Duchess of Sussex pays her respects to victims of Texas school shooting

Duchess of Sussex pays her respects to victims of Texas school shooting

The American-born Duchess, who lives with her husband Harry and their two children in Montecito, California, has previously made her case for tougher gun control laws known. In an address to the 2020 UN Girls’ Leadership Summit, Meghan spoke about the need to “end gun violence”. A spokesperson for the Duchess said she traveled to … Read more

Sitcom gone wrong as BBC’s attempt at clarity leaves everyone confused

Sitcom gone wrong as BBC’s attempt at clarity leaves everyone confused

Fans of sitcom W1A, that witty satire of BBC lingo, will be delighted to know they’ve recorded a new episode, set in the Lords. I was lucky enough to be in the (surprisingly small) studio audience to which three executives played parodies of themselves: CEO Tim Davie, who thinks everything is great; President Richard Sharp, … Read more

Ainsley Harriott helps rescue woman who fell into Chelsea Flower Show pond

Ainsley Harriott helps rescue woman who fell into Chelsea Flower Show pond

TV presenter and chef Ainsley Harriott was among a group of celebrities who rushed to help a woman who had fallen into a pond on the opening day of the Chelsea Flower Show. Celebrities and members of the Royal Family get their first glimpse of the Royal Horticultural Society’s flagship event on Monday, before it … Read more

High risk monkeypox contacts urged to self-isolate for three weeks

High risk monkeypox contacts urged to self-isolate for three weeks

Examples of high risk contacts include; household contacts, sexual contacts and those changing a patient’s bedding without proper PPE. Medium-risk contacts will also be offered the vaccine, encouraged to avoid contact with the above groups and receive daily communications from authorities, but they are not asked to self-isolate, according to the guidelines. Passengers seated directly … Read more

Scientists Ask Brits To Avoid Touching Bits Of Meteor Which May Have Landed In UK

Scientists Ask Brits To Avoid Touching Bits Of Meteor Which May Have Landed In UK

Scientists have asked Britons to avoid touching chunks of meteors that have landed in the UK and it’s not for what you might think. It comes after a ‘spectacular meteor fireball’ reportedly fell over parts of England and Wales last week. Watch below: Despite the scary terminology, meteor showers, which are fairly harmless, have started … Read more

First Rwanda flight delayed after legal challenge by migrant charity

First Rwanda flight delayed after legal challenge by migrant charity

The first deportation flights to Rwanda have been delayed due to a legal challenge by migrant charities and a civil service union. The Interior Ministry has agreed to suspend all flights to return migrants to Rwanda until June 6 following ‘pre-action’ letters sent this week by charities claiming the policy violates the convention on refugees … Read more

Wondering why women crave cuddles but men are half-hearted huggers? Stress could be the answer

Wondering why women crave cuddles but men are half-hearted huggers? Stress could be the answer

A hug is like a boomerang, we get it right away, observes the American cartoonist Bil Keane. But a new study has found that women withdraw far more from hugs than men – receiving greater stress relief – which may help explain male reluctance when it comes to kissing a partner. Researchers from Ruhr University … Read more

Criminals ‘allowed to work from home’ as part of community service

Criminals ‘allowed to work from home’ as part of community service

However, inspectors revealed that a backlog of hundreds of thousands of hours of unpaid unpaid work had accumulated after community recovery projects were halted during shutdowns in 2020 and 2021. As of the end of last November, more than 13,000 criminals had not completed their hours of unpaid work within 12 months of their court … Read more

Covid lockdowns left toddlers unable to speak or play properly

Covid lockdowns left toddlers unable to speak or play properly

Toddler speech and motor skills have dropped sharply as a result of the pandemic, according to official data. Experts said repeated lockdowns have left young children without the chance to play and learn to communicate, stunting their development. The Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists (RCSLT) has raised fears that the gaps currently seen … Read more

Deborah James honoured with damehood after inspiring nation to raise £3m for cancer charities in a week

Deborah James honoured with damehood after inspiring nation to raise £3m for cancer charities in a week

Deborah James has been honored with a femininity after inspiring the nation and raising over £3million for cancer charities in less than a week. Ms James, known for her BBC podcast You, Me and the Big C, revealed on Monday that she had entered end-of-life care for bowel cancer. Since then, hundreds of thousands of … Read more