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David Oyedepo and the perils of satire

That withering creative madness was the tipping point. Over 500,000 people have now viewed the body double video and perhaps the 500,001thviewer was Bishop David Oyedepo, leader of one of the largest Christian evangelical denominations in Nigeria.

Expert proffers solution to dearth of healthcare professionals

Prof. Usman Ahmed, Provost, College of Health Sciences, Federal University, Dutse, Jigawa, says Nigeria must establish Federal University of Health Sciences in six geo-political zones to address inter-disciplinary rivalry and dearth of healthcare professionals.
Comedian Peter Price (72), who underwent conversion therapy at the age of eighteen intended to "cure" his homosexuality, poses alongside the Wirral river in his hometown of Liverpool on July 5, 2018.Peter Price was 18 when he underwent conversion therapy, intended to "cure" his homosexuality. After three days of intensive therapy, it failed -- but left a damaging legacy. The British government this week announced its intention to ban the practice, as part of a new action plan to tackle discrimination against the gay community./ AFP PHOTO / LINDSEY PARNABY

As UK ban looms, gay ‘conversion therapy’ still haunts subjects

Peter Price was 18 when he underwent conversion therapy, which was intended to "cure" his homosexuality but instead left him deeply damaged.

UK admits cancer screening failure for 450,000 women

Britain on Wednesday admitted that a “serious failure” in its breast cancer screening programme over nearly a decade led to 450,000 women missing out on invitations to their final tests — and may have shortened the lives of up to 270 of them.

British premier Theresa May rallies party with warning to Russia

British Prime Minister Theresa May took aim at Russia at a major speech to her Conservative Party on Saturday, cutting a stronger figure as internal Brexit divisions took a back seat.

Report: Food calorie cut can prevent premature deaths

Britain’s food industry was challenged by the government on Tuesday to reduce the number of calories in products used by families by 20 percent as part of a new strategy to cut childhood and adult obesity.

Snow storms shut Ireland, force Britain to call in army

Snow storms shut most of Ireland on Friday and forced Britain to call in the army to battle some of the worst weather seen in nearly 30 years.

Surgeon fined for writing initials on patients’ livers

A surgeon who admitted branding his initials on the livers of two patients undergoing transplants at a British hospital was fined Friday and sentenced to carry out unpaid community work.

British prime minister faces pressure over healthcare crisis

A healthcare crisis put British Prime Minister Theresa May on the defensive at her first weekly parliamentary questions of 2018 on Wednesday following a report about cuts in cancer care.

22 injured in London Underground bomb attack

At least 22 people were injured after a bomb detonated on a packed London Underground train during the monring rush hour on Friday in what police are treating as a “terrorist incident”.

Man called cyberattack hero faces charges he created malware

A self-taught computer-security researcher credited with stopping a devastating cyberattack that crippled British hospitals in May was arrested on charges that he created malware used to hack banking systems in Canada and Europe, the U.S. said.

WannaCry researcher arrested by FBI for his role in Kronos malware campaign

According to friends, the first clues came when Hutchins failed to text from the airport. “He was radio-silent before his flight which is very unusual,” one friend told The Verge, “and he wasn’t on the Wi-Fi on the plane.”

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