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Tetraplegic walks again after becoming first in the world to operate robotic skeleton – with his BRAIN

July 31, 2015 | by | 0 Comments
Tetraplegic walks again after becoming first in the world to operate robotic skeleton – with his BRAIN

Rob Camm (corr), 21, was paralysed in a car crash two years ago and left with no movement in his body just a week before he was due to start university. The former rugby player spent months in hospital and was confined to a wheelchair and is reliant on a ventilator to help him breathe.

Palamedes PR appointed by author Sara Pascoe

July 31, 2015 | by | 0 Comments
Palamedes PR appointed by author Sara Pascoe

The novelist, who enjoyed a successful career in psychology before turning to writing, has charged the London-based PR agency with regional promotion of her debut title, Ratchet: The Reluctant Witch, which is set for release later this year.

Working alongside studies is vital to future career prospects, say recruiters

July 31, 2015 | by | 0 Comments
Working alongside studies is vital to future career prospects, say recruiters

It’s a shocking statistic, which has left many people concerned for the future of the Generation Y, as the benefits that come with working is a foot in the door for any future career.

18-year-old lifelong Wheelchair user fights off cashpoint mugger – and snatches her money back

July 31, 2015 | by | 0 Comments
18-year-old lifelong Wheelchair user fights off cashpoint mugger – and snatches her money back

Megan Luscombe, 18, had just withdrawn £20 to buy a pizza when thief Milan Bugala, 51, pounced on what he thought was an easy target. As he grabbed the cash Megan screamed and grappled with the crook – managing to snatch back one £10 note and tear the second in half.

Woman left shocked after she woke up from hysterectomy to discover surgeons had also removed two TEETH

July 31, 2015 | by | 0 Comments
Woman left shocked after she woke up from hysterectomy to discover surgeons had also removed two TEETH

Furious Clare Jones, 47, was shocked to find she had a gaping hole in her mouth and bleeding gums after undergoing routine keyhole surgery on July 15. The mum-of-two signed a declaration confirming she had one denture, which was taken out before she went under the knife at Royal Stoke University Hospital.

Schoolboy with hair down to his KNEES has his first cut in his life – and is donating his locks for wigs for cancer patients

July 31, 2015 | by | 0 Comments
Schoolboy with hair down to his KNEES has his first cut in his life – and is donating his locks for wigs for cancer patients

Brave Rahim Woods, 11, had always refused to visit a barbers – but with secondary school looming he had no choice. He visited a hairdresser who shed almost all of his 3ft locks – which had reached his knees.

Gift of life : Transplant patient receives life-saving kidney – after 30 YEARS on waiting list

July 29, 2015 | by | 0 Comments
Gift of life : Transplant patient receives life-saving kidney – after 30 YEARS on waiting list

David Dawson, 52, said he feels like he has “won the lottery” and is looking forward to enjoying a beer following the successful organ transplant earlier this month. The former jeweller had resigned himself to a lifetime of dialysis treatment after being stuck on the waiting list since a failed transplant in 1984, when he was 22.

Yellow brick road to riches : Dress worn by Dorothy in The Wizard of Oz to sell for a staggering £750,000

July 29, 2015 | by | 0 Comments
Yellow brick road to riches : Dress worn by Dorothy in The Wizard of Oz to sell for a staggering £750,000

Dorothy Gale’s blue and white gingham dress is one of the most unmistakable items of clothing in film history. It is thought Garland had around ten dresses made for filming of the 1939 classic – but many were recycled by MGM and reused for other films.

Property app that cuts out paperwork for landlords and tenants is backed by investors

July 29, 2015 | by | 0 Comments
Property app that cuts out paperwork for landlords and tenants is backed by investors

Goodlord allows letting agents, landlords and tenants submit their documents, payments and deposits digitally through the mobile app.

Chief of Addenbrooke’s Hospital has said recruiting 303 foreign nurses in the past year – because we’re not training enough in the UK – is “distracting, frustrating and expensive”

July 28, 2015 | by | 0 Comments
Chief of Addenbrooke’s Hospital has said recruiting 303 foreign nurses in the past year – because we’re not training enough in the UK – is “distracting, frustrating and expensive”

The head of a major NHS hospital which recruited more than 300 foreign nurses in the last year has described the situation as “distracting, frustrating and expensive”. Hospitals are having to recruit foreign nurses to meet staffing demand despite tens of thousands of applications from would-be UK nurses being rejected last year. Around 7,500 nurses…