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February 13, 2018 4:08 PM 'It's so selfish for your children!' Janet Street-Porter slams 'ridiculous' Nadia Sawalha as the Loose Women clash over drawing up wills

And Janet Street-Porter hit out at Nadia Sawalha on on Tuesday's installment of Loose Women after she revealed she hadn't drawn up a will. The outspoken journalist, 71, labelled the mother-of-two, 53, 'ridiculous' following the revelation, while Stacey Solomon admitted she won't donate her organs but would happily take one. 'I knew you'd tell me off! I know that it is,' the former 2

January 24, 2018 2:16 PM Music fan, 23, who thought he had flu dies of sepsis just 24 hours after being diagnosed

A 23-year-old music fan who thought he had flu died of sepsis just 24 hours after being diagnosed. Daniel Sheppard was suffering from a high temperature and delirium at his home in Grimsby, North East Lincolnshire, and a day later was having problems with his vision. He thought he had been struck down by the flu that had swept the country but when his condition 7

December 22, 2017 12:01 AM NHS Issues Desperate Plea As Number On Heart Transplant Waiting List Rises By 24%

'Organ donation is a selfless gift which can transform someone’s life.' The Department of Health recently launched a consultation into an ‘opt out’ system of organ donation for England. Under the proposed system, members of the public would automatically be a donor unless they didn’t want to donate. Sally Johnson said: “Whatever the outcome of the Opt Out consultation 12

December 21, 2017 12:09 PM Sickening undercover footage shows the horrific cramped conditions rabbits bred for their fur are kept in before being skinned and used for luxury clothing in France

Shocking footage exposes the horrific conditions of rabbit farms allegedly used by some of the most famous luxury brands in the world. The video has been shot by an animal rights group who went undercover to gain access to three rabbit farms and a slaughter house in southwestern France. It shows hundreds of rabbits being kept in tiny cages with many suffering 1

December 6, 2017 1:57 AM British motorcyclist, 33, was killed in Australia after 'horrific hit-and-run crash with stolen BMW that saw him dragged 80 metres to his death'

A British motorcyclist was killed in a fiery smash after a stolen BMW crashed into his bike and dragged him down the road. Keith Stevens, 33, originally from Forfar, Scotland, but now living in Melbourne, was riding home from work when he was hit. Mr Stevens, a sheet metal worker with a young son, was rushed to hospital but died of catastrophic injuries 13

November 29, 2017 1:53 AM 'I'm still here!': Mary Tyler Moore Show actress is STILL fighting brain cancer 5 years after she was given months to live

But now, five years after her terminal brain cancer diagnosis, the acclaimed actress who starred in the Mary Tyler Moore Show is still going strong. Harper, 78, admitted she is amazed at her own longevity while battling leptomeningeal carcinomatosis (LC), a rare complication of cancer affecting the brain and spinal cord. Even her oncologist is surprised 13

November 27, 2017 4:21 PM The rapper who can't speak

Isaiah Acosta was born with situs inversus, which meant all his major organs were in the wrong place, and he hadn't developed a jaw bone. His mother Tarah Acosta was told his life expectancy would be limited and he'd be "bed-bound". Despite doctors' predictions, Isaiah survived and is able to walk. He uses medical machinery to get food and oxygen and is unable 12

September 8, 2017 5:00 AM Girl's donated organs help a record eight people

A 13-year-old girl who died from a brain aneurysm has helped eight different people through organ donation - a record number. Jemima Layzell, from Somerset, who died in 2012, donated her heart, pancreas, lungs, kidneys, small bowel and liver, benefiting five children. Jemima's parents said she was clever, compassionate and creative - and would have been "very 28

August 18, 2017 11:02 PM Drunk university law tutor, 30, thrown off a flight at Heathrow after refusing to fasten her seatbelt asks air stewardess 'are we in Canada?'

A university law tutor who was thrown off a flight at Heathrow after refusing to fasten her seatbelt was so drunk she thought she was in Canada. Meghna Kumar, 30, downed vodkas before hurling abuse at cabin crew as the flight prepared to take off for Montreal. The captain was so alarmed by her behaviour that he turned the plane around on the runway and returned 9

August 10, 2017 10:45 AM An Experimental New Therapy Could Halt Type-1 Diabetes

For the first time, a pioneering therapy could offer a viable alternative to daily doses of insulin for people living with Type 1 diabetes in the UK. Immunotherapy trials, by a team at King’s College London and Cardiff University, showed “promise” in retraining the patient’s immune system to slow the progression of the condition, which currently has no cure. Type 1 Diabetes 13