A NINE-year-old girl sacrificed a stocking full of presents - so she could help give a "smiley" homeless man a roof over his head this Christmas.Sweet Milly Cleaver asked mum Corina to donate her £200 gift money to a rough sleeper named Freddie after befriending him outside their local supermarket.But her generous act didn't stop there as little Milly launched a campaign encouraging others to help find her new friend Freddie a home for the festive season."It's just in her nature to be generous," said Corina from Milton Keynes."She turned to me and said how smiley he was. She said 'he's out in the freezing cold and he is still smiling and saying hello to me.'"So we handed over £200 and the smile on his face said it all."I couldn't be more proud of my Milly."I'm going to spoil her even more for Christmas now."Freddie has been living on the streets ever since he returned from caring for his sick mother in Ghana last year.During this time he left his flat in MK … [Read more...] about Mum’s pride after girl, 9, asks her to give £200 to ‘smiley’ homeless man instead of giving her Christmas presents
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PAUL Ryan is the current Republican Speaker of the US House of Representatives.It was widely predicted that he was unlikely to retain his position as the 54th speaker after Donald Trump's huge victory over Democrat candidate Hillary Clinton.He said he will seek re-election, but as it seems he will not need to, as a spokesman confirmed he will remain in the position.Making his first public comments since Trump’s upset victory, Ryan himself said: “We had great conversations about how we would work together on the transition.”Ryan has been speaker for a year after his predecessor, John Boehner, retired.He has a bachelor's degree in economics and political science from Miami University.He was first elected to the House in 1998 as the second youngest member.Since then he has been re-elected eight times and never received less than 55 per cent of the vote.Usually speakers run for two year terms.The 46-year-old from Janesville, Wisconsin was his party's 2012 vice … [Read more...] about Who is Paul Ryan and will he remain Speaker of the House now Donald Trump is President?
THE time has finally arrived, the finale of American Horror Story: Roanoke.But with only an hour remaining in the most puzzling season yet, will Ryan Murphy be able to wrap up all the mysteries? We have all the details you need ahead of the finale.Catch the finale tonight at 10pm on Fox.If you miss it (or just want to watch it again to try to make sense of it all), it will be repeated on Wednesday 23 November at 10pm.Without wanting to reveal too much, the finale is explosive (literally).As we know, the real Lee is the only survivor of the Roanoke house and Lana Winters returns to the show to interview Lee about her experience.MovieNewsGuide says that the finale will have "one final unbelievable twist".Speaking to the Express , Ryan Murphy teased: “(The twist) takes you into another world and the stakes are really, really, really high."Things that you thought to be true about people are revealed to not be true.”To recap what has happened in the … [Read more...] about What time is American Horror Story: Roanoke on Fox tonight, what happens in the finale and when does season 8 start?
THE President of the United States has numerous powers, which are outlined in the United States Constitution.Although there are some rules, regulations and instructions which the President can issue without Congress' approval, these are still subject to reviews and interpretation - apart from the nuclear codes...This means that although he is one of the most powerful men in the world, he is not able to take control on his own.There are things such as a the budget, national affairs and the workings of government, which he is able to issue executive orders on, but must be approved by Congress or are subject to judicial review and interpretation.It is helpful for him to have a majority of Republicans, his political party, in the Senate and the House of Representatives of Congress, as this could make getting legislation through much easier, but this does not mean he will have a free reign.In short Donald Trump will be able to withhold information from the public, Congress and the … [Read more...] about How much power will Trump have as President? What can he actually do?
SHE joined the Made In Chelsea cast last year and has been involved in heated conflicts with several of the other girls.Olivia Bentley was suspended by E4 bosses after she was caught sniffing cocaine at a party. However she was given a second chance and returned to the show - here's the lowdown on MIC's colourful character...Olivia was born in 1995 to Kate and Keven Bentley and has two sisters, Athena and Kinvara.She went to school at the £28,000-a-year Bradfield College, a boarding school in Berkshire.She still lives with her parents in Oxfordshire.Olivia entered the E4 'scripted reality' show for its 11th series which aired from March to April 2016.She has a history with Sam Thompson, much to Tiff Watson’s annoyance, who had a run in with Olivia during her first episode after she accused her of telling everyone about her fling with Sam.They soon got over their differences though and have become good friends.During the spin-off series in 2016 which saw … [Read more...] about Who is Olivia Bentley? Made in Chelsea lass given a second chance after cocaine drama
SAM Thompson signed up to Made in Chelsea as his older sister Louise Thompson's cheeky sibling.But the sparky lad has very much stepped out of his big sister's shadow with a tumultuous relationship with Tiffany Watson and was a fan favourite on Celebrity Big Brother 2017. Here's his story and his dating history...Sam Thompson is a 24-year-old reality TV star who joined Made In Chelsea during the sixth series, back in 2013.Like most of the cast, Sam had a privileged upbringing and attended the £28,000-a-year Bradfield College.Sam moved into sister Louise Thompson's west London flat and was very much a side character to begin with.He even worked as Jamie Laing's Candy Kittens intern - doing menial tasks such as picking up his dry cleaning.However, following a makeover and a new white pearly smile, Sam stepped out of the shadows and confirmed his place as a key character.Sam is now a keen vlogger, who has his own YouTube channel.When Sam first joined MIC he tried, and … [Read more...] about Who is Sam Thompson? Made in Chelsea and Celebrity Big Brother 2017 star and Tiffany Watson’s ex-boyfriend
— Ralph Hasenhüttl to Sky: "We could have gone home at halftime today. We didn't concede another goal because we defended well and they dropped down a couple of gears. After the second goal, the game was over. Last man, tackles him, letter of the law." — Diego Demme to Sky: "I think as last man, it [the red card] is reasonable. The game was over when it was 2-0." — Jerome Boateng to Sky afterwards: "We played too small [in the second half]. That's not on. We have to be better." Interesting from the Bayern defender, but perhaps that's why the club keeps getting better? They are never happy. RESULT Bayern Munich 2-0 RB Leipzig 89' — There is a game still going on, although those in the stadium might be dubious about it. 80' — James goes for goal, curls over from the edge of the box. His close control really is excellent. It has got to that stage of the game, where I have started to notice those kind of things. … [Read more...] about Bundesliga Matchday 10 as it happened
He has won five of this season's nine World Cup races and is the reigning world champion. Once again, Felix Loch has confirmed that he is luge's most consistent performer. Loch took the World Cup title last year, and triumphed 12 months before that. In 2010 in Vancouver the 25-year-old German won Olympic gold. But things aren't always so simple - as he found out at the start of this season in Lillehammer when he finished third. A small mistake on his second run cost him victory. The experience confirmed what Loch has always said: "My competitors wait for me to make the slightest mistake." The 'cool dog' A week later in Innsbruck he was back to the "old" Felix. A concentrated performance in both races gave him victory. That says a lot about Germany's top luger: He doesn't tend to falter, instead he stays relaxed, and takes an analytical approach to his mistakes. As Germany's most successful luger of all time, Georg Hackl, puts it, "It's amazing how cool the dog is." Hackl has known … [Read more...] about Fast Felix: the logical choice for Olympic gold
The 16-member euro zone might still be in the grip of a severe economic slump, but signs have emerged that the downturn that has engulfed the currency bloc in recent months could be reaching its low point. The latest batch of evidence that the round of hefty global interest rate cuts, falling oil prices and government stimulus packages are helping to raise hopes of an economic pickup later in the year came Friday, Jan. 23, with the release of two key euro-zone indicators. Better times ahead? The purchasing managers' indices (PMIs) for the euro zone's manufacturing and service sectors posted surprise increases in January. Additionally, Belgium's key economic sentiment indicator rose slightly this month, ending four months of steep falls. Analysts had forecast a decline in the indicator. Euro zone countries are in it together -- for better or worse "Was this the bottom?" asked ING economist Carsten Brzeski following the release of the PMIs, which came amid the release of a … [Read more...] about Some Analysts Believe Europe at an Economic Turning Point
With the casualty rate in the worst-hit regions of southern India and Sri Lanka rising by the hour, European governments and agencies set up crisis centres and hotlines. They also offered help to the countries swept by the giant tsunamis sparked by a huge earthquake off Indonesia, as they prepared to send planes to bring their citizens home. Phuket Gazette, said that 66 people, including 20 foreign nationals, were reported dead on the Thai resort island of Phuket, a further 22 were missing and 691 injured, according to Kawee Sukunthamath chief of the Phuket Office of Disaster Prevention and Management. A street in Phuket is littered with damaged vehicles and debris A spokeswoman for Patong Hospital, close to the western side of Phuket where the wave hit, said they had more than 50 bodies at the hospital and were treating around 400 people, many of them foreigners. Authorities in the low-lying Maldives Islands, a popular holiday destination which was hard hit by the … [Read more...] about Fears For Thousands of Tourists in Tidal Wave Zone