Wednesday 26 November at 09:59

A deaf baby has become the first person to have their name officially recognized on their birth certificate in British Sign Language (BSL), following a nine-month legal campaign by her parents.

Hazel, who is known by the sign UbOtDDstarL to her family, won the right to have her sign name included on her birth certificate nearly four years ago, after her parents overturned the

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Wednesday 26 November

Judges, consisting of three sportswomen & three sportsmen (representing Northern Ireland, North, Midlands, South of England, Scotland and Wales) have narrowed down the selection from over 250 people put forward for the DSPY award this year.

The nominees for the Deaf Sports Personality of the Year 2014 are:
Adam Evans, Mixed Martial Arts
Candy Hawkins, Athletics

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