The Labour party faced a wave of criticism yesterday after using private data to mailshot thousands of cancer survivors to take a swipe at the Tories. They suggested the Tories will scrap a Labour policy of guaranteeing that suspected breast cancer cases will be seen by a specialist within two weeks. Labour denied the leaflets were specifically targeted at cancer patients.
Horror over organ mix-up
A massive investigation is underway after a decade-old error led to 800,000 organ donors having their details wrongly recorded. The NHS will contact around 20 families who allowed organs to be taken from their relatives after being misinformed about the consent that had been given.
Clegg: UK may face civil unrest
The UK could be plunged into a state of civil unrest if severe tax cuts are introduced by either Labour or the Tories after squeezing to a minority victory. Nick Clegg says the UK could be hit with scenes similar to those in Greece if wages are frozen and public sector workers laid off. He suggested a hung parliament would be better as the parties would have to work together.