Rise in excess heart and circulatory disease deaths in under 65s since Covid-19 pandemic began 

There have been almost 800 excess deaths in those dying below the age of 65 from heart and circulatory diseases since the Covid-19 pandemic began, a new analysis by the British Heart Foundation (BHF) has revealed.

Figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) show that excess deaths in England and Wales for many health conditions spiked during the first peak of the pandemic...

Minute's silence for Tunisia dead

A national silence of one minute will be held today at 12pm in a mark of respect who lost their lives in the Tunisia beach attack.

The bodies of 17 of the 30 British victims have been returned to the UK and more are expected to be repatriated on today and tomorrow.

They were among the 38 holidaymakers who were killed by Seifeddine Rezgui when he opened fire in the resort of...

Appeal to trace mother and son's last movements at Haytor

Detectives investigating the death of a mother and son at Haytor will be returning to Dartmoor one week after the tragic event to appeal for the public’s help to establish the pair’s last movements.

Katherine Hooper, 24, and her five-year-old son Joshua died after falling from rocks last Friday (12 July). Police later discovered the body of her two-year-old son Sam at her home in...

Haytor deaths: Family pays tribute to Katherine Hooper and sons Josh and Sam

The family of Katherine Hooper has paid tribute to the young mother and her two sons, Josh and Sam, following their tragic deaths on Friday 12 July .

Katherine Hooper, 24 and Josh Patterson, aged five were killed after they fell from rocks at Haytor on Dartmoor on Friday morning. Police later discovered the body of two-year-old Sam Patterson at Ms Hooper's address in Paignton.