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Clinics 'should offer to remove PIP breast implants'

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Private clinics have a "moral duty" to remove banned PIP breast implants from women they operated on, the UK says.

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Czech and German health authorities both recommended on Friday that women in those countries with PIP implants should have them removed.

France banned the PIP implants, found to be made with industrial silicone, in 2010 and 30,000 women were advised to have them removed.

The World's Laura Lynch reports from London.