The NHS has been under increasing pressure in recent months, but for Michael Steel the consequences were particularly extreme.
About 200 jobs are to be cut at Cadbury's plant in Birmingham as part of a deal to invest £75m in new production lines at the plant.
UKIP support in Wales has "surged" because people who have not voted for many years are turning to the party, its leader Nigel Farage says.
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Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi unveils two large phablets, comparing them directly with Apple's iPhone 6 Plus.
A driver from the web-based taxi firm Uber goes on trial in Delhi charged with the rape of a passenger last month.
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A neurodegenerative disease has been halted by harnessing the regenerative power of hibernation, scientists say.
England one-day captain Eoin Morgan is surprised by Kevin Pietersen's claim that he wants to have him in the side.
German researchers have built shoe-sized devices that harvest power from the act of walking.
Richard Taylor tests the latest tech to stay fit and be more relaxed.
Both Argos and Homebase miss sales forecasts despite a considerable boost from Black Friday promotions.
Man City eye Messi deal, Arsenal move for Borussia Dortmund duo, Man Utd's bid for Argentine striker rejected, plus more.
Firefighters are tackling a "major" fire at council offices in Oxfordshire.
Scientists in Edinburgh investigate the effects of ageing on the brain as the population continues to grow older.
Satellite images of Nigerian towns attacked by Boko Haram earlier this month show widespread destruction and suggest a high death toll, Amnesty International says.
The father of a man from Ohio who has been charged with plotting an attack on a government building in Washington said his son had only recently converted to Islam.
Former Australia fast bowler Brett Lee is retiring from all forms of cricket after a 20-year playing career.
Rain and gale force winds cause travel disruption and flooding, while about 750 homes around Wales are without power.
New pensioner bonds paying an annual interest rate of up to 4% are now on sale with experts predicting a surge of interest.