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'Discrimination is unacceptable': Penny Mordaunt champions disability rights

New development secretary to announce plans for Britain’s first global disability summit at keynote address in London Penny Mordaunt, Britain’s new international development secretary, is to place a commitment to tackling discrimination against disabled people at the heart of the government’s development strategy. Millions are lost every year, said Mordaunt, …

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Meghan Markle's activism to be held in check by royal protocol

By joining ‘the firm’, the American actor’s criticisms of Donald Trump and thoughts on Brexit will be a thing of the past Meghan Markle has previously used her celebrity to back Hillary Clinton, lament Brexit and attack Donald Trump as “misogynistic” and “divisive”. But such strident opinions will be muted …

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Migraine drug could halve the length of attacks, study shows

Researchers say erenumab is ‘incredibly important step forward’ for condition that affects 8.5 million people in UK A new migraine drug that can halve the length of attacks has been hailed as “the start of real change” in how the condition is treated. Erenumab, a laboratory-made antibody that blocks a …

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