British girl, eight, dies after being shot in head in grocery store on family holiday to Jamaica By Leslie Larson PUBLISHED: 05:04 GMT, 13 January 2013 | UPDATED: 08:41 GMT, 13 January 2013 An eight-year-old British girl on holiday in Jamaica with her family was shot dead when an assailant opened fire at a grocery store on Friday evening. Imani Green, from Balham in South London, was at her cousin's small shop on the island's north coast, in the town of Duncans in Trelawny Parish, when violence broke out during an argument. She was struck in the head by a bullet from the shooter's 9mm pistol and then was hit in the shoulder by a second bullet.
Pension from a 100,000 pot 'halved since 1995': Annuities fall to less than 5,000 a year after rates hit record lowReport highlights nightmare facing generation of older workersFall is due to lower interest rates on corporate bonds and gilts and rising life expectancy An annuity is income paid on monthly basis when pension pot is cashed in By Becky Barrow PUBLISHED: 22:41 GMT, 9 January 2013 | UPDATED: 02:02 GMT, 10 January 2013 The monthly income from a pension pot of 100,000 has halved in the past 18 years, a study has warned The income from a 100,000 pension pot has more than halved in the past 18 years, a damning study reveals today. In January 1995, a 65-year-old worker could have bought himself an annuity – an income for life – of 11,380 a year. Today a man of the same age, who has worked throughout his life to save the same amount, would get an annuity of just 4,920 from an insurance company – a fall of 57 per cent
Home for Christmas: The brave baby girl born 15 weeks early weighing less than a tin of baked beans Tiny Amber-May Bass weighed less than 1lb when she was born in August Parents feared family would never enjoy Christmas togetherShe is now well enough to spend festive period with her family – granting her older sister's Christmas wish | UPDATED: 15:21 GMT, 24 December 2012 A hospital's smallest surviving premature baby has defied the odds to make it home for Christmas after her older sister 'asked Santa' to make it happen. Amber-May Bass weighed less than 1lb when she was born 15 weeks early on August 3 – lighter than a large tin of beans, which weighs around 1.1lbs
Can you believe she's 107 The incredible centenarian who looks better now than she did when she was 100Mary Snelling was born on December 17 1905 and married exactly a month before the Second World War startedThe pensioner says the first thing she does every day is eat an appleNever smoking and plenty of exercise has helped her too, she saysLong-life runs in the family as her sister Keeny lived to 102 | UPDATED: 02:28 GMT, 20 December 2012 Mary Snelling has celebrated her 107th birthday and swears the secret to long life is simple – just start the day by eating an apple. The extraordinary woman was born on December 17, 1905 – nine years before the Great War broke out in August 1914.
Paedophile, 44, took 12-year-old schoolgirl to dogging site where she was raped by another manMichael Gwyther, 44, jailed for life at Swindon Crown CourtAbuse uncovered by parents of two girls being groomed at same time Police found explicit video of victim's classmate on Gwyther's phone | UPDATED: 14:06 GMT, 7 December 2012 Paedophile: Michael Gwyther was jailed for life at Swindon Crown Court for abusing three underage girls and repeatedly raping one of them A paedophile who took a 12-year-old girl he was abusing to a notorious dogging site to be raped by another man has been jailed for life. Michael Gwyther, 44, repeatedly raped the youngster and took her to an open-air sex site where he offered to share her with other men.
Caesarean sections now account for a QUARTER of all births – and older mothers are the reason why 18 per cent over mothers over 35 opted not to give birth naturallyRoyal College of Midwives raises concern about a quarter of mothers having the surgery But teen pregnancies down by a fifth in five years | UPDATED: 00:46 GMT, 7 December 2012 25 per cent of mothers in England had a Caesarean – a slight increase from the previous year Older mothers are behind the number of Caesarean sections rising yet again. The latest maternity figures show that 25 per cent of mothers in England had a caesarean – a slight increase from the previous year, according to data from the Health and Social Care Information Centre (HSCIC).
Why older people are more susceptible to fraud: Area of the brain that deals with trust is less active in pensioners | UPDATED: 01:39 GMT, 4 December 2012 Age-related changes to the brain could make pensioners more susceptible to fraud, scientists say. They have found that an area of the brain that helps us work out who can be trusted is less active in older men and women