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Essex Police criticised for posts suggesting domestic abuse victims can stay with partners



News December 15, 2017


The force said it had used "clumsy language" in a Facebook post promoting the 55+ Safety Net campaign, which aims to help older victims of domestic abuse.Critics have branded the initiative "irresponsible" and said it promotes a "...

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Stop giving your children alcohol, parents warned



News December 15, 2017


Current health guidelines say an alcohol-free childhood is best, with children not drinking any alcohol before they are 15.But research by the UCL Institute of Education and Pennsylvania State University in the US found that well-...

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Hunt for two drivers after woman dies in four-vehicle hit and run in Tulse Hill



News December 15, 2017


The CCTV shows a white lorry, possibly a Mercedes, which is believed to have been the second vehicle involved in the collision in Tulse Hill, south London.Also pictured is a black car, similar to a Vauxhall SUV, which is thought t...

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Vaginal mesh use should be restricted to research only, says health watchdog



News December 15, 2017


Latest guidance published by the UK watchdog NICE recommends that the controversial mesh implants be restricted to research purposes only.The decision is viewed as a highly significant step by campaigners who are calling for the u...

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Tackling loneliness isn't just for Christmas



News December 15, 2017


And we all agree that no one should spend the day alone.But for millions of people loneliness is something they face every day of the year.Loneliness doesn't discriminate either. It affects people of all ages and from all backgrou...

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