Fake Xanax: Anxiety drug deaths an ‘escalating crisis’


Fake Xanax: Anxiety drug deaths an 'escalating crisis'

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Image caption The US-style bar-shaped version of the drug is the form that is most commonly traded among teenagers – like this group, there are many counterfeit versions

The coroner for Northern Ireland has called the rising number of deaths linked to fake versions of the anti-anxiety drug, Xanax, "an escalating crisis".

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FGM ‘increasingly performed on UK babies’


FGM 'increasingly performed on UK babies'

Image caption Dr Charlotte Proudman says FGM performed on babies is "almost impossible" for the authorities to detect

Female genital mutilation (FGM) is increasingly being performed on babies and infants in the UK, the Victoria Derbyshire programme has been told.

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‘Deadlock must end’ over cystic fibrosis drug Orkambi


'Deadlock must end' over cystic fibrosis drug Orkambi

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Media captionLuis tells the Victoria Derbyshire programme: “I wish I could just have a normal life"

The government must use its powers to break a deadlock in making a life-extending drug available to people with cystic fibrosis, campaigners say.

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