The British nurse who risked her life treating Ebola victims and came close to death when she contracted the disease herself has been summoned for a hearing by the nursing regulator over whether her symptoms were concealed when she arrived back in the UK.
As political speeches just weeks before elections go, the anxiety to get it right can be particularly acute. But for Natalie Bennett, the added pressure to deliver was clearly audible in her breathless delivery at her party’s annual conference today.
Professor David Nutt has been no stranger to controversy over the years. So the psychiatrist and former Government drugs tsar, will not have been fazed when he raised eyebrows recently by drawing a parallel between the repression of research into the effects of psychedelic drugs like LSD with the censorship of Galileo and the banning of the telescope.