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The stories making today’s headlines…

Man from Hull receives bionic hand on the NHS (BBC News)
Fantastic video from the BBC showing the country’s first person to be fitted with a bionic hand on the NHS.

Ghana: People With Mental Disabilities Face Serious Abuse (All Africa)
A report from Human Rights Watch has shown the horror which people with mental disabilities face in the African country of Ghana.

Disabled play centre saved from closure by TV makeover team (Edinburgh Evening News)
DIY SOS have stepped in to save the day for The Yard, a play centre for children and young adults who have disabilities.

Disabled kids set to get sporty (The Local)
The annual WheelPower Children’s Games are kicking off today in Buckinghamshire.

Tony Nicklinson right-to-die refused Court of Appeal hearing (BBC News)
Following his death in August, Tony Nicklinson’s wife pledged to carry on with her husband’s right-to-die legal case. Today, the Court of Appeal refused to make her party to the proceedings.

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