The singer, who had a clothing line with the retailer, says he was "deeply offended" by an advert featuring a young black child. 06:07, UK, Tuesday 09 January 2018 The Weeknd has severed ties with H&M, with the singer saying he was "deeply offended" by an advert for a children's hoodie. The Canadian singer, who has a clothing line with the retailer, said he was "shocked and embarrassed" after the company posted an ad of a black child in a sweatshirt with the words "coolest monkey in the jungle" on the front. H&M's ad has received widespread criticism on social media - including from basketball star LeBron James - with many people describing it as racist.The Swedish low-cost fashion brand has apologised and removed the image. In a statement, H&M said: "This image has now been removed from all H&M channels and we apologise to anyone this may have offended."The company added that it understood and agreed with The Weeknd's reaction, adding that it would "continue … [Read more...] about The Weeknd ends ties with H&M over ‘racist’ advert featuring black child
The tragic story of a pensioner who died following a dispensing error by pharmaceutical giant Boots will be told on a BBC TV investigation tonight. Arlene Devereaux passed away on her 71st birthday after being given six times the prescribed dose of morphine, an inquest at Chesterfield coroners' court heard in 2015. READ MORE: Chesterfield pensioner died after being given six times the prescribed dose of morphine, an inquest hears The mistake was not spotted by the home's staff on multiple further occasions despite stringent rules regarding the administration of controlled drugs, the inquest heard. Mrs Devereaux died at Chesterfield Royal Hospital on November 30, 2012. Coroner James Newman ruled 'clear opportunities' to correct the medication error from the start were 'not identified and resulted in an acute morphine overdose that had a clear and primary role in Mrs Devereaux's death'. Her grieving daughter Sonia, 51, will appear on 'Boots: Pharmacists under Pressure? An Inside Out … [Read more...] about Death of Chesterfield pensioner to feature on primetime TV
Home / News / Local / Dundee by Jake Keith January 8 2018, 9.59am FacebookTwitterWhatsAppLinkedInEmail Sign up to our Daily newsletter Want to read more?Subscribe today from £1 a week January 8 2018A 150-year-old Tayside auction house featured on the BBC’s Antiques Road Trip is looking to expand operations. Read More Want more stories? Register for FREE or subscribe today for unlimited access Login / Register Subscribe More from The Courier Official plan lodged for £1 million move for iconic roadside restaurant Now is time for action on Glenwood Centre Dundee Age Concern: 70th anniversary Stop the bulldozers and revive what's already there … [Read more...] about 150-year-old Dundee auction house featured on BBC may move to bigger site
SCHOOL For Stammerers, a one-off documentary that follows six people as they tackle their hugely debilitating stammer, is set to air on ITV on tomorrow.But, what do we know about the show? And what is the McGuire Programme featured on the show?School for Stammerers is a one-off documentary.It'll air TONIGHT, Tuesday, 9th January, on ITV.It follows the emotional journey of six individuals as they attempt to achieve the one thing that could change their lives – control of their stammer.A lorry driver, a teacher, a pharmacist, a professional photographer, and two school boys have all agreed to undergo a course that claims it can transform a stammerer’s speech in just four days.School for Stammerers features teachings from the McGuire Programme, an intensive and emotionally-charged residential course run by former stammerers.The McGuire Programme was founded in 1994 by Dave McGuire, a stammerer.The course uses physical and psychological techniques and can lead to life-changing … [Read more...] about When is School for Stammerers on ITV and what is the McGuire Programme featured on the show?
PUBLISHED: 17:00 15 September 2017 Sarah Robinson A Weston-super-Mare artist whose work includes murals and sculptures all over town is now showing his work at a gallery. Aleks Nocny is displaying his dream-inspired art at LT Gallery, in Weston’s Orchard Street. He said: “This exhibition brings together a collection of my dreams transferred onto canvas by brush and paint. “I write in my diary what I remember of my dreams every morning and sketch them so that I will remember them.” Aleks’ work has featured at a number of Weston events, including the Sand Sculpture Festival and at Hazy Days music festival. He has also painted murals on school walls, doing so for free. Aleks’ work will be on display from now until Tuesday. People can also go along to see him at work on Saturday from 10am-4pm. The gallery is open on Tuesdays, Fridays and Saturday from 10am-4pm and on Thursdays at noon to 4pm. … [Read more...] about Art inspired by dreams featured at town centre gallery