Racing pundit John McCririck collapses at Cheltenham Racecourse 'suffering from the stress of being axed by Channel 4'Veteran broadcaster taken to hospital after becoming ill at CheltenhamHis wife blamed collapse on pressure after he was dropped by Channel 4Earlier that day he had complained of 'feeling unwell' By Louise Eccles PUBLISHED: 19:13 GMT, 12 March 2013 | UPDATED: 20:15 GMT, 12 March 2013 Racing pundit John McCririck was in hospital tonight after he collapsed at Cheltenham Racecourse. His wife Jenny blamed his collapse on the stress of being sacked by Channel 4 after 29 years with the broadcaster. McCririck is currently suing the channel for 3m for ageism and loss of earnings.
Face to face, Sir David and the pink iguana as Attenborough reveals lizard even Darwin missed in new series on Galapagos IslandsSir David Attenborough examines the iguana in his new series Galapagos 3DThe lizard is so rare it wasn't documented by science until 2009Islands which were beloved by Charles Darwin are famous for unique wildlife /12/31/article-0-16B3E7F1000005DC-241_306x423.jpg” width=”306″ height=”423″ alt=”Close up: Sir David Attenborough reveals the secrets of the rare pink iguana for the first time on screen from its home in the Galapagos Islands” class=”blkBorder” /> Close up: Sir David Attenborough reveals the secrets of the rare pink iguana for the first time on screen from its home in the Galapagos Islands At his age, David Attenborough thought he’d seen most things – but his extraordinary career still holds surprises. For the first time on screen, the veteran broadcaster reveals the secrets of the very rare pink iguana from its remote home on the Galapagos Islands
'They were treated like dogs waiting to be put down': Son of couple put on 'death pathway' blasts decision to withdraw treatment War veteran Charles Futcher died after being put on Liverpool Care PathwayWife Hilda who was also put on pathway, died ten days after her husband Son Charles Futcher said the decision was made without family consentMail revealed 60,000 patients die a year on pathway without their consent | UPDATED: 10:44 GMT, 1 January 2013 A war veteran and his wife died within days of each other after being put on the Liverpool Care Pathway without consent. Charles Futcher, 90, who fought in the battle of El Alamein, died alone in a care home after he was put on the controversial end-of-life process. Ten days later his wife Hilda, 89, died in the same home after she too was given sedatives and had vital food and fluids withdrawn under pathway procedures
Channel 4 and the sick show they call comedy: Comedians guzzle wine and egg each other on to trade obscene jokes about the Queen, Philip and Susan Boyle Big Fat Quiz of 2012 featured countless vile sexual jokes just after 9pm Most made by James Corden and Jack Whitehall who drank bottle of wine each during pre-recorded showChannel 4 accused of failing to learn from Sachsgate scandal Television watchdog Ofcom says it has received complaints | UPDATED: 01:12 GMT, 1 January 2013 A primetime Channel 4 quiz in which drunken comedians made obscene jokes about the Queen has outraged viewers. The Big Fat Quiz Of 2012, which featured countless vile sexual jokes, was broadcast on Sunday only seconds after the 9pm watershed. The pre-recorded show, presented by controversial comedian Jimmy Carr, also featured puerile remarks about sprinter Usain Bolt, President Obama and singer Susan Boyle
Nelson Mandela is 'in good spirits' after two weeks in hospital, says South African president Jacob Zuma Former South African leader is 'looking much better' said President Zuma Mr Mandela had surgery to remove gallstones on December 15 Doctors are happy with Mr Mandela's progress but no date given for release | UPDATED: 11:23 GMT, 25 December 2012 Nelson Mandela is in good spirits and looking much better after more than two weeks in hospital, South Africa President Jacob Zuma said today. Zuma, who visited Mandela on Christmas Day, said in a statement that doctors were happy with the progress the anti-apartheid hero was making. 'We found him in good spirits
Straw's memoirs suggest former Labour leader John Smith had a drink problem | UPDATED: 09:18 GMT, 13 December 2012 Labour’s former Home Secretary Jack Straw suggests in his memoirs, Last Man Standing, that much-admired ex-leader John Smith, who died in 1994 aged 55, had a drink problem.
Marijuana USA: Would you really want 50p cannabis lollies on sale in YOUR corner shop Read this shocking report from drug-legal Seattle – and you decide | UPDATED: 00:14 GMT, 9 December 2012 Twinkling Christmas lights adorn a large tree in the main square, carols ring out from packed stores as families bustle about doing their shopping.