Samantha Jacobs had just got married when she was diagnosed with a rare bone cancer at the age of 26. After live-saving surgery and chemotherapy, she recovered but the disease and the treatment has left her permanently disabled.
When she initially received the diagnosis, Ms Jacobs, a former hairdresser from Pinner, in north-west London, says: "It was horrible. I started chemo straight away.
A Facebook group has called on fans of Celtic football club to demonstrate at the Scottish side's Champions League qualifier with Israeli outfit Hapoel Be'er Sheva.
More than 500 people have joined the page - titled "Fly the flag for Palestine, for Celtic, for Justice" - which wants supporters to display Palestinian flags as part of an anti-Israel protest at next Wednesday's match.
Christopher Biggins, who was kicked out of Celebrity Big Brother for making a joke about the Holocaust, has revealed that he was planning to visit Auschwitz even before his appearance on the reality TV show.
The actor told the the Sun that he had already decided to go to the Nazi death camp in Poland in October.
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has reprimanded the head of the Lebanese Olympic team after Lebanese athletes refused to share a bus with their Israeli opponents on the journey to the opening ceremony of the Rio Olympic Games.
Miri Regev, the Israeli Culture and Sport Minister, labelled the decision the "worst kind of racism".