Tony Blair found it so difficult to work with Gordon Brown that he complained that "dealing with GB is like having dental treatment with no anaesthetic", Alistair Darling recalls in his memoirs.
An American prisoner in Georgia was executed with British drugs despite testimony from defence lawyers and a medical expert that one of the chemicals might have been ineffective and beyond its shelf life.
The eminent Harley Street physician Paul Sherwood has died at the age of 93. From his early beginnings as an anaesthetist, it was his lifelong work dedicated to non-specific back pain that earned him the reputation as a pioneer in this field.
The suspected source of the drug used in the execution of death-row prisoners in the US has been identified as a British company in Berkshire.
In his youth, Caspar Walsh seduced countless women – then rejected them. He describes the heady thrill of conquest, and the self-loathing that led him to uncover the real reasons for his sex addiction
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England's women have taken the European Championship by storm. Will they make history against Germany tonight?
Police investigating the death of Michael Jackson believe that the singer's personal doctor administered a powerful anaesthetic that they think killed him, it was reported today.
Why do we make stupid mistakes? A new book says people have design faults that inevitably lead to slip-ups – but we can train ourselves to avoid them.
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Epidurals and spinal anaesthetics are safer than previously thought, according to a study published today.
A sick whale had to be put down last night after it repeatedly beached itself on sandbanks.