The nurse who brought my best friend’s note up from the cold outside when he’d missed visiting hours but knew how much it would help me get through the night. She had been on her way home. These are only a handful of memories from those weeks as I waited to see if I could leave with my life intact. In all those moments, over those three weeks, I was not, not ever, truly alone. … [Read more...] about From losing parents to being saved from stabbings, eight celebs recall their moving encounters with the NHS
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Mohammad Sidique Khan, 30, from Beeston, Leeds. He was married with a young child and worked as a learning mentor at a primary school. He detonated his device at Edgware Road killing six people, and himself. Shehzad Tanweer, 22, lived in Leeds with his parents and worked in a fish and chip shop. He blew himself up on a train between Liverpool Street and Aldgate station, killing seven others. Germaine Lindsay, 19, lived in Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, with his pregnant wife and young son before detonating his suicide device at Russell Square, killing 26 people plus himself. Hasib Hussain, 18, was the youngest terrorist and was from Leeds, where he lived with his brother and sister-in-law. He killed 13 people and himself on the bus at Tavistock Square. None of the bombers were previously known to authorities. … [Read more...] about 7/7 London bombings: What time do events start and how can I watch commemorations online?
"We all have our stories of how the NHS has been a saving grace. COVID-19 has really illuminated how our doctors, nurses and NHS staff are our pride and joy. Thank you #NHS72." … [Read more...] about NHS honoured in moving tributes as BBC, ITV and Channel 4 air footage from around UK
In addition, returning Jurassic Park stars Laura Dern, Jeff Goldblum and Sam Neill were also stopped from joining them, having signed on to the sequel to appear as a trio for the first time since the original 1993 film. … [Read more...] about ‘I literally don’t remember filming this!’ Chris Pratt looks VERY different in throwback interview on the set of Parks and Recreation before his fitness overhaul
In Montana August is taken under the wing of his boss and his neighbour. Both are happy to dispense advice, such as “One weenie can service many wombs,” or “The sweetest meat is closest to the bone.” August tends to keep his own counsel. … [Read more...] about August by Callan Wink review – coming of age in rural America