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Severe risk to health of over-65s who drink heavily, doctors warn as study shows many do not see themselves as hardened drinkers
'OK Glass' chosen as it denotes 'approval, acceptance, agreement, assent, or acknowledgement'
Hospital and care home managers who allow neglect and abuse to take place on their watch could face criminal prosecution and unlimited fines under new Government plans designed to restore trust in the health service after a series of high profile NHS scandals.
Anyone feeling nostalgic for the old wording of the Girl Guides' oath should remember the real joy of guiding is in meeting new friends and learning new skills
Re-naming marks 75th anniversary and pledge to help two million older people within the next ten years
View From the Sofa
The Government's Care and Support Minister minister Norman Lamb has warned that the way the elderly are cared for is "dysfunctional" and that it is "getting worse" as the population ages.
Thousands of Britain’s most vulnerable elderly people face rising bills and the prospect of forced relocation from struggling care homes, because record numbers of providers are slipping into administration.
ONS figures show 'growing army' caring for loved ones for free
This week's questions are answered by John Bird, founder of The Big Issue
The implication that we are universally obliged to wear a poppy crosses the line
Micah Richards will be out of action for far longer than originally feared and expects to be sidelined for up to four months after having surgery on the knee injury he suffered on Saturday.
A draw in Warsaw, defeat at Wembley yesterday for Roy Hodgson, who will lose an important ally next summer when the Football Association chairman, David Bernstein, is forced to step down.
Fears of a growing 'compensation culture' are unfounded as households seek extra, legal cash