sexual encounters between men who meet up online and at bars and parties, according to a news release from the city’s health department. ‘Vaccination is the best defense,’ City Health Commissioner Dr

Manchester City striker Carlos Tevez is arrested on suspicion of driving while disqualified

Manchester City striker Carlos Tevez is arrested on suspicion of driving while disqualified Tevez was banned from the roads for six months in JanuaryPolice confirm a 29-year-old man was arrested on ThursdayMaximum penalty is six months in prison and 5,000 fine /11/1418450360_1972891531001_vs-50a6222571fcb0e4d5215cdd-782203288001.jpg” class=”plcHlder” /> Loading video… DM.has('rcpv1972877563001','BC', {'renderConfig' : { 'css' : “videoplayer-large”, 'autoplay' : false, 'muted' : false, 'title' : “Say goodbye to Carlos's car”, 'videoId' : 3476, 'adsEnabled' : true, 'playerId' : “1989148206001”, 'playerKey' : “AQ~~,AAAAAFSL1bg~,CmS1EFtcMWELN_eSE9A7gpcGWF5XAVmI”, 'objId' : “rcpv1972877563001”, 'videoPlayer' : “1972877563001”, 'width' : 636, 'height' : 358, 'linkBaseURL' : “http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2290232/Manchester-City-striker-Carlos-Tevez-arrested-suspicion-driving-disqualified.html” } });

Now find Cardinal Wolsey! After remains of Richard III were found, the undiscovered bones of Henry VIII"s Lord Chancellor are next on the…

Now find Cardinal Wolsey! After remains of Richard III were found, the undiscovered bones of Henry VIII's Lord Chancellor are next on the historic wish listChurchman is known to have also been buried in Leicester's abbey in 1530Historians think his tomb was destroyed later in Henry VIII's reignAttempts to locate Wolsey's remains in 1820 and the 1930s drew blanks By Leon Watson PUBLISHED: 02:21 GMT, 14 February 2013 | UPDATED: 02:27 GMT, 14 February 2013 The successful search for the skeleton of Richard III has prompted calls for a fresh bid to locate the remains of another major historical figure buried in Leicester. Cardinal Thomas Wolsey is known to have been buried at the city's abbey in 1530, but his bones have remained undiscovered. The churchman, Henry VIII's Lord Chancellor, died at the abbey while travelling to London after being accused of treason when he failed to secure the annulment of the king's marriage to his first wife Catherine of Aragon

"Hundreds of shoppers" may have witnessed double fatal stabbing in city centre as police quiz 23-year-old man over attack

'Hundreds of shoppers' may have witnessed double fatal stabbing in city centre as police quiz 23-year-old man over attackTwo men in their 30s were stabbed in the centre of the city last night By Paul Milligan and Anthony Bond PUBLISHED: 20:06 GMT, 11 January 2013 | UPDATED: 12:03 GMT, 12 January 2013 Hundreds of shoppers may have witnessed a double fatal stabbing in Birmingham city centre last night, police have said. Two men in their 30s were stabbed in the centre of the city just before 6pm last night

Colombian company makes child-size bulletproof vests after Sandy Hook shooting

Colombian bulletproof clothing designer launches new CHILDREN'S line of vests and backpacks in wake of Sandy Hook massacre | UPDATED: 02:32 GMT, 31 December 2012 A Colombian company that makes stylish bulletproof clothing has launched a new line of child-sized vests and backpacks in the wake of the elementary school massacre in Newtown, Connecticut.

Santa Monica residents complain about sea of fitness fanatics clogging up their parks

Santa Monica residents complain about sea of fitness fanatics clogging up their parks PUBLISHED: 22:24 GMT, 30 December 2012 | UPDATED: 22:25 GMT, 30 December 2012 Physical fitness is a way of life on the beautiful beachfront oasis of Santa Monica. From sunrise to sunset, there's huffing and puffing in the city's parks as trainers put their students through the paces of every form of exercise imaginable. All along the 420 acres of greenery paralleling the Pacific Ocean are groups of a dozen or more people furiously pumping iron, doing sit-ups, stepping on and off little benches and stretching on mats.

Brother of Manchester City footballer Mario Balotelli accused of assaulting police outside bar

Brother of Manchester City footballer Mario Balotelli accused of assaulting police outside barEnoch Barwuah, 20, appeared in Italian court after 'assaulting two policemen'The Salford City player was drinking with his sister at a bar in BresciaHe is Balotelli's younger brother and was adopted by a wealthy Italian couple | UPDATED: 19:13 GMT, 25 December 2012 Manchester City star Mario Balotelli's brother appeared in an Italian court on Christmas Eve accused of assaulting two policemen. Enoch Barwuah, 20, was held after an alleged brawl at a bar and kept in custody until his appearance before a judge

City Link: Customers accuse couriers of losing orders over fears gifts would not arrive in time for the big day

Christmas delivery panic! Scores of City Link customers accuse couriers of losing orders over fears gifts would not arrive in time for the big day City Link under fire as customers go online to voice their anger One claims armchair for father, 85, will not now arrive until December 28Comedian Charlie Higson says his son's present was 'lost' by the firm Company pledges to work round clock to deliver all orders by end of today | UPDATED: 20:54 GMT, 24 December 2012 Scores of shoppers were today left fearing they would not get their presents in time for Christmas Day after accusing one of the UK's biggest courier firms of losing orders and delaying deliveries. Customers have gone online to voice their anger after experiencing a spate of problems with City Link, with some saying they will not now be able to give their gifts to loved ones tomorrow. City Link describes itself as a 'market leading service provider of guaranteed Next Day & Timed delivery services' but has admitted receiving 'unprecedented levels' of orders over the festive period

Reservists get 100,00o to serve in Afghanistan

The 'City soldiers' paid 100,000 to fight in Afghanistan: Huge Government payouts to reservists who earn less while on tour Some serving reservists earn up to 225,000Last year eight reservists were paid more than 100,000 for their tour 'Reservist Awards' under review by MoD | UPDATED: 09:16 GMT, 24 December 2012 Some Armed Forces reservists in Afghanistan are being paid six-figure salaries by the Government, it emerged last night. Military rules state that if reservists’ pay works out less than they would earn in their civilian job, they can claim for extra cash, known as a Reservist Award.

Gotcha! Adorable never-before-seen photo shows President Obama caught in the web of Spiderman (as played by one of his staffer"s children)

Gotcha! Adorable never-before-seen photo shows President Obama caught in the web of Spider-Man (as played by one of his staffer's children) | UPDATED: 07:45 GMT, 20 December 2012 This is President Obama as we have never seen him before – caught unaware as he walks out of the Oval Office by none other than Spider-Man – or at least a very mini version of Spider-Man. The intimate photograph taken by White House photographer Pete Souza shows the President joking around with one of this staffer's children, who – dressed up as the super hero – pretends to shoot a spider web at Obama – who in turn reacts by pretending he is caught up in the imaginary trap. It is just one of the many behind-the-scenes pictures Mr Souza takes every year which show a more down-to-earth and touching side of the man who has just been named as TIME's Person of the Year for 2012