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  1. ITV News Correspondent Elaine Willcox

Stroke patients say they feel 'abandoned'

Shocking research reveals almost half of stroke patients in the North West say they feel 'abandoned' when they leave hospital.

The Stroke Association says too many patients don't get the support and therapy they need to recover.

They're calling on the government to guarantee improved therapy at home.

Anthony McKevitt was 48 when suffered a third stroke. He now lives in a nursing home. Here's his heartbreaking story:

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Mother's desperate appeal to save her son

A mother from Bolton and her desperate appeal to help find a cure for her son.

Kyle Buckley, 11, has a rare muscle tissue cancer. He's beaten the disease twice with intensive chemotherapy but it's come back again.

Cancer Research UK wants scientists and researchers to do more to fight childhood cancers. The charity say five children are diagnosed with it in the uk every day.

Elaine Willcox has been speaking to Kyle and his mum.

To donate to Kyle's Gofundme page go here.

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