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Government 'defending the indefensible' over Alfie Dingley's request for cannabis treatment

The Government have been accused of "defending the indefensible" after coming under pressure from MPs to grant access to medical cannabis to a six-year-old epilepsy sufferer.

World's most powerful tractor beam 'like a pair of robot hands'

Researchers have for the first time used a tractor beam to move a levitating object around an obstacle course.

Queen attends first London Fashion Week front row in surprise visit

The Queen is already known for her impeccable style - but now she has attended her first ever London Fashion Week front row.

My life as a single parent can be very isolating

As a new report by single parent charity Gingerbread finds a third of children with a working single parent live in poverty, former nurse Judith Healy shares her story.

PPF demands Toys R Us chiefs line up 'independent' administrator

The pensions lifeboat is demanding that directors of Toys R Us UK line up an 'independent' administrator if talks about a rescue of the chain break down in the coming days.

Life support for toddler Alfie Evans can stop, judge rules

A judge has ruled doctors can stop providing life-support treatment to 21-month-old Alfie Evans against his parents' wishes.

'Beast from the East' cold blast could bring freezing weather until March

A blast of cold weather known as "Beast from the East" is set to send temperatures plummeting across the UK.

British firefighter rescues injured woman from Bali volcano

A Birmingham firefighter has described how he led the rescue of a woman who fell 40 metres into the crater of an active volcano.

Oxfam loses thousands of regular donors amid sex scandal

Some 7,000 regular donors have stopped giving money to Oxfam following allegations of sexual misconduct against some of its workers in Haiti.

Jeremy Corbyn dismisses spy claim as 'nonsense'

Jeremy Corbyn has dismissed claims he was paid to spy on Britain during the Cold War as "nonsense".

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