Society

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Scores of women say top UK surgeon left them with traumatic complications
Anthony Dixon is said to have made inappropriate comments to patients and been too quick to suggest invasive surgery

Hannah Devlin

24, Nov, 2017 @4:12 PM

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Council proposes £1,000 fines for homeless people sleeping in tents
Stoke-on-Trent council called ‘callous’ for proposing penalty notice in city centre followed by court appearance and fine

Helen Pidd North of England editor

24, Nov, 2017 @3:21 PM

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Texts from student who killed herself shared across campuses
Messages sent by Emily Drouet, 18, show she blamed herself for boyfriend’s abuse in the weeks before her death

Libby Brooks Scotland correspondent

24, Nov, 2017 @1:48 PM

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‘I didn't even enjoy the sparkle of champagne at my wedding’: why I wish I drank more
What do you do when everyone in your life loves a drink, but you’ve barely touched the stuff? Is 53 too old to develop a bad habit?

Candida Crewe

24, Nov, 2017 @1:00 PM

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Children with mental health problems 'guaranteed' treatment in four weeks
Exclusive: Leaked government paper reveals plan for waiting time cap – but cuts mean it cannot be rolled out for four years

Denis Campbell Health policy editor

23, Nov, 2017 @8:49 PM

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Conservatives will break NHS funding pledge, Labour claims
Government is not promising enough money to meet pledge to increase real-terms funding for NHS in each year of parliament, Labour says

Heather Stewart and Denis Campbell

23, Nov, 2017 @7:49 PM

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Campaigner: I received rape and death threats after gender-neutral speech
Mental health campaigner Natasha Devon describes online abuse she received after calling for gender-neutral language in schools

Sally Weale Education correspondent

23, Nov, 2017 @4:27 PM

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Labour criticises delays to universal credit changes
Measures announced in budget will not be introduced until as late as April, leaving some families facing a tough Christmas

Peter Walker Political correspondent

23, Nov, 2017 @2:04 PM

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Women-led startup turns domestic abuse survivors into entrepreneurs
Financial insecurity keeps women trapped in violent relationships. FreeFrom, a California not-for-profit, wants to break the cycle

Olivia Solon in San Francisco

23, Nov, 2017 @12:00 PM

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Experts urge use of salt alternative in food products
Scientists claim using potassium-based equivalents to sodium would have a positive impact on a large proportion of Britons, writes Denis Campbell

Denis Campbell

23, Nov, 2017 @7:00 AM

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Crossing the threshold: how Victoria's assisted dying law finally made history
There have been more than 50 attempts to pass voluntary euthanasia laws in Australia. There are reasons Victoria succeeded while so many failed

Gay Alcorn

23, Nov, 2017 @5:40 AM

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Our shameful policy of locking up young people | Letters
Letters: Frances Crook of the Howard League for Penal Reform says we should be closing down our youth prison system, not expanding it; David Scott says England and Wales stand virtually alone in the EU in the use of child life sentences

Letters

22, Nov, 2017 @6:44 PM

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