First-time mother turned away from hospital because she was 'not in full labour' gives birth in nearby hotel bathroom University College Hospital midwife tells mother she was not in full labour Couple checked-in to nearby four-star Radisson Edwardian Grafton Hotel Despite repeated calls to hospital, couple advised it was 'still too early'Father Richard delivers son George Reggie Eades in hotel bathroomParamedics attended to couple and baby after the unusual labour By Shari Miller PUBLISHED: 15:28 GMT, 5 April 2013 | UPDATED: 16:03 GMT, 5 April 2013 A first-time mother gave birth to her son in a hotel bathroom aided by just her husband after the couple were turned away from a leading hospital. George Reggie Eades was born into the unusual surroundings after a midwife at University College Hospital, London, told his mother Michelle Booth that she was not in full labour and there was 'nowhere for us to go'
Convicted cannabis dealer told to write 5,000-word ESSAY on dangers of drugs because he couldn't do community service due to injury Terry Bennett, 32, of Cold Ashton, Glos, admitted intent to supply cannabis Probation said his dislocated shoulder was health and safety issueJudge Julian Lambert wants his essay on dangers of drugs in by April 4 By Luke Salkeld PUBLISHED: 12:00 GMT, 26 March 2013 | UPDATED: 00:02 GMT, 27 March 2013 It is a penalty more commonly associated with classroom than court room. But convicted drug dealer Terry Bennett has been told to pay for his crime by writing a 5,000-word essay.
House blaze suspect Mick Philpott 'did not bathe for 12 WEEKS before fatal fire and wore the same boxer shorts every day'Mick Philpott alleged to have started the blaze with two othersReveals his children called him 'tramp' because he didn't bathe for 12 weeks 'I just used to put water on my head and face and that's it,' he saidHe is accused of manslaughter with wife Mairead and friend Paul Mosley They bought cannabis and had sordid threesome on night of fatal fire Philpott accused of treating Mairead 'like a slave' while taking another loverAdmits he would go to girlfriend Lisa Willis's house for sex and to 'decorate' Court heard his wife had an abortion after falling pregnant while doggingHer QC accuses him of 'blackening' her name with tales of sex and drugs . 'But she's not sticking to the story, is she Mairead has broken ranks with you
Drug that prevents breast cancer for 20 years: Protection for thousands at high risk New guidelines suggest tamoxifen or raloxifene could offer up to 20 years of protection for those considered at high risk of cancerWomen would take the drugs for five years either before or after the menopause, with the aim of slashing odds of developing the disease By Jenny Hope PUBLISHED: 00:00 GMT, 15 January 2013 | UPDATED: 02:18 GMT, 15 January 2013 Thousands of healthy women could be offered powerful breast cancer drugs to cut their chances of contracting the disease. New guidelines suggest the drugs tamoxifen or raloxifene could offer as much as 20 years of protection for those considered at high risk of cancer
Life-extending cancer drugs 'rationed by postcode': Dozens of hospitals refuse to hand out treamentsDozens of trusts failing to hand out treatments for bowel, ovarian, lung and brain cancerSome of the drugs boost survival rates by a quarter and others extend lives By Sophie Borland PUBLISHED: 23:50 GMT, 10 January 2013 | UPDATED: 03:05 GMT, 11 January 2013 Hospitals are denying patients the latest life-extending cancer drugs, a report reveals. Dozens of trusts are failing to hand out treatments for bowel, ovarian, lung and brain cancer that have been approved by the NHS watchdog NICE
Pregnant ex-soldier, 25, took daughter, 7, on 170,000 heroin run to Europe in plot to dupe Customs they had visited Disneyland Naomi Thriepland, 25, was jailed for four years and will have a baby in prisonMother was caught by customs crossing the Channel with 3.4kg of heroin and her child Aiesha beside her She told officials she had been to Disneyland Paris, but in fact was in Amsterdam collecting the drugsFormer soldier served in Iraq and Afghanistan but quit to spend time with her daughter . Despite denying she made previous drugs runs to Europe, Thriepland admitted she had made a 'dummy run' a month earlier
Mother cleared of killing four-month-old son who died after television set weighing five stone fell on his headNatalie McMillan was trying to watch a DVD when the TV fell on her four-month-old KianHe later died in hospital but she has been cleared of manslaughter by gross negligence McMilland and ex-partner Edward Hanratty now face sentencing for neglect PUBLISHED: 20:18 GMT, 20 December 2012 | UPDATED: 20:20 GMT, 20 December 2012 Accident Natalie McMillan who has been cleared of killing her four-month-old son who died from 'catastrophic injuries' when a television weighing five stone dropped on his head A woman was today cleared of killing her four-month-old son who died from 'catastrophic injuries' when a television weighing five stone dropped on his head. Kian McMillan was lying below on his changing mat and died a day later in hospital after the incident at his home in Burnley, Lancashire, on December 6 last year.
Father admits neglecting his four-month-old son who died after television weighing five stone dropped on his headKian McMillan died from 'catastrophic injuries' at home in Burnley last year Father Edward Hanratty, 41, was passed out on the floor after taking drink and drugsMother Natalie McMillan, 25, also admits child neglect but denies manslaughter | UPDATED: 18:40 GMT, 19 December 2012 A father has admitted neglecting his four-month-old son who died from 'catastrophic injuries' after a television fell on his head. Edward Hanratty, 41, was passed out on the kitchen floor after taking a cocktail of drugs and drink when the child's mother's allegedly knocked over the TV set as she attempted to move it to plug in a scart lead and watch a DVD.
Mother killed her four-month-old son while high on drugs by knocking TV onto his head as he lay below, court hearsCourt told that 25-yearold mother was high on heroin, Valium and alcohol Youngster suffered 'catastrophic' brain injuries day after tv toppled on him Father also accused of being high and faces child cruelty charges | UPDATED: 17:31 GMT, 10 December 2012 A mother who was high on a cocktail of drugs and alcohol killed her four-month-old son when she knocked a large television on to his head, a court has heard. Preston Crown Court was told that Natalie McMillan, 25, from Burnley in Lancashire had taken a mixture of heroin and Valium and was in no fit state to look after her son Kian when the incident happened. The youngster suffered 'catastrophic' brain injuries the day after the television toppled from a cupboard while he was resting on a mat on the floor of the family home last December.
Worrying teenage trend for self-harming sparks sharp increase in calls to ChildLine Child hospital admissions caused by ‘intentional harm with a sharp object’ up 132 per cent in a decadeCharity blames growing family problems for spike in self-harming among the young | UPDATED: 13:30 GMT, 5 December 2012 Children are turning to self-harm as a result of deepening family problems, a leading charity said yesterday. The number of children and teenagers who have asked for help after considering hurting themselves with knives or drugs has gone up by two thirds in a year, ChildLine said