BREAKING NEWS: Police officer dies after his patrol car crashes with a tree while answering 999 call

BREAKING NEWS: Police officer dies after his patrol car crashes with a tree while answering 999 call By Richard Hartley-parkinson PUBLISHED: 07:51 GMT, 6 January 2013 | UPDATED: 07:54 GMT, 6 January 2013 A police officer has died in a road accident while answering an emergency call. The officer was killed when his patrol vehicle collided with a tree in the village of West Tanfield, near Ripon, at 7pm yesterday, North Yorkshire Police said.

Paul Crompton: BBC editor killed himself over worries about new shift patterns following move to Salford

BBC editor killed himself after telling GP of fears over new shift patterns following move to SalfordFather-of-three was a 'model employee' but he became increasingly stressed, inquest told BBC offers its 'sincere sympathies' to his family and children | UPDATED: 10:40 GMT, 2 December 2012 A BBC editor took his own life after expressing concerns to his GP about the introduction of new shift patterns, an inquest heard. Paul Crompton was found dead in a country park a month after he began to work nights as part of changes brought in following the broadcaster’s move to MediaCityUK.