Abortion should not be a crime, says doctors' body

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Abortions should be treated as a medical issue and not a crime, the UK’s leading pregnancy doctors say. Currently in England, Wales and Scotland it is illegal to have a... Read More

Equifax says almost 400,000 Britons hit in data breach

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Data about British people “may potentially have been accessed” during the data breach at the US credit rating firm Equifax. The UK arm of the organisation said files containing information... Read More

North Korea: Tremor was sixth nuclear test, says Japan

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North Korea has carried out its sixth nuclear test, Japan’s foreign minister says. “The government confirms that North Korea conducted a nuclear test after examining information from the weather agency... Read More

One in three 'sick notes' for mental health, says NHS

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Nearly a third of fit notes issued by GPs are for psychiatric problems, says an NHS report. This makes them the most common reason for people to take time off... Read More

Houston floods: “Worst not yet over,” says Texas governor

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Media playback is unsupported on your device Texas Governor Greg Abbott has said that “the worst is not yet over” for the south-east of the US state, after devastating Tropical... Read More

Asperger artist: Patrick Samuel says art saved his life

Asperger artist: Patrick Samuel says art saved his life

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[unable to retrieve full-text content] Patrick Samuel has Asperger’s syndrome. He uses art to deal with depression and self-injurious behaviour. BBC News – Health... Read More