Search aboard cargo ship ends with no Pakistani stowaways found - so what were those 'knocking' sounds?Multi-agency search of cargo ship's containers turn up nothingVille D'Aquarius arrived yesterday in Newark as crewmembers reported hearing knocking from what may have been peopleCoast Guard spokeswoman says officials knocked on container in routine check and 'heard a knocking back'Ship came into Newark after stops in India, Pakistan and EgyptSecurity concerns raised after suspect arrested last year, who claimed he stowed away on a ship that arrived in same port By Daily Mail Reporter … [Read more...] about Search aboard cargo ship ends with no Pakistani stowaways found – so what were those ‘knocking’ sounds?
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“We could be the generation that ends rough sleeping; we think we are on the cusp of something amazing, but it could go either way. I can’t sugar-coat it. Unless the government steps in by the middle of June, there will be a cliff-edge fall,” the mayor said in an interview with the Guardian. … [Read more...] about London faces surge in rough sleepers as coronavirus funding runs out in June
Historians now tell us that there was a tussle to have women included so pointedly in the proclamation. It was a struggle won by James Connolly – socialist, trade union leader and head of the Irish Citizen Army – and by Constance Markievicz, the prominent feminist and socialist. But even two years later in the general election of 1918, when Sinn Féin swept the boards, it was clear that socialists and feminists had been pushed aside. Most of the dreamers and visionaries had been shot in 1916, and a more pragmatic and conservative leadership concentrated totally on the nationalist goal of separation from the UK. The Irish Labour movement decided to stand aside in 1918 so as not to split the nationalist vote, and the only woman elected was Markievicz. … [Read more...] about Why, 100 years after the Easter Rising, are Irish women still fighting?
The researchers suggest the study could encourage hospital bosses to speed up when to discharge patients, freeing up resources. … [Read more...] about UK coronavirus hospital death toll rises by 77 – lowest increase since lockdown began
The 16 federal states took control of timing the reopening of stores, with restaurants in Berlin opening on May 15 Menus have been disinfected and there is no salt and pepper allowed on tables in restaurants Most states are asking people to wear face masks or coverings while in shops, grocery stores, and shopping malls Long queues were pictured outside German garden centres shortly after they reopened. … [Read more...] about The no frills new world of British retail: Shoppers face one-way walking system, tills behind screens, changing rooms closed and no seating when stores reopen – but will customers be too scared to return even with huge clearance sales?