News Is anybody out there? Justin Bieber's Believe is 14th at the US box office

The controversial pop star is also facing charges of driving under the influence in Florida and is under investigation for vandalism in LA

Dr Andrew Wakefield has blamed the Government for the recent outbreak

Letter from the Editor: Wakefield’s MMR rant was read out of context

Over the 15 years since Wakefield published his infamous Lancet paper which triggered the MMR controversy, this paper has published many stories highlighting the harm he was causing

Dr Hilary Koprowski: A virologist who developed the first oral vaccine against polio

Dr Hilary Koprowski: Virologist who developed the first oral vaccine against polio

A Polish Jew who had fled the Nazi invasion and settled in the US, Hilary Koprowski developed the first oral vaccine against poliomyelitis, the infant paralysis which swept across North America, the British Isles and beyond in the postwar years, causing death or disability.

The News Matrix: Wednesday 17 April 2013

Npower avoids tax for three years

An MMR jab is administered

Thousands of Swansea children still to have MMR jab as fears over scale of epidemic worsen

Health Secretary urges parents whose children aren't vaccinated to take action

Parents and children queue outside the Paediatric Outpatient department at Morriston Hospital in Swansea

Measles outbreak could spread and hit London and North most, expert warns

The measles outbreak gripping South Wales could spread to other parts of Britain, with London and the North particularly vulnerable, a leading expert warned tonight.

Dr Andrew Wakefield has blamed the Government for the recent outbreak

‘Balderdash’ – expert’s damning verdict on the latest claims of discredited MMR scaremonger Andrew Wakefield

The discredited doctor who triggered the MMR scare 15 years ago has pinned the blame for the outbreak of measles in south Wales on the Government.

Dr Andrew Wakefield has blamed the Government for the recent outbreak

Full statement by MMR scare doctor Andrew Wakefield: 'The Government has tried to cover up putting price before children’s health'

This is the full statement from Andrew Wakefield, the discredited doctor whose Lancet article sparked the MMR scare 15 years ago, on the outbreak of measles in Wales.

Parents stage a protest for Andy Wakefield

Thousands still at risk from measles outbreak in Wales continues to grow

The measles outbreak in Wales is “showing no signs of going away” despite last weekend’s measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) vaccination drive, health officials have warned.

Swansea measles outbreak: Confirmed cases rise to nearly 700

A big increase in measles cases has prompted health bosses to renew a plea for unvaccinated people to get their MMR jabs immediately.

Parents and children queue outside the Paediatric Outpatient department at Morriston Hospital in Swansea

Swansea queues for measles jab after outbreak

The number of young children in the Swansea area still to receive the MMR vaccination was cut by almost a third as 1,200 people attended emergency clinics opened by hospitals.

A 10-month-old girl has the MMR jab in Swansea yesterday

Hundreds queue for MMR jab as Welsh measles outbreak slows

Hundreds of anxious parents and their young children queued for hours at hospitals in South Wales yesterday for free MMR vaccinations aimed at curbing a measles epidemic. Officials say the outbreak has affected 588 people in parts of south, mid and west Wales. They said more than 800 MMR (mumps, measles and rubella) vaccinations were administered yesterday.

Parents and children queue outside the Paediatric Outpatient department at Morriston Hospital in Swansea

Swansea measles outbreak: Hundreds queue for free MMR jabs

Demand is 50% higher than expected at emergency clinics, as outbreak worsens in North-East

An MMR jab is administered

Swansea measles epidemic: Cases rise to 588 as parents are urged to vaccinate children

The number of confirmed cases of measles in the Swansea epidemic has risen to 588, Public Health Wales has confirmed.

News
More than 90 years of car history are coming to an end with the abolition of the paper car-tax disc
newsThis and other facts you never knew about the paper circle - completely obsolete today
News
people'I’d rather have Fred and Rose West quote my characters on childcare'
Life and Style
The new Windows 10 Start Menu
tech
Arts and Entertainment
There has been a boom in ticket sales for female comics, according to an industry survey
comedyFirst national survey reveals Britain’s comedic tastes
Travel
Bruce Chatwin's novel 'On the Black Hill' was set at The Vision Farm
travelOne of the finest one-day walks you could hope for - in Britain
Sport
footballManchester City 1 Roma 1: Result leaves Premier League champions in danger of not progressing
Arts and Entertainment
Gay and OK: a scene from 'Pride'
filmsUS film censors have ruled 'Pride' unfit for under-16s, though it contains no sex or violence
News
i100
Life and Style
Magic roundabouts: the gyratory system that has excited enthusiasts in Swindon
motoringJust who are the Roundabout Appreciation Society?
Arts and Entertainment
Hilary North's 'How My Life Has Changed', 2001
booksWell it was good enough for Ancient Egyptians and Picasso...
Career Services

Day In a Page

Independent Travel
Apulia
Lake Annecy
Bruges
Walking in Cyprus
Lanzarote
Victoria Falls
Prices correct as of 26 September 2014
Ebola outbreak: The children orphaned by the virus – then rejected by surviving relatives over fear of infection

The children orphaned by Ebola...

... then rejected by surviving relatives over fear of infection
Pride: Are censors pandering to homophobia?

Are censors pandering to homophobia?

US film censors have ruled 'Pride' unfit for under-16s, though it contains no sex or violence
The magic of roundabouts

Lords of the rings

Just who are the Roundabout Appreciation Society?
Why do we like making lists?

Notes to self: Why do we like making lists?

Well it was good enough for Ancient Egyptians and Picasso...
Hong Kong protests: A good time to open a new restaurant?

A good time to open a new restaurant in Hong Kong?

As pro-democracy demonstrators hold firm, chef Rowley Leigh, who's in the city to open a new restaurant, says you couldn't hope to meet a nicer bunch
Paris Fashion Week: Karl Lagerfeld leads a feminist riot on 'Boulevard Chanel'

Paris Fashion Week

Lagerfeld leads a feminist riot on 'Boulevard Chanel'
Bruce Chatwin's Wales: One of the finest one-day walks in Britain

Simon Calder discovers Bruce Chatwin's Wales

One of the finest one-day walks you could hope for - in Britain
10 best children's nightwear

10 best children's nightwear

Make sure the kids stay cosy on cooler autumn nights in this selection of pjs, onesies and nighties
Manchester City vs Roma: Five things we learnt from City’s draw at the Etihad

Manchester City vs Roma

Five things we learnt from City’s Champions League draw at the Etihad
Martin Hardy: Mike Ashley must act now and end the Alan Pardew reign

Trouble on the Tyne

Ashley must act now and end Pardew's reign at Newcastle, says Martin Hardy
Isis is an hour from Baghdad, the Iraq army has little chance against it, and air strikes won't help

Isis an hour away from Baghdad -

and with no sign of Iraq army being able to make a successful counter-attack
Turner Prize 2014 is frustratingly timid

Turner Prize 2014 is frustratingly timid

The exhibition nods to rich and potentially brilliant ideas, but steps back
Last chance to see: Half the world’s animals have disappeared over the last 40 years

Last chance to see...

The Earth’s animal wildlife population has halved in 40 years
So here's why teenagers are always grumpy - and it's not what you think

Truth behind teens' grumpiness

Early school hours mess with their biological clocks
Why can no one stop hackers putting celebrities' private photos online?

Hacked photos: the third wave

Why can no one stop hackers putting celebrities' private photos online?