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Visa refusal leaves mother and toddler 4,000 miles apart

Image caption There are up to 15,000 British children growing up in ‘Skype families’ A two-and-a-half-year-old in Newport is living 4,000 miles (6,440km) from his mother after she was refused a visa to join him in the UK. Umair’s mother, Pakistani national Riza, and his father, Newport-born Suhail, planned to ...

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UK’s first heart pump targets 2018 clinical trial

Image caption Researchers have suggested heart pumps could help solve the shortage of heart donors The UK’s first artificial heart pump has moved a step closer to being used on patients, scientists have said. It has been developed at Swansea University’s Institute of Life Science 2 by Calon Cardio, and ...

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National gallery

Image copyright Getty Images Hill figures, emblazoned like scar tissue across England’s undulating landscape, hark back to times when gods were honoured and appeased by grand gestures. Although horses – and some well-endowed giants – are perhaps the most well-known hill figures there are also some more unusual creatures and ...

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