Annemarie Plas, the founder of the event, called on Britons to concentrate on other ways to support the NHS and make tonight the last one. London hospital doctor Meenal Viz, who has worked on the front line during the coronavirus pandemic, said she supports ending the event after this week amid concerns it has become too political … [Read more...] about The last hurrah? Britain takes to the streets in 10th weekly salute to NHS key workers – as the event’s founder says this should be the final one
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'But of course the doctors and nurses as we all know in the NHS, Chelsea Hospital it was, were fantastic and she had a rash and all the bits are very scary but it all turned out to be fine, and she's great, and as I say I've cut a very long story short.' … [Read more...] about Frank Lampard emerges in a pair of ‘Best Dad Ever’ slippers as he takes a break from lockdown with wife Christine and baby daughter Patricia, 20 months, in London
Though he was the company’s largest shareholder, with around 33 per cent of its stock in late 2016, his holding was steadily being reduced, and had shrunk to 20 percent by the date of Mr Bruney’s suicide. He had completely offloaded his stake by the end of 2018. … [Read more...] about A desperate young man lured into addiction and the tycoon behind it revelling in the high life: GUY ADAMS exposes the cynical truth about the gambling fat cat who made a fortune
The most touching evocation of Eyam has happened on Burton’s own doorstep. William Mompesson, the vicar of Eyam, closed the church and instead led his congregation to worship in the open, by a rock called Cucklet Delf. With the synagogue shut in Burton’s Salford neighbourhood, the local rabbi has become equally inventive. “I live in a three-storey flat here, and my kitchen window looks into an open space bounded on all sides by townhouses and flats,” he says. This space, usually populated by kids and trampolines, has become an ad hoc synagogue, a Cucklet Delf for our times: “The rabbi in the middle, and everybody in their windows reading from the scriptures.” … [Read more...] about A comic for Covid-19: the tale of a plague-hit Derbyshire village
She said the firm has the ability to move water around its grid network to fulfil demand, but she also asked household to help conserve supplies. The firm has asked its three million households to voluntarily cut their water usage, urging people to turn the taps off when brushing their teeth. … [Read more...] about Britain braces for hottest day of year with temperatures set to hit 82F – so will people REALLY wait until Monday to meet up for barbecues?