Mobile phone and broadband services need 'radical improvement'

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The head of the National Infrastructure Commission has called for urgent action to tackle poor mobile phone coverage. Lord Adonis has written to the telecoms regulator Ofcom urging it to... Read More

Bening: 'We need more films about older women and sex'

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Media playback is unsupported on your device Annette Bening is delighted about her latest film – and a big reason for that is because she gets to showcase a real-life... Read More

HPV vaccinated women 'will only need three smear tests'

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Women vaccinated against human papilloma virus (HPV) – thought to cause about 99% of cervical cancers – may only need three smear tests in their lifetime, a new study suggests.... Read More

Anne Robinson: Older stars on TV need to stay thin

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The Weakest Link host Anne Robinson says that older people have to be “clever and thin” to be on television. In an interview with the Radio Times, Robinson revealed she... Read More

Patients need rest, not antibiotics, say health officials

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Media playback is unsupported on your device More patients should be told to go home and rest rather than be given antibiotics, according to health officials. Public Health England (PHE)... Read More

Heart emergencies on planes need better treatment, say doctors

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Airlines should carry more medical equipment for dealing with in-flight cardiac arrests, say doctors. Such events are rare but account for the majority of deaths on flights, figures reveal. A... Read More