DAILY MAIL COMMENT: Patients must have dignity until the end | UPDATED: 00:26 GMT, 22 December 2012 Sadly, it has been a year in which disturbing questions have been asked about the way Britain’s health service – so admirable in so many ways – treats the sick and dying. There have been terrible instances of patients being killed by malnutrition and dehydration. Only this month, the Labour MP Ann Clwyd told how her husband – treated with ‘indifference and contempt’ by NHS nurses – had died ‘like a battery hen’.
Hotel owner who said his wife was his 'second best receptionist' loses bid to cut 2.7m divorce settlement Andrew Davies described his 39-year-old wife as merely a paid employeeBut she claimed to work up to 17 hours a day transforming their hotelLast year, Judge Martin O'Dwyer gave her 2.2m cash and their homeLord Justice Thorpe said there was no reason to reverse that decision | UPDATED: 17:54 GMT, 11 December 2012 Millionaire hotel owner Andrew Davies who claimed his wife Debra was 'no more than a receptionist' today lost his Appeal Court bid to cut her 2.7million divorce settlement. The 49-year-old owner of the 6million Cardiff Hotel, which overlooks exclusive Norfolk Square, in Bayswater, west London, claimed he was the driving force behind the business.