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Vasile Belea was separated from his son in Stockwell station when the tube doors closed on him before he could enter the train carriage

Dom Joly: I'm tired of this plot. And I don't think much of the cast

The novelty of my broken foot has most definitely worn off now. I know it's the obvious question, but if one more person asks me, "What happened to it?", I'm going to ram a crutch down their throat.

Detective in tears over 'Night stalker' rape victim

A detective was reduced to tears as the oldest victim of the Night Stalker rapist said she regretted reporting the attack to police, a court heard today.

'Hero' pensioner to sell handbag

The pensioner dubbed "supergran" after she foiled a planned jewellery heist in Northampton by fending off six robbers with her handbag, is to auction the bag for charity.

Letter from the editor: You can't please everyone

As an editor, the fact that you can’t please all of the people all of the time is something you learn pretty quickly.

Couple jailed for 'betrayal' of abused children

A couple committed a "deplorable and terrible betrayal of trust" against their two adopted children they allowed to be abused by paedophiles, a judge said today.

Supplements to ease pain of arthritis 'do not work'

Two supplements taken by millions of people for joint pain caused by arthritis do not work, according to research.

Hope of cure for rheumatoid arthritis

New research holds out the hope of ending the misery of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) for many thousands of sufferers, it was revealed today.

Kelly death 'textbook suicide' says pathologist

The pathologist who performed the autopsy on David Kelly said his death was a "textbook case" of suicide.

Dancer spared jail over benefits fraud

A 61-year-old jazz dancer who fraudulently claimed nearly £20,000 in disability benefits walked free from court today.

Your Questions: 'How would I cope with a three-legged dog?'

Q. I have been longing for a dog for a long time, so we went to our local rescue centre and found a gorgeous puppy! We couldn't wait to get her home, but then the centre rang and said there was something wrong with one of her legs and that it would have to be amputated. I don't know if I can cope with a three-legged dog…

Stem cell treatment set for UK tests

A stem cell therapy for osteoarthritis is to be tested on patients for the first time in the UK.

Raymond Barker: I've been detecting for years and never found a good hoard

Every time I read that somebody has found a good hoard I'm pleased because it adds to our knowledge and the history of Britain but, like all detectors, I mainly feel envious.

Health watchdog makes U-turn over arthritis drug

A new arthritis drug is likely to be made available to NHS patients in England and Wales after a U-turn by experts, it was revealed today.

Nice eases drug restrictions for rheumatoid arthritis sufferers

Thousands of people with rheumatoid arthritis could be given the chance to try new drugs following a U-turn by the health watchdog.

Adult drug 'could transform lives of juvenile arthritis sufferers'



Thousands of British children afflicted with a painful and crippling disease could have their lives transformed by a drug currently reserved for adults, research suggests.

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How to survive a social-media mauling, by the tough women of Twitter

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Gallipoli centenary: At dawn, the young remember the young who perished in one of the First World War's bloodiest battles

At dawn, the young remember the young

A century ago, soldiers of the Empire – many no more than boys – spilt on to Gallipoli’s beaches. On this 100th Anzac Day, there are personal, poetic tributes to their sacrifice
Dissent is slowly building against the billions spent on presidential campaigns – even among politicians themselves

Follow the money as never before

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Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka: Home can be the unsafest place for women

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