House of Fraser manager sues employer for 1MILLION after "suffering crippling injuries picking up an earring"

House of Fraser manager sues employer for 1MILLION after 'suffering crippling injuries picking up an earring'Safaa Pate, 31, has handed High Court writ to clothing brand CoastShe reached for earring and 'heard clicking noise and felt her back give way'Coast claim she should have used a stick to pick up the jewellery in 2009 By Martin Robinson PUBLISHED: 12:25 GMT, 25 April 2013 | UPDATED: 23:35 GMT, 25 April 2013 Incident: Safaa Pate, 31, outside London's High Court, where she is suing Coast for 1m claiming she suffered crippling back injuries at work whilst picking up a dropped earring A FASHION shop manager who says she suffered crippling back injuries while bending down to pick up an earring at work is claiming more than 1million in damages. Safaa Pate, 31, is suing her employers saying she was left in ‘unbearable pain’ after trying to retrieve the earring, which had fallen under a display unit. She has had to undergo a spinal fusion operation for her ‘irreparable’ back injuries and now has no feeling in her left leg and foot.

Richard III: Scientists reveal DNA results confirm king"s body has been found under a car park in Leicester

It IS Richard III: Scientists reveal DNA results confirm 15th century king's body has been found under a car park in Leicester University of Leicester academics unveil their findings at press conferenceDNA sample matches that of a descendant of the king's maternal lineSkeleton's spinal curvature also matched accounts of the humpback king Remains were uncovered by archaeologists at former church in LeicesterHistorical records say he was taken to the city after he was killed in 1485 By Damien Gayle PUBLISHED: 10:42 GMT, 4 February 2013 | UPDATED: 14:51 GMT, 4 February 2013 Human remains found buried beneath a social services car park in Leicester are those of Richard III who was killed in battle in 1485, archaeologists confirmed today. In an extraordinary discovery which rewrites the history books, the skeleton of the last of the Plantagenet kings was identified by DNA analysis after researchers traced his living descendants

Laura Coward: Young rider who was paralysed after being thrown from racehorse launches compensation bid

Rider, 21, who was paralysed after she was thrown from racehorse launches multi-million pound compensation bidLaura Coward was just 17 when she broke her back by falling on to a fenceShe remains in a wheelchair after surgery to mend her severed spinal cord Claims her stables told her she would be fine, despite the horse's strength By Emma Reynolds PUBLISHED: 18:03 GMT, 30 January 2013 | UPDATED: 07:37 GMT, 31 January 2013 Paraplegic: Laura Coward was working at a racehorse training stables when she fell off Saucy Night A promising young rider who was paralysed when she was thrown from a history-making racehorse has launched a multi-million pound compensation claim against the stables and trainer. Stablehand Laura Coward was 17 when she broke her neck after taking Saucy Night for a trial ride in Wiltshire in November 2008. The racehorse had made headlines three years earlier when he became the first to win a race without wearing horseshoes.

Leah Whittle: Teenager with interest in knives "stabbed his mother 94 times"

Teenager 'cut through his mother's spinal cord so she could not move and stabbed her 94 times in brutal attack'Youth allegedly turned on Leah Whittle, stabbing her with at least one knifeThe 42-year-old had 'little chance' to defend herself, the court heard Teenager, who admits having 'an interest in knives', fled the flat in DorsetDivorced mother, 42, found slumped against hallway wall of her home | UPDATED: 08:04 GMT, 29 November 2012 Violent death: Leah Whittle, 42, was stabbed to death at her house.

Wrestling fan, 11, battles through 30 brain operations while training to be junior referee

Now that's a fighter! Wrestling fan, 11, battles through 30 brain operations while training to be junior referee Callum has beaten meningitis twice and overcome a brain haemorrhageTrained to become a junior wrestling referee and feels it is the one place he is truly acceptedFamily raising 10,000 to take Callum to U.S for pioneering treatment | UPDATED: 14:52 GMT, 28 November 2012 An 11-year-old wrestling fan has proved he's a real fighter after enduring 30 brain operations. Callum Murray has overcome numerous bouts of illness while training to become a junior referee in his favourite sport. The youngster has beaten meningitis twice, overcome a brain haemorrhage, a cyst on his brain and sudden attacks which saw him black out and stop breathing