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Antibiotic resistance plan to fight ‘urgent’ global threat

Image copyright Getty Images Superbugs are as big a threat as climate change, the health secretary will say as he unveils a new five-year plan to tackle antibiotic resistance. Overuse of antibiotics is making infections…

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Anthony Joshua ‘desperately’ needs to fight in US, says legendary promoter Bob Arum

Bob Arum believes Anthony Joshua’s fights in the UK against opponents such as Joseph Parker, pictured, have damaged his credibility in the US Anthony Joshua “desperately” needs to fight in the USA to raise his…


WhatsApp restricts message-sharing to fight fake news

Image copyright Getty Images WhatsApp is limiting all its members to forwarding any single message up to five times in an effort to tackle the spread of false information on the platform. The Facebook-owned business…


Army veteran’s fight to have leg amputated

Wiltshire-based Paralympic-hopeful and Army veteran Cornelia Oosthuizen has amputated part of her right leg, against medical advice, in the hope it will remove the excruciating pain she suffers. It is a huge gamble as leading…


Calderstones Park: Liverpool Council loses fight over park houses plan

Image caption Protesters formed a community interest company to fight the Calderstones Park development plans Controversial plans to build 51 homes in a popular Liverpool park have been scrapped following a High Court ruling. Judge…


Amir Khan says he ‘couldn’t say no’ to Terence Crawford fight

Amir Khan ‘couldn’t say no’ to Terence Crawford fight Britain’s Amir Khan says he “couldn’t say no” to a fight against undefeated WBO welterweight world champion Terence Crawford, but insists he still wants to face…


Couple’s fight to get premature baby to Wales from Vietnam

Parents of a baby born nearly three months premature are trying to bring her home to Wales from Vietnam for urgent medical treatment. Aurelia was born by emergency Caesarean section in Hanoi on 10 October,…


Colchester officer assault: fourth arrest over fight

Image copyright Google Image caption An archive picture of Colchester High Street, where a disturbance was reported to police in the early hours of Sunday A fourth arrest has been made after a special constable…


Teenagers stabbed in Nottingham street fight arrested

Image caption The fight happened on Fletcher Gate at about 18:40 GMT on Friday Two teenagers who were stabbed in a street fight in Nottingham city centre have themselves been arrested. The boys, aged 15…


West Midlands Police use ‘wands’ to fight knife crime

Image copyright West Midlands Police Image caption West Midlands response officers are being equipped with the metal detecting “wands” for the first time Police officers in the West Midlands have been given metal-detecting “knife wands”…


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