Charlie Falcus, 12, given 5% chance of survival after horrific road accident makes amazing recovery

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Teenager, 19, battered dog with hammer 20 times and stabbed it through chest before leaving home to sign on at the JobCentre

Teenager, 19, battered dog with hammer 20 times and stabbed it through chest before leaving home to sign on at the JobCentreSean Deakin had only owned the dog for a few daysStaffordshire bull terrier Tyson took eight hours to dieDeakin offered the court no explanation for the abuse

Liam Wood: Boy, 13, dies after collapsing on football pitch moments after celebrating goal in front of family

Boy, 13, dies after collapsing on football pitch moments after celebrating goal in front of family Tributes flood in for football-mad teenager Liam Wood died from a seizure while playing football on Sunday morning A 13-year-old footballer died on the pitch just moments after celebrating a goal in front of his family. Liam Wood had just scored for his local team AFC Saints when he had a seizure on the pitch at Knutton, Staffordshire on Sunday morning.

Could your child"s chesty cough be deadly asthma?

Could your child's chesty cough be deadly asthma Recently I have been taken to labelling myself as a terrible mother — because for years I ignored my nine-year-old son’s breathing problems. Lucas would have frequent slight breathlessness, occasional difficulties breathing plus numerous, persistent heavy coughs. Even after a nasty bout of pneumonia when he was four years old, which saw him in hospital for several days, I thought Lucas was simply ‘chesty’ and sometimes, if I’m honest, a bit of a hypochondriac