Celebrities join 5,500 walkers in London for annual Royal Marsden Hospital March

Celebrities join 5,500 walkers in London for annual Royal Marsden Hospital March

Actor Larry Lamb, comedian Tim Vine and actor John Altman took part in the seventh annual Royal Marsden 14-mile or five-mile walk, to raise money for The Royal Marsden Cancer Charity. The event has helped to raise over £8m for The Royal Marsden Cancer Charity since 2011 and this March...

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New seven day GP services for Westminster residents

New seven day GP services for Westminster residents

Westminster residents can now book appointments to see a GP or practice nurse, seven days a week in new Central London Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) push to help local people access routine medical appointments at times that suit them.   Patients can now arrange appointments with a GP or practice nurse...

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London sees 30,000 march for UN anti-racism day

London sees 30,000 march for UN anti-racism day

As many as 30,000 people turned out for the March Against Racism in London in an expression of unity against a rise in racism, Islamophobia and anti-Semitism. In the wake of Brexit last June, hate crimes spiked by almost 50 per cent across Britain. The march was part of a...

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Malaria vaccine sparks new hopes of control

Malaria vaccine sparks new hopes of control

The devastating impact of malaria could be dramatically reduced after scientists from the University of Tübingen in Germany created a vaccine that, in limited trials, offered 100 percent protection against infection for at least 10 weeks after the final dose. The Tübingen study involved 67 healthy adults, with the best immune...

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Galaxy Hunting

Galaxy Hunting

My first really good view of a galaxy and the only one visible with the naked eye was in Scotland in 1987. We were sailing a beautiful 1930s motor yacht for my friend Martin (also the owner) up the east coast of England to the west coast of Scotland by...

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Ageless Federer still winning, Arsenal’s civil war & Ireland stop England Grand Slam

Ageless Federer still winning, Arsenal’s civil war & Ireland stop England Grand Slam

Roger Federer defeated his compatriot Stan Wawrinka 6-4, 7-5 to record a memorable fifth win at the Indian Wells Masters on Sunday night. Federer, 36, did not drop a single set throughout the tournament and produced a masterful display of tennis in the final. He was perhaps somewhat fortunate that...

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China to fingerprint all foreign visitors

China to fingerprint all foreign visitors

China will begin taking fingerprints of all foreign visitors as it steps up security on its borders. The fingerprinting of foreigners will be introduced at Shenzhen airport in the south from Friday, and it will then be gradually rolled out at other entry points around the country, the Ministry of...

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Giselle: A triumphant night of classical ballet

Giselle: A triumphant night of classical ballet

Following hotly on from ENB’s latest triumph with Khan’s provocatively reimagined version of the romantic classic Giselle, the company is back performing the very same ballet. But this time it’s the traditional version produced by Mary Skeaping for the company in 1971. This production is perhaps as close as it...

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