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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 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
Maximum Brownie points: Ten-year-old awarded all 57 badges after defying the floods to complete final camping task | UPDATED: 18:21 GMT, 4 December 2012 She'd earned her environment badge and scooped her stargazing award.