Comet “brighter than the moon” will fly-by the Earth in 2013

Comet “shining 15 times brighter than moon” will fly by our planet in 2013. They are one of the most spectacular views a human could hope to see – and next year a comet which could outshine the moon is due to fly by the Earth.

Britain’s youngest mother of a Down’s Syndrome child proves her doubters wrong

“When he came along I was just a child myself and suddenly I had a child of my own with special needs.” How 15-year-old became Britain’s youngest mother of a Down’s Syndrome childCatherine Moore discovered her son Tyler had Down”s Syndrome the day after he was bornSays the arrival of her son, now aged three, turned her life around for better

Guatemalan child-killer burnt him to death on “the school’s patio” as mob rule begans to take over in Tactic

WARNING GRAPHIC CONTENT. Justice Latin-American style: Mob take revenge on Guatemalan child-killer by burning him to death on “the school”s patio” and then administer their own justice to lawbreakers . A vigilante mob in Guatemala took deadly revenge against a man who authorities said killed two children at a primary school.

Whooping cough cases treble in a year to 3,500 as teenagers and adults are hit by illness

Whooping cough cases treble in a year to 3,500 as teenagers and adults are hit by illness Experts said parents should make sure their children were vaccinated at two, three and four months of age | UPDATED: 15:02 GMT, 31 August 2012 The number of cases of whooping cough in England and Wales have already tripled this year and are hitting young babies who are most at risk of death, say health officials.

English can expect to be healthier for longer compared to Scottish

Bad news for the Scots as data reveals they will spend less time in good health than English neighbours Scottish boys can expect to enjoy four fewer years of good health than English boys | UPDATED: 12:22 GMT, 29 August 2012 People living in Scotland and Northern Ireland can expect to spend a smaller proportion of their lives in good health than their English and Welsh neighbours, new figures suggest.

The horrifying pictures which show familys border collie after it was torched by thugs

Who could do such a thing Thugs doused family’s border collie in lighter fluid and set it alight in horrific unexplained attackCody, 3, was so badly burnt its ribs and joints were visible Owner failed to recognise it as it limped home across a fieldPolice hunting for two young suspects in connection with the brutal attack

Bionic hands: Chinese man spends eight years building himself new arms after DIY accident

Chinese man spends eight years building himself bionic hands after DIY accident (well, he was building a bomb to go fishing)Sun Jifa, 51, lost both his hands when a bomb he was creating for blast fishing in Guanmashan, Jilin province, northern China, exploded Could not afford hospital”s prosthetic arms so made his own