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The first cosmetic skin clinic launched by last year’s winner of The Apprentice, in partnership with Lord Sugar, has opened its doors

Renata who received free nose surgery from the Little Baby Face Foundation after she was bullied.

US teenager bullied for having a big nose given free cosmetic surgery

Fifteen-year-old girl who was terrified of going outside has £7,000 operation to 'balance out her face'

Cannabis can cause man boobs, US surgeon claims

Worries about those man boobs? Then ‘put out that joint’, says Dr Anthony Youn

The NHS carried out 2,000 labial reductions in 2010

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The NHS carried out 2,000 labial reductions in 2010, but this could be just 'the tip of the iceberg' as private clinics do not have to record data

Members of the public punt along the river Cam in front of the colleges of Cambridge University

River rage and a hit-and-run punting incident

The world of punting sounds sedate but a recent hit-and-run has revealed dark currents beneath the surface

The “world’s fastest payment system” uses facial recognition technology to authorise transactions

A face worth... whatever your credit card limit is: Facial recognition payment system turns your face into a PIN

A tech start-up based in Helsinki has developed the world’s first facial recognition payment system. Designed to effectively transform your face into your PIN, the terminals use cameras to confirm your identity, meaning all the shopper needs to do is look into the lens and press OK.

Surgeons say that the BBC has trivialised cosmetic procedures by allowing Dr Leah Totton to win 'The Apprentice'

Surgeons put knife into The Apprentice winner Leah Totton’s plan for chain of Botox clinics

BBC is criticised for ‘trivialising’ plastic surgery by backing contestant’s project

Lord Sugar sided with Leah Totton in the final of The Apprentice

Yes, we need to take down cosmetic surgery cowboys. But the Apprentice's Leah Totton won't be the first to try

The industry has been calling for stiffer regulation for some time

More women go under the knife for 'bingo wings' plastic surgery

The fashion for sleeveless dresses combined with admiration for strong-armed celebrities such as Michelle Obama has fuelled demands for a new type of plastic surgery.

There are now as many as 5,000 clinics carrying out an estimated 200,000 Botox and filler treatments a year in the UK

Cosmetic surgeons won't be able to guarantee beauty under new guidelines

Surgeons will be banned from telling patients they will look better after cosmetic surgery under new proposals.

Cosmetic surgery companies face being banned from offering free medical consultations

Cosmetic surgery firms face ban on giving free advice

Cosmetic surgery companies face being banned from offering free medical consultations to prospective patients and may be required to obtain a two-stage written consent in a clampdown on the industry in the wake of the PIP breast implant scandal.

What's the secret of shapely legs?

The secret of shapely legs revealed

Curves and length signal both frailty and strength, finds Roger Dobson

Professor Sir Bruce Keogh fears women ignore implications of breast surgery

Review into money-off deals for cosmetic surgery

Women signing up for cosmetic surgery could be compelled to wait for several weeks before having the procedure as part of a mandatory "cooling off period" being considered by the Government.

Anne Milton: The Health minister says most patients forced to get help from the NHS have opted to keep implants

NHS given thousands of PIP referrals

More than 2,800 women who had PIP breast implants at private clinics have been referred to the NHS in England, according to government figures.

Backing for TV ban on payday loans

Almost as many people think payday loans should be barred from advertising on television as those who agree with the existing ban on cigarette ads.

Regulate cosmetic industry, say surgeons

Plastic surgeons today demand a complete ban on advertising for cosmetic surgery, annual checks on practitioners and tighter controls on the use of implants and injectables to curb the "wild west" industry.

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