Indian-Origin Woman Given Months To Live Now Cancer-Free After Drug Trial In UK

The woman said she is looking forward to celebrating her 25th wedding anniversary. London: An Indian-origin woman who was given just months to live a few years ago is celebrating on Monday after doctors say she is showing no evidence of breast cancer following a clinical trial at a UK hospital. Jasmin David, 51, from … Read more

Watchdog considering review into Boris Johnson’s 40 ‘new hospitals’ pledge

B oris Johnson’s election pledge to build 40 new hospitals by 2030 is facing a review by the Government’s official spending watchdog. The National Audit Office (NAO) is planning a “value for money review” that could consider increasing costs due to spiralling inflation and whether the hospitals will in fact be new. The investigation emerged … Read more

Delay recess to pass buffer zone legislation, says Labour MSP

R ecess should be delayed to allow for crucial legislation on buffer zones near abortion clinics to be passed, a Scottish Labour MSP has said. South Scotland MSP Carol Mochan said action “cannot come soon enough” over legislation that would see buffer zones placed outside services providing abortions. Her comments came after First Minister Nicola … Read more

Brad Pitt Opens Up About Face-Blindness, Says “Nobody Believes Me”

Brad Pitt has never been formally diagnosed with prosopagnosia. (File) Brad Pitt has recently claimed that he may be suffering from “undiagnosed face-blindness” due to which he finds it difficult to “remember people” after meeting them at social parties. The 58-year-old Hollywood star opened up about his possible medical condition, and the impact it may … Read more

London doctor turned down Nigerian ‘organ-harvesting parents’

A consultant working in a NHS hospital refused to remove a vital organ from a 15-year-old allegedly trafficked to London from the streets of Lagos by the former deputy president of the Nigerian Senate and his wife, a court has heard. The doctor at the Royal Free in Camden became suspicious about whether the alleged victim was aware he was … Read more

New Wakefield MP Simon Lightwood says Labour is ‘rebuilding the red wall’

N ew Wakefield MP Simon Lightwood has said Labour is “rebuilding the red wall” as the party reclaimed the West Yorkshire seat from the Conservatives. Mr Lightwood was elected with a majority of 4,925 on a swing of 12.7% from the Tories to Labour. Wakefield had been a Labour seat continuously from 1932 until 2019, … Read more

London Underground, Waterloo and Victoria train stations are deserted as rail unions strike TODAY

Britain’s railways have come to a grinding halt today after last-ditch talks failed to avert the biggest strikes for 30 years.  Train passengers are facing chaos with half of the rail network closed and only a fifth of services running due to the biggest strike by rail workers for a generation. The militant RMT union was … Read more

Guide to varicose veins remedies from blue light ‘pen’ to a foam pillow and horse chestnut gel

Around three in ten adults in the UK have varicose veins. These occur when the valves inside the veins of the legs stop working properly, causing blood to flow back down. ‘Over time, this enlarges the veins,’ explains Gary Maytham, a consultant vascular surgeon at St George’s Hospital, London and Spire Gatwick Park Hospital in … Read more

Teachers issue ‘cry for help’ as they threaten to strike

Barristers voted to strike today in a row over legal aid funding as teachers, binmen and NHS staff all threatened to walk out on a level not seen since the Winter of Discontent in the 1970s. The Criminal Bar Association (CBA), which represents barristers in England and Wales, said several days of court walkouts will begin from … Read more

NHS waiting list shoots to ANOTHER record high as crisis leaves 6.5MILLION patients stuck in queue

The number of people waiting for routine hospital treatment in England has skyrocketed to another record high, official figures show. As the NHS crisis deepens, official statistics show that one in nine people (6.48million) were queuing for elective operations such as hip and knee replacements and cataracts surgery by April — up from the 6.36m … Read more