Health: Flu death toll rises to 27

Ten more people have died from confirmed flu in the last week, taking the death toll to 27, according to the latest UK figures.

Data from the Health Protection Agency (HPA) showed 27 people have died with confirmed flu since October, including 24 with swine flu and three with another strain, flu type B.

Nine children and 18 adults have died.

trolley-dashed: The NGT New Generation Transport scheme was scrapped last year

Aisha Iqbal: Let’s all have our say on Leeds’s ‘son of trolleybus’ plans