Girl, 13, overdoses after hard-partying lifestyle got her hooked on LSD and ecstasy

A 13-year-old girl who died from a GHB overdose had been using drink and drugs to feel “confident” among older teens, an inquest has heard. “Bubbly and charismatic” Alesha Fernando was found lifeless after partying with two men and her female best friend all night…

Psychologist who bludgeoned mum to death to fund 'sham lifestyle' jailed

Psychologist who bludgeoned mum to death to fund 'sham lifestyle' jailed

A sports psychologist who bludgeoned his mother to death to fund his “sham lifestyle” has been jailed for life. Robert Child, 37, inflicted a “merciless attack” on his 64-year-old mother Janice as he struck her 31 blows with a hammer as she cowered in the…

'Prolific liar' killed mum with hammer to fund 'fantasy lifestyle'

Psychologist 'killed mum with hammer before taking £25,000 to buy Jaguar'

A sports psychologist murdered his mother in a savage hammer attack to prevent the collapse of his “fantasy lifestyle”, a judge has ruled. “Prolific liar” Robert Child, 37, attacked his 64-year-old mother Janice in a utility room at her home in Woolton, Liverpool, on March…

Inactivity increasing with more Britons leading sedentary lifestyles

Inactivity increasing with more Britons leading sedentary lifestyles

British men have become even more inactive than expected over the last two decades – with increased use of labour-saving and tech devices blamed for the sedentary lifestyle. Research has highlighted that sedentary behaviours for both men and women have increased since 2002, but for…