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Newcastle mother appeals on Twitter for new kidney

[ad_1] Image copyright Joanne D'Onofrio Image caption Joanne D'Onofrio said she needed a kidney from a live donor "pretty quickly" to save her life A mother has issued an urgent appeal on Twitter for a life-saving kidney.Joanne D'Onofrio, 46 and from Newcastle, is currently on dialysis in the city's Freeman Hospital after falling seriously ill.At 18 she suffered kidney failure and had her first transplant a year later in 1991,
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Noura Hussein: Appeals court overturns death sentence

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The UN says a third of Sudanese women are married before the age of 18 An appeals court in Sudan has overturned the death sentence of a woman who killed her husband after he allegedly raped her, her lawyer says.Noura Hussein, 19, was instead sentenced to five years in jail, lawyer Abdelaha Mohamad said. Her mother, Zainab Ahmed, told the BBC she was