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New app and SMS service will offer advice and tips to women

Richards branded 'cheat' to complete his fall from grace

Former Harlequins coach is judged a 'liar' as final details from hearing come to light

Kieran Mullan: The NHS must stop hiding behind complex bureaucracy

The NHS complaints system allows mistakes to slip through the cracks

Evans unfazed by 'Bloodgate' abuse

Nick Evans eagerly awaits the sledging he expects Harlequins to receive in response to the 'Bloodgate' scandal.

Intensive care: Life after near-death

Every year, thousands of patients pass through intensive care units. For many, the biggest trauma comes when they go home. Simon Usborne explores a vital issue that tends to be overlooked

No further action against Harlequins

The Rugby Football Union's disciplinary chief has decided to take no further action against Harlequins players allegedly involved in four occasions of using fake blood.

Heart attack victims 'lack ongoing support'

Plans to provide follow-up care for heart attack victims have fallen drastically short of government targets, with two thirds of sufferers failing to receive proper treatment to help their rehabilitation.

NHS 'fails' youngsters with muscle diseases

Report claims uneven services across the UK lead to early deaths for muscular dystrophy patients

10 A-grade A-levels, but turned down by Oxford

An A-level student picked up five top grades today to add to the five As she has already gained.

Copa clash abandoned after fan attack

A Copa Sudamericana match in Bolivia had to be abandoned midway through the second half after a player was assaulted by a supporter.

Pain of 'toxic soup' case boy

Teenager Dylan South endured medical treatment every day for the first five years of his life.

How to beat back pain

Don't go rushing to your doctor, don't take to your bed for days – and do get to know your sacro-iliac joints. Dr David Delvin exposes the myths about lumbar pain and explains what really works

Rafa's injury should not end his career

Tendinitis means inflammation of a tendon. In tennis players whose knees are affected, the commonest type is patellar tendonitis, caused by repetitive overuse.

Holiday nearly over for Tevez as United set decision day

Manchester United want Carlos Tevez to have made a decision on his future by the time Sir Alex Ferguson returns from his holiday on the Côte d'Azur in the middle of next week. The Argentine will not be paid beyond a week next Tuesday, when his contract expires and the indecision is not helping Ferguson plan for life after Cristiano Ronaldo.

Pedersen given go-ahead for Danish Grand Prix

After being controversially excluded from the Final of the Swedish Grand Prix, reigning world champions Nicki Pedersen of Denmark will be a relieved man after getting the go-ahead to take-to-the-track in Saturday's Danish Grand Prix in Copenhagen.

Physiotherapy is helping to fight the problem of obesity

Set up by four nurses in 1894, the Society of Trained Masseuses started life at a time when salacious stories about massage being used as a euphemism for sexual services were becoming rife.

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Child abuse scandal: Did a botched blackmail attempt by South African intelligence help Cyril Smith escape justice?

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