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Woman handcuffed after surgery sit-in

A Bedfordshire grandmother was handcuffed by police for demanding to see her medical records. Mary Kerswell, who's 67, asked for a copy of her records after her GP surgery tried to treat her for a kidney condition she didn't have.

Eventually, Mrs Kerswell staged an impromptu sit-in, refusing to leave the surgery until she could see her full notes. Olivia Paterson reports.


4-year-old named

A four-year-old girl who died after being run over at her grandparents' home in Biggleswade has been named as Olivia Hick. She became trapped under a car on the driveway of their semi-detached house in Coppice Mead in the Bedfordshire town last Monday morning.

She suffered severe brain injuries, and died in hospital at the weekend. An inquest has been opened into her death.


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