Study calls into question Government’s flagship policy of introducing a seven-day health service
Elaine Mead said the UK’s current system of diagnosis 'isn’t fit for the future'
The Government has already set out controversial proposals for seven-day working by hospital consultants, raising the prospect of a national strike by junior doctors
'Junior doctors are the most hard working and in some ways the most under-valued employees in the NHS - they are taking the strain on the front line week in, week out'
Venice authorities will fit GPS devices and number plates on all the lagoon city’s gondolas to monitor their movements and prevent a repeat of the accident that cost the life of a German tourist in August.
'Francis Maude has disrupted a perfectly good system and replaced it with one which is bureaucratic and costly' says IPA head
The climb up Mount Ventoux is legendary among cyclists and Tour de France obsessives. It’s a punishing 12-mile ascent, rising 1,500m to the summit. On Sunday, Britain’s Chris Froome smashed it to be crowned reigning King of the Mountains (KOM) and increase his overall Tour lead.
Hollywood royalty give their child a name that has all of Manchester smiling
Sexual violence has topped the country's political agenda since the fatal gang rape of a 23-year-old medical student on a bus
You're never far from history here, but a new tour gets you closer still
Downhill racer or rank amateur, the right eyewear makes all the difference on the mountain
Gawker reports disapprovingly on "tits-and-drugs rag Vice" accidentally revealing the location of on-the-run John McAfee, the 67-year-old founder of the antivirus company, who has been in hiding since his neighbour was murdered last month.
Early treatment alleviates symptoms but only 37 per cent of doctors are trained to identify it
A new TV programme tracking urban foxes has been a surprise hit
Kenneth Clarke's plans to toughen up community orders by tracking offenders with high-tech ankle tags and ensuring every sentence is a punishment could increase reoffending, the Government's own impact assessment showed today.
With just five rooms modelled on different corners of the globe, this guesthouse offers an intimate stay, says Graeme Green