What a Blessed earful! Cameron and foghorn-voiced actor meet at Downing Street

What a Blessed earful! Cameron and foghorn-voiced actor meet at Downing StreetBrian Blessed is campaigning for greater transparency over animal testing By Daily Mail Reporter PUBLISHED: 00:02 GMT, 25 April 2013 | UPDATED: 06:54 GMT, 25 April 2013 It may not have been his most hostile confrontation of the day but it was probably the loudest. David Cameron emerged from Prime Minister’s Questions in the Commons yesterday to be bearded in Downing Street by foghorn-voiced actor Brian Blessed. The larger-than-life star, 76, was at No 10 to deliver a petition calling on Mr Cameron to end the secrecy surrounding testing on animals for research.

30stone mum: "I"m too fat to work … even though I"m married to a fitness instructor". Wendy Phillips talks to Closer magazine

'I'm married to a fitness instructor… but I'm too fat to work!' 30st mother has claimed 30,000 in sickness benefitsWendy Phillips admits to spending two decades eating junk foodMother-of-three claimed benefits since leaving care home job five years agoHusband Sean is qualified gym instructor and said to be 'disappointed''I was greedy and ate too many sausage rolls' says Wendy who wants gastric band surgery to cut life-threatening BMI of 76.8 By Toni Jones PUBLISHED: 00:02 GMT, 13 March 2013 | UPDATED: 09:43 GMT, 13 March 2013 They say opposites attract.

A nation suffering from "fat blindness": Average Briton is only prompted to go on a diet once the scales tip 13st 10lb

A nation suffering from 'fat blindness': Average Briton is only prompted to go on a diet once the scales tip 13st 10lbsAverage 'trigger' weight has risen more than a stone in a decade, according to Weight Watchers Unflattering photographs are a key weight loss trigger A quarter of the population are classified as obese By Emily Payne PUBLISHED: 14:57 GMT, 21 February 2013 | UPDATED: 09:05 GMT, 22 February 2013 Many overweight people are suffering from 'fat blindness', say experts Britons are increasingly suffering from 'fat blindness' and are failing to lose weight until they are obese, experts have warned. Only when the scales tip 13st 10lb does the average person decide that enough is enough, new figures show. And seeing unflattering photographs is the first things that stirs us into action

Inside Britain"s FAT ward: Where clinically obese patients weighing as much as 47-stone are treated with reinforced wheelchairs and industrial…

Inside Britain's FAT ward: Where clinically obese patients weighing as much as 47-stone are treated with reinforced wheelchairs and industrial weighing scales Based at the Sunderland Royal Hospital, the ward is at the heart of one of the most overweight parts of the countryMore than 600 weight loss operations performed last yearNew documentary follows plight of 29-year-old Terry Garner, who is 47 stone and housebound | UPDATED: 19:13 GMT, 10 December 2012 From super-size doors to reinforced wheelchairs, everything is larger than life. This is one of the UK’s first dedicated weight loss wards, where last year four surgeons performed more than 600 operations to try and help clinically obese patients