Cat neglected for years gets rescued, haircut

When he first saw the animal, Russell said he thought the cat was running around with a blanket on top of it until he got a better look at it. "But no - it turned out to be Hidey ". Aan is to undergo an operation that could restore her sight. While she needed a general anaesthetic to enable the veterinary team to take off the fur, she has now fully recovered from her ordeal and the 14 year old is living along with the second cat with Mr Russel and hsi family.

Saints jump ahead of Buccaneers at the half

Martin will not play Sunday afternoon's NFC South rivalry game against the New Orleans Saints. While the Buccaneers lost on Sunday Night Football to the Dallas Cowboys (12-2) in Week 15, Tampa Bay is still in possession of the No. Instead, Martin has rushed for just 421 yards and three touchdowns. Bucs RB Doug Martin has scored a rushing TD in the past two meetings and has averaged 99.2 scrimmage yards in the past six.

Pope orders probe over dismissal of Knights of Malta deputy head

Holding a role equivalent to the Minister of Internal and External Affairs of the Order, which is a subject of global law recognized by 106 States, von Boeselager is accused of causing an "extremely grave and untenable situation". Following the forced resignation of the grand chancellor of the Order of Malta, Pope Francis has authorized the creation of a special working group to help foster dialogue and resolve any concerns.

New bionic eye ops on the NHS

New bionic eye ops on the NHS

NHS England has announced that it is to provide funding for more testing of Argus II, otherwise known as the "bionic eye". They will be given a pair of glasses mounted with a camera which captures light and sends wireless signals to an implant in the retina.

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Britain reports bird flu in wild duck

Britain reports bird flu in wild duck

The H5N8 strain of avian flu was found in Leicestershire and Somerset in two dead wigeons - a type of duck. Rural minister Fergus Ewing said: "With the recent disease confirmations in both England and Wales , it is not unexpected for avian influenza to be found in a wild bird here in Scotland".