Judge derails plans to close children"s heart surgery unit, slamming the "secretive" approach of NHS bosses

Judge derails plans to close children's heart surgery unit, slamming the 'secretive' approach of NHS bosses Decision to close centre at Leeds General Infirmary ruled as 'legally flawed'Mrs Justice Davies agreed that decision-making process was unfair Details of how an expert panel marked individual hospitals were kept secretBut decision does not mean hospital is definitely safe, warn campaigners By Chris Brooke PUBLISHED: 15:42 GMT, 7 March 2013 | UPDATED: 15:47 GMT, 7 March 2013 Mrs Justice Davies said plans to close a children's heart surgery at Leeds General Infirmary were unfair and legally flawed A High Court judge has derailed controversial plans to close a children’s heart surgery unit because of the ‘secretive’ approach of NHS chiefs.

Dawn of the GM baby: Technique that gives children three parents may only be a year away

Gene watchdog opens door to fertility technique that gives children THREE parents Germline therapy – the alteration of genes in eggs or sperm – could be made legal by Parliament next yearCritics say it's wrong to tamper with the sanctity of life and consequences for future generations are uncertain | UPDATED: 06:46 GMT, 17 September 2012 The creation of genetically-modified babies could win Parliament’s backing next year.

Mark Stephens epilepsy: Human rights lawyer for Julian Assange admits he suffered up to 70 seizures a day

'I used to have 70 fits a day – but thankfully never on live TV': Lawyer who represented Julian Assange has had epilepsy for 41 years but refuses to let it rule his life | UPDATED: 21:00 GMT, 1 September 2012 He is a giant in a profession where verbal agility and sharp mental skills are essential.

Canada’s new $20 dollar bill has “naked women and the Twin Towers on it”

“Three topless women and the Twin Towers”: Canadians baffled by picture of WWI memorial on their new $20 dollar billBanknote shows the Vimy Memorial – a statue in France representing the bravery and sacrifice of Canadian soldiers in the First World WarConcern from focus groups during 5-year consultation over design

Sent home to die with paracetamol: Family doctor failed to examine boy with heart condition and told parents to give him paracetamol

Sent home to die with paracetamol: GP 'failed to examine baby with heart condition then lied to inquest', GMC hears | UPDATED: 14:08 GMT, 2 May 2012 A family doctor let a baby die from a heart condition 24 hours after he failed to examine him at his surgery and advised his parents to give him paracetomol, a medical tribunal heard today.