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Warnings after Brit dies during surgery in Thai clinic

People have been warned to properly research clinics in Thailand before having treatment following the death of a British woman.

The 24-year-old British woman died after undergoing surgery at a clinic in Bangkok. Credit: APTN

The 24-year-old stopped breathing during cosmetic surgery and later died, despite efforts to revive her.

Police said they believed similar incidents "happened often", and reiterated their belief that the surgeon did not have the appropriate qualification.

" We would like to warn people that they should examine [a clinic first]," Bangkok police chief Ittipol Piriyapinyo said.

"Like this case, this doctor did not have a specific license. We will have to look into the case again whether the act was intentional.”


Newport farmer sentenced to four-and-a-half years in prison

Newport farm owner David Dan Doran, 42, has been sentenced to four-and-a-half years in prison for forced labour.

He pleaded guilty to forcing a missing man, Darrell Simester, to labour on a farm for 13 years without pay.

Mr Simester, 44, said he lived in a rat-infested shed for a decade and would wash himself in an animal trough after working 15-hour days.

His parents Tony and Jean described their eldest child as unrecognisable and looking more like a man in his nineties when reunited with him.

Judge: Defendant did not treat man 'much better than a slave'

The judge has begun delivering the sentence in the case of a farmer, David Doran, who forced a man to work for free over a period of 13 years.

ITV News Correspondent Rupert Evelyn reports from Cardiff Crown court:

Inclusion of sex and drugs results in extra EU charge

The EU surcharge - which would add almost a fifth to the UK's annual contribution of £8.6 billion - is intended to reflect Britain's better-than-expected economic performance relative to other EU states.

It results from an EU recalculation of national incomes dating back to 1995 and taking into account recent changes in the rules to include economic activities such as prostitution and illegal drugs.

The inclusion of black market activities such as prostitution in EU calculations has resulted in an extra bill for Britain. Credit: DPA

It is understood that British officials did not learn about the demand until last week.

Osborne: I don't accept there is no 'feel good factor'

George Osborne has dismissed the suggestion that there is no "feel good factor" in the UK because living standards have stagnated since the Government took office.

"I simple don't accept that," the Chancellor told ITV News Economic Editor Richard Edgar.

He added that today's growth in GDP means "more economic security, it means more jobs, it means a brighter future".


Labourer would have earned £200K had he been paid

Had Darrell Simester, a victim of forced labour, been paid for his work, he would have earned £200,000 over 13 years, ITV News Correspondent Rupert Evelyn reports:

Forced labour victim was 'scared of being hurt'

ITV News Correspondent Rupert Evelyn reports from Cardiff Crown court:

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