Winter vomiting bug hits 700,000 people as early onset of virus catches NHS "unawares"

Winter vomiting bug hits 700,000 people as early onset of virus catches NHS 'unawares' | UPDATED: 09:35 GMT, 5 December 2012 Increase: Almost 700,000 people have been struck down by norovirus Hundreds of thousands have been struck down with the winter vomiting bug, according to figures.

Stunning images of wolves as they were seen by the couple who lived in a ten for SIX YEARS to better observe the wild animals

Call of the wild: Stunning images capture couple”s extraordinary bond with wolves after spending SIX YEARS living among them. Most people run from wolves but one brave couple spent six years of their lives living with the feared creatures in an effort to better understand their way of life.

This shouldn’t happen anymore’: White man beaten to a pulp in public square for dating African-American woman in Georgia

“This shouldn”t happen anymore”: White man beaten to a pulp in public square for dating African-American woman in GeorgiaBoyfriend left barely conscious after brutal brawlGang of three black assailants still on the loose “This shouldn”t happen in this day in age.

A real labour of love: Devoted farmer creates heart-shaped meadow by planting thousands of oak trees in tribute to his late wife

Heart of oaks: One farmer”s growing love for his late wife is clear from glade in memorial meadow he planted Bereft Winston Howes planted the sapling oaks 17 years ago Trees have grown into a glorious meadow with a heart pointing towards his late wife”s childhood homeTribute had been a family secret until balloonist photographed it from the air

Bride KNITS her own dress and hunts out crockery from charity shops for 5,000 recession wedding

Thrifty bride KNITS her own dress and hunts out crockery from charity shops for 5,000 recession weddingLydia Tayler, 26, made her dress for under 200 using 300g of yarn and 100,000 stitche. When Lydia Tayler and Ash Pears wanted to hold their dream wedding and still have money left over to buy a house, they knew they needed to be inventive.