Britain’s survival rates for nine of the ten most common forms of cancer lag behind the European averages, a major study has shown.
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Tuesday 17 July 2012
Dangling into the Irish Sea from the tip of the Furness Peninsula, it was the arrival of the railways that transformed Barrow into one of the world's industrial powerhouses. Huge steelworks and thriving shipbuilding yards turned the Cumbrian seaport from a sleepy collection of farmsteads into a Victorian boom town.
Sunday 15 July 2012
Tuesday 19 June 2012
Actor Anthony Bate, best known for his role in the BBC's Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy and a familiar face of TV drama during his five decade career, has died at the age of 84.
Sunday 17 June 2012
Wednesday 13 June 2012
UEFA today condemned the violence that marred Poland's European Championship match with Russia, but it was unclear whether either team would face any sanctions.
Tuesday 12 June 2012
Russian football fans clashed with police and Poland supporters in separate incidents in Warsaw today, just hours before the two teams were to meet in an emotionally charged match at Euro 2012. Several people were injured.
Friday 08 June 2012
Life expectancy for a female nurse is on the low side, to put it mildly, at the Les Cerisiers, the private sanatorium in The Physicists, Friedrich Durrenmatt's absurdist tragicomedy from 1961.
Sunday 13 May 2012
When the VII photography collective was established in 2001, little could its members have known quite how timely was their alliance. For just three days later, two airplanes were flown into New York's World Trade Center – and an agency that had dedicated itself to documenting the impact of modern conflict was instantly in the thick of one of the greatest crises experienced by the West for many a year.
Sunday 06 May 2012
Out of America: Obama's common-sense hawkishness confounds received wisdom and may win him re-election
Sunday 29 April 2012
Out of America: A new play recalls the huge political influence writers once had
Friday 27 April 2012
Terry Spinks, the youngest Briton to win an Olympic boxing gold medal, has died at his home in Essex following a long illness. He was 74.
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