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Keir Starmer has told business leaders that Britain must end its “dependency” on migrant workers. In a speech to the Confederation of British Industry, the Labour leader committed to a points-based immigration system and said the days of “low pay and cheap labour” were over. Cutting-edge treatments could double the life expectancy of people with advanced cancer. The techniques, set out in a new paper from the Institute of Cancer Research, include using AI to formulate precise drug combinations and dosing routines. A woman in Oregon has given birth to the world’s “oldest” babies, says CNN. Rachel Ridgeway had twins via IVF from embryos that were frozen by a donor 30 years ago, when George HW Bush was president.