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Stewart in hospital after in-flight scare

Sir Jackie Stewart was taken to hospital yesterday after falling ill while flying home from the Geneva Motor Show. The 71-year-old former world champion was on a British Airways flight to London.

Moss recovers following lift accident

Motor racing legend Sir Stirling Moss has undergone surgery in a London hospital after suffering multiple injuries when a lift malfunctioned at his Mayfair home.

Metro crash chiefs ignored warning

One day after a collision killed at least seven commuters on Washington's underground system, a senior federal transport official revealed that managers of the network had been told three years ago to make important safety upgrades to parts of its fleet but had never done so.

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New born octuplets: A modern morality tale

It was a story that cheered recession-hit America: the survival of octuplets. But, as details emerge of the six children she already has, her unconventional circumstances, and 'obsession' with giving birth, serious questions are now being raised about fertility treatment

Britons remain in serious condition

British driver Paul Green and his navigator Matthew Harrison were in a serious condition yesterday after being involved in an accident in Argentina on the first stage of the Dakar rally. Both drivers are in hospital in the city of Santa Rosa after their vehicle overturned during Saturday's stage, which started in Buenos Aires.

'Tough' Roberts plays on with fractured skull

The Wales centre Jamie Roberts is more used to doing the rounds in hospital as a student doctor but was on the treatment table himself after playing 15 minutes against Australia with a fractured skull.