Bruised: In 2011, Sam and Billie were victims of a horrifying assault by a gang of girls, admitting she thought 'I was going to die'. Sam, then- 20, was beaten until she was unconscious after she was lured to an estate near Chigwell, Essex on false pretenses (pictured on TOWIE after the attack) … [Read more...] about TOWIE 10th Anniversary: Drug shame, petrol bombs, acid attacks and brawls… the scandals that plagued the reality star elite over the past decade
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As a precaution, he was also sent for a gastroscopy, where a thin, flexible tube with a small camera on the end is put down the throat. This revealed he had a hiatus hernia, a common condition where part of the stomach is pushed up into the chest. … [Read more...] about DNA testing ‘can predict throat cancer up to eight YEARS’ in advance for patients with pre-cancerous condition that causes acid reflux, study finds
October 14: Trump says that 'we're going to get to the bottom of it, and there will be severe punishment' if Saudi Arabia is involved. The kingdom responds with a blistering attack against those who threaten it, as the manager of a Saudi-owned satellite news channel suggests the country could retaliate through its oil exports. The Saudi stock exchange plunges as much as 7 percent at one point. … [Read more...] about Jamal Khashoggi killers have death sentences overturned in Saudi Arabia: Five men will now serve 20-year jail terms after journalist’s sons ‘pardoned’ them
Only a mile or so from the O2, Rosalind Dalton had also been feeling short of breath and needed her Symbicort 200 steroid inhaler. She, too, is a singer, who has been in operatic societies since she was 15, but she says she can't hold the long phrases these days. She lives near the Woolwich flyover, where a grey, 3ft-high air pollution monitoring box on a slip road to a busy road regularly shows pollution regularly well over the legal limit. Recently she was diagnosed with a long-term lung condition, even though neither she nor her family have ever smoked. "The air pollution has been bad in the last few weeks. On one occasion I set off to walk to Sainsbury's and turned back because I was having symptoms," she says. … [Read more...] about UK air pollution: why are we only now waking up to this public health crisis?
Michael Weickert, Leipzig city councillor for the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) accused Leipzig's Social Democratic Mayor Burkhard Jung of pandering to the anti-fascist anarchist scene to stay in power — even though Jung had joined virtually every other politician in condemning the violence: "Those words just sound hollow," said Weickert, sitting in the CDU's town hall office, before arguing that the mayor had opened the door to such scenes by being too lenient with left-wing activists, leading them to think their extreme behavior is acceptable. … [Read more...] about Leftist violence undermines Leipzig’s gentrification debate