Police are hunting for a British woman missing in a Brazilian forest after wandering there barefoot and alone to meditate. Katherine Brewster, 27, was dressed in only light clothing and left her mobile phone behind when she headed into the rough terrain. Her sister, Lizzie, from East Sussex, posted a plea on Facebook for anyone who had any information to get in touch. Read more As the President of Brazil, I know we must all tackle climate change Ms Brewster, known as Kat, had been staying in a couple’s home near an eco-village in Rio Grande do Sul in the south of Brazil. Villagers last saw her on Sunday, walking towards a wooded area en route to the Foz de Chapeco dam, where they said she would often go to meditate. She was barefoot and wearing Bermuda shorts, according to investigators. But she was carrying her British passport and a credit card, and her card company has been alerted to watch for any spending on it. Fire officers using sniffer dogs to … [Read more...] about Katherine Brewster: Hunt for 27-year-old British woman missing after walking into Brazilian forest to meditate
ANTHONY JOSHUA is looking to unify his titles after prevailing in a classic over Wladimir Klitschko at Wembley to add the WBA heavyweight title to his IBF strap. The triumph was the culmination of an incredible journey from being remanded in custody to fighting in front of 90,000 people at Wembley Stadium. And now he is set for a unification bout with Joseph Parker at the Principality Stadium - the venue of his most recent success, against Carlos Takam. Joshua will put his IBF, WBA & IBO titles on the line in a bid to pick up Parker's WBO belt and become undisputed heavyweight champions of the world.Who is Anthony Joshua and where did he grow up? Anthony Joshua was born in Watford to Nigerian parents in 1989. He spent some of his early years in Nigeria, before returning to Watford half way through Year 7 and attending Kings Langley Secondary School. Called 'Femi' by his friends and former teachers, due to his middle name 'Oluwafemi', Joshua excelled at football and … [Read more...] about Does Anthony Joshua have a girlfriend, what is his net worth and how many kids does heavyweight boxer have?
With the Easter holidays upon us, parents across the North East may well be wondering how they’re going to entertain the children for two whole weeks. But panic not, as there is plenty going on across the Easter bank holiday weekend and during the school holidays. And there's something to suit everyone too, from Celebrity Easter Duck Trails at Washington Wetland Centre and Easter fun at Beamish, to petting cute animals at Bill Quay Farm and getting creative at Shipley Art Gallery. To help you out, we’ve created a list of things you can do with the kids in and around Newcastle throughout the Easter holidays and there is good mix of indoor and outdoor activities as we all know we can’t rely on the British weather. We've drawn up a list of top attractions to give you some ideas and, with several of them hosting lots of activities not just one, there should be more than enough to fill every day of that fortnight and keep the kids thoroughly entertained. Happy Easter … [Read more...] about 39 things to do with kids over Easter
Easter will soon be upon us which means the kids will be off school and raring to go. But before you try hiding in the wardrobe and wondering how on Earth you'll be able to keep them busy for a fortnight, never fear. There are plenty of things to do in the Easter holidays - you just have to know where to look. We've got a bumper list of things to do with the kids in Manchester over the spring break - from duck races to farm visits and everything in between. We've tried to choose mainly long-running activities taking place across the holidays, but some are one-off events, or running across the weekend. If it's an egg hunt you're after then we've already shared a list of where this year's Cadbury egg hunts are with the National Trust. And there are loads of other hunts included in our gallery here, as well as our mammoth list below. Easter egg hunts 2018 View gallery We've been on our own hunt for free and cheap events to help keep the costs down for families. Here's our full … [Read more...] about Things to do in the Easter Holidays with the kids in Manchester
Dundee People by Sarah Williamson March 29, 2018, 6:00 am FacebookTwitterLinkedInWhatsAppEmail Sign up to our Daily newsletter More than 300 youngsters from primary schools across Dundee went along to Abertay University as part of British Science Week. The university hosted a wide variety of experiments for the children to take part in. Pupils from Claypotts, Our Lady’s, Rosebank, Victoria Park and Blackness primaries were at the campus for a range of activities which were designed to foster an interest in STEM subjects — science, technology, engineering and mathematics. The experiments included creating a rainbow in a cup, how to use potatoes to generate electricity and a session looking at polarity in liquids. The children were also shown how to take fingerprints, build catapults and a method of writing secret messages using invisible ink. The sessions were presented by Abertay students as part of their course work. The students who took part are … [Read more...] about The science fun these city kids had will make you wish you were back at school