Parents of girl who died of misdiagnosed allergy reveal catalogue of failings

Schoolgirl Megan Lee died two years ago but her toothbrush still lies next to the bathroom sink. Reminders of the 15-year-old are all around her family’s once happy home. Her bedroom is exactly as she left it, even down to GCSE revision notes still taped to the wall. Every day her mum sits quietly in there, trying to feel close […]

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Irish man dies in NY Irish bar on Thanksgiving after punch in head

A young Irish man who was celebrating Thanksgiving at a popular Irish bar in New York  has died after being punched in the head. The 21-year-old was assaulted outside the Gaslight Bar in Queens shortly after 3.30am on Thursday morning. The victim, who comes from County Longford, got into an “encounter” inside the bar, police say, before it spilled outside […]

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Toddler’s final hours after skin began peeling off ‘like she had been on fire’

A grieving father has described the moment his daughter’s skin began peeling off "like she had been on fire" before her heart stopped twice and she died at his side. "Daddy’s girl" Khadijah Araf was just weeks away from celebrating her third birthday when tragedy struck and she suffered fatal septic shock. Just hours earlier, dad Sunny had been putting […]

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Patient suing New Mexico hospital for resuscitating her

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — A New Mexico woman who was brought back to life is suing the hospital for violating her rights. The Albuquerque Journal reports lawyers for Jamie Sams filed a lawsuit this week in New Mexico state district court against Santa Fe’s Christus St. Vincent Regional Medical Center. The lawsuit filed on behalf Sams, a writer known for books […]

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‘Sleep-deprived’ mum who left girl, 4, to die in hot car is fined £19

A ‘sleep-deprived’ mum who left her boyfriend’s four-year-old daughter to die in a sweltering car has been fined less than £20. Brittany Borgess left little Samaria Motyka buckled into a booster seat in her SUV after parking outside her work, where there was no shade. Six and a half hours later, the little girl was discovered unresponsive on the vehicle’s […]

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Woman went through menopause at 25 without realising – after missing these signs

A woman who says she was ‘born to be a mum’ was devastated to learn she went through the menopause at 25 after three desperate artificial insemination attempts. Crystal Ashwood, now 32, used Facebook to find sperm donors and attempted to impregnate herself in her bathroom using a syringe. But last month, the Lidl shop assistant was given the news […]

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Woman killed after ex-husband and pals gang-rape her and violate her with stick

A man has been arrested for allegedly gang-raping his ex-wife with two of his friends and violating her with a stick in a field. The shocking incident occurred in the Jamtara district of the Indian state of Jharkhand on Wednesday night. Police sources told local media that the victim, who has not been named, had been to the theatre when […]

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