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London 2012 was a breakthrough year for disability sport, with full houses for the Paralympics. Britain’s poster boy was the wheelchair racer David Weir, who delivered the goods with four gold medals.
Thousands of patients still live in hospitals, a year on from Government promises to transform adult social care
A freeze on council tax and cap on welfare will add to their misery
The Government is “squandering” an opportunity to make public transport more accessible to disabled people after MPs’ recommendations on improvements were “effectively ignored”, campaigners have said.
Press involvement has missed the big story in this scandal
The singer's latest controversial comments have now come to the attention of the UK's Stroke Association
Government cutbacks blamed after two-thirds of councils slash elderly and disabled services
Disney is changing the rules that allow disabled people to skip the queues at its US theme parks, after it emerged that wealthy, able-bodied visitors had been abusing the system.
Mark Hawthorn wrongly claimed £88,000 over nine years
Scan research reveals how the condition affects the brain according to gender
George Smith, who once scored four times for Manchester City in a derby rout of Manchester United, died just five days before the passing of his friend and team-mate Bert Trautmann. Like the celebrated German goalkeeper, the 92-year-old's story was one of triumph over adversity inflicted by the Second World War: Smith became a prolific goalscorer despite a shocking injury sustained under "friendly fire" while serving in East Africa.
Country music star Randy Travis is out of the hospital three weeks after he was admitted with congestive heart failure and later suffered a stroke.
Tom Peck on the other flame that needs to be kept alight
The Paralympics were a breakthrough moment. They were a great opportunity to think about disability in a different way and for disabled people to be much more visible.
'OK Glass' chosen as it denotes 'approval, acceptance, agreement, assent, or acknowledgement'
Training follows complaints about figures published by Iain Duncan Smith's department