THE death of a devoted Carlisle United fan whose courage in the face of adversity impressed everyone who knew him has triggered a flood of tributes. Paul Floyd, 49, was known to hundreds of fellow fans for his lively online banter about the team he loved. But what many did not know was that the former… [Continue Reading]

Stephen Sutton: Fund-raising teenager dies after making over £3 million for charity

The mother of a teenager who raised more than £3m for a cancer charity after being diagnosed with the disease, has paid tribute to a “courageous, selfless, inspirational son”. Stephen Sutton, 19, died, four years after he was first diagnosed with bowel cancer. His mother, Jane Sutton, released a statement on the Stephen’s Story Facebook… [Continue Reading]

Micsu Founder Gianni O’Connor

A young entrepreneur set to become Britain’s latest social media millionaire has admitted he still lives at home because he cannot iron or wash his own clothes. Coventry University student Gianni O’Connor, of Stanmore, Middlesex, got the idea for a music-sharing website thanks to a flash of inspiration in a finance examination during his degree… [Continue Reading]

Now THAT’S a great friend

First grader Dylan Siegel has raised over $30,000 for research to help his best friend, Jonah Pournazarian, who suffers from a rare liver disorder with no known cure. Last fall Dylan decided to write a book and donate sales to researchers. According to his father, the ambitious seven-year-old is now working toward a million-dollar goal…. [Continue Reading]

Jack Henderson hits £10,000 for Sick Kids in Edinburgh

A six-year-old boy from East Lothian has raised £10,000 for an Edinburgh hospital by drawing picture requests in return for donations. Jack Henderson, from Prestonpans, has received 1,800 e-mails in two weeks since he set up Jack Draws Anything with the help of his father Ed. Jack has received 600 commissions with donations going to… [Continue Reading]