Live updates

Advertisement

Suffolk transplant girl's celebrity appeal sees thousands join donor register

Suffolk singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran joined Jasmi's campaign to get more people to join the transplant register.

When seven-year-old Jasmi Lindberg Cooke's cancer returned in 2017, doctors said a blood stem cell transplant was her best hope of survival.

There was no match available for the little girl from Bury St Edmunds in Suffolk.

The charity DKMS then put out the appeal JoinforJasmi urging people to join the donor register. It gathered celebrity support, including Ed Sheeran. It led to thousands more people joining the donor register.

It's six months since Jasmi's successful transplant,

  • Click to watch a report by ITV News Anglia's Elodie Harper

Watch: Moment Cambridgeshire goalkeeper Nick Pope makes England debut

Sorry, this content isn't available on your device.

Cambridgeshire goalkeeper Nick Pope has made his England debut in a 2-0 win over Costa Rica.

The 26-year-old came on as a second-half substitute for Jack Butland in the final World Cup warm-up game.

The Burnley shot-stopper had a relatively peaceful start to his international career and was rarely called into action.

His cap seals a meteoric rise to the top - just seven years ago he was playing part time for Bury Town in the Ryman League.

Advertisement

Load more updates