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Fears over pressure on health service come as Jeremy Hunt says doctors with poor records on cancer diagnosis will be ‘named and shamed’

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Lab tests on the drink showed that with melted ice it could be as weak as one part Pimm’s to nine parts lemonade and water

Jimmy Savile admitted getting knighthood was 'a relief because it got me off the hook'

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JK Rowling Twitter abuse ‘may have been work of British spies’, SNP politician says

Christina McKelvie said there were ‘interesting’ theories to suggest MI5 was to blame for messages calling Harry Potter author a ‘whore’, ‘b****’ and ‘traitor’

Prince Charles tried to persuade government ‘to change course’

Former ministers have revealed the ‘influence’ the heir has had on past government policies

The Northumbria University School of Law has called for a revolution in how divorce-custody decisions are made for pets

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Some pensioners go for weeks with no human contact, as waiting lists grow for social clubs
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