Transplant surgeon who burned his initials on to the livers of patients could face a longer ban

Transplant surgeon who burned his initials on to the livers of two patients could face a longer ban after General Medical Council complained a five-month suspension was ‘insufficient’ Simon Bramhall, 53, admitted writing his initials on patients’ organs in 2013 He had been working at Birmingham’s Queen Elizabeth Hospital at the timeHe was given a five-month … Read more

Schoolgirl, 11, who went missing from family’s Bolton home is found in London 

Schoolgirl, 11, who went missing from family’s Bolton home with ‘substantial’ amount of money is found in London Fatuma Kadie travelled to London from Greater Manchester Thursday nightThe 11-year-old took several trains from Bolton to get to London Euston at 1.13amShe may have travelled to pursue her dream of owning a clothing business Fatuma was found … Read more

Hunt for missing girl, 11, who left home in Bolton, got a train to London before vanishing

Police are ‘extremely concerned’ for a missing 11-year-old girl who travelled to London from Greater Manchester and her parents said they are ‘in a state of shock’.    Fatuma Kadir, from Bolton, left home without her parents’ knowledge on Thursday evening before travelling on several trains to get to London Euston at 1.13am on Friday.  Detectives … Read more

Shocking moment man leaps from roof of two-storey building ‘in bid to get away from police’ 

Shocking moment man leaps from roof of two-storey building ‘in bid to get away from police’ The unnamed man fell from the top of a two-storey house in Walsall, BirminghamFootage filmed by a passerby showed the moment the man lost his footingHe tumbled onto the pavement below, landing hard before police approached  By Emer Scully … Read more

Police clearing debris on M6 forced to close motorway after woman goes walkabout

Decided to walk home? Police clearing debris on M6 forced to close motorway for longer than planned after woman goes walkabout on the hard shoulder Police released image of woman walking along M6 in Birmingham on July 20Officers who were clearing debris had to close motorway longer than plannedThe pedestrian decided to walk along the route … Read more

Neuroscience: Old people learn new skills faster if it helps others, unlike youngsters

Old people learn new skills faster if it helps others — but youngsters learn more quickly when they are making choices that benefit themselves, study finds Researchers led from Birmingham recruited 75 young and 77 senior adultsThey had them complete tests involving selecting one of two symbols for pointsIn some points equalled money for the … Read more

Rochdale has the nation’s worst learner drivers, statistics reveal

Rochdale has the nation’s worst learner drivers, with just 31 per cent managing to pass their driving test, figures reveal Rochdale boasts the nation’s worst learner drivers, official statistics say Novice motorists in Erith, South-East London, had the second-worst pass rateOther locations in the table include Leeds, Wolverhampton and Wanstead By David Jarvis For The Mail On … Read more