Queen forced to cancel trip to Swansea after being struck down with suspected gastroenteritis

Queen forced to cancel trip to Swansea after being struck down with suspected gastroenteritis By Daily Mail Reporter PUBLISHED: 20:38 GMT, 1 March 2013 | UPDATED: 20:49 GMT, 1 March 2013 Ill: The Queen, pictured touring the Royal London Hospital in east London yesterday, has cancelled a visit to Swansea because she is suffering from gastroenteritis The Queen has been forced to cancel a planned visit to Wales after suffering from symptoms of gastroenteritis, Buckingham Palace said tonight.

Good Samaritan given parking ticket when she stopped in disabled bay to help woman who collapsed in the street

Good Samaritan given parking ticket when she stopped in disabled bay to help woman who collapsed in the streetLesley Mair abandoned her car in Edinburgh street to help young womanBut when she returned to her car she had been booked for illegal parking By Jane Borland PUBLISHED: 11:56 GMT, 1 February 2013 | UPDATED: 12:08 GMT, 1 February 2013 When Lesley Mair leapt out of her car to help a collapsed woman, most bystanders saw her as a Good Samaritan. But it appears that Edinburgh’s notorious parking attendants saw her as nothing more than an errant motorist, and gave her a ticket for leaving her vehicle in a disabled bay.

Strathallan Airfield: Skydiver, 56, dies after parachute fails to open during jump

Skydiver, 56, dies after parachute fails to open during jump at Scottish airfield Victim named as experienced skydiver David Ball from EdinburghCause unknown but 'too low' theory being probedSite has had a number of incidents in recent yearsFatal accident at Strathallan airfield in Perthshire yesterday , is David Ball, 56, from the Barnton area of Edinburgh.

MP proposes Duchess of Cambridge should be called "Princess Consort" when William becomes King

Why Kate may never become Queen: MP proposes Duchess should be given title of 'Princess Consort' when William becomes King MP John Hemming wants amendment to repeal of royal primogeniture lawsWives of ruling Kings adopt title of Queen Consort under current rulesBut husbands of monarchs have no official title – we don't have 'King Philip'Hemming to ask Commons to consider amendment to repeal next month | UPDATED: 10:54 GMT, 30 December 2012 The Duchess of Cambridge is facing the prospect of never becoming Prince William’s Queen.

The Vikings are coming… and so is Hogmanay! Scotland gears up for New Year in fancy dress

The Vikings are coming… and so is Hogmanay! Scotland gears up for New Year in fancy dressMore than 7,000 join torchlit procession through EdinburghCapital hosts 30million extravaganza to celebrate New Year | UPDATED: 21:24 GMT, 30 December 2012 The streets of Scotland's capital were overrun by a horde of Vikings – in a festive invasion to celebrate Hogmanay. Dozens of Vikings from Shetland, clad in armour and holding shields, joined around 7,000 others revellers in a stunning torchlit parade through Edinburgh to mark the end of the year.

Three men killed in horror Christmas smash as woman driver and fourth man escape from wreckage

Three men killed in horror Christmas smash as woman driver and fourth man escape from wreckageAccident happened about 1.5 miles (2.4km) south of Pathhead, MidlothianGold-coloured Nissan Note carrying five people was in collision with a silver Skoda Octavia and ended up on its roof | UPDATED: 15:17 GMT, 24 December 2012 Three men have been killed and three other people taken to hospital after a two-car crash.

British professor Gavin Mooney and his wife found bludgeoned to death at their home in Tazmania

Retired British economist and his wife found bludgeoned to death at their home in TasmaniaProfessor Gavin Mooney and partner Dr Delys Weston found deadDr Weston's son arrested in connection according to local reportsMr Mooney born in Glasgow and moved to Australia in 1993Described as 'inspiring' and a 'fearless advocate for social justice' | UPDATED: 10:28 GMT, 22 December 2012 A retired British economist and his wife are thought to have been bludgeoned to death at their home in Tasmania. Professor Gavin Mooney, 69, and Dr Delys Weston, 62, were found at the property in Tasmania on Wednesday. Professor Mooney was previously the director of the Social and Public Health Economics Research Group in Australia and held a number of senior positions at universities in the country

So whose dog did he bury? Pet owner"s shock after his missing dog returns home

So whose dog did he bury Pet owner's joy after his missing pet returns home … two days after he gave it a solemn send off Jimmy the border terrier went missing during a walk near EdinburghFive days later, owner Scott Walker was told a dog had been found dead Mr Walker and girlfriend Cathy Herse said their goodbyes and buried the dog But two days after that, Jimmy turned up in Fairmilehead | UPDATED: 18:03 GMT, 21 December 2012 A dog lover spoke of his amazement yesterday after he was reunited with the runaway pet he thought had died, two days after burying the wrong animal

Paralysed schoolboy, 12, amazes his mother as he writes a Christmas song by BLINKING

Paralysed schoolboy, 12, amazes his mother as he writes a Christmas song by BLINKINGAdam Bojelian, 12, who has cerebral palsy, wrote the song with the help of mother Zoe, 52With the help of a Hollywood musician, the family have now made the song available on iTunes for charity It has already attracted celebrity backing including from actor Ewan McGregor | UPDATED: 14:30 GMT, 20 December 2012 A paralysed schoolboy who can only communicate with his eyes has written a Christmas song by blinking. Adam Bojelian, 12, who has cerebral palsy, wrote the song with the help of mother Zoe, 52, who painstakingly pointed at letters until the festive track was complete.