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Ugly Truths

by | 14th, January 2007

small_171129_1_1168767674.jpgEVERY day of every week the Mail thinks up imaginative ways to remind you that life is cruel and you are going to experience pain and die.

And if it can’t think any up, it looks at the latest scientific research.

Here is a selection of things that will kill you and yours from last week’s paper of doom…


Get ready…


“THE UGLY TRUTH ABOUT BETTY-LAND. She’s the ugly but loveable PA tormented by her fashion bosses in TV’s latest hit. But Betty should be glad she doesn’t work on a REAL magazine, says this ex-editor” – The Mail’s Liz Jones says magazine only hire the young, lithe and gorgeous. And Liz…

“My son was just two when he had testicular cancer – and iff that didn’t kill him, the cure could” – Amanda and Alastair’s liven up a rainy winter’s morning

“First it was the nightmare of tinnitus. Then the Bill’s Graham Cole was told: You’ll go totally deaf” – Hello… Hello… Hello…

“Surgeons made me new tongue using pieces of my arms” – Me
and my operation

“IVF OVERLOAD. Desperate women are flocking to IVF doctors who use high doses of drugs to increase their chances of a baby. But at what price?” – Free on the NHS

“Could ME be caused by too much adrenaline?” – Could it? Try not to get overexcited

“Poison peril could put £100 on cost of cremation” – Experts try to prevent mercury in the deceased’s fillings from polluting the air. Breathe in Aunt Agatha’s fumes and it could be your funeral next…

“Cold snap will raise bird flu risk warns vet” – Bird flu is back!


“Britain is leading the world…on inflation” – We’re on the up

“The NHS I knew is slowly going to the dogs” – A reader writes

“Created in a US lab. Born here. The calf that signals…CLONE FARMING HAS ARRIVED” – Cows and sheep that look the same are among us


“Moment 600 years ago that terror came to Mummies of the Amazon. Hands clasped over her eyes and her face gripped with terror, this woman’s fear of death is all too obvious” – Embalming skills of the Chachapoyas tribe let us experience the horrors of life for Daily Mails readers 600 years ago

“Fifty families ‘to lose their homes every day’” – Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors says debts are mounting

“Thursday DON’T FALL SICK TODAY! – The bizarre and fascinating facts to help you make the most of every day of the week. If you checked into hospital today you’ll probable have to stay a while as consultants don’t work weekends

“Student died from malaria after doctors diagnosed flu” – Was it a Thursday?


“Can planting a tree REALLY repair the environmental damage of a transatlantic flight? THE CARBON COP-OUT” – Doesn’t carbon turn to diamond? Just wondering…

“We’ve got one year to save NHS, says doctors’ leader” – James Johnson, chairman of the British Medical Association gives us the diagnosis

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