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‘Fake ambulance’ pulled over by Swansea police

Image copyright Twitter/ @SWPSwansea Image caption The estate car had been covered in logos to make it look like an ambulance An “apparently fake” ambulance vehicle was pulled over as it was being driven by a man in Swansea, police have said. The estate car, which was covered in highly-visible paint and logos, was stopped […]

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‘I feel really bad when I hurt my mum’

Image caption Jamie’s mother, Kate, worries he is a risk to his own safety when he becomes violent Some doctors in rural areas are having to apply for extra funding in order to diagnose patients with autism, the Royal College of GPs has said. The BBC’s Victoria Derbyshire programme has spoken to families with autistic […]

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Briton dies from rabies after cat bite in Morocco

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption A cat in Morocco (file picture) A Briton has died after contracting rabies while on holiday in Morocco, health officials have said. Public Health England said the victim became infected after being bitten by a cat. PHE issued a reminder to travellers to avoid coming into contact with animals […]

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Cancer treatment patients get beauty workshops

Learning you have cancer is traumatic and daunting. Losing your eyebrows, eyelashes and hair because of chemotherapy is demoralising and overwhelming. A cancer charity is providing practical support for people struggling with the visible side effects of their treatment. The free Look Good Feel Better workshops, led by volunteer beauticians at Royal Berkshire Hospital, are […]