UK Deaths

Why Is The Coalition Planning To Tell You When They Think You'll Die?

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 17.04.2014 | UK Politics

Pensioners could get a government estimate of when they might die in a move to help them better manage their savings, ministers have suggested. Pe...

Neknominate Drinking Game Blamed For Deaths Of Young Men

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 04.02.2014 | UK Universities & Education

Young people have been warned against taking part in "Neknominate", a drinking craze which has swept the nation, following the deaths of two men who h...

Let's Stop Scoring Points Over Dead Cyclists

Matt Glass | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK
Matt Glass

If you need a barometer of just how much a bunch of utter bastards humankind can be, look no further than a story about a cyclist dying on the roads of London. Tragically, you won't need to look far - six in the last fortnight should give you plenty of ammunition - and it seems everybody has a little bit of hatred reserved.

Man In Court Over Schoolgirls' Car Death

Posted 07.11.2013 | UK

A 20-year-old man will appear in court today charged with the manslaughter of two teenage girls who died after they were hit by a car. Samuel Ether...

Huge Spike In Legal High Deaths

PA | Posted 28.08.2013 | UK

The number of deaths involving so-called legal highs soared by 80% last year, official statistics have shown. Deaths linked to new psychoactive sub...

Bodies Found In Luxury Hotel Room After 'Chemical Incident'

PA/HuffintonPost | Posted 02.08.2013 | UK

A man and woman have been found dead following a suspected chemical incident at a luxury city hotel. Their bodies were discovered in a room at the ...

Hague Urges Egypt To Free Morsi

PA | Posted 31.07.2013 | UK

Foreign Secretary William Hague today made a direct appeal to the Egyptian authorities to release ousted president Mohammed Morsi. In a phone call ...

Britain To Continue To Bask In Soaring Temperatures

PA | Posted 18.07.2013 | UK

Britain will continue to bask in sunshine and soaring temperatures today as the heatwave shows no sign of abating, forecasters said. The country ex...

Did Thousands Of NHS Patients Needlessly Die?

PA/Huffington Post | Posted 13.09.2013 | UK Politics

Up to 13,000 people died needlessly in just 14 hospitals since 2005, a devastating report is expected to reveal. NHS medical director Prof Sir Bruc...

Family Die In 'Murder-Suicide' in Spain

Posted 27.06.2013 | UK

An apparent murder-suicide involving a family of three in Spain may be linked to the daughter's disability, it is understood. It is believed a note...

Father's Grief Over Teenagers' Train Deaths

Posted 19.06.2013 | UK

The father of a teenager who was killed by a train in an apparent suicide pact with a school friend has spoken of his grief. The 18-year-old, named...

Mother Dies, Daughter Gravely Injured After Being Found In Premier In Hotel Room

PA | Posted 11.05.2013 | UK

A woman has died and her daughter is critically ill in hospital after they were found injured at a hotel. A guest at the Premier Inn in Greenock, I...

Man Held After Two Cyclists Die In Hit-And-Run

PA | Posted 27.01.2013 | UK

A 38-year-old man has been arrested after handing himself into police following a hit-and-run accident in which two cyclists were killed. A man and...

Father Killed As Family Cars Plunge Into Icy River During School Run

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2013 | UK

A father taking his daughter to school in Derbyshire has been killed after his car skidded into an icy river, only minutes before his wife, on a schoo...

British National 'Killed In Gas Field Terror Attack'

Posted 16.01.2013 | UK

"Several" British nationals have been caught up in a terrorist attack on an oil facility in Algeria, Downing Street have said. UK sources were unab...

Third Man Dies From Edinburgh Legionnaires' Outbreak

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.09.2012 | UK

A third person has died of Legionnaires' disease, the Scottish Government has confirmed. The man, who was in his 60s and from south west Edinburgh,...

NHS Failures Lead To Deaths Of 24,000 Diabetics Each Year

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.05.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Treatment for diabetic patients is a postcode lottery with a massive variation in quality of care from one region to another, a report has revealed. ...

Police Treating West Bridgford Deaths As 'Unexplained'

PA | Posted 26.06.2012 | UK

The deaths of two people whose bodies were found at a house are being treated as unexplained, police have said. Nottinghamshire Police said forensi...

Schoolboy Dies After Collapsing During Rugby Match

PA | Posted 21.03.2012 | UK Universities & Education

A 15-year-old boy has died after collapsing on a rugby pitch. The teenager, named locally as Luke Chapman, was a pupil at Haybridge High in Hagley,...

Captors Under 'Standing Orders' To Kill

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.03.2012 | UK

The terrorists who killed Chris McManus and his Italian co-worker Francesco Molinara had “standing orders” to shoot the hostages should they come ...

PICTURES Nigeria Hostage Row Between Britain And Italy Downplayed After Copenhagen Meeting

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 09.03.2012 | UK

The diplomatic row that broke out between Britain and Italy following a hostage rescue operation in Nigeria has been downplayed in a joint statement f...

Staffordshire Car Crash Kills Two

PA | Posted 19.02.2012 | UK

Two people have been killed and another two airlifted to hospital after a car crash in Staffordshire, police said. Inspector Mike Harding, from Sta...

Mother And Baby Son Killed By Single Stab Wound, Say Police

Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 13.12.2011 | UK

A mother and her two young children found dead in their Pudsey home all suffered stab wounds, reportedly inflicted by their father wielding a knife ag...

Mystery After Bodies Of Two Women Found At House In Merseyside

PA | Posted 03.02.2012 | UK

Police are investigating after two women were found dead at a house. Merseyside Police were called to the address in Fairhaven Road, Southport, at ...

Two Babies Die Of E.coli In Swansea Hospital

PA | Posted 22.01.2012 | UK

Two babies have died of an E.coli infection, health officials have confirmed. Both cases are under investigation at Singleton Hospital, Swansea, so...