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Canadian singer-songwriter Leonard Cohen has postponed an upcoming European tour by six months after hurting his lower back while exercising.

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What to do if ... you win the lottery

Falguni Patel, 30, from Neasden, north-west London, won £250,000 on a National Lottery scratchcard in April. It is dwarfed by the £90m Euro Millions Lottery win shared last November by a Welsh couple and a syndicate in Liverpool, but is a more likely outcome for those who continue to buy tickets and scratchcards

Woman developed 'obsession' with walking after surgery

A mother of two who went missing had developed an "obsession" with walking to recover from back surgery, an inquest heard today.

Burnley's McCann wings in with a prayer

Although the injection of horse placenta may be the Premier League's current favoured technique for boosting recovery, Burnley's Chris McCann is relying on a more traditional – or fictional, depending on your viewpoint – method to help him in his fight back to full fitness.

Vettori cleared for Test series

Black Caps skipper Daniel Vettori has been cleared to play in the upcoming three-match Test series against Pakistan.

Norwich saved by Forster and luckless Rovers

Norwich City 2 Tranmere Rovers 0: On-loan goalkeeper keeps hard-working Tranmere at bay as Parry's men fall to a controversial penalty

Extra millions for baby units denied

Ministers reject task force's call to invest £89m a year in NHS neonatal units

Cameron pledge to slash costs of running NHS

David Cameron stepped up his bid to make the Tories the party of the NHS today by promising reforms to cut costs and extend "patient power".

Tweddle to defy passage of time

The world champion does not have age on her side but, she tells Robin Scott-Elliot, winning the title in London makes her more determined to hold back the years until 2012

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Thai princess declares king's health improving

Thai newspapers on today prominently featured the first public remarks by a royal family member on the health of the world's longest reigning monarch, after rumors about the 81-year-old king's condition sent Thai stocks plunging.

'Lengthy lay-off' for Phil Neville following damaged knee ligaments

Everton captain Phil Neville damaged knee ligaments in yesterday's 2-1 defeat at Fulham and could face a "lengthy lay-off", the club have confirmed on their website.

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