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Hero bus driver saved life of boy who suffered severe nut allergy

A bus driver saved a young passenger’s life by driving him straight home after he suffered a severe allergic reaction to nuts. James Rossi announced to other passengers on the 268 bus that he was not stopping as he took the 16-year-old from Hampstead to the front door of his home in Golders Green. The… [Continue Reading]

Kind McDonald’s employee helps elderly man cross the road

A kind McDonald’s employee took time out from flipping burgers and dishing out fries to walk an elderly customer across the street. Crew member Jonathan Mitchell, who works at the Eltham branch of the fast food chain, in south east London, said it was his ‘civic duty’ to help the man in need. Drivers spotted… [Continue Reading]

Judge refuses to jail teen for stabbing paedophile and offers to pay her court fine

A judge offered to pay a teenage girl’s court fine as he refused to jail her for stabbing the paedophile who abused her as a child. Judge Jonathan Durham Hall QC told the 15-year-old it would be a ‘disgrace’ to send her to prison, despite the fact she had attacked the man, 56, in his own… [Continue Reading]

News at Ten’s Tom Bradby Dived into Harbour to Save Greek Man’s Life

ITN journalist says he saw elderly man drive car off harbour wall and dived in to try to help but could not save him. The ITN journalist Tom Bradby has described diving into a Greek harbour in an unsuccessful attempt to save the life of an elderly man who apparently drove his car off the… [Continue Reading]

William Cuffay

William Cuffay was born in Chatham, Kent, in 1788. William’s father was a naval cook and former slave. When William was old enough he found work as an apprentice tailor. At first Cuffay held conservative views and as late as 1833 he was arguing against the formation of trade unions. Cuffay was the last member… [Continue Reading]

Brian Haw

Brian Haw thrust himself into the public eye as an anti-war protester in 2001, living in a tent outside the Palace of Westminster for almost a decade in a vigil that was brought to an end only by his illness and death. A heavy smoker, he died of lung cancer, for which he was being… [Continue Reading]

Sikh man breaks strict religious protocol and removes his turban to help save life of a five-year-old boy

A Sikh student from New Zealand who broke strict religious protocol by taking off his turban to help save the life of a child hit by a car has been heralded as a hero. Harman Singh, 22, removed his turban to cradle the bleeding head of a five-year-old boy who had been struck on his… [Continue Reading]