JK Rowling offers to pay annual salary of Tweeter who used Civil Service account to accuse Boris Johnson of being an ‘arrogant, offensive truth-twister’

And Ms Rowling was equally furious when when Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab wrote that ‘It’s reasonable and fair to ask for an explanation on this. And it has been provided: two parents with Coronavirus, were anxiously taking care of their young child. Those now seeking to politicise it should take a long hard look in […]

Clifton Club Inn ownership given to Southland Charity Hospital Trust

READ MORE:Kaos hairdressers work for free to raise money for Southland Charity HospitalSouthern DHB conducting fourth review into colonoscopy servicesCharity Hospital concept designs released to mark special day The Southland Charity Hospital receives a $100,000 donation

‘I feel like I dodged a bullet’: Idris Elba says he’s ‘thankful to be alive’ after COVID-19 diagnosis… as he discusses his career ahead of BAFTA TV awards

IAN WILKINSON, LEE WALPOLE, FRASER BARBER, STUART HILLIKER A Cristmas Carol – FX Productions in association with the BBC, Minim UK Productions, Scott Free, and Hardy Son & Baker/BBC One

‘We started chemo on the same day’: Seven years after Bernie died of breast cancer, Nolan sisters Linda and Anne face the same struggle… so why do faulty genes plague some families but not others?

‘Most women with familial breast cancer do have faulty BRCA1 or BRCA2 genes, but a small proportion of women have other genetic mutations that we now know can also raise the risk,’ says Charles Coombes, a professor of medical oncology at Imperial College London.

After Superstorm Sandy response, donations to Red Cross fall

Stacy Palmer, editor of The Chronicle of Philanthropy, said the Red Cross and United Way are among several large, long-established charities that are being outpaced by newer nonprofits. United Way’s latest donation total was virtually the same as the previous year, and down from 2009, while the Silicon Valley Community Foundation, launched in 2007, boosted […]

Local Leaders, Organizations Comment On Mass Shootings In Ohio And Texas

“The mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton are the latest, horrific examples of the violent scourge that is gripping America. The perpetrators of these murders are cowards. We must do more to keep guns out of the hands of psychopaths. While no law will end mass shootings entirely, it’s time for Congress to act […]

Spain and Real Madrid legend Iker Casillas announces retirement

Lo importante es el camino que recorres y la gente que te acompaña, no el destino al que te lleva, porque eso con trabajo y esfuerzo, llega solo y creo que puedo decir, sin dudar, que ha sido el camino y el destino soñado #Grac1as pic.twitter.com/xb8ucs9REh

‘Urban’ no more: black British music execs call for industry reforms

Grant said the term was outdated regarding today’s charts, where black British music is a dominant fixture. “It’s full of artists that have built their brands and their identities through strong fanbases, and they deserve to be on a level playing field with all the other artists at the top of the charts. ‘Urban’ doesn’t […]

Wirecard asset freeze leaves vulnerable people without cash

It said that it had been able to revert to its previous systems and make sure its clients had access to cash. Kathy Betteridge, the company’s director for anti trafficking and modern slavery, said: “The Salvation Army has quickly put in place contingency plans to ensure our modern slavery clients continue to be able to […]

Inside the Kunduz hospital attack: ‘It was a scene of nightmarish horror’

Dr Kathleen Thomas: ‘The plane hit with alarming precision’ It was about two in the morning when I was woken by the sounds of intense fighting. Having been in Kunduz for five months of the “fighting season” I had grown accustomed to the sounds of war … but this was different. It was close, heavy, […]