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Patients 'hit by GP target culture'

A report says a GP target culture pushes patients into unwanted treatments, while denying them others

Patients are being "pushed" into treatments they do not want and denied others by family doctors under pressure to hit targets, according to a new report.

Duke gives award to Melinda Gates

The Duke of Cambridge presents Melinda Gates with the Chatham House Prize 2014, at the Royal United Services Institute and Banqueting House in Whitehall.

The proud parents of philanthropist Melinda Gates watched on while the Duke of Cambridge presented her with an award in recognition of her humanitarian work tackling poverty and poor health in the developing world.

Occupy vows to continue protest

Protesters from the Occupy group attempt to stop traffic in Parliament Square

Protesters who spent the night near Parliament Square today said they planned to remain outside the Supreme Court until Sunday evening.

Service held for pub bombs' victims

The Dean of Birmingham Catherine Ogle speaks during a memorial service at St Philip's Cathedral, Birmingham, for the 21 people who died in the Birmingham pub bombings in 1974.

Relatives of the victims of one of the worst peacetime bomb attacks on the British mainland gathered in solemn remembrance of the deadly atrocity's 40th anniversary.

Henning 'killed for being selfless'

The widow of murdered British aid worker Alan Henning has told a memorial service he was killed "for being what we should be, selfless and caring".

PM won't win majority - Reckless

It is "incredibly unlikely" that David Cameron will win the general election outright and he will need Ukip MPs to deliver an in-out referendum on EU membership, Mark Reckless has insisted.

Housing stock valued at £5 trillion

The value of private homes has soared in the past year, a new report says

The total value of the UK's private housing stock has broken through £5 trillion this year as the property market recovery has taken off, a report has found.

Occupy vows to continue protest

Protesters from the Occupy group attempt to stop traffic in Parliament Square

Protesters who spent the night near Parliament Square remained outside the Supreme Court today, insisting that they planned to stay until tomorrow evening.

Cut cable delays for Yahoo Mail

Yahoo

Internet users in the UK and United States have been unable to log in to their Yahoo email accounts after an underwater cable was cut during maintenance work.