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August 7, 2018 11:03 AM Sepsis deaths nearly triple in five years

SEPSIS deaths have risen by over a third in the last two years, with 15,722 deaths in hospitals recorded with sepsis as the leading cause nationally. Swindon woman Sheila Goacher lost both her mum and dad to sepsis and started fundraising earlier in the year to pay for more specialist nurses to be trained in spotting signs of the condition. “We started 12

August 2, 2018 2:44 PM Paris Jackson Slams Claims She’s Returning To Rehab Because Of Demi Lovato

Paris Jackson has taken to her Instagram Stories to set the record straight when it comes to her own health. There’s been recent speculation that Paris is heading to rehab and Demi Lovato’s reported overdose was the trigger that made it happen, but this is incorrect. Demi was admitted to hospital, reported TMZ, due to a suspected overdose, and it has since 12

August 2, 2018 6:00 AM Watch: Bi men share the first time they experienced biphobia

From the first time holding hands in public, to the first time realising you were LGBTQ, we all have a first time story. First Times is a new PinkNews series, with each episode dedicated to a different identity under the LGBTQ umbrella. Now the series returns with episode five, with six bisexual men sharing their first time experiences. From the moment 9

July 29, 2018 8:56 AM England's forgotten and little-known memorials celebrated by new project

Hundreds of nominations have been put forward to Historic England - including a garden shine to paupers and prostitutes. Historic England asked members of the public to share knowledge of England's forgotten memorials. The nominations form part of the Immortalised project, which looks at who is remembered and how. It will also note who is missing and why. A pub mural 7

July 22, 2018 1:54 AM Countryfile’s Anita Rani: Children need to get out into the countryside

Countryfile star Anita Rani says she feels “emotional” about children not getting out into the countryside. The 30th anniversary episode of Countryfile, which will see John Craven introduce a countdown of the show’s 30 most memorable moments, airs on Sunday evening on BBC1. And Rani told the Press Association: “I really love doing the stories that encourage 8

July 14, 2018 2:18 PM 100 Women: 'I was a World Cup honey shot'

It's known as the "honey shot" - when a conventionally attractive woman is picked out of the crowd by cameras at a sporting event. The issue has come under scrutiny during this World Cup and Fifa has said broadcasters have got to stop zooming in on "hot women". It happened to Natalia Betancourt at the 2014 World Cup game between Colombia and Brazil 36

July 7, 2018 2:14 AM Chrissy Teigen shares cute video of doting father John Legend

Chrissy Teigen shared a cute family video of her husband John Legend and the couple’s two children. The TV presenter and model filmed Legend attempting to wind their tiny newborn son Miles Theodore while their two-year-old daughter, Luna, climbed on top of him. Legend said, “good burp” as he patted the baby’s back. Teigen was heard laughing off camera 13

July 3, 2018 12:36 PM Arrested man threatened to cut former Bassett officer's throat

POLICE officers and staff who work in custody in Wiltshire say they are either on the receiving end or witness colleagues receiving abuse every day they come to work. One officer, former Royal Wootton Bassett and Cricklade sergeant Martin Alvis had to give evidence in Crown Court after an arrested man repeatedly threatened to cut his throat and those 8

July 2, 2018 4:34 AM Miniseries highlights stories behind Tennessee brands

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - A miniseries that airs beginning this month highlights the personal stories behind six iconic Tennessee brands. The Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development says the companies featured in the series include Jack Daniel's, Lodge Cast Iron, St. Blues Guitars, United Record Pressing, Barrett Firearms Manufacturing 11

July 1, 2018 9:33 PM Junot Díaz denies sexual misconduct allegations

BOSTON (AP) - Pulitzer Prize-winning author Junot Diaz is speaking out about the sexual misconduct allegations against him. The Boston Globe reports Díaz adamantly denies the accusations from women who say he behaved inappropriately. Díaz says it doesn't sound "like anything that's in my life, anything that's me." FILE - In this Sept. 3, 2013, file photo 7