The squaddie and the squirrel: Soft-hearted soldier who nursed dying baby creature back to health by feeding it every four hours

The squaddie and the squirrel: Soft-hearted soldier who nursed dying baby creature back to health by feeding it every four hours. A kind-hearted soldier rescued a baby squirrel on the verge of death and then nursed him back to health by feeding him every four hours.

"Out of nowhere I was deaf": How thousands are losing their hearing without warning

'Out of nowhere I was deaf': How thousands are losing their hearing without warning | UPDATED: 23:16 GMT, 23 July 2012 As Chris Cooper switched on the car ignition to begin his half-hour journey home, a loud, unexplained humming began in his ears.

Humanity escapes the solar system: Voyager 1 signals that it has reached the edge of interstellar space

Humanity escapes the solar system: Voyager 1 signals that it has reached the edge of interstellar space – 11billion miles away. With absolutely no attempt at hyperbole at all, it is fair to say that this is one of – if not the – biggest achievement of the human race.

Dementia patient had 106 carers in a single year, reveals widow

Widow reveals husband with dementia was seen by an astonishing 106 different carers in his last year | UPDATED: 12:35 GMT, 18 May 2012 A widow has accused social workers of treating her husband without dignity after the dementia patient was seen by 106 different home carers in the year before he died.

Morecambe & Wise to Jekyll & Hyde: Mike Craig"s widow tells how dementia turned the man she loved into a stranger

From Morecambe & Wise to Jekyll & Hyde: Comedy writer Mike Craig's widow tells how dementia turned the man she loved into a stranger By Roz Lewis Last updated at 10:00 PM on 3rd March 2012 It was an ‘off-the-cuff’ after-dinner speech that comedy king Mike Craig had given countless times.