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.

Drug ‘reverses’ ageing in animal tests

Mice had more stamina, hair and improved organ function with the drug.

Italian father in passionate vaccines plea to Veneto governor

Falling vaccine rates are a "mortal danger to my daughter", a father warns an Italian regional leader.

ASOS backlash for listing UK size 10 as ‘large’

A Twitter user called out the online retailer after seeing a pair of UK size 10 shorts listed as 'large'.

Toddler born with three legs going home to Bangladesh after surgery in Australia

A Bangladeshi toddler is going home after Australian doctors reconstructed her pelvic area.

Pancreatic cancer trial: Early surgery boosts success rates

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Why is cancer a taboo in black and Asian communities?

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Paying for social care has figured highly in the election. But other issues are not discussed.

NHS Health Check: Which part of the UK is doing the best?

The NHS is in the middle of its toughest winter for many years. So how are the four UK nations performing?

Ovarian cancer drug ‘very promising’

Ovarian cancer sufferer Marianne says the ONX-0801 trial was her "only option".

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