Worker cash plan to tackle obesity

Malvern Gazette: Employees could be rewarded with cash or shopping vouchers if they lose weight under new plans backed by the NHS

12:08am Thursday 23rd October 2014

Workers could be rewarded with cash or shopping vouchers if they lose weight under NHS-backed plans to tackle the obesity crisis.

Cuts 'hitting fertility treatment'

Malvern Gazette: Patients face an unfair "postcode lottery" for fertility treatment, a watchdog says

12:03am Thursday 23rd October 2014

Women across Britain are being denied fertility treatment because NHS trusts are trying to cut costs, a health watchdog has warned.

Drug 'kills dividing cancer cells'

Malvern Gazette: A new drug has been shown to eradicate aggressive human lung cancers transplanted into mice while producing few side effects

7:01pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A drug that kills cancer cells as they try to divide has shown "dramatic" results in early research, paving the way to potentially curative treatments.

Reforms 'helping people into work'

Malvern Gazette: The new Universal Credit will be in place in more than 90 jobcentres by Christmas

11:34am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

The Government has defended its flagship welfare reform scheme, insisting it is helping people into work.

Shamed Evans asks for second chance

Malvern Gazette: Ched Evans making a statement with his girlfriend Natasha Massey.

3:00pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

Shamed footballer and convicted rapist Ched Evans has asked for a "second chance" to resume his playing career after making a fresh bid to clear his name upon his release from prison.

Fake Premier League star jailed

Malvern Gazette: Former professional footballer Medi Abalimba who tried to pass himself off as Chelsea player Gael Kakuta

2:37pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A failed footballer who enjoyed a champagne lifestyle by pretending to be a Premier League star has been jailed for four years for a £163,000 fraud.

Red Cross rejects Ukip song cash

Malvern Gazette: Former Radio 1 DJ Mike Read has apologised for his Ukip Calypso

10:32am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A leading charity has said it will refuse proceeds from sales of a controversial Ukip-supporting song as it is party political and contains an attack on refugees and asylum seekers.

Archbishop 'ashamed' over abuse

Malvern Gazette: Archbishop of York John Sentamu said he was ashamed that more was not done to protect children

12:15pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

The Archbishop of York has said he is "deeply ashamed" after a report into allegations of child abuse by a former cathedral dean found "systemic failures" by the Church of England.

Ebola preparation 'well on the way'

Malvern Gazette: Staff from North East Ambulance Service and the Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle take part in a national exercise to test Britain's readiness for an Ebola outbreak

7:15pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

NHS workers are not all yet fully prepared for a possible Ebola case but preparations are "well on the way", Chief Medical Officer Dame Sally Davies said.

Tributes to murdered Canada soldier

Malvern Gazette: Emergency personnel tend to a soldier shot at the National Memorial near Parliament Hill in Ottawa (AP Photo/The Canadian Press)

9:09pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

Tributes have poured in for a Canadian soldier who paid the "ultimate sacrifice" when he was shot dead as he guarded the National War Memorial in Ottawa.

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