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A man has admitted neglecting his four-month-old son who died from “catastrophic injuries” when a television weighing five stone dropped on his head.

How herbs really can help

Natural remedies can't cure cancer, but they can treat the symptoms, says Dr Jo Walker. If only her colleagues knew more about their uses. By Clare Dwyer Hogg

My house doesn't like you either!

If there's a property boom in London then why can't I sell my home, wails CORA MANN

The innocent

Can a teacher accused of assaulting one of her pupils ever really clear her name?

Looking out for mother

JILL TAYLOR, 52, STARTED TO GO BLIND WHEN SHE WAS A CHILD. BUT HER PARENTS AND THEN HER HUSBAND THOUGHT SHE WAS LYING TO GAIN ATTENTION. JILL SAYS HER THREE CHILDREN WERE HER `EYES'. HER YOUNGEST DAUGHTER IS NICHOLA SMITH, 32

The euro - valium for City sharks

YOU WOULDN'T have known, if you'd been standing in a foreign exchange dealing room on Thursday and Friday, that the much-vaunted new euro was hitting new lows only days ahead of next week's European elections.

You Bet Your Life

Jonathan Rendall was given pounds 12,000 to write a book on condition that he gambled every penny. Not only did he lose the money - he very nearly lost his mind

Doctor struck off over prison drugs

A PRISON doctor was struck off the medical register yesterday after prescribing lethal doses of methadone to two prisoners who had no registered histories of heroin abuse.

Pol Pot `suicide' to avoid US trial

POL POT committed suicide last year after learning his Khmer Rouge rivals had offered to hand him over for trial on genocide charges, a Hong Kong magazine said.

Classical: Homage to the master of birdsong

OLIVIER MESSIAEN BIRTHDAY CONCERT CBSO CENTRE BIRMINGHAM

Why `Mr Grumpy' feels the pressure

FOR A man dubbed the "Mr Grumpy" of high street retailing for his famously combative style, Sir Richard Greenbury, chairman and chief executive of Marks & Spencer, was on surprisingly subdued form yesterday. Perhaps it was the drugs.

Outlook: Now even Greenbury is subdued

SIR RICHARD GREENBURY, the Marks & Spencer chairman, seemed a changed man yesterday. Perhaps the profits warning had taken its toll. Perhaps it was the valium he joked he had taken before the presentations. Or perhaps it was just his response to the growing clamour for clarification over the management succession which has been building over the past few weeks.
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Homeless Veterans campaign: Donations hit record-breaking £1m target after £300,000 gift from Lloyds Bank

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Donations hit record-breaking £1m target after huge gift from Lloyds Bank
Flight MH370 a year on: Lost without a trace – but the search goes on

Lost without a trace

But, a year on, the search continues for Flight MH370
Germany's spymasters left red-faced after thieves break into brand new secret service HQ and steal taps

Germany's spy HQ springs a leak

Thieves break into new €1.5bn complex... to steal taps
International Women's Day 2015: Celebrating the whirlwind wit of Simone de Beauvoir

Whirlwind wit of Simone de Beauvoir

Simone de Beauvoir's seminal feminist polemic, 'The Second Sex', has been published in short-form for International Women's Day
Mark Zuckerberg’s hiring policy might suit him – but it wouldn’t work for me

Mark Zuckerberg’s hiring policy might suit him – but it wouldn’t work for me

Why would I want to employ someone I’d be happy to have as my boss, asks Simon Kelner
Confessions of a planespotter: With three Britons under arrest in the UAE, the perils have never been more apparent

Confessions of a planespotter

With three Britons under arrest in the UAE, the perils have never been more apparent. Sam Masters explains the appeal
Russia's gulag museum 'makes no mention' of Stalin's atrocities

Russia's gulag museum

Ministry of Culture-run site 'makes no mention' of Stalin's atrocities
The big fresh food con: Alarming truth behind the chocolate muffin that won't decay

The big fresh food con

Joanna Blythman reveals the alarming truth behind the chocolate muffin that won't decay
Virginia Ironside was my landlady: What is it like to live with an agony aunt on call 24/7?

Virginia Ironside was my landlady

Tim Willis reveals what it's like to live with an agony aunt on call 24/7
Paris Fashion Week 2015: The wit and wisdom of Manish Arora's exercise in high camp

Paris Fashion Week 2015

The wit and wisdom of Manish Arora's exercise in high camp
8 best workout DVDs

8 best workout DVDs

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Paul Scholes column: I don't believe Jonny Evans was spitting at Papiss Cissé. It was a reflex. But what the Newcastle striker did next was horrible

Paul Scholes column

I don't believe Evans was spitting at Cissé. It was a reflex. But what the Newcastle striker did next was horrible
Miguel Layun interview: From the Azteca to Vicarage Road with a million followers

From the Azteca to Vicarage Road with a million followers

Miguel Layun is a star in Mexico where he was criticised for leaving to join Watford. But he says he sees the bigger picture
Frank Warren column: Amir Khan ready to meet winner of Floyd Mayweather v Manny Pacquiao

Khan ready to meet winner of Mayweather v Pacquiao

The Bolton fighter is unlikely to take on Kell Brook with two superstar opponents on the horizon, says Frank Warren
War with Isis: Iraq's government fights to win back Tikrit from militants - but then what?

Baghdad fights to win back Tikrit from Isis – but then what?

Patrick Cockburn reports from Kirkuk on a conflict which sectarianism has made intractable