More than one in 10 children in the UK has been bullied on social media, research has found. In a survey of eight to 16-year-olds, 11 percent reported that they had been the victims of cyber bullying on websites such as Facebook and Twitter.
Nearly half of youngsters have witnessed cruel behaviour on social platforms, but a third did not report it. The report also suggested that one in 10 children said they would meet, or have already met, someone they encountered online.
Police searching for a missing 13-year-old girl have found a body thought to be that of missing teenager Amber Peat from Nottinghamshire.
Amber had not been since since she left her family home in Mansfield on Saturday evening.
Parents say there had been a family argument before she disappeared but that her disappearance was out of character.
Amber's parents have been informed but a formal identification has yet to take place. Police not treating the death as suspicious.
Two major studies show taking statins could cut the risk of dying from cancer by more than half.
New research shows that statins can slow tumour growth, boosting survival rates but they do not prevent cancer occurring.
Alton Towers remains closed today while investigations continue into the worst accident in the parks 35 year history.
Four teenagers have been seriously hurt in a crash between two carriages on a rollercoaster ride at Alton Towers.
Sixteen people were in one carriage of the Smiler ride; the other was empty, when the crash happened yesterday afternoon.
West Midlands Ambulance Service said the four, two girls and two boys, were trapped on the ride, about 25 feet (7.6m) above the ground.
Alton Towers tweeted all guests involved had been evacuated. A director described it as "the most serious incident" in the park's history.
Sepp Blatter was re-elected for a fifth term last week but the 79-year-old resigned as FIFA president yesterday amid a corruption scandal. Blatter is said to be under investigation in the US.
FA chairman Greg Dyke said it was "a great day for football".
Blatter has called an emergency FIFA congress to elect new president.
Prince Ali bin Al Hussein of Jordan will run again for the presidency and former footballer David Ginola is also standing.
All babies are precious, but Danielle Hunter credits little Olivia-Mai from saving her life before she was even born!
Doctors discovered a four-inch cancerous tumour on Danielle's kidney, which they might not have found had she not been pregnant.
Healthcare agencies that charge up to £3500 a day for fill-in doctors could be banned from doing business with the NHS
The government wants to reduce the £3.3 billion bill for temporary doctors and nurses.
New rules will impose a maxmium hourly rate for agency doctors and nurses and a cap on spending by NHS trusts. Some agencies charge £3,500 for a single doctor's shift.
Health secretary Jeremy Hunt details his plans for us.