Baby born after first ever womb transplant from dead donor

‘Our little miracle!’: Baby born after the first ever womb transplant from a dead donor is shown off by her proud parents as mother reveals how it felt to have another woman’s organ inside her Luisa Santos’s mother had no womb until she received one from a dead woman  Fabiana Amorim de Lima received it in a pioneering transplant operation in Brazil […]

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Jael Strauss dead – America's Next Top Model contestant dies of breast cancer aged 34

The troubled TV contestant announced she had been diagnosed with breast cancer less than two months ago. Jael, who competed on series eight of Tyra Banks' modelling show, died in a hospice at around 11am on Tuesday, according to TMZ. She quit chemotherapy around Halloween and moved into a hospice. Jael posted on Facebook: "First night in hospice. So many things I never […]

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At least 10 dead in Taliban attack on British security group in Kabul

At least 10 dead and 19 wounded in Taliban attack on British security group G4S in Kabul A spokesman for Afghanistan’s Interior Ministry, Najin Danish, said Taliban insurgents targeted British security firm G4S A suicide bomber detonated explosives in the eastern part of Kabul and then other insurgents started a gun battle The Taliban has claimed responsibility for the attack […]

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Stephen Hillenburg dead – SpongeBob SquarePants creator dies aged 57 after motor neurone disease battle

Hillenburg announced in March 2017 that he was diagnosed with motor neurone disease. In a statement, the children's television network said: "We are sad to share the news of the passing of Stephen Hillenburg, the creator of SpongeBob SquarePants. "Today, we are observing a moment of silence to honour his life and work." Former marine biology teacher Stephen had worked […]

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Dozens of dead bats fall from the sky during sweltering 40C heat wave

Scores of dead bats fall from the sky during sweltering 40C heat wave – as residents are warned of ‘dangerous health risks’ from animals’ bodies Bats are dropping by the dozen from trees amid extreme Queensland heat wave Flying foxes in Cairns, Edmonton, Gordonvale, and Townsville are being affected Wildlife warriors have set up a makeshift triage to cope with […]

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These children 'see dead people' who really existed and can give details about them they shouldn't know

Tricia Jordan, from Newport, Gwent, says that her son Luca, seven, has been "seeing" her dead grandmother since he was a baby. The mum-of-two, who works as a medical secretary, says she used to be scared by her sons claims – but now she feels comforted. Speaking to the Daily Mail she said: "My grandmother passed away when Luca was […]

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Kevin Austin dead aged 45: Ex-Swansea and Leyton Orient defender loses battle against pancreatic cancer

The former Trinidad & Tobago defender was diagnosed with the devastating disease last year and had been receiving treatment since. Championship club Swansea, who Austin helped win two promotions and the Football League trophy, confirmed today he passed away on Friday. A statement read: “The Swans have been in touch with Kevin's family, who wished to convey that the club […]

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‘Foreign man’ shot dead in Marbella following months of violence

‘Foreign man’ is shot dead in upmarket area of Marbella popular with British expats amid months of gangland-style violence rocking the Costa del Sol A man was shot dead in an area of Marbella with a large British population The gunman fled on a motorbike after shooting the victim several times  Recent months have seen the Costa del Sol rocked […]

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Tim Stockdale dead at 54: Tributes pour in for British Olympic show jumper after he dies month after cancer diagnosis

Stockdale just missed out on a medal at Beijing 2008, finishing fourth in the team event. He was a popular rider and person in the equestrian community and represented Great Britain more than 50 times. Stockdale also rode in the World Equestrian Games in 2002 and European Championships seven years later. But arguably his most incredible achievement was getting back […]

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