Life and Style Michael Mosley holding up a piece of human tapeworm as Mosley lived with tapeworms in his guts for six weeks for a documentary

It's a documentary that promises to be fascinating – but you'd be well-advised not to watch it over dinner.

Adlington eases into final as Jackson suffers

Double Olympic champion Rebecca Adlington eased into the final of the 800metres freestyle as she dominated the event on the third morning of the British Gas Swimming Championships here yesterday.

Staff suspended after ignoring asthma attack that killed boy aged 11

Coroner's jury finds school 'significantly contributed to' pupil's death by neglect

School staff suspended over pupil's asthma death

Five members of staff have today been suspended at a school criticised at an inquest after the death of an 11-year-old boy who suffered an asthma attack in class.

Air pollution 'causing early deaths of 50,000 a year'

Air pollution is causing the early deaths of up to 50,000 people a year and making thousands more ill - but the Government is failing to take enough action to tackle the problem, MPs said today.

Album: Jookabox, Dead Zone Boys (Asthmatic Kitty)

The latest addition to Asthmatic Kitty's catalogue of the weird and wonderful is this engaging offering from another group of bearded midwest misfits, this lot based around founder David "Moose" Adamson.

Beckham's asthma gives inspiration

Fellow sufferers provided with hope by former England captain's successful career

Beckham revealed as an asthma sufferer

David Beckham's agent has admitted the 34-year-old has been an asthma sufferer for years - but insists it has not hampered the player's performance.

Album: Sufjan Stevens/Osso, Run Rabbit Run (Asthmatic Kitty)

Just a couple of weeks after his film soundtrack, The BQE, further proof that Sufjan Stevens is the most protean young talent of the new millennium arrives in the shape of Run Rabbit Run, on which his 2001 electronic concept album based on the Chinese zodiac, Enjoy Your Rabbit, is transposed for the string quartet Osso.

Asthma inhaler may fail for child sufferers

The most widely used asthma inhaler in Britain may fail to prevent attacks in one in 10 children who use them, a study has shown.

'They were so evil towards Francecca – they just would not leave her alone'

Local residents blame 'street rats' but the Simmons family is defiant

Six years for man who battered pensioner to death

A man who battered a pensioner to death after an argument at a bus stop was today found guilty of manslaughter and jailed for six years.

Album: Helado Negro, Awe Owe (Asthmatic Kitty)

Brooklyn-based producerRoberto Carlos Lange'slo-fi Latin groovesland somewherebetween Califone's murkyexperimental blues andthe futuristic whimsy ofEno's early song-basedalbums.

Anthony Rose: I'm sensitive to cork taint, less so to sulphur, which has some coughing like asthma victims

It's not normally the job of this column to regale you with the horror stories of wines tasted on your behalf. While wine writing is the job everyone except my teetotal aunt wants, especially those who don't regard it as a job at all, it does have its pitfalls, and sorting out the wheat from the chaff is one of them.

'I vowed to raise my nephew as my own'

When her sister died suddenly, Laura Pearson's three-year-old nephew joined her household overnight. She tells Nick Harding how the tragedy changed her family

Tormented (15)

Jon Wright's slasher horror tugs its forelock to the American high-school genre, though its vernacular ("you twisted dyke slut") clings profanely to our native tongue.

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A new Russian revolution

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Apartheid’s sadistic killer that his country cannot forgive

The debate rages in South Africa over whether Eugene de Kock should ever be released from jail
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Standing my ground

If sitting is bad for your health, what happens when you stay on your feet for a whole month?
Commonwealth Games 2014: Dai Greene prays for chance to rebuild after injury agony

Greene prays for chance to rebuild after injury agony

Welsh hurdler was World, European and Commonwealth champion, but then the injuries crept in
Israel-Gaza conflict: Secret report helps Israelis to hide facts

Patrick Cockburn: Secret report helps Israel to hide facts

The slickness of Israel's spokesmen is rooted in directions set down by pollster Frank Luntz
The man who dared to go on holiday

The man who dared to go on holiday

New York's mayor has taken a vacation - in a nation that has still to enforce paid leave, it caused quite a stir, reports Rupert Cornwell
Best comedians: How the professionals go about their funny business, from Sarah Millican to Marcus Brigstocke

Best comedians: How the professionals go about their funny business

For all those wanting to know how stand-ups keep standing, here are some of the best moments
The Guest List 2014: Forget the Man Booker longlist, Literary Editor Katy Guest offers her alternative picks

The Guest List 2014

Forget the Man Booker longlist, Literary Editor Katy Guest offers her alternative picks
Jokes on Hollywood: 'With comedy film audiences shrinking, it’s time to move on'

Jokes on Hollywood

With comedy film audiences shrinking, it’s time to move on
It's the best of British art... but not all is on display

It's the best of British art... but not all is on display

Voted for by the British public, the artworks on Art Everywhere posters may be the only place where they can be seen
Critic claims 'I was the inspiration for Blanche DuBois'

Critic claims 'I was the inspiration for Blanche DuBois'

Blanche Marvin reveals how Tennessee Williams used her name and an off-the-cuff remark to create an iconic character
Sometimes it's hard to be a literary novelist

Sometimes it's hard to be a literary novelist

Websites offering your ebooks for nothing is only the latest disrespect the modern writer is subjected to, says DJ Taylor
Edinburgh Fringe 2014: The comedy highlights, from Bridget Christie to Jack Dee

Edinburgh Fringe 2014

The comedy highlights, from Bridget Christie to Jack Dee
Dame Jenny Abramsky: 'We have to rethink. If not, museums and parks will close'

Dame Jenny Abramsky: 'We have to rethink. If not, museums and parks will close'

The woman stepping down as chair of the Heritage Lottery Fund is worried