Latest Daniel De Gale Stories

2008-09-12 12:00:35

HEALTH SECRETARY Alan Johnson was today opening the UK's first combined stem cell research centre and bank. The Anthony Nolan Cell Therapy Centre in Nottingham is being hailed as a lifeline for those suffering blood diseases, such as leukaemia.

2008-09-01 21:00:33

By JM Brown CORRESPONDENT Even though chemotherapy often leaves her weak, Michelle Maykin is armed with a powerful weapon whenever she sets out to convince potential donors to join a national bone marrow registry -- her beaming face. "It makes a difference when you can say, 'Here's Michelle.

2008-08-27 12:01:29

By Eric Kurhi In the driver's seat of his miniature orange NASCAR-style racer, little Stephon Cinsear Williams is hell on wheels.

2008-08-14 00:00:44

By Joe Lane David Weaving is urging people to sign up to help leukaemia sufferer Henry Scot-Simmonds. Describing his own experiences as a stem cell donor, the British Gas worker from Fiddler's Green in Cheltenham said the process was painless and straightforward.

2008-07-15 18:00:31

PASSENGERS flying with a budget airline are being encouraged to donate their loose change to help recruit life-saving donors for a leading charity. Leukaemia charity the Anthony Nolan Trust has teamed up with easyJet to help save hundreds of lives throughout Europe.

Word of the Day
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.