The countdown is well under way for Meghan Markle and Prince Harry's wedding at Windsor Castle this Saturday - and preparations for the big day are taking shape. The former actress, 36, and Harry, 33, will tie the knot in a midday ceremony at St George's Chapel at the Berkshire castle, before taking part in a carriage procession. Last night, it was reported that Meghan's dad, Thomas Markle Snr, will NOT be attending the wedding nor walking her down the aisle because he needed to undergo major heart surgery. Meghan and Harry will travel through Windsor Town on Saturday, returning to the castle along the Long Walk, escorted by the Household Cavalry Mounted Regiment. Afterwards there will be a reception at St George’s Hall for the couple and guests from the congregation. But who is the Best Man? Will Meghan have bridesmaids? And what is the weather forecast? Stay with us for LIVE UPDATES BELOW on everything you need to know about 'the wedding of the year'. Key Events … [Read more...] about Royal wedding live updates as Meghan Markle’s dad ‘set to undergo heart surgery’
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The thought of a member of your family or friends getting caught up in a terrible accident or medical emergency is enough to make anyone’s blood run cold. But these types of incidents unfortunately do happen every single day and they can have the most devastating impact. Often, the only comfort in a situation like that is knowing the best people are on hand to deal with all sorts of life-threatening injuries. Fortunately, for those of us who live in the Bristol, Bath, Gloucestershire and parts of Somerset, there is a team of people who are able to do just that. The Great Western Air Ambulance Charity - otherwise known as the helicopter emergency medical service (HEMS) - attend thousands of incidents a year. They only ever go to the worst trauma cases across the region by helicopter or by one of our two critical care cars, taking with them a highly trained pilot, critical care paramedic and critical care doctor. Last year, the team - based at Filton air base - went to an … [Read more...] about Meet the people performing life-saving surgery at the side of Bristol’s roads
Broadcaster Andrew Marr will go into hospital this week to have an operation to remove a malignant tumour on his kidney. His agent Mary Greenham said he is “expected to make a full recovery and will be returning to the airwaves soon”. She added: “He and his family have asked for privacy at this difficult time.” Read more 'I'd be dead if I'd been delayed after my stroke', BBC's Marr tells PM The 58-year-old will step down from hosting his weekly Sunday programme The Andrew Marr Show while recuperating. He told viewers at the end of Sunday’s show: “I am going to be away for a couple of weeks or so. I’m having a small hospital operation and I will be back as soon as I possibly can, so be kind please to whoever is sitting in this chair next week.” The surgery comes five years after Marr, the BBC’s former political editor, suffered a stroke. Then, he spent two months in hospital and underwent extensive … [Read more...] about Political broadcaster Andrew Marr set to undergo kidney operation
PUBLISHED: 17:47 20 April 2018 | UPDATED: 18:25 20 April 2018 Aaron Walawalkar Blackfriars crown court. Picture source: Google Google A Woodford Green man who claimed he could cure cancer with blood tests and food has been handed a £17,250 court bill. Errol Denton, 52, was also handed a criminal behaviour order (CBO) at Blackfriars Crown Court today (April 20) after being convicted by National Trading Standards of breaching consumer laws and food laws last month. Denton, trading as a business called Live Blood Test, claimed on his website that he could cure illnesses such as cancer, arthritis, diabetes, eczema, gout and hypertension using just blood tests and changes to diet. He purported to have helped two thousand people discard traditional medication and described cancer patients opting for chemotherapy, radiotherapy or surgery as a “dumb move”. After he failed to comply with previous adjudications by the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA), trading … [Read more...] about Woodford Green Harley Street practitioner handed £17,250 court bill after claiming he could cure cancer
0 Have your say Council bosses across central Lancashire are starting the long process of updating their Local Plan; shaping housing, industrial and infrastructure development through the next decade and beyond. Today the Lancashire Post lays out what we think are among the top priorities for the area. In recent years, the region’s City Deal has brought investment, along with an influx of housing developments. But with the city and surrounding areas beset with congestion problems, attention must be paid to road infrastructure and public transport solutions. And new homes are no good without the services that go with them – schools for the inhabitants’ children, GPs surgeries, the odd community centre and shops to buy provisions. Meanwhile, our rural and village communities must be protected against the threat of urban sprawl. And we must take care with the type of houses we build - before we concrete over precious green space we must fill the empty homes we … [Read more...] about Hands off our green spaces!