GP, Stephen Hamilton, 45, "raped vulnerable schoolgirl he secretly medicated with anti-depressants"

Family doctor, 45, 'raped 10-year-old schoolgirl he secretly medicated with anti-depressants' Dr Stephen Hamilton, 45, from Altrincham, Greater Manchester, on trialAlleged to have prescribed girl citalopram before sexually abusing her Court told he put his hands round the girl's neck saying 'you deserve to die'Denies 14 charges including rape, sexual assault and child cruelty By Steve Robson PUBLISHED: 09:12 GMT, 24 April 2013 | UPDATED: 09:59 GMT, 24 April 2013 On trial: Dr Stephen Hamilton, a GP at Heaton Medical Practice in Bolton, is accused of raping the girl from the age of 10 A family doctor raped a vulnerable schoolgirl from the age of 10 after secretly medicating her with an anti-depressant, a court heard. Dr Stephen Hamilton, 45, from Altrincham, Greater Manchester, is alleged to have given the girl the drug citalopram before subjecting her to degrading sexual abuse. Manchester Crown Court heard how he would put his hands around the girl’s neck as he attacked her and told her ‘you deserve to die’

ITV"s ratings woe as the news is its top show following miserable Christmas

ITV's ratings woes continue: Now channel's top rated show is the NEWS in wake of abysmal Christmas figuresBroadcaster only managed three out of top ten shows on Christmas DayDownton Abbey recorded its lowest ever viewing figuresITV managed just 8% of audience in prime time on Saturday night | UPDATED: 08:03 GMT, 31 December 2012 ITV’s miserable Christmas in the ratings has continued after a news bulletin was its most watched show on Saturday night – and a repeat of Dad’s Army on BBC2 beat one of its new shows. The broadcaster has been hit by a string of poorly performing shows over the festive period and managed only three out of the top ten shows on Christmas Day. Among these, Downton Abbey recorded its lowest ever viewing figures and was beaten by EastEnders, Coronation Street, Strictly Come Dancing, The Royle Family and Doctor Who

Star of new "Downton with tills" drama on how she fell for the actor who plays Bilbo Baggins

Star of new 'Downton with tills' drama on how she fell for the actor who plays Bilbo BagginsAmanda Abbington and Martin Freeman met on the set of Men Only in 2000Amanda is due to star in ITV’s new department-store drama Mr SelfridgeFreeman will spend 18 months filming in New Zealand | UPDATED: 22:02 GMT, 29 December 2012 The couple attended the Royal Film Performance of 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' at the Odeon Leicester Square in London earlier this month When your long-term partner and father of your two children becomes a bona fide Hollywood star, it’s hard to imagine what the downside might be. But for Amanda Abbington there were definite drawbacks when Martin Freeman won the part of Bilbo Baggins in The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

Doctor Who: Royal Mail marks 50th anniversary with First Class celebration

Stamp of approval for Doctor's 50th: Royal Mail marks anniversary year with First Class celebration | UPDATED: 09:33 GMT, 26 December 2012 The 50th anniversary of Doctor Who will be marked by a special set of stamps next year. The Royal Mail said 11 stamps will be issued on March 26, featuring each of the actors who have played the role of the Time Lord, ranging from the first Doctor, William Hartnell, to the current one, Matt Smith.

Stamp of approval for Doctor"s 50th: Royal Mail marks anniversary year with First Class celebration

Stamp of approval for Doctor's 50th: Royal Mail marks anniversary year with First Class celebration | UPDATED: 00:11 GMT, 26 December 2012 The 50th anniversary of Doctor Who will be marked by a special set of stamps next year. The Royal Mail said 11 stamps will be issued on March 26, featuring each of the actors who have played the role of the Time Lord, ranging from the first Doctor, William Hartnell, to the current one, Matt Smith

Army doctor struck off over death of Iraqi detainee Baha Mousa who was beaten by soldiers in 2003

Army doctor struck off over death of Iraqi detainee Baha Mousa after failed resuscitation when he was severely beaten by soldiers Dr Keilloh supervised failed resuscitation attempt to save life of Baha MousaHe showed 'repeated dishonesty' in claiming not to have seen injuries | UPDATED: 22:30 GMT, 21 December 2012 Dr Derek Keilloh was struck off the medical register today over the death of Iraqi detainee Baha Mousa The career of a GP was in ruins today after he was struck off for failing to report details of an appalling war crime while working as a young Army medic in Iraq. Dr Derek Keilloh was said to have done everything possible to revive Iraqi detainee Baha Mousa, who had suffered fatal injuries at the hands of British soldiers. But the Medical Practitioners Tribunal Service ruled that he should have blown the whistle to senior officers about what went on.

Army doctor Derek Keilloh found guilty of dishonest conduct over the death of Baha Mousa

Army doctor found guilty of dishonest conduct over the death of Baha Mousa after failing to spot dying Iraqi detainee's 93 injuriesBaha Mousa suffered 93 injuries following beating by British soldiersDoctor Derek Keilloh maintained he did not see victim’s broken ribs and other injuriesMedic was just 28 at time of incident and had only been in job eight weeksHe was today found guilty of misleading and dishonest conduct | UPDATED: 10:11 GMT, 17 December 2012 A former Army doctor failed to protect Iraqi detainees and acted dishonestly after the death of a prisoner, medical watchdogs ruled yesterday. Baha Mousa, 26, a hotel night receptionist who had been arrested by British soldiers in Basra, suffered 93 injuries while in custody

"My little boy"s cancer has come back" reveals runaway mum but says she is "50/50 still" on whether she will agree to him…

'My little boy's cancer has come back' reveals runaway mum but says she is '50/50 still' on whether she will agree to him having radiotherapySally Roberts, 37, sparked a nationwide hunt when she went on the run with Neon who had an operation to remove a large brain tumour in October The mother of two disappeared after a doctor told her radiotherapy was needed to ‘fry his brain’ to make sure the cancer did not return | UPDATED: 00:39 GMT, 12 December 2012 Worrying: Sally Roberts, 37, who went on the run to prevent her son being given radiotherapy revealed last night the heartbreaking news that his tumour has regrown The mother who went on the run to prevent her son being given radiotherapy revealed last night the heartbreaking news that his tumour has regrown.

Scandal of the poison pen-pushers: How doctors and patients are kept in the dark about potentially dangerous everyday drugs

Scandal of the poison pen-pushers: How doctors and patients are kept in the dark about potentially dangerous everyday drugs | UPDATED: 22:00 GMT, 1 December 2012 Tamiflu is supposed to be the miracle flu drug. Patients across the UK rely on it