Not to be sneezed at: We"ve endured our longest hay fever season for two decades

Not to be sneezed at: We've endured our longest hay fever season for two decades High pollen season started a week early in late May this year | UPDATED: 16:12 GMT, 15 August 2012 Hayfever hell: Pollen counts high for weeks longer than usual this year Hay fever sufferers have been forced to endure the longest hay fever season in more than two decades, scientists said.

Motorcycle rider, 23, garrotted by dog lead strung across his path

Motorcycle rider, 23, “could have been decapitated” after he was garrotted by a dog lead strung across his path by middle-aged walkersMedics told factory worker Chris Richmond he could have been decapitatedClaims middle-aged couple took revenge for him riding motorbike on grass”They could”ve called the police and they would”ve moved us on,” he said

EPP: Boy allergic to sunshine can step out of shadows after home fitted with special windows

Boy allergic to sunshine can step out from the shadows after his home is fitted with special light filtered windows Protected: James Creag, eight, must always cover up outdoors as his skin reacts to daylight A boy who is allergic to sunshine can now step out of the shadows in his own home.