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Keepers at Oregon Zoo have come up with a novel way for an arthritic otter to improve the movements in his joints - basketball.
The so-called 'bedroom tax' will affect 660,000 social housing tenants. In Leeds, Jonathan Brown finds that some of them are in fighting mood
Circus owner Bobby Roberts was convicted today of behaving cruelly towards Anne the elephant.
The reign of the notorious Melbourne gangland matriarch Judy Moran is finally over – but in truth the 66-year-old grandmother, who is likely to spend the rest of her life in prison, lost her touch long ago.
A 61-year-old jazz dancer who fraudulently claimed nearly £20,000 in disability benefits walked free from court today.
Thousands of people with rheumatoid arthritis could be given the chance to try new drugs following a U-turn by the health watchdog.
What are your rights if someone is behind you at the bank machine and steals your card from under your nose?
Court says painkiller that doubles risk of heart attack is ‘not fit to be on market'
Elderly people are dying of neglect and spending their final years in pain and discomfort because basic care is not being provided, a study has found.
Drinking alcohol is not only good for the heart – it is good for the joints too. A regular tipple cuts the risk of rheumatoid arthritis by up to 50 per cent – and the more you drink the greater the protective effect.
Germans may know how to kick a ball, but what do they know about eating and drinking? On the eve of the World Cup, Olly Smith finds there's more to the Teutonic table than bratwurst, lager and Liebfraumilch