‘It was everything’: riot victims struggle to move on from what was lost

She does not know how long they were trapped in the kitchen, listening as her business was smashed up. Eventually, when the noise died down, the pair made a dash for it, taking refuge in a nearby restaurant for the rest of the night. Their bar reopened three days later after help from the “broom […]

A Pro’s pro: Former U-High, LSU player Garrett Temple found NBA success his way

“It’s still a thrill. I didn’t go to a lot of Hornets games growing up,” Temple said. “I still get a little extra nervous playing against the Pelicans because I know there are people there who saw me play at LSU. And then my friends and family are there as well. It’s a special place […]

Seven ways to maximise space at home for your mental well-being

 Use the time to declutter. Do a room a day and be ruthless. Bag up stuff ready to pass on to charity, or sell on eBay to make extra cash. Group mirrors all on one wall near a window. It bounces daylight into the room, boosting the feelgood factor, and makes the room seem bigger. […]

Lost to coronavirus: Jazz great Ellis Marsalis Jr. dead at 85

Ornette Coleman was in town at the time. In 1956, when Coleman headed to California, Marsalis and the others went along, but after a few months Marsalis returned home. He told the New Orleans Times-Picayune years later, when he and Coleman were old men, that he never figured out what a pianist could do behind […]

If you get the ‘Not enough iCloud storage’ alert you can still back up your iPhone

Give your phone a few moments to figure things out, then look at the top of the screen. You should see the following details: Last Backup, Backup Size and Next Backup Size. If you haven’t backed up your iPhone to iCloud before or in a long time, the Next Backup Size will be a pretty […]

The 5 tax scams to watch out for in 2020

How to protect yourself: If someone calls and threatens to cancel or suspend your social security number, hang up immediately. If they call back, don’t answer. Write down the number and then report the call on this site, and send an email with the subject of “IRS Phone Scam” to [email protected] and include the phone […]

What do futurists imagine for the post-coronavirus-pandemic world?

Extinction Rebellion protests go global London, UK Police arrested 217 people in London on Monday. Extinction Rebellion protesters blocked traffic and glued themselves to cars. Sarah Lasenby, an 81-year-old retired social worker among the arrested, told the Associated Press, “It is imperative the government should take serious actions and put pressure on other states and […]

Nelson Mandela dies aged 95 – 5 December 2013

Laura and I join the people of South Africa and the world in celebrating the life of Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela. President Mandela was one of the great forces for freedom and equality of our time. He bore his burdens with dignity and grace, and our world is better off because of his example. This good […]

Facebook adds feature to ‘Community Help’ that lets users offer or request assistance from neighbors during the coronavirus pandemic

* The first $750 coronavirus supplement will go to those registered as on income support and eligible between 12 March and 13 April. The second $750 payment will go to those eligible and registered on 10 July. Check here

Prince William and Kate Middleton Call Hospital Whose Surgeon Died With Coronavirus

Staff at Queen’s Hospital Burton held a minute’s silence this week for their friend and colleague Amged El-Hawrani. The 55-year-old surgeon died at Glenfield Hospital in Leicester on Saturday after contracting the coronavirus, leaving the medical community in shock.