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BBC Two's Hospital - The Uncomfortable Truth

Danny Horan | Posted 10.01.2017 | UK Entertainment
Danny Horan

Once the production team started to research the series what they found was things we'd never seen before - the extent of cancelled ops, the failing targets, outsourcing of some procedures and 'health tourism'. But they also found extraordinary resilience, remarkably understanding patients and an ability to perform some of the best care and surgery in the world.

Why Do People Put on Differing Amounts of Weight?

Dr Saleyha Ashan | Posted 28.01.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Saleyha Ashan

Foods that make some of us put on weight can have little effect on others, according to research being carried out in Israel. It might be time to rethink the way we diet...

Are Beards Good for Your Health?

Michael Mosley | Posted 20.01.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Michael Mosley

Beards, as you may have noticed, are back. The chin-strap, the goatee, the neck beard and the Van Dyke, they all have their fans. But with beards sprouting everywhere , like new grass in the spring sunshine, there has inevitably been a backlash.

Glastonbury: Music's Pop-up Town

Josephine | Posted 16.09.2013 | UK Entertainment

The gig before ours - or event, would be more accurate a word - was a talk by Professor Brian Cox of Manchester University. I met him afterwards and we took a picture together; my later tweet said "science meets music," but then he was a musician previously, so that has already been done.

Charlie Brooker's 'Weekly Wipe' Announced

PA | Posted 09.11.2012 | UK Entertainment

Charlie Brooker is returning to BBC Two with a new topical show. The six-part series, with a working title of 'Weekly Wipe' with Charlie Brooker, w...

Why Has 'The Great British Bake Off' Got Us Salivating?

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Dean | Posted 28.08.2012 | UK Entertainment

Has your kitchen suddenly acquired a new whisk? Have sprinklings of self-raising flour appeared upon your work surfaces? Or are you being proudly pres...

TV Pick: Who Made Us Fat?

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Dean | Posted 11.07.2012 | UK Entertainment

The Men Who Made Us Fat - BBC2, 9pm Obesity levels are rising and investigative reporter Jacques Peretti is on a mission to find out why. In Ame...

Sarah Dean

Blue Peter Changes Cause A Stir | Sarah Dean | Posted 16.05.2012 | UK Entertainment

Twitter went into a frenzy on Wednesday after rumours circulated that the cherished children's TV show Blue Peter was going to be axed by the BBC. ...

How To Bring British Jobs Back From China (And Still Make Money)

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 16.05.2012 | UK

How do you bring manufacturing jobs back to the UK from China? It's a question that has plagued governments, and businesses, for more than a genera...

Why the 'Delivering Quality First' Cuts Made Sense

Scott Bryan | Posted 06.12.2011 | UK
Scott Bryan

Cuts are bad and cuts are annoying, but with the Tories in power and an economic crisis malarky taking place this was always going to happen.