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Day one of junior doctors strike officially ends

5pm: Day one of the junior doctors strike has officially ended.

The industrial action doesn't appear to have driven up hospital waiting times or caused any problems of note so far.

Junior doctors are expected to walk out again on Wednesday between 8am and 5pm.

Kate Prout reflects on how our hospitals coped in the east:

Sarah Cooper reflects on how hospitals coped in the west.


Bereaved brothers discover they both carry rare cancer gene

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Two young brothers from Great Yarmouth have found out they both carry the same rare aggressive cancer gene that lead to the death of their mum.

Jo Lynch died last summer leaving behind sons Jack and Kallum, aged just nine and seven.

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A fundraising campaign was launched after her dying wish was for them to be adopted by her sister in Los Angeles. The process costs around $40,000 about £25,000 - which was money the family didn't have.

However thanks to people's generosity the money was raised in just three weeks enabling the bereaved boys to live with their Aunt.


Luton man living with Parkinson's speaks out for awareness week

A teacher from Luton who is living with Parkinson's disease has spoken to ITV News Anglia about his shock at finding out he had the condition.

Ryan Cameron says he's determined to carrying on teaching for as long as he can. It comes as new research shows that almost half of people with Parkinson's choose not to tell anyone about their diagnosis.

Watch a report by ITV News Anglia's Emily Knight.

The schoolboy handed a "life-changing" limb thanks to scientists and a 3D printer

William and his mum trying out his new hand prototype. Credit: ITV News Anglia

A boy from Northamptonshire who was born without a left hand is having a prosthetic limb made for him using a 3D printer.

William Joyner, who's eight and from Paulerspury, is currently trying out prototypes developed by experts at the University of Bedfordshire.

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William and the team want to make sure it's the perfect fit and the perfect colour- before he receives the new hand in around six months time.

"So you bend your wrist and the fingers close up and then when you open your wrist the fingers open out again. It feels really weird because I can pick up pens and draw pictures... when I'm doing it it's really amazing."

– William Joyner
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