GP ‘abandoned his scientific training’

GP ‘abandoned his scientific training’

A DOCTOR who told the parents of a cancer-stricken child their red clay and herb treatments were producing “very encouraging results” hours before they fled the country has been suspended for one year. Alastair Nuttall examined Tamar Stitt after her parents found out about a looming court action that would have forced her to have chemotherapy treatment in 2009. Despite the life of a 10-year-old being at stake, Dr Nuttall abandoned his scientific training during the 45-minute consultation and endorsed the continued use of natural therapies. Tamar’s mother fled to…

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Winter west coast tourism downturn biting harder than normal

Winter west coast tourism downturn biting harder than normal

Posted June 21, 2017 09:46:34 Photo: Tourism operators are reporting an unusually slow season on the west coast. (Supplied: Rick Eaves) Related Story: Dundas, long dead, lives on in new museum Related Story: How much tourism is too much for Tasmania’s north-west coast? Ian Hall has enjoyed holidays and stints of work on Tasmania’s west coast for the past two decades. Last year he took the plunge, buying a home in Strahan and starting a business offering ATV tours of the nearby Henty Dunes. But after a strong summer season,…

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Suspect shot in Brussels Central Station terror attack

Suspect shot in Brussels Central Station terror attack

A “small explosion” went off in the transportation hub around 8:30 p.m., Belgium Prosecutor’s Office spokesman Eric Van Der Sypt said in a news conference Tuesday. “The suspect was neutralized by soldiers,” Van Der Sypt said. He later confirmed the suspect was dead but declined to identify him or say if he was known to authorities. No civilians were injured in the attack, which set off panic as people ran for cover. The Belgian Foreign Ministry said there is no indication of other incidents but the threat level remains at…

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Murray to donate prize money to Grenfell Tower victims

Murray to donate prize money to Grenfell Tower victims

The world No. 1, who plays Australian Jordan Thompson in the first round Tuesday, could earn up to £347,000 ($440,000) if he successfully defends the title he has won five times. Total donations to the fund now stand at more than £1.3 million ($1.65 million). A spokesman for Murray told CNN he was unable to comment. Sporting donations Queen’s Club is situated just two miles from from Grenfell Tower and it’s not the first time Murray has used the pre-Wimbledon warmup tournament to help a charitable cause. After winning the…

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