'They're on a witch-hunt': Australian media accuses UK press of playing 'blame game' following Royal hoax call nurse's death Australian newspapers have claimed that the UK press is on a 'witch-hunt' following the death of Jacintha Saldanha, the nurse who fell victim to a prank call by two radio presenters last weekRadio company Austereo has described the media backlash to Mrs Saldanha's death as 'ferocious'Many Australian Sunday papers called for presenters Michael Christian and Mel Greig to be absolved of any blame | UPDATED: 00:24 GMT, 10 December 2012 The Australian press has accused the UK media of playing a 'blame game' in the wake of nurse Jacintha Saldanha's death following a prank call made by two radio DJS to the hospital where the Duchess of Cambridge was being treated last week. Mrs Saldanha, 46, a mother of two, was found dead on Friday in staff accommodation at the hospital where Kate, 30, had been treated for acute morning sickness.
'Royalbaby' gets 1,000 tribute tweets per SECOND! Unborn baby even gets its own Twitter account as world welcomes Wills and Kate news David Cameron first to tweet and says they 'will make wonderful parents'Ed Miliband follows saying: 'The whole country will be thrilled'President Obama offered his family's congratulations at White House briefingBaby has its own Twitter account and gets 500 followers in five minutesLord Sugar and Richard Branson also ecstatic about the first bornKim Kardashian leads celebrity charge with 'awww so cute!' messageBoris Becker posts picture of himself giving thumbs up to news from India | UPDATED: 11:51 GMT, 4 December 2012 Within moments of the announcement that Catherine is pregnant more than 1,000 congratulatory tweets a second were being posted across the world under the hashtag #royalbaby. The Prime Minister tweeted that the Duke and Duchess would make ‘wonderful parents’, while BBC business editor Robert Peston complained in jest of his report on tax avoidance being ‘bumped off the top of every news programme’, adding: ‘Is there other news’ There were also congratulations from celebrities Sir Richard Branson, TV presenter Vernon Kay, Cheryl Cole, David Walliams, Kim Kardashian and tennis legend Boris Becker, who uploaded a picture of himself with his thumbs up. The hashtag #NameALegend and Prince William and Kate Middleton were trending within minutes of the news breaking and a Twitter account with the name @IAmRoyalBaby had 500 followers in under five minutes
People who eat doughnuts for breakfast should be charged for prescriptions, says Tory MP GP Philip Lee warns the soaring cost of 'lifestyle' diseases like obesity could bankrupt the NHS | UPDATED: 22:46 GMT, 26 November 2012 People who eat doughnuts for breakfast should pay for prescriptions if they develop diabetes, a Tory MP said yesterday. Phillip Lee, who is also a practising GP, warned the soaring cost of obesity and other lifestyle diseases will bankrupt the NHS unless people take more responsibility for their own health. Calling for charges to be brought in, the MP for Bracknell said: ‘If you want to have doughnuts for breakfast, fine, but there is a cost implication.