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.
British student, 20, gang-raped by four men on balcony in Thailand after 'boyfriend left her in a bar' Attackers dragged the woman off the street as she came out of the barThey took her to a neighbouring building where she was found at 5amShe had been advised to leave the night spot because of her condition By Alex Gore and Andrew Drummond PUBLISHED: 10:34 GMT, 18 February 2013 | UPDATED: 12:54 GMT, 18 February 2013 Enlarge Attacked: The British student, 20, was gang-raped in Nakhon Si Thammarat, southern Thailand A British student has been gang-raped by four men on a balcony in Thailand after being dragged off the street as she came out of a bar in the early hours of the morning. The men had been driving around in a pick-up truck when they spotted the 20-year-old coming out of the popular night spot on Saturday morning. Police said the girl was drunk and had been left by a fellow traveller from South Africa after both had been advised to leave the bar because of their condition.
Bride-to-be and friends are seriously injured when hotel balcony they are stood on collapses 'as they were being shown round honeymoon suite' Group were visiting Casa Del Lago Hotel in Brighouse, West YorkshireStood with owner on 12ft high decking when it gave wayAll taken to hospital with injuries which are 'serious but not life-threatening' By Steve Robson PUBLISHED: 15:50 GMT, 15 February 2013 | UPDATED: 17:41 GMT, 15 February 2013 A bride-to-be and four friends have been seriously injured after a hotel balcony collapsed as they were being shown round the honeymoon suite. The group were visiting the newly-refurbished bridal suite on the first floor of the Casa Del Lago Hotel, Brighouse, West Yorkshire, with the owner when the horrific accident happened. All five were standing on the 12ft high decking balcony with glass surround this afternoon when it gave way beneath them
Actor who fell to his death at Pete Doherty flat party 'was probably dropped from balcony', claim Newsnight experts | UPDATED: 18:55 GMT, 7 December 2012 Pete Doherty was at the party when Mark Blanco plunged from the balcony edge The actor who suffered fatal head injuries after falling from a balcony at a 2006 party – attended by rocker Pete Doherty – was probably dropped, forensics experts told BBC's Newsnight programme. Experts said that CCTV footage of the street outside the East London flat suggests Mark Blanco was carried and dropped over the balcony edge, and had not jumped or slipped. A coroner ruled out suicide, but three police investigations have failed to uncover the events leading up to the death.