Breast surgeon Ian Paterson case: ‘Hundreds’ of other victims – BBC News

April 29, 2017

… Paterson carried out hundreds of unnecessary operations on NHS patients, with a Hospital trust paying out 17.8m in damages and legal costs. He was granted bail and is due to be sentenced in May. ‘He stuck a knife in me unnecessarily’ Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionJade Edgington said the experience left her feeling “violated”. Jade Edgington was 16 when she found a lump in her breast and had four operations by the time she was 19. She …


To Ray Davies, America is a ‘beautiful but dangerous’ place – BBC News

April 23, 2017

“Then it turned out to be a pop hit.” Somewhat disingenuously, he tells the BBC You Really Got Me was supposed to be The Kinks’ only song (even though it was their third single). “I wanted that to be a hit and then I was going to get out of town,” he says. “Unfortunately they asked me to write another one, and another one.” Image caption The Kinks’ hits included Sunny Afternoon, All Day and All of the Night and Set Me Free When the band …


At least 12 suffer burns from ‘noxious substance’ at Hackney bar – BBC News

April 17, 2017

A Scotland Yard spokesman said the 10 people were treated for minor burns at the scene before being taken to Hospital. No arrests have been made and officers are continuing to investigate, he added. Witness Phie McKenzie tweeted: “Scary scenes tonight, we have heard reports of chemical burns of people in the building here”. London Ambulance Service said it sent a number of ambulance crews and a hazardous area response team to the venue. Sign-up to get news from the BBC in …


Why do these failed paradises exist in Hong Kong?

April 14, 2017

(CNN)Setting foot onto Sea Ranch, it’s hard to believe that this beautiful beachside development is only an hour by boat from Hong Kong’s Island’s zinging financial district. Nestled on the southern coast of Lantau — the largest outlying island in Hong Kong — these spacious homes were designed to form an idyllic millionaire’s village. But that dream failed. In previous decades, when occupancy was at a nadir, Sea Ranch was described by some as having a …


When her 5-year-old broke his leg, this mom raised $0. It’s actually inspiring.

April 5, 2017

… whose unit banked thousands for her chemotherapy. The Colorado man who lost his legs and whose friends crowdfunded his recovery. While Freddie’s injury required major treatment, none of Ashley’s friends raised any money for him. No one from their town took up a collection or held a bake sale. No GoFundMe page was started to help cover his bills. Instead, Ashley and Freddie walked out of the Hospital owing nothing. Because they live in Canada. “You just leave,” …


A city stilled, shocked and then enraged by attack

March 24, 2017

… are only allowing people to cross over but not return toward the city. Pedestrians must go around another way. Emergency response vehicles continue to stream past every few minutes. London Ambulance Service vehiclesare parked in a barrier across the south end of Westminster Bridge and in front of St. Thomas’ Hospital. Up ahead, blue flashing lights signal where people in white crime-scene bodysuits have come to examine the scene. …