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Ms D'Auriol had stayed overnight at the clinic after undergoing plastic surgery

Anne Milton: The Health minister says most patients forced to get help from the NHS have opted to keep implants

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More than 2,800 women who had PIP breast implants at private clinics have been referred to the NHS in England, according to government figures.

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The lady from the dynasty

Joely Richardson, a scion of England's grandest theatrical family and with a glittering career to match, is pensive on the eve of her return to the London stage, writes Arifa Akbar

Joely Richardson is playing Ellida in Henrik Ibsen's The Lady From The Sea at Rose Theatre in Kingston from February 23 to March 17

Once a Redgrave: Joely Richardson on playing the role made famous by her mother and sister

Joely Richardson is a scion of England's grandest theatrical family, with a glittering career to match. But recent years have brought the deaths of the actress's sister, uncle and aunt. Arifa Akbar finds her in a pensive mood on the eve of her return to the London stage.

Backing for TV ban on payday loans

Almost as many people think payday loans should be barred from advertising on television as those who agree with the existing ban on cigarette ads.

Regulate cosmetic industry, say surgeons

Plastic surgeons today demand a complete ban on advertising for cosmetic surgery, annual checks on practitioners and tighter controls on the use of implants and injectables to curb the "wild west" industry.

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Our New Girl, Bush Theatre, London

Fictional nannies tend to range from the magical Mary Poppins ("practically perfect in every way") to the Nanny from Hell who arrives nursing secret dreams of a twisted takeover.

Harley Medical Group refuses free implant removal

The Harley Medical Group, which fitted PIP breast implants to almost 14,000 British women, has said it will not replace them free of charge.

Rosi Hunter: An online fasting club for women dying to be skinny

The other day, I logged into my Facebook account and found ads, supposedly targeted at me because of my age, gender and interests, informing me that Cheryl Cole lost 16kg on a simple new diet plan. Obviously she needed to. In January, magazine covers, TV adverts and even office talk is all about the best diet to be on. And why not? Everyone's on a diet in January, right?

Invisible Ink: No 105 - George Langelaan

Although he was born in Paris in 1908, George Langelaan was British, and lived a life far stranger than almost any of his fictions. By my reckoning, he didn't get published until he was approaching 50 – so what was he doing in the intervening years?

Implant firm 'also made testicles'

The firm at the centre of the breast implant scandal also made male chest and testicle implants filled with the same silicone gel, it was reported today.

Kardashians to launch magazine

The Kardashians are reportedly planning to publish their own magazine. 

Breast implant data from some clinics is 'poor'

Some private clinics have provided poor quality data to a review into the risks of rupture posed by a breast implant, Health Secretary Andrew Lansley has warned.

Jeremy Laurance: Clients come second to commercial interests

The cosmetic surgery industry is booming as the use of artificial means to improve appearance has become increasingly accepted
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