A TORY MP has defected from the Brexit campaign in protest at Leave claims about funding for the NHS, slamming it as ‘post-truth politics’.Dr Sarah Wollaston, chairman of the health select committee, said Vote Leave’s claim that leaving the EU would hand the NHS an extra £350million a week ‘simply isn’t true’.The Totnes MP said she was changing sides because she was not comfortable with the claim being on the side of the Brexit battle bus.Speaking on BBC Radio 4’s Today programme she said: “I think right from the outset there are people from within the Leave campaign who acknowledge in private that they know this isn’t true.This is a kind of post-truth politics.“Having come into to public life campaigning about open and honest data, I can’t step foot on a battle bus or distribute a leaflet with information that I know to be untrue and I’ve told them that.”She said after listening to the economic … [Read more...] about Tory MP Dr Sarah Wollaston blasts Leave campaign’s ‘post-truth politics’ as she defects to Remain
CELEBRITY Big Brother winner Sarah Harding has confirmed she's split from her boyfriend after performing a sex act on Chad Johnson on TV - and that she has "no regrets" about cheating.The Girls Aloud star shocked fans by striking up a romance with the US TV hunk - and she's now revealed her relationship with plasterer Aaron Lacey is over.Sarah, 35, was seen getting frisky with Chad while they were lying in bed after weeks of snogging and canoodling - despite the fact the Girls Aloud member was dating Aaron when she went on the show.Viewers accused her of having full sex with him, and her "secret" boyfriend was later pictured looked devastated.However in her first interview since leaving the house, Sarah says she doesn't regret a thing: “I never regret. I don’t like to look back on my life and have regrets. I don’t look back in hindsight. It’s too late.“In life the only thing you can do is learn from your mistakes and maybe next time … [Read more...] about Celebrity Big Brother winner Sarah Harding reveals she has ‘no regrets’ about cheating on her boyfriend with Chad Johnson
THE mother of murdered Sarah Payne today revealed how letters she wrote to her daughter helped her cope after years of anguish.Sara Payne appeared on Loose Women to talk about her new book Letters to Sarah which was released yesterday.She opened up about her daily fight "not to be angry" as she joined Andrea McLean, Linda Robson, Gloria Hunniford and Kaye Adams to talk about the trauma of losing a child.Sara’s daughter vanished on July 1, 2000, after playing hide and seek with her siblings in the countryside close to her grandparents’ home near Littlehampton, West Sussex.Seventeen days later, after a search by thousands of police, her body was found in a field 15 miles away.Sarah’s killer, smirking loner Roy Whiting, then 41, had lured her into his white van.Speaking on Loose Woman, an emotional Sara read out a letter to her daughter and said: "We have to remember there is always hope, and you are one of those hopes."She added: "She's changed … [Read more...] about Sara Payne reads a heartbreaking letter written to her tragic daughter Sarah Payne on Loose Women as she reveals her daily fight ‘not to be angry’
SARA Payne's eight-year-old daughter was abducted and killed by paedophile Roy Whiting.The mum-of-four has since fought to change UK law and spoke about the pain of her loss in the Channel 5 documentary Sarah Payne: A Mother’s Story.Sara, 57, was born in Surrey in March 1969 and married Michael Payne in August 1990.The pair split in January 2003, blaming the strain of coping with the murder of their daughter.She has four children; Lee, Luke and Charlotte, and also had another daughter, Ellie, in 2003 - who was born just months after she split from Michael.After Sarah's death Sara campaigned for “Sarah’s Law”, which would require the police to make information about local sex offenders available to the public.The killer already had a conviction for abducting and indecently assaulting an eight-year-old girl.In 2008 Sara was awarded an MBE and in 2012 she was granted an Honorary Doctorate by the Open University.She has also published two books about her … [Read more...] about Who is Sara Payne? Murdered schoolgirl Sarah Payne’s mother who campaigned for law change after daughter’s death
THE abduction and murder of Sarah Payne at the hands of a paedophile left the nation reeling and disgusted.Her killer already had a conviction for abducting and indecently assaulting an eight-year-old girl - and UK law was changed as a result of her mother's tireless campaigning to allow parents to find out if a child sex-offender was living in their area. Here's the story...Sarah Evelyn Isobel Payne was eight-years-old when she was abducted and murdered as she played hide and seek with her brothers in a cornfield near her grandparent's home in July 2000.After 17 days of searching her body was found in a field near Oulborough, around 15 miles from where she disappeared in Kingston Gorse.Sarah’s brother Lee — now 30 and a father of one — was 13 when he ran to look for Sarah and saw killer Roy Whiting’s van speeding off.Her other brother Luke, 12, and sister Charlotte, six, had already run to their grandparents’ house.Sarah was born on October 13 1991 … [Read more...] about What happened to Sarah Payne, when did she disappear, who is Roy Whiting, and how old would Sarah be now?
The abduction and murder of eight-year-old Sarah Payne at the hands of a paedophile led to significant changes to British law.Her killer already had a conviction for abducting and indecently assaulting an eight-year-old girl - and after the schoolgirl's death her parents tirelessly campaigned to allow other mums and dads to find out if a child sex-offender was living in their area.Sarah Evelyn Isobel Payne was eight-years-old when she was abducted and murdered as she played hide and seek with her brothers in a cornfield near her grandparent's home in July 2000.After 17 days of searching her body was found in a field near Oulborough, around 15 miles from where she disappeared in Kingston Gorse.Sarah’s brother Lee — now 30 and a father of one — was 13 when he ran to look for Sarah and saw killer Roy Whiting’s van speeding off.Her other brother Luke, 12, and sister Charlotte, six, had already run to their grandparents’ house.Paedophile Whiting, 57, is serving … [Read more...] about What is Sarah’s Law? Child sex offender disclosure scheme created following murder of Sarah Payne in 2000
"They could have quietly warned me once," Sarah Willis laughed after the first rehearsal on stage. But, of course, it was hardly a secret that things were going to get loud. As a member of Martin Grubinger's ensemble Percussive Planet, Willis provided the interlude music at this year's Eurovision Song Contest finale in Vienna. Once all participants from the 27 countries performed and the jury was busy deliberating, the stage was turned over to Percussive Planet. And a wild Planet it was: The Austrian multi-percussionist Martin Grubinger carted two trucks loaded with percussion instruments from around the world to Vienna, including marimba, xylophone, glockenspiel, bongos, congas, and bass drums. And wielding a giant mallet directly behind Sarah Willis' head, a percussionist struck a kettledrum with ferocious force. "If you know it's coming, it's okay," she grinned. Innocent intentions Sarah Willis' involvement with Grubinger's Percussive Planet is a consequence of her DW classical … [Read more...] about Horn star Sarah Willis: 12 Points at Eurovision!
DW: How do you feel given that your grandson will be visiting Kenya later this month? Sarah Obama: I feel so good. He has roots here in Kenya and he is visiting all of us. When he (Obama) visits Kenya, are there plans that he will make it to your home village of Kogelo? Yes, he has to see his father’s grave…He will visit Kogelo. That is my request. Is it official or it is your request? He will come - that is my hope. In case he visits, for how long will he stay there? That is upon the government to decide. If he will be allowed to spend a night there, well and good. You earlier said you have plans to slaughter him a chicken or a duck. Do you still have such plans? Yes, he is my grandson. What specifically will you slaughter for him? Any food he wishes to eat, whether it is a chicken or a duck or a sheep. Even cow’s meat. We have everything for him. What other plans do you have for your grandson Barack Obama? He will visit schools, see his father’s … [Read more...] about Sarah Obama: “He has to see his father’s grave”
WikiLeaks' Sarah Harrison arrived in Germany from Russia over the weekend. She said that she had been advised against traveling back to Britain because she could be prosecuted there under anti-terror laws. Harrison had worked with WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange until he sought refuge in the Ecuadorean embassy in London. She then accompanied former US National Security Agency (NSA) contractor Edward Snowden first in Hong Kong and then to Russia after he had published information on the US intelligence agency's spying activities in Europe. Harrison, who is refusing to give media interviews, was also present last week when German Green party lawmaker Christian Ströbele spoke to Snowden in Moscow. Snowden's information has led to a string of revelations, including details of US spying activities in Germany and other European countries. Ströbele had sought to encourage Snowden to testify before a parliamentary committee in Berlin that is investigating NSA activities in … [Read more...] about Sarah Harrison, ally of ex-NSA contractor Snowden, in Germany
Palin, Senator John McCain's running mate pick in their failed 2008 campaign against Democrat Barack Obama, announced her support for the Republican frontrunner on Tuesday. Her endorsement comes just two weeks before voters in the Midwestern state of Iowa pick their preferred candidates in the Republican and Democratic caucuses. "I'm proud to endorse Donald J. Trump for president," Palin said, The New York Times reported ahead of her official announcement at a campaign event. "I am greatly honored to receive Sarah's endorsement," Trump said, according to a statement cited by The Times. "She is a friend, and a high-quality person whom I have great respect for. I am proud to have her support." The Iowa caucuses start months of primaries preceding formal nominations in summer and November's election. Trump has emerged as the torchbearer for Republican rage as the party tries to recapture the White House after eight years of Obama. Texas Senator Ted Cruz appeals to many of the … [Read more...] about For US elections, Alaska ex-Governor Sarah Palin to back Donald Trump