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Tory MP Charlie Elphicke suspended after 'serious allegations'

November 3, 2017 10:22 pm0 comments
Tory MP Charlie Elphicke suspended after 'serious allegations'

MP Charlie Elphicke has been suspended by the Conservatives after “serious allegations” that have been referred to the police, the party has said. Mr Elphicke, a former party whip who has been the MP for Dover since 2010, has denied any wrongdoing. In a post on Twitter, the married 46-year-old […]

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Roald Dahl wanted Charlie and the Chocolate Factory hero to be black

September 13, 2017 12:19 pm0 comments
Roald Dahl wanted Charlie and the Chocolate Factory hero to be black

Media playback is unsupported on your device The hero of Roald Dahl’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory was meant to be black, the author’s widow has revealed. Liccy Dahl told BBC Radio 4’s Today programme her husband had written about a “little black boy”. But Dahl’s agent thought the idea […]

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Charlie Gard parents announce death of 'beautiful boy'

July 28, 2017 11:46 am0 comments
Charlie Gard parents announce death of 'beautiful boy'

Media playback is unsupported on your device Charlie Gard, the baby at the centre of a legal row over his treatment, has died, a family spokesman has confirmed. The 11-month-old was moved to a hospice following a High Court ruling. He suffered from an extremely rare genetic condition causing progressive […]

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Charlie Gard parents hold private talks about his end of life care

July 26, 2017 12:44 pm0 comments
Charlie Gard parents hold private talks about his end of life care

The parents of terminally-ill Charlie Gard have agreed he should spend his final days in a hospice. Connie Yates and Chris Gard originally asked to be allowed to take their son home to die, after ending their legal case on Monday to seek therapy abroad. For practical reasons, Great Ormond […]

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Charlie Gard: Court hears hospice best option for baby

July 25, 2017 1:09 pm0 comments
Charlie Gard: Court hears hospice best option for baby

Moving Charlie Gard to a hospice to die would be the best option for the terminally-ill baby, a court has heard. The 11-month-old’s parents had returned to the High Court to seek permission to take him home for “a few days of tranquillity outside the hospital”. But Great Ormond Street […]

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Charlie Gard: 'Last precious moments' for parents with their son

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Charlie Gard: 'Last precious moments' for parents with their son

Media playback is unsupported on your device Charlie Gard’s parents are spending their “last precious moments” with their terminally ill son after ending their legal fight to take him to the US for treatment. Lawyers said Chris Gard and Connie Yates want to spend the “maximum amount of time they […]

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Charlie Gard parents end legal fight for 'beautiful' baby

July 24, 2017 1:46 pm0 comments
Charlie Gard parents end legal fight for 'beautiful' baby

Media playback is unsupported on your device The parents of terminally ill baby Charlie Gard have ended their legal challenge to take him to the US for experimental treatment. A lawyer representing Chris Gard and Connie Yates told the High Court “time had run out” for the baby. Mr Gard […]

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Charlie Gard: Death threats sent to Great Ormond Street staff

July 22, 2017 2:44 pm0 comments
Charlie Gard: Death threats sent to Great Ormond Street staff

Staff at Great Ormond Street Hospital have received death threats over the treatment of baby Charlie Gard. The hospital said police had been called after families were “harassed” and “unacceptable behaviour” was recorded in the hospital. It is involved in a legal battle to remove life support from the 11-month-old, […]

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Charlie Gard: US doctor meets Great Ormond Street medics

July 17, 2017 5:06 pm0 comments
Charlie Gard: US doctor meets Great Ormond Street medics

The US doctor who has offered to treat terminally ill Charlie Gard has attended a meeting at Great Ormond Street Hospital to decide whether he should travel to America for therapy. Dr Michio Hirano will discuss Charlie’s condition with doctors treating him and independent specialists. Great Ormond Street has given […]

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Charlie Gard: High Court hears 'new' evidence in case

July 10, 2017 8:46 am0 comments
Charlie Gard: High Court hears 'new' evidence in case

A High Court judge is hearing “fresh evidence” in the case of terminally-ill baby Charlie Gard. Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) has referred the case back to court after reports of the data from foreign healthcare facilities. Charlie’s parents had made several unsuccessful challenges to a decision to end the […]

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