Shockwaves fired into my foot cured my crippling pain – and got me back into heels

Shockwaves fired into my foot cured my crippling pain – and got me back into heels | UPDATED: 23:26 GMT, 3 December 2012 'My left foot started to hurt when I walked,' said Rosemary Smith Most of us can’t wait to kick off our shoes at the end of a long day at work and rest our weary feet.

Made in China: Motorway collapses 10 months after it is built – but they manage to build world"s largest armchair

China – the country that can make the world”s largest armchair (but where the motorways collapse just TEN MONTHS after being built)Motorway collapse is one of a string of recent transport disasters in China Fears raised over safety standards on country”s road and rail network Tragedy follows unveiling of “world”s largest armchair” in Shanghai

The beast of East River: Was washed-up pig really a dead rat (or maybe a dog)?

Mystery of the beast of the East River: Was washed-up pig really a dead rat – or even a dog. Dubbed the “Manhattan monster”, a horrifying mystery creature with a mutilated face, snarling snout and five toes on each foot has washed up under the Brooklyn Bridge, perplexing New Yorkers.

Doctors save life of toddler after they implant him with the world"s smallest artificial heart

Doctors save life of toddler after they implant him with the world's smallest artificial heartThe tiny heart weighs only 11grams compared to 900grams for an artificial adult heart | UPDATED: 08:56 GMT, 25 May 2012 Doctors have saved the life of a 16-month-old boy after they implanted him with the world's smallest artificial heart.

London 2012 Olympics cable cars that will transport people to the Games in style

Trio of towers across the Thames: Spectacular 60million Olympic cable car rises from the depths of river in time for the 2012 games. London has a brand new traffic-calming measure – and as these pictures show, it”s a project of Olympic proportions.

Water under the bridge: Crystal clear river is so clean you can see 50ft to the bottom

Crystal clear water under the bridge: River so clean you can see 50ft up from the bed | UPDATED: 06:49 GMT, 6 April 2012 A crystal clear river is so clean that the 50ft deep riverbed can be seen from a bridge crossing over the water.

Father speaks of his pride at IVF baby daughter who took 21 years to arrive

'She's nothing less than miraculous': Father speaks of his pride at IVF baby daughter who took 21 years to arrive Mr Powell had a sperm sample frozen in 1991 before undergoing chemotherapyRules meant his sperm was due to be destroyed in two years time when he reached 55 Couple only hand enough money to fund one IVF cycle Overjoyed: John and Chenphen Powell with Jasmine The news could hardly have been more devastating for policeman John Powell.

Pensioner dies after THREE HOUR wait for ambulance following slip on black ice

Pensioner dies after THREE-HOUR wait for ambulance following slip on black iceLocals tried to stem pensioner”s blood with kitchen towels while waiting for ambulanceWiltshire County Council have told Great Western Ambulance Service to hold an inquiry An 88-year-old pensioner died after she was left lying on a freezing cold pavement for three hours while waiting for an ambulance, it has been alleged. It is thought Doreen Wignall fell on black ice causing a head injury as she crossed a bridge in Ludgershall, Wiltshire. An investigation is underway into why it took Great Western Ambulance Service allegedly three hours to send an ambulance to a critically-ill pensioner Repeated calls were made for an ambulance without success while members of the public gave her first aid – including stemming the blood with kitchen towels.