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Bolshoi's Sergei Filin left blind in one eye by acid attack

The artistic director of the Bolshoi Theatre Sergei Filin has undergone 22 operations and has been left blind in one eye after the acid attack which plunged the famous ballet company into crisis six months ago.

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Cells to restore eyesight are grown in lab and transplanted into blind mice

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Damn this hot weather to hell!

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Ed Cowan trudges off after falling to Joe Root

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Stuart Broad celebrates as only he knows how after taking Waton’s wicket

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Don't listen to the self-appointed guardians of Stuart Broad's conscience. These are the Ashes – hard, tense Test cricket with no prisoners taken

Tim Key: ‘I captained my school football team in 1992 so I’m no stranger to the big stage’

This week I scored such a beautiful goal at football, I really need to lay it down in print. It was as sweet as a plum; a dipping volley right off my laces that left the goalkeeper helpless – confused and gaping, like a teenaged giraffe coming face to face with a mirror for the first time. It was sublime. People need to be told about it.

David Price is ruled to be unable to carry on boxing as he loses to Tony Thompson

Boxing: David Price suffers second defeat to Tony Thompson to destroy any world title hopes

English heavyweight stopped in fifth round by American

Fiona Maddocks: Her life of Hildegard is both scholarly and very readable

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Invention aimed at helping individuals with age-related sight degeneration

Dr Canavero suggests that the realigning of head and body could also be achieved using “electrofusion”, in an approach not entirely unlike that of Mary Shelley’s Dr Frankenstein

Human head transplants a 'feasible enterprise' says Italian neurosurgeon Dr Sergio Canavero

Doctor claims research on the complicated surgery could see results in just two years

Ann Coffey says she wants a system fit for purpose that protects children

'No mercy' for those who fail to protect children, says Ann Coffey

Chair of the All Party Parliamentary Group for runaway and missing children and adults wants a care system which is 'fit for purpose'

James Horwill’s foot was said only to have glanced Alun Wyn Jones

Australia captain James Horwill escapes a ban after claiming he was off balance

Horwill cleared of stamping by Kiwi judicial officer as rival coaches forced to call up replacements for the injured

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