Jeremy LauranceAll new behaviours raise complex questions of etiquette. The sudden ubiquity of e-cigarettes – electronic substitutes for the cancer sticks of old – is challenging our assumptions about where it is appropriate to "smoke". More than a million people are using them in the UK and, according to Bloomberg, on present trends they will outsell conventional cigarettes by 2047. So is it OK to "fire up" in an office? In a restaurant? In a hospital bed?
Eurosceptic: Cameron won't negotiate real change – so we're on way out of EUA leading Tory opponent of the EU has praised David Cameron for increasing the chances of a British exit after the prime minister rejected calls to appoint a special envoy to renegotiate the terms of UK membership.
Nick CollinsA war veteran has died after being violently beaten by a dementia patient armed with a bottle at an NHS hospital.
Noam N. Levey and Kathleen HennesseyWASHINGTON — As supporters of the Affordable Care Act brace for new headaches next year, many have concluded they cannot count on the Obama administration, whose efforts to explain and promote the law are increasingly viewed as poorly planned, unreliable and largely ineffective.
Ariana Eunjung ChaThe nation’s new health-care law says insurers can’t turn anyone away, even people who are sick. But some companies, patient advocates say, have found a way to discourage the chronically ill from enrolling in their plans: offer drug coverage too skimpy for those with expensive conditions.
Steve HollandON BOARD AIR FORCE ONE (Reuters) - President Barack Obama brought former President George W. Bush with him to Africa on Monday to attend a memorial for Nelson Mandela in a high-profile show of American respect for the man who vanquished white-minority rule in South Africa.