Teenage girl fighting for life after slipped off Blackpool seawall

Teenage girl is fighting for her life after she slipped off Blackpool’s seawall and was found face down in the sea while on holiday  The girl, believed to be from Cheshire, had been on a night out with friends   Paramedics carried out CPR before she was taken to Blackpool Victoria Hospital  It is thought she was pushed against wall by […]

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Philippoussis ‘lived the life you dream about’ before losing his way

If Pete Sampras was the tennis equivalent of Manchester United's winning machine in the 1990s, then perhaps Mark Philippoussis was its answer to Liverpool's "Spice Boys". Similarly glamorous and attention-grabbing, Philippoussis was a fine player who reached two grand-slam finals and twice won the deciding rubber to deliver the Davis Cup to Australia. Philippoussis's go-for-broke style was built around a […]

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Michael Schumacher at 50: Inside the hidden world of F1 legend

Inside the hidden world of Michael Schumacher: Five years on from F1 legend’s life-changing accident, how he is NOT bed-ridden but receives nursing care costing more than £50,000 a week in Swiss chateau December 29 will mark five years since he fell and hit his head while skiing Schumacher, who will turn 50 five days later, is recuperating in £50m […]

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Rioli at long last a life member at Richmond

Richmond have posthumously bestowed life membership status on Norm Smith medallist Maurice Rioli. Despite being a dual Tigers best and fairest, as well as being named best on ground in the 1982 grand final, the dazzling Indigenous champion had not been recognised with the honour until Monday night's annual general meeting. Rioli's nephew Daniel, the current-day Tiger, accepted the award […]

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Girl, five, with life-threatening condition gets own magical Lapland

Single mother creates a magical ‘Lapland’ in their conservatory for just £150 because her daughter is too ill to go and see it for real Helen Sadler, 40, made fairy castle using medicine packets and syringe boxes Erin, five, has chronic kidney and liver diseases and a serious heart condition Took 20 hours and under £150 for Helen and grandad Philip […]

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BBC film crew step in to save the life of a poisoned lion cub

BBC film crew step in to save the life of a poisoned lion cub after fellow film-makers rescued trapped penguins A team of vets rushed to save the lion on Sir David Attenborough’s Dynasties Film crew alerted vets who arrived by helicopter after lions were poisoned   They were accused of breaking first rule of wildlife documentary-making   As a poisoned lion […]

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