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Rotten teeth ‘more likely’ in deprived areas

Image copyright napatcha/Getty Children from Blackburn are four times more likely to have fillings than their counterparts in South Gloucestershire, says a new report on dental health. The report found that as well as there being a regional divide, there was a consistent gap between the dental health of the ...

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Taxi plows into pedestrians in London’s Covent Garden area

British police said Wednesday they were responding to a “serious injury accident” after a taxi hit pedestrians in London’s busy Covent Garden area. The Metropolitan Police force said it was believed to be a traffic collision and not terrorism. Witnesses reported on Twitter that a black London ...

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Argentina, Belgium tourists among dead in Manhattan attack

Five of those killed after a terrorist plowed a truck through a Manhattan bike path were Argentine high school pals celebrating three decades of friendship. The Argentine government identified the slain victims as Hernán Mendoza, Diego Angelini, Alejandro Pagnucco, Ariel Erlij and Hernan Ferruchi. Erlij ...

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Great British Bake Off: Final watched by 7.3 million viewers

Image copyright Channel 4 Image caption Prue Leith joined Paul Hollywood as a judge this season Warning: This story contains spoilers The Great British Bake Off finale was seen by a live audience of 7.3 million, overnight viewing figures show. That rose to 7.7 million when including those watching on ...

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Japan suspect ‘killed nine over two months’

Image copyright AFP A man who was arrested after police found dismembered bodies in his flat has confessed to killing nine people over two months, Japanese media say. Police had found two severed heads, and the body parts of seven others, at Takahiro Shiraishi’s home on Tuesday. The 27-year-old reportedly ...

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Labour activist ‘warned’ about pursuing rape claim

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionIn full: Bex Bailey’s interview with Radio 4’s PM A Labour activist has revealed she was raped at a party event and that a senior Labour official discouraged her from reporting the attack. Bex Bailey said she was told reporting the 2011 ...

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