Novichok, sarin and VX kill in minutes and spread fear almost as toxic as the substances themselves, but is there anything we can do to protect ourselves from these horrific chemical weapons? Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Reddit Share on WhatsApp Share on Google+ Share by Email Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Reddit Share on LinkedIn Share on Google+ Share by Email By Richard Gray 8 July 2019 The battered white van looks like it has been abandoned – its front bumper is missing and one of the rear tyres is partially deflated. A few people mill around nearby, talking and laughing in the otherwise quiet square. They don't notice the wisp of smoke curling out from beneath the vehicle.Within a couple of minutes, it has turned into a torrent, pouring around the doors and from an exhaust pipe protruding below the van. Those standing … [Read more...] about How to save lives from deadly nerve agents
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A Perthshire woman is looking to send off a shipping container of donations to refugees trapped on a Greek island. Suzanne Milne from Scone, went out to volunteer at the Moria refugee camp on the island of Lesbos earlier this year and says she has been “unable to switch off” from what she saw there. Back in 2015, Lesbos hit the headlines worldwide as 10,000 migrants a day landed on the picturesque island in the Aegean Sea. The refugees were sent to the Moria camp on the island, before heading off to mainland Europe. However, hundreds of migrants are still landing on the island every single day – and Suzanne is hoping residents in Perth and Kinross can band together to do their bit to help on World Refugee Day, which was marked yesterday. Suzanne said: “In December last year I made the decision to do some volunteering. “At the time, I had it in my head I would work with one organisation a month throughout the year. “However, the opportunity to go out … [Read more...] about I can’t switch off from what I witnessed at refugee camp
IT'S the final countdown as royal parents-to-be Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are close to meeting their firstborn child But when is the Duchess of Sussex expected to give birth? Here's what we know so far. When will Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have their first baby? The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are set to welcome their first child in April 2019. According to Hello Magazine, the royal couple will be welcoming their first baby in April. While a due date has not yet been confirmed, Meghan let the due month slip during a trip to Birkenhead. She also confirmed that she does not know the royal baby's gender as she and Harry want it to be a surprise. The 37-year-old revealed she was six months' pregnant as she met locals in the Merseyside town during her and Prince Harry's first joint engagement of 2019 on January 14. Is it OK to wear heels when you're pregnant? Meghan Markle has regularly been seen wearing heels during her pregnancy, despite women being advised against … [Read more...] about When’s Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s royal baby due, what date will the Duchess of Sussex give birth and how far along is she?
HOWARD Donald ascended to fame as a member of boyband Take That - and 30 years later he's still going strong. Here's all you need to know about the star and his life since making his way into the limelight... What role does Howard play in Take That? The blue-eyed, six-foot-tall hunk, 50, has remained with Take That since their original formation in 1990. The Lancashire lad completed the line-up consisting of Gary Barlow, Mark Owen, Robbie Williams and Jason Orange. At that point, Howard and Jason sang significantly less than the other three, though Mr Donald did lend his vocals to their massive hit Never Forget, one of twelve TT tracks he leads on. When Robbie left in 1995, the band found themselves in a quandary and split months later. A depressed Howard then recorded a single which has never been released, and returned to DJing when his solo career failed to launch. The 48-year-old later confessed to bandmates that the split in 1996 made him feel suicidal and he was … [Read more...] about Who is Howard Donald married to, how many children does the Take That star have and how long has been in the band?
SAMANTHA Owens was just 13 when she was taken to a gathering of five men in a ground floor flat by her best friend and left there to be raped by one of the older men. “This man took me into a bedroom, grabbed at the flat skin on my chest – I didn’t even have breasts yet – did his business and finished,” Samantha, now 25, from Grimsby, tells Sun Online. “Afterwards, I curled my legs inwards, feeling so ashamed and heartbroken. I cleaned myself up and left but that night changed my life. It’s a night I’ll never be able to erase.” Samantha is telling her shocking story in a new memoir, Pimped, published today, to encourage other victims to speak out about sexual abuse. The best friend who impressed her - then pimped her out Having been brought up as the oldest of six kids in a family of chronic neglect, Samantha was in foster care. Sexually abused aged five by a friend just a few years older, her mum told Samantha at nine that … [Read more...] about At 13, my best friend pimped me out to be raped by strangers and I was passed from house to house like a toy for three years