Several people killed in shooting in Swiss factory

Five killed and several injured after gunman goes berserk in Swiss wood processing plant Shooting happened at around 8am GMT in the town of MenznauPolice said the gunman opened fire in the company's canteenEstimates suggest one in three people in Switzerland keep a gunLast month, gunman killed three and wounded two in village of Daillon By Leon Watson and Allan Hall PUBLISHED: 11:08 GMT, 27 February 2013 | UPDATED: 13:51 GMT, 27 February 2013 [headerlinks Five people are dead and several others injured after a gunman went berserk at a wood processing plant in Switzerland today. The gunman committed suicide at the scene, confirmed police, as helicopters were scrambled to evacuate the wounded

British grandmother Jackie Meacock poses for a snapshot with her children. Hours later she ended her life at Dignitas

'Our mother's last supper': How hours after British gran posed for this photo with her grown-up children she ended her life at Dignitas suicide clinic and why they have no regretsJackie Meacock suffered from dystonia – an incurable nerve conditionLife had become unbearable – driving was impossible and even a shopping trip ended in her giving up in tears after half an hourThe grandmother of nine paid 10,000 to end her life at the Swiss clinic she was on daily painkillers, including liquid morphine. As the months progressed, she could do less and less.

BBC bunker: News studios built in bomb proof room to protect it from suicide attacks

BBC bunker: News studios built in bomb proof room to protect it from suicide attacksIt sits underneath the main reception of the 1bn New Broadcasting House Staff would be protected from a blast if a bomber walked in the front doorJournalists warned to behave because they will be seen during bulletins By Alex Gore PUBLISHED: 09:40 GMT, 13 January 2013 | UPDATED: 19:00 GMT, 13 January 2013 The BBC's new multi-million pound television news studio has been built to be bomb proof to protect journalists from suicide attacks. The news room sits in a bunker under the main reception at the 1billion New Broadcasting House.

Coq d"Argent: Married banker, 46, leapt seven floors to his death from open air City restaurant "after struggling to pay children"s…

Married banker, 46, leapt seven floors to his death from City restaurant Coq d'Argent 'after struggling to pay children's school fees'Inquest finds Nico Lambrechts intended to kill himself when he jumped off the roof of Coq d'Argent in October last yearBanker was about to move home to South Africa and had financial troubles /10/18/article-2219345-050942290000044D-717_634x399.jpg” width=”634″ height=”399″ alt=”Suicide: Mr Lambrechts jumped to his death in the internal atrium of the building in the City of London” class=”blkBorder” /> Suicide: Mr Lambrechts jumped to his death in the internal atrium of the building in the City of London Site: Police stand at the spot where Mr Lambrechts fell to his death Domenico Ferrini, who hired Mr Lambrechts at Investec in June last year, said that the banker had joined the company shortly before it was due to move its headquarters to Cape Town. 'He was very interested to start with and it was a wonderful opportunity within our growing business,' he said. 'I think there were a few things he was worried about.

Michael Barrymore is dead – or so says Michael Barrymore: Shamed comic kills off stage persona and admits he came close to suicide

Michael Barrymore is dead – or so says Michael Barrymore: Shamed comic kills off stage persona… and admits he came close to suicide Former TV star says he has 'killed' stage persona after decade of tormentRecovering alcoholic said he now wishes to be known as Michael ParkerClaims he was 'framed for murder' after man found dead in his pool | UPDATED: 01:33 GMT, 30 December 2012 Torment: Michael Barrymore says his TV personality is dead after years of being harangued by the press and he now wishes to be known as Michael Parker Disgraced television entertainer Michael Barrymore has ‘killed’ his stage persona – after suffering a decade of torment since a man was found dead in his swimming pool.

Son of assassinated Pakistan prime minister Benazir Bhutto launches his career

Too young to stand – but he already wants to run the country: Son of assassinated Pakistan prime minister Benazir Bhutto launches his career Fifth anniversary of his mother's death in gun and suicide bomb attackBilawal Bhutto Zardari, 24,could be key asset to his partyHis father rode wave of sympathy to become president in 2007But party is in trouble because of ailing economy and Taliban insurgency | UPDATED: 23:18 GMT, 27 December 2012 The son of assassinated Pakistan prime minister launched a political career with a fiery speech today – despite still being too young to stand as a candidate.

Taliban suicide bomber kills three Afghans in US military base Camp Chapman attack

Three citizens killed in suicide bomber attack at a US military base in AfghanistanPolice say a guard and two civilians were killed along with the bomberThe Taliban has claimed responsibility for the attack at Camp Chapman todayThe militant group says it sent a bomber to base in van full of explosivesThe guard stopped the driver at the gates of the base before he was killed | UPDATED: 13:47 GMT, 26 December 2012 A suicide bomber has killed three Afghan citizens in an attack at a US military base near the eastern city of Khost. The Taliban has claimed responsibility for the attack at Camp Chapman in which police have said a local guard and two civilians were killed along with the bomber.

The holy ghost: Apparition of late husband appears at granddaughter"s church christening in Facebook picture

Did dead grandfather make an ghostly appearance at christening of his granddaughter Apparition spotted on the wall of church in Facebook pictureHeather Sewell noticed familiar face hovering over family in photo Grandmother shocked as face looks 'very much' like late husband TerryPicture was taken at St Martin’s Church in Canterbury | UPDATED: 18:21 GMT, 20 December 2012 A grandmother was left astonished after a photo posted on Facebook from her granddaughter’s christening appeared to show the ghost of her late husband. When Heather Sewell, 50, first saw the picture she immediately spotted the apparition, bearing a striking resemblance to her late husband Terry. The black and white face can be seen above the church font hovering over baby Mia-Bella Kennett and the rest of the family

Jacintha Saldanha: Tragic suicide note to DJs written by nurse after royal hoax call "I hold you responsible"

Tragic suicide note to DJs written by nurse after royal hoax call: I hold you responsibleShe wrote note after radio station warned her of prank broadcastLetter is one of three and singles out two hospital staff for blameFriend of family reveals nurse 'committed suicide at second attempt' | UPDATED: 15:04 GMT, 16 December 2012 The nurse who committed suicide after the royal hoax phone call left a note telling the two DJs behind the prank they were responsible for her death, according to sources close to the family. In one of three apparent suicide notes, Jacintha Saldanha wrote a short letter in which she expressed her deep anger at the Australian radio presenters and blamed them for her tragic death.

Family"s heartbreak after losing second son to suicide in less than nine months: Jonathan Watson found dead in family home in Stanmore, Herts

Family's heartbreak after losing second son to suicide in less than nine monthsJonathan Watson, 28, committed suicide at family home in StanmoreHis brother Matthew killed himself in March after splitting with girlfriendMother Caryn said the family was in 'complete shock'Said Jonny was schizophrenic and had 'struggled' since brother's death | UPDATED: 20:39 GMT, 14 December 2012 A family has been left devastated after losing a second son to suicide in less than nine months. Jonathan Watson, 28, known to friends as Jonny, was found dead at his home in the village of Stanmore, Hampshire, earlier this week. His older brother Matthew, 29, also committed suicide in March after splitting with his girlfriend.