Araucaria uses one of his own puzzles to reveal he is dying


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Crossword compiler Araucaria reveals he is dying of cancer in cryptic clues By John Hutchinson PUBLISHED: 01:26 GMT, 12 January 2013 | UPDATED: 08:22 GMT, 13 January 2013 Legendary crossword compiler Araucaria decided to share special message in one of his own puzzles to his fans – that he has cancer. The 91-year-old, whose real name is the Rev John Graham, decided that a crossword would be the appropriate way of announcing that he has the terminal illness

Nelson Mandela undergoes successful operation to remove gallstones


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Nelson Mandela undergoes successful operation to remove gallstones as he recovers from lung infection 94-year-old had previously been admitted to hospital with lung infection Wife Graca Machel told reporters husband had been 'fading'Spokesman said that Mr Mandela is now 'recovering' | UPDATED: 20:52 GMT, 15 December 2012 Recovering: Nelson Mandela is recovering from an operation to remove gallstones, carried out in a private clinic in Pretoria Nelson Mandela is recovering in hospital after having an operation to remove gallstones. The 94-year-old, who was South Africa's first black president, underwent the surgery at a private clinic in Pretoria. He had previously been hospitalised last Saturday, suffering from a lung infection