A motorist died on Sunday at Bolventor, in Cornwall after a three-car accident during a hail storm.
In Horsham, West Sussex, two children were treated for minor injuries after being hit by branches from a falling tree.
An M&S spokeswoman said: “We regret that in the case highlighted we were not following our own internal policy.”
The issue arose after an unnamed customer at a London store told the Telegraph they were surprised when an “extremely apologetic” Muslim checkout worker asked for them to wait for another till to become available.
He warned the service’s perceived status as a “national religion” fuelled the problem and some areas of care were “out of control” because honesty about failings was not tolerated.
Even the most senior staff were afraid of speaking out despite millions of patients receiving a “wholly unsatisfactory” service from GPs and hospitals, Mr Prior added.
It uses a range of “biomaterials”, including bovine tissue, to reduce the likelihood of the body rejecting it.
Unlike previous artificial hearts, created mainly for temporary use, the design by the French Carmat biomedical firm is intended to replace a real heart for as many as five years.
It had been due to open at 10am for a “festive zoo day” according to its website, but a decision was made to shut the site.
Eight fire engines were called to the scene of the blaze at the Creaky Cafe and firefighters later managed to bring it under control.
From the inside, Japanese astronaut Koichi Wakata operated the station’s 50ft (15m) robotic arm, hoisting Mr Mastracchio and hefty equipment from one section of the lab to another.
“There are quite a bit of arm manoeuvres throughout all of these EVAs so I’m sure Koichi will be getting a workout,” said lead spacewalk officer Allison Bolinger, using the Nasa acronym for spacewalk: extravehicular activity (EVA).
Alan Dadswell relies on Christmas to keep his shop Toys ‘N’ Tuck in Southend-on-Sea going and he says discounts are crucial.
He said: “To get people to spend the money they have got to feel they are getting a bargain and we have got to give them a bargain. We have to hunt with our suppliers to do good deals to get people in to the store.”
Friends and relatives of the 10 people who died when the Police Scotland helicopter crashed into the Glasgow pub have been invited to the show at the city’s O2abc Academy.
They will be joined in the audience by emergency service workers who helped at the scene of the tragedy.
Emergency services said several passengers had to be freed from the wreckage.
A 19-year-old woman and a man were the last to be rescued and are among those most badly hurt.