Cost of petrol set to rise by up to 5p a litre as stations pass on increase in wholesale prices 1p of rise in wholesale prices has been passed on at many petrol stationsRetailers insist they are not to blame for the 5p price riseAA attacked fuel industry for failing to pass on 2p fall in diesel wholesale costs that was worth 2.5p at the pump By Ray Massey PUBLISHED: 01:59 GMT, 25 January 2013 | UPDATED: 02:00 GMT, 25 January 2013 Motorists are facing more pain at the pumps, with increases of up to 5p a litre, the AA warned. Already 1p of the rise in wholesale prices has been passed on at many petrol stations – leaving another 4p to come.
Gary Lineker quits Twitter 'because it was wasting too much time' By Hanna Flint PUBLISHED: 18:33 GMT, 19 January 2013 | UPDATED: 07:46 GMT, 20 January 2013 Full time: Gary Lineker deleted his Twitter account for 'personal reasons' Gary Lineker has mysteriously quit Twitter, claiming he is closing his account ‘for personal reasons’. The Match of the Day host, who joined the social networking site last year, quickly became one of Britain’s most popular users with 1.3million followers. However, he signed off at 7.20pm on Friday with the cryptic message: ‘I’m leaving Twitter for personal reasons.
Damilola killer is back in jail for the THIRD time after being accused of handling stolen goodsRicky Preddie has appeared in court on suspicion of handling stolen goods and has been sent back to jailPolice found a 800 motorbike in his bail hostel, which had been taken in a burglary He has been released twice before after stabbing Damilola in the neck with a broken bottle in 2000Damilola's father Richard says that Preddie should never have been released . He lasted just 16 days before being taken back to prison for again violating his parole by going to areas he was banned from and visiting friends from his old gang.
59 years, eight months and two weeks: That's the age we stop feeling young, says Government pollBritons believe that old age begins at 59 years, two months and two weeksThe Department for Work and Pensions commissioned the poll | UPDATED: 15:07 GMT, 1 January 2013 Middle-aged: It's been said that life begins at 40, but it might be more accurate to say that mid-life begins at 40 according to a Government poll It’s been said, somewhat optimistically, that life begins at 40. Now it seems a more accurate adage might read: Mid-life begins at 40. Or to be precise, according to a study which reveals general attitudes to youth and ageing, the age at which we should stop calling ourselves young is 40 years, eight months and two weeks.
They've sentenced Dad to death: Family's fury after hospital wins legal battle to let grandfather, 69, die if illness deterioratesDavid James, 69, contracted pneumonia during a hospital visit and has been bedridden sinceHis wife May and daughter Julie lost landmark High Court battle last week Local hospital have been allowed to put the retired musician on the Liverpool Care Pathway if his health deteriorates | UPDATED: 10:40 GMT, 29 December 2012 'Smashing': David James's standard comment on his health may not last long Last night, as she has done every night for the past eight months, May James visited her husband in hospital and asked him how he was. Despite the fact he breathes via a ventilator and, since undergoing a tracheotomy (the surgical opening of an airway in the neck), can speak only in a whisper or mouth the words, his response was typically cheery
Former England cricket captain and TV commentator Tony Greig dies of a heart attack at 66South African-born star was diagnosed with lung cancer two months agoHe told colleagues, 'It's not good, it's a case of what they can do'Greig played for England in 58 tests before quitting to join breakaway series | UPDATED: 19:00 GMT, 29 December 2012 Former England captain and television commentator Tony Greig has died in Sydney at the age of 66 Former England cricket captain and television commentator Tony Greig has died of a heart attack at the age of 66. The South African-born all-rounder was diagnosed with lung cancer two months ago. Greig played 58 Tests for England – 14 of them as skipper – before quitting the team to join Australian tycoon Kerry Packer's breakaway World Series.
Mother's horror as surgeon who left her unable to speak or breathe after botched thyroid op is allowed to work again Jo Roche, 43, had routine surgery to remove the thyroid gland on her neckThe operation, due to take up to three hours, was done in 90 minutes and left her barely able to speak after the vocal cords were damaged Also needed a tube through her neck and into her windpipe to allow her to breathe properlySurgeon was suspended last year after mistreating patients and lying to coronerNow declared fit to work again by the General Medical Council, much to the horror of Mrs Roche and others treated by him | UPDATED: 20:10 GMT, 27 December 2012 A mother-of-two who has been left breathing through a tube and barely able to speak after a routine operation went wrong has spoken of her horror that the surgeon is being allowed to work again.
Misery in A&E: Tens of thousands left waiting in corridors or even ambulances for hours before they get a bedHealth experts say sufferers are 'warehoused' in hospitals Some are kept in ambulances to massage waiting time figuresAdmissions have soared and the health service is struggling to cope, say health professionals PUBLISHED: 01:17 GMT, 27 December 2012 | UPDATED: 01:17 GMT, 27 December 2012 Tens of thousands of patients are being kept on trolleys or in ambulances because there are not enough hospital beds. Some are ‘warehoused’ in corridors or side rooms for up to 12 hours before being taken to a ward. Others are parked outside in ambulances for up to 30 minutes until they are allowed to be admitted.
Down comes the house that Sandy built: Cottage that became symbol of hurricane is bulldozed as America moves onPrincess Cottage in New Jersey is razed to the ground in just 15 minutesThe house had remained standing despite being ripped in half by the winds150-year-old waterfront property is one of 50 in the area being demolished | UPDATED: 11:18 GMT, 24 December 2012 The waterfront house that became the symbol of the destruction caused by Hurricane Sandy has been torn down. Princess Cottage in New Jersey had been ripped in half by the devastating winds that battered the east coast of the United States in October. A bulldozers finished the job on Friday, tearing down the 150-year Front Street house in the seaside town of Union Beach
Royal nurse found hanged after taking DJs' hoax call about pregnant Duchess of Cambridge had tried to kill herself twice before last yearJacintha Saldanha made two attempts to kill herself last winterThe nurse took an overdose during visit to IndiaShe survived but tried to jump from a building nine days laterFamily now demanding answers of Australian media group and hospital | UPDATED: 10:39 GMT, 23 December 2012 Nurse Jacintha Saldanha, pictured with her husband Ben Barboza, is believed to have tried to commit suicide twice previously The nurse who committed suicide after answering a hoax phone call about the Duchess of Cambridge made two attempts to kill herself last winter and had been prescribed antidepressants. Jacintha Saldanha, who took her own life days after the call from Australian DJs pretending to be the Queen and Prince Charles, attempted to commit suicide last December with an overdose of pills during a family visit to India. She survived after being rushed to hospital but tried to commit suicide again just nine days later by apparently jumping from a building