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A baby who suffered 47 broken bones and was shaken to death was "mistreated" for having a deformity, a court heard. Mohammed Miah, 37, and Rebeka Nazmin, 31, are on trial at the Old Bailey, accused of murdering their three-month-old son Rifat Mohammed in July last year. Over his 13…
A 10-month-old baby boy died after suffering a "devastating and irrecoverable brain injury" when his nanny allegedly lost her temper and shook him, a court has heard. Joshua Paul was being looked after by childminder Viktoria Tautz, 34, at his home in Culross Close, Haringey, north London, on August 29…
Expert advice for careers in nursing, health, social care and more is on offer at the next University of Greenwich Health & Social Care Open Evening. There are two events, taking place on Wednesday 1 March, at the Avery Hill and Medway campuses, between 4pm and 8pm. All prospective students…
A paedophile will probably die in jail after being handed 13 life sentences for the "horrific" abuse of children in Britain and abroad amid fears the full scale of his crimes has yet to emerge. Retired English teacher Mark Frost, formerly known as Andrew Tracey, 70, admitted 45 sex offences…
An award-winning nurse who died after setting himself on fire outside Kensington Palace suffered a "mental breakdown" over how his NHS employers handled his dismissal, an inquest has heard. Amin Abdullah, 41, died on February 9 last year close to the London home of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge…
A care provider has been fined after an elderly woman suffered serious burns when she fell against an uncovered radiator in a residential home. The Care Quality Commission (CQC), which brought the prosecution, said dementia sufferer Kathleen Walters, 79, needed skin grafts after falling against the radiator in her en-suite…
A teacher rang Childline and impersonated a pupil to falsely accuse a colleague of sexual assault, Scotland Yard has said. Sheena Boll, 35, pretended to be a 14-year-old girl from the school she worked at in Newham, east London, to make the allegation during a call to the helpline in…
A man who went on the run in Spain has been jailed for nine years for sexual offences involving teenage victims after being flown back to the UK. Paul Michael Silverthorn, 36, befriended two teenagers, plied them with alcohol and legal highs at a London address and sexually abused one…
A middle-aged Down's syndrome sufferer who died in a hospital intensive care unit was not in "state detention", senior judges have ruled. Lawyers say the decision by three judges following a hearing in the Court of Appeal in London will have implications for care providers. Maria Ferreira died at King's…
A local authority has won its appeal against a decision to award £20,000 damages to a couple whose eight children were wrongly kept in foster care. The proceedings were sparked by the 2007 arrest on suspicion of shoplifting of one of the children - none of whom can be identified.…
A former alcoholic who spent nearly a quarter of a century sleeping rough before turning his life around and becoming a campaigner for homeless people has died aged 69. Jimmy Carlson, who was awarded an OBE in 2012, died on January 8 as a result of respiratory health complications, homelessness…
A care home in Holloway, north London, has been rated Inadequate by the Care Quality Commission. St Mungo’s Broadway – 2 Hilldrop Road, has been rated Inadequate overall. It was rated Inadequate for being safe, effective and well-led. It was rated Requires Improvement for being caring and responsive, following the…