Brave girl, 5, has her legs AMPUTATED to fix her spine… and stop her internal organs from crushing her to death

Brave Rosie, 5, has her legs AMPUTATED to fix her spine… and stop her internal organs from crushing her to death Rosie was born with a gap in her spine that left her body lacking supportThe five-year-old's lower legs were also folded under her in rare disorderShe then had her lower legs amputed and the bone inserted into her spine | UPDATED: 18:23 GMT, 10 December 2012 A girl whose organs were slowly being crushed under their own weight because of a spinal defect has been saved – after doctors amputated her legs and inserted the bones into her back.

Hundreds of teen tearaways will face military-style boot camps staffed by soldiers to teach them self-discipline

Hundreds of teen tearaways will face military-style boot camps staffed by soldiers to teach them self-discipline | UPDATED: 07:52 GMT, 7 December 2012 Unruly youngsters will be sent to ‘boot camps’ staffed by former soldiers to teach them self-discipline, ministers will announce today.