It often feels as though food banks, much like homeless hostels, act to shield the public from the most visible cruelty of austerity. I wish we didn’t exist – and let us not forget that food banks have not always existed, and certainly never in these numbers. But there is something to be said for the public opening their eyes to the fact that every week, in their communities, people stand, often with their kids in tow, queuing for food parcels in one of the richest countries in the world. … [Read more...] about My food bank used to offer human contact, but coronavirus has ended that
In Wuhan, the capital of Hubei province and the centre of the outbreak, all traffic lights in urban areas turned red at 10am and all road traffic ceased for three minutes. Some 2,567 people have died in the city of 11 million people, accounting for more than 75% of mainland China’s coronavirus fatalities. … [Read more...] about China mourns Covid-19 whistleblowers as Trump dismisses US face mask advice
If you're still concerned, then it is advised to take a picture of your letters and then throw them away, before washing your hands, according to Human Biology and Biological Sciences lecturer Dr Perpetua Emeagi. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus: 10 ways to help stay safe when you leave the house
The source said: 'Offers have come flooding in to Collins for Harry and Meghan. They are worth tens of millions of dollars and some offers are absolutely in their wheelhouse of charity ideas, however some are straight up advertising and marketing promotions and commercials.' … [Read more...] about EXCLUSIVE: Meghan Markle plans to return to acting but will only work with A-list directors like Ava DuVernay in a ‘breakout role’ because current offers are too ‘cheesy and beneath’ former Suits actress
4. You could switch to interest-only instead. Barclays is among the banks saying why not shift to interest-only instead for 12 months. Switching a £200,000 loan to interest only cuts the cost from £897 a month to £417, and the benefit lasts for a year. … [Read more...] about Are mortgage payment holidays really a good idea?