Semi-professional footballer Alfie Barker has been sacked by parent club Hitchin Town and faces an investigation from the Football Association for offensive comments sent on Twitter to Bournemouth midfielder Harry Arter about his stillborn daughter.  

Sands' Chief Executive Dr Clea Harmer said: "The death of a baby is devastating. Sands is here to support bereaved parents like Harry Arter and his fiancee Rachel and their close friends and families. Sadly 15 babies die before, during or shortly after birth every day in the UK.  "Anyone who has been affected by the death of a baby can get in touch if they want to talk to us. Continue reading