Here are some facts… The British Nationality Act 1948 gave UK citizenship to all people living in the United Kingdom and its colonies, full rights of entry and settlement into the UK. Many were attracted by better prospects in ‘the mother country’. HMT Empire Windrush brought a group of 492 West Indian migrants to the port […]
Working out like a beast, but not seeing the results in the mirror? Getting the right training schedule is ridiculously tricky – and will vary massively depending on what shape you’re in now and what shape you’re aiming for.
Dame Julie Moore and Arsene Wenger gone in the same week. Both of these icons will have their fans and detractors. Anyone who has tangled with The Dame will have a view. Any football fan, who likes winning will have an opinion on Inspector Clouseau. Whatever… they’ll leave a hole, fans and a confused team. […]
Baroness Tessa Jowell has become the first person to donate her medical information to a new global database. The ex-culture secretary, who has an aggressive brain tumour, said she hoped that the Universal Cancer Databank would help develop better treatments.
On the train, the first thing Anji does is find her iPhone and scroll through Facebook. Her SoMe, morning routine. Friends, nights-out, holidays, meet-up-messages, adverts and the lives of celebrities… so different to her daily slog at the office. Onto Twitter and finally emails. Anji doesn’t do many. Her Dad uses it, to see how […]
Sir Trevor Longstay, co-chair of the NHS Blithering STP Alliance has agreed to open up his private diary and share his reflections on a typical week as a top leader Monday – Plackard on the phone again, begging for his old job back. Few things are more pitiful than the sound of a grown man […]
For the first time in 10 years, global malaria cases are no longer falling, sparking concerns about a resurgence of the too often deadly disease. Experts, and philanthropist Bill Gates, are urging country leaders gathering at the Commonwealth summit in London to pledge more money to fight the illness….
There is an excoriating piece in American Spectator… ‘Britain Holds Another Baby Hostage.’ It’s about Alfie Evans and draws upon the desperate tale of Charlie Gard. Broadly, the author challenges the rightness of the NHS going to court to decide the fate of a child, over the rights of parents. ‘… the police are standing […]
The drug has been found to reduce migraine frequency by 50% for a third of sufferers. A migraine is more than just a headache, having potentially debilitating effects on the one in five women and one in 15 men affected in the UK. But a treatment to prevent migraines could be on the horizon…
‘Because it’s the right thing to do…’ Thanks to recent events, it’s a phrase we are going to hear a lot of in the coming days. ‘I’ve done it because it’s the right thing to do.’ It’s pretty hard to argue with. All you can say is, ‘Well, I don’t think it is the right […]