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The estate agent Savills' 25,000 staff worldwide are set to share more than £100m in bonuses this year after the property consultant's profits jumped.

Veteran broadcaster hospitalised

Veteran broadcaster hospitalised

The House In Brief: MP seeks to outlaw hospital `euthanasia'

A TORY MP is to take on the medical profession over claims that euthanasia is being practised in NHS hospitals.

One in five fertility treatments are a success

COUPLES USING fertility treatment to conceive have a 30 per cent greater chance of having a healthy baby than they did at the beginning of the decade, because of advances in test-tube baby treatments.

Letter: Community care

Sir: Your report "Tough new controls on violent and `untreatable' patients" (15 November) quoted SANE as being in favour of hospital rather than community treatment. This statement, without explanation, gives a misleading impression which could worry mentally ill people and their families by suggesting that hospital is the only alternative to treatment in the community and that people should be forced to stay there.

Special clinics for `morning after' pill on Jan 1

SPECIAL CLINICS are to open on New Year's Day to distribute supplies of the "morning after" contraceptive pill.

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Letter: Homebirth hell

Sir: I thought the point was to make sure mothers were given no choice about childbirth - at home or in hospital (letter, 8 September).

Twins on bikes collide head-on

IDENTICAL TWIN brothers are lying critically injured in hospital after a bizarre motor accident. Giovanni and Mario Pasquariello, 23, riding separate scooters, collided head-on with one another a few hundred yards from their Naples home.

Sharing of human eggs `not ethical'

THE HUMAN Fertilisation and Embryology Authority, which controls fertility treatment in Britain, has issued a warning to clinics advertising "egg sharing" for women having fertility treatment.

Boy, 13, dies after air-rifle shooting

A BOY aged 13 has died in hospital from an air-rifle shot to the head after he and a cousin were playing in the back garden of his aunt's home in north Wales.

Letter: Help for donors

I FULLY agree with Mary Warnock's views on organ donations (11 July). As a future transplant surgeon, I'd like to point out that there are ways for people to indicate their wishes about organ donation well ahead of the time when such donations may be needed. In America the driver's licence has a space to indicate whether or not you are a donor, and the DVLA here could introduce something similar.

Letter: Funding hospitals

Sir: In reporting the Government's announcement of six new hospitals with Private Finance Initiative funding worth pounds 650m (8 July), Jeremy Laurance repeated some common misconceptions.

Letter: NHS choices

Sir: You are right to point out that providing the public with information about the success rates of health services is an important step towards making the NHS more accountable to the people who use and fund it ("NHS league tables will help to improve the nation's health", 17 June). Nonetheless, it is crucial that we are given information we can understand and use.

Letter: Heart dilemmas

Sir: Your article about the dilemmas facing Chris and Daphne Ford when they discovered that their baby son had been buried without his heart (Review, 17 March) highlights issues which the NHS and healthcare professionals must take very seriously.

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