A 17-year-old girl has become the youngest girl in the UK to have a pioneering treatment, which is set to add 6cms to one of her legs using magnets hidden in the bone.
Sophie Lewis, from Grimsby, had a rod remote controlled by magnets implanted into her leg bone during a four hour operation by specialist orthopaedic surgeons at The Children’s Hospital, Sheffield.
More top news
A 24-year-old man who tried to cover his tracks by setting a house on fire has been convicted at court today for murdering Cy Cooper.
Fuel company ConocoPhillips has been fined £3 million after gas leaks on one of its platforms 70 miles off the Lincolnshire coast.
A cat who prowls a station on the hunt for mice has been promoted to become the official pest control manager.