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Killer chords: Wilko Johnson

Wilko Johnson: 'I'm supposed to be dead' - music hero defies terminal cancer diagnosis to take Classic Rock award

The musician said he was currently 'feeling fine' and joked his farewell tour could get 'embarrassing' if it extends into next year

Colchester General Hospital placed in special measures over cancer waiting time claims

Decision taken after staff were forced to change cancer waiting times data

Victims of the implant scandal arriving for the start of the trial of Jean-Claude Mas for fraud in Marseilles earlier this year

Breast implants ruling in PIP scandal could lead to compensation for 400,000 women

Ruling opens the way to millions in compensation claims

Andy Kaufman officially died in 1984 but his brother insists he's alive

Andy Kaufman is 'alive' claims his brother

His brother said he had received a letter from the comedian in 1999

Charlene White hits back after racist abuse for not wearing a poppy

Charlene White received racist insults following her decision to remain 'neutral' to charities while on-air

Depression makes us biologically age 'by several years' say scientists

Severe depression led to increased cellular ageing

ABC's Amy Robach reveals cancer diagnosis after having mammogram on air

Good Morning America presenter reluctantly agreed to have televised mammogram which doctors say saved her life

A new research says a meat-based diet containing too much acid increases diabetes risk

Meaty diets linked to diabetes, study shows

A meat-based diet containing too much acid increases diabetes risk, research has shown.

Lance Armstrong promises 100% honesty after his ‘massive personal loss’. He still doesn't get it

Armstrong has said it's been 'real tough' and complained about financial losses

The world’s largest cancer database, which will use computer programs similar to those that forecast the weather to process millions of experimental results in seconds, has been launched by British scientists

Cloudy with a chance of finding new cures for cancer: CanSAR database adapts weather forecasting computer programs

The world’s largest cancer database, which will use computer programs similar to those that forecast the weather to process millions of experimental results in seconds, has been launched by British scientists. The technological breakthrough has the potential to revolutionise the search for cancer cures.

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Get Me Bodied flash mob dance filmed minutes before patient has major surgery

Deborah Cohan was filmed dancing with her medical team moments before under-going surgery in San Francisco

South Korean President Park Geun-hye is accompanied by Prince Philip at Horse Guards Parade in London

South Korea refuses to forgive Japan’s wartime atrocities

World Focus: In South Korea a sense of vulnerability bred from past humiliations lies just below the surface

Police have been asked to investigate Colchester Hospital University's cancer services

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