We welcome the decision by the Medical Practitioners Tribunal Service that Dr Patel's name should be removed from the medical register. This means he is no longer able to practise as a doctor in the UK.
We asked for him to be removed from the register as the best way of protecting the public because his conduct fell far below the standards we expect of a doctor. We are therefore pleased by today's outcome.
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Expect a bright day today with plenty of winter sunshine and clear blue skies across the country.
Clear skies allowed a satellite image to be taken, showing snow in the Pennines, north Midlands, Northern Ireland and Scotland yesterday.
Molly Smith, 5, won £500 after her accidental selfie with a snowman caught the attention of competition judges.