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From festivals in Florida to touring Dracula’s digs in Romania, we round up the best destinations to visit this October. As summer abandons Europe again this October, eke out the last of the rays and raves in Ibiza, where nightclubs will be going out with a bang for the winter break. When the party finally stops head to the island’s north.

Selena Gomez reveals kidney transplant, best friend was donor

The US singer says she had a kidney transplant this summer, which was linked to her lupus.

Nick Clegg reveals son’s cancer diagnosis

Nick Clegg and his wife, Miriam Gonzalez Durantez, speak about their son's treatment for blood cancer.

More pregnant women to get Group B Strep treatment

Using antibiotics to protect against infection will save more babies' lives, say experts.

Children warned over lethal men-of-war

The RNLI closed Perranporth beach to swimmers because of large numbers of jellyfish-like creatures.

NHS checks ‘should be done at shops and stadiums’

Health officials say the novel approach could save lives by spotting the early signs of disease.

Whipps Cross Hospital ‘improving’ two years after special measures

Whipps Cross Hospital shows signs of improvement two years after being placed in special measures.

‘Weak evidence’ light alcohol use in pregnancy harms

Mothers-to-be are still advised to avoid all alcohol "just in case", because it may not be completely safe.

Living with pain

Alison Morton was 25 when she was diagnosed with an illness that leaves her with constant pain and profound fatigue.

Psychiatric care is postcode lottery, say medical experts

The huge variation means good quality care cannot be delivered, says the Royal College of Psychiatrists.

Soft option

Amie drank 30 pints a weekend to "keep up with the boys" - but now she has had no alcohol for 16 months.

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