Man who was given 5% chance of a family after battling testicular cancer twice defies the odds to become a father

Man given 5% chance of becoming a father after battling testicular cancer twice celebrates his son's first Christmas Huw Allanson, 26, lost a testicle and had several gruelling rounds of chemo after being diagnosed Told he and fiance Lizi had just 5% chance of conceiving naturally due to poor quality spermBut just a week before starting IVF, realised they had conceived naturallyBaby Ryan was born in April this year | UPDATED: 14:49 GMT, 27 December 2012 From the moment he was diagnosed with testicular cancer, Huw Allanson had feared his dream of becoming a father would never come true.

Generation Rent "has no stake in community" because housing market means they are being frozen out

Generation Rent 'has no stake in community' because housing market means they are being frozen outNew report shows younger people are failing to get a foot on the housing ladderInstitute for Public Policy Research says they are also putting career ambitions and family plans on hold | UPDATED: 23:04 GMT, 10 December 2012 A generation of young people is being frozen out of the housing market and failing to put down roots, a report has found. It said soaring numbers of young workers are being forced to rent, giving them little stake in their neighbourhood and a reduced sense of community spirit. Their inability to get a foot on the housing ladder also means putting their career ambitions and family plans on hold