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Maternity mistakes: Lapses lead to mistake every five births

Maternity mistakes: Lapses lead to mistake every five births

Health
Media playback is unsupported on your deviceTens of thousands of mothers and babies in England were harmed by potential lapses in maternity care in the past two years, the BBC has learned.More than 276,000 incidents were logged by worried hospital staff between April 2015 and March 2017 - the equivalent of one mistake for every five births.Most were minor or near misses, but almost a quarter of the incidents led to the mother or baby being harmed - and in 288 cases there was a death.Ministers said safety must be improved.Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt told the BBC it was his "top priority"."Mistakes in maternity care can lead to heart-breaking tragedies for mothers and babies."But he said it was encouraging hospitals were being honest as that would help prevent repeat problems.However, child...
Rail fare rise biggest for five years

Rail fare rise biggest for five years

Business
Train fares in Britain will go up by an average of 3.4% from 2 January.The increase, the biggest since 2013, covers regulated fares, which includes season tickets, and unregulated fares, such as off-peak leisure tickets.The Rail Delivery Group admitted it was a "significant" rise, but said that more than 97% of fare income went back into improving and running the railway.A passenger group said the rise was "a chill wind" and the RMT union called it a "kick in the teeth" for travellers.The rise in regulated fares had already been capped at July's Retail Prices Index inflation rate of 3.6%.The fare increase is above the latest Consumer Prices Index inflation figure of 3%, which was a five-and-a-half year high. Are you joining the '£5k commuter club'?The chief executive of passenger watchdog
Japan man confesses starting fire that killed wife, five children

Japan man confesses starting fire that killed wife, five children

World
Oct. 6 (UPI) -- A Japanese man turned himself in to police after setting fire to an apartment where a woman and five children were found dead, according to local press reports.Hirobumi Komatsu, 32, told police in Hitachi, Ibaraki Prefecture, he had "set fire" to his house and that his wife and five children were at home at the time, Kyodo News reported.Komatsu was arrested not long after firefighters found six dead people at the site, including four boys, a woman and a girl.Japanese investigators said the girl, who was taken to a hospital before being confirmed dead, had multiple stab wounds on her body.Police said the bodies are believed to be those of the wife of the suspect, his four sons, ranging in age from 3 to 6 years, and his 11-year-old daughter.The fire in Ibaraki Prefecture bega...
Michigan Wolverines use five field goals to boot Air Force Falcons

Michigan Wolverines use five field goals to boot Air Force Falcons

Sports
W! #GoBluepic.twitter.com/5odDPbnYrC— Michigan Athletics (@UMichAthletics) September 16, 2017ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- Freshman Donovan Peoples-Jones scored on a 79-yard punt return and Quinn Nordin tied the school record with five field goals, leading No. 7 Michigan to a 29-13 victory over Air Force on Saturday at Michigan Stadium. Peoples-Jones' touchdown was the first of his career. Wilton Speight completed 14 of 23 passes for 169 yards as Michigan (3-0) finished off its non-conference schedule. Ty Isaac led the ground attack with 89 yards on 16 carries, and Karan Higdon had a 36-yard rushing touchdown with 1:02 remaining. Quarterback Arion Worthman rushed for 60 yards on 26 carries and also completed a 64-yard touchdown pass to Ronald Cleveland for Air Force (1-1). All six of Worthman's othe
Billionaire Samsung heir jailed for five years

Billionaire Samsung heir jailed for five years

Business
The billionaire heir to the Samsung empire has been sentenced to five years in prison after being convicted of offering bribes to South Korea's former president.Lee Jae-yong was also found guilty by a panel of three judges of embezzlement, hiding assets overseas, concealing profits from criminal acts and perjury.The court in Seoul found Lee hoped that bribes to then-president Park Geun-hye and a close friend would secure support for a merger that strengthened his control over the Samsung empire and its flagship Samsung Electronics business.It marks the downfall for the scion of South Korea's richest family, which controls one of the world's largest consumer electronics companies.Lee, 49, was accused of offering $ 38m in bribes to four entities controlled by Choi Soon-sil, a friend of Park....