Ian Williams

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Delegates discussed the challenges of remaining compassionate and caring under extreme pressure and sleep deprivation. Photograph: iStock

Have you ever spent four painful days on a hospital trolley awaiting medical attention? Sat six hours waiting for an appointment, and not see the cons(...)

Concept of medical education with book and stethoscope. Photograph: iStock

It is a good time to be a writing doctor. Doctors have always been categorised by their main job; into surgeons, psychiatrists or physicians for examp(...)

Traders   at  New York Stock Exchange.  Wall Street’s main indexes climbed on Friday as strong economic data from China fed into optimism around trade, but muted US economic data kept a lid on gains. Photograph: Reuters

European shares rose to five-month highs on Friday, starting March on a strong footing, as a fresh batch of corporate updates fuelled risk appetite ev(...)

Low Sun ridden by Seamie Heffernan wins The Dubai £500,000 Cesarewitch Stakes ahead of stablemate Uradel  in second and Cleonte  at Newmarket. Photograph:  Nigel French/PA Wire

Low Sun saw off stablemate Uradel to provide Willie Mullins with a one-two in the Dubai £500,000 Cesarewitch Stakes at Newmarket. Ireland’s perennial(...)

Donncha O’Callaghan of Worcester Warriors walks out onto the pitch at Sixways Stadium. Photograph: David Rogers/Getty Images

Every year around this time the list of players retiring from the game makes bittersweet reading. The names, whether famous or not, are a reminder tha(...)

Bin charges: almost all Ireland’s waste is collected by private companies. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

There is a recurring story in Don DeLillo’s masterful novel Underworld about a ship carrying toxic waste. This “ghost ship” sails the world in its des(...)

An important driver of the global stock market rebound are growing expectations that central banks are preparing to ease monetary policy to support their economies from any uncertainty caused by Brexit.

European stocks are shedding a small slice of their post-Brexit recovery as the pound steadies and government bond yields hover near record lows. Aft(...)

Nephrologist Dr Joel Topf speaking at the dotMed conference.  Photograph: Richard Walshe

What do a novelist and playwright, a comic artist and writer, a photographer, a medical ethicist and a social media expert have in common? They are al(...)

Wayward Prince ridden by Robert Dunne on their way to victory in the Coral Scottish Grand National  at Ayr Racecourse. Photograph: Jeff Holmes/PA

Wayward Prince rolled back the years as he warded off late challengers to lift the Coral Scottish Grand National at Ayr.Leading at the third-last fenc(...)

‘When the beating of Rodney King (above) was filmed and broadcast, it felt like an extraordinary event.’ Una Mullally  on how  filming acts of violence has become terrifyingly common.  Photograph: J Emilio Flores/The New York Times

Can you remember the first time you saw someone die on a screen? Someone real? I can. It was during the rolling news coverage of 9/11. Sure, we’ve all(...)

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