Kate to make decision on Malta tour

Worcester News: William and Kate are expecting their second child

7:00pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will announce tomorrow whether Kate is well enough to travel to Malta for her first official solo overseas tour, Kensington Palace has said.

More women playing video games

Worcester News: Women are playing games on mobiles

8:37pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

Women have overtaken men as the most prolific gamers in Britain for the first time, according to a new report.

'Huge variation' in therapy waits

Worcester News: There are calls for more investment in mental health after data showed 
"markedly different" treatment waiting times depending on location

7:00pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

Too many people diagnosed with anxiety or depression face "unacceptably long waits" for therapy, a charity has warned.

Father caused "terrible injuries"

Worcester News: Aurimas Medvedevas is on trial at the Old Bailey

5:51pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

A young father killed his baby daughter causing her "numerous and terrible injuries", a court heard today.

NHS chief in obesity costs warning

Worcester News: Simon Stevens claimed obesity 'represents a slow-motion car crash in terms of avoidable illness and rising healthcare costs'

5:36pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

The health of millions of children, the sustainability of the NHS and the economic prosperity of Britain all depend on a radical upgrade in prevention and public health, according to the chief executive of NHS England.

DNA tests in Thailand murder hunt

Worcester News: Hannah Witheridge , aged 23, from Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, who was found murdered alongside David Miller on a beach on the Thai island of Koh Tao

6:06am Wednesday 17th September 2014

Police are awaiting the results of DNA tests after finding "strong evidence" in the hunt for the killer of two Britons brutally murdered in Thailand.

Jury told to ignore celebrity cases

Worcester News: Dave Lee Travis denies the charges

1:39pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

Jurors trying the case of veteran DJ Dave Lee Travis should forget about allegations against other celebrities in the wake of the Jimmy Savile scandal as they deliberate their verdicts, a judge has said.

Officer who shot Pc dead keeps job

Worcester News: Pc Ian Terry was killed during a Greater Manchester Police (GMP) firearms training exercise

5:51pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

A police officer who shot dead a colleague has been given a reprimand but will keep his job despite being found guilty of gross misconduct.

British woman tests Ebola vaccine

Worcester News: Dr Felicity Hartnell, a clinical research fellow at Oxford University, injects a vial of Ebola vaccine to Ruth Atkins

8:49am Wednesday 17th September 2014

A healthy Briton has today become the first volunteer to receive a potentially life-saving new vaccine to tackle the Ebola virus spreading through West Africa.

Seize this opportunity: Salmond

Worcester News: Alex Salmond leaves East Kilbride shopping Centre on the last day of campaigning ahead of voting

2:40am Wednesday 17th September 2014

The referendum will be the "most exciting day in Scottish democracy", Alex Salmond declared as he called on voters to "seize the opportunity" and back independence.

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