DEAR DEIDRE: I AM with the love of my life, who I met three years ago. I am 54 and he is 51. The one fly in the ointment is his 14-year-old daughter. I like her, but she is going down a worrying path, smoking, drinking, taking drugs and staying out late. Get in touch with Deidre today My team and I are working safely from home but we are here to help you as always. Send an email to [email protected] . Every problem gets a personal reply, usually within 24 hours weekdays. You can also send a private message on the DearDeidreOfficial Facebook page. Follow me on Twitter @deardeidre. She asks her mum if she can stay here because her dad is a soft-touch. When she is here, she stays out all night and he doesn’t say a word. She has now asked for a key so she can drop in as she pleases. She already turns up at all hours but at least she has to knock on the door. Her mum doesn’t want her to have a key but her dad never says no. I don’t want to come … [Read more...] about I’m with the love of my life – but I’m worried about his drug-taking 14-year-old daughter
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Amnesty International said on Wednesday that it no longer recognizes jailed Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny as a "prisoner of conscience." The global rights watchdog cited the politician's past "advocacy of hatred" as the reason behind its decision. It, however, did not mention any specific remarks made by him in the past. At the start of his political career a decade ago, Navalny drew criticism for his anti-immigrant statements. "Some of these comments, which Navalny has not publicly denounced, reach the threshold of advocacy of hatred, and this is at odds with Amnesty's definition of a prisoner of conscience," the London-based NGO said. Watch video 00:37 Borrell: 'We have to sanction the people who are directly related with his arrest' Amnesty continues to call for Navalny's release Over the past few years, Navalny has emerged as Russia's leading critic of President Vladimir Putin by publishing investigations into corruption and leading … [Read more...] about Amnesty strips Navalny of ‘prisoner of conscience’ status
The symptoms of coronavirus can vary hugely from person to person, but those most badly affected will require intensive care in hospital. Among them is Prime Minister Boris Johnson , who was admitted to ICU (Intensive Care Unit) after his condition worsened. But what are the reasons for moving a coronavirus patient from a ward to ICU? And what sort of treatment do doctors and nurses provide? Sky News has spoken to a number of consultants. What has to happen for you to end up in intensive care? Advertisement Patients end up in intensive care when COVID-19 makes it very difficult for them to breathe, which in worst cases can cause them to develop pneumonia - fluid on the lungs. They also may require sudden access to equipment to aid breathing that is not available on general wards. More from Covid-19 COVID-19: Airlines to burn through up to $95bn this year after restrictions tightened COVID-19: Face masks may not be needed … [Read more...] about Coronavirus: Why are patients put into intensive care?
FASHION designer Alexander Wang is facing further allegations of sexual misconduct as a student alleges he was groped on a nightclub dancefloor. Keaton Bullen, 21, a student at New York's Parsons School of Design, alleges he was assaulted by Wang, 37, at a club in the city in 2019. He claims the fashion tycoon “unzipped his trousers” and started “grabbing my penis” at Fishbowl club, he told the BBC . Mr Bullen, then 20, was with a friend at the club in New York City when he says he encountered Alexander Wang on 24 August 2019 at about 11.30pm. He told the BBC they initially talked about their shared college, Parsons School of Design in lower Manhattan, where Mr Bullen is currently studying interior design. Wang then invited him to his table and offered him vodka before leading him to the dance floor, Mr Bullen alleges. "All of a sudden he unzipped my trousers, put his hands in my pants and started grabbing my penis in front of a bunch of people," said the student. … [Read more...] about Alexander Wang put his hand down my trousers and grabbed my genitals at New York club, says student
The European Commission adopted a recommendation for effective vaccine strategies and deployment back in October 2020. In it, refugees are cited as a priority group. There is no mention of undocumented migrants. Individual nations, however, are each responsible for developing their own vaccine strategies as well as defining and prioritizing groups for vaccination. Refugees and migrants a priority Refugees and undocumented migrants are some of the most marginalized people in Europe. They belong to categories defined by legal status. When asylum-seekers are applying for or are granted asylum on the grounds that they are fleeing war or persecution in their home countries, they have temporary residency rights as official refugees. Undocumented migrants, on the other hand — even those born in Europe who have inherited their status from their parents — are not recognized by the current asylum framework. One of the main reasons both these groups need to be prioritized in … [Read more...] about Refugees and undocumented migrants must be vaccinated, NGOs warn