Joan Rivers 'resting comfortably' after op scare

Rivers was rushed to Mount Sinai Hospital after she stopped breathing during throat surgery.

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Comedian Joan Rivers is "resting comfortably" in hospital after she received emergency medial care, her daughter has said.

Melissa Rivers made the announcement in a statement and thanked "everyone for their overwhelming love and support" for her mother.

The 81-year-old was in a "critical condition" after she was rushed to Mount Sinai Hospital in New York when she stopped breathing during a procedure at Yorkville Endoscopy.

A brother's gift of life

A baby boy has saved his sister's life by giving her his bone marrow.

Two-year-old Seren-Rose Davis was diagnosed with a metabolic disorder last December. She was unable to speak and her condition left her with brain damage and learning difficulties.

Her parents, Elouise and Simon, were told that if Seren-Rose was left untreated, she would be unlikely to live to adulthood.

Neither of them were suitable donors, but son Jacob, did have the bone marrow match.

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Shaun Wright resigns from Labour but clings to PCC role

The Home Secretary and Labour party have both called for Shaun Wright to step down.

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Embattled Shaun Wright has resigned from the Labour party but refused to step down from his role as South Yorkshire Police and Crime Commissioner after a damning report exposed decades of child abuse in Rotherham.

Wright, who was Rotherham's head of children services between 2005-10, apologised for what had happened but maintained he had no plans to step down.

The heads of child protection, social services and the police have all been heavily criticised after it emerged at least 1,400 children were sexually exploited by gangs of men between 1997 and 2013.

A tragic picture of the consequences of bullying

The parents of Dylan Stewart talk on TV for the first time about why they published pictures of their son on his deathbed after he hanged himself

Dylan was found unconscious at home in Telford, Shropshire, in April this year by his older brother. His family claims his life was made a misery by other students at school.

They want the picture to warn all bullies of what the consequences of their actions might be.

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