0 Comments Rugby rape trial verdict: Jackson and Olding free to get on with new lives, knowing there is no way back to old ones BelfastTelegraph.co.uk The men are innocent, but will they ever truly escape courtroom number twelve of Belfast Crown Court? https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/northern-ireland/rugby-rape-trial-verdict-jackson-and-olding-free-to-get-on-with-new-lives-knowing-there-is-no-way-back-to-old-ones-36754864.html https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/northern-ireland/article36754862.ece/034e3/AUTOCROP/h342/2018-03-29_new_39687798_I1.JPG Email The men are innocent, but will they ever truly escape courtroom number twelve of Belfast Crown Court? Truly? No. Acquittal might be one thing, the process of re-embracing any thread of normality in their lives quite another. For weeks now, TV and radio newsreaders have been compelled to preface bulletins with warnings about the 'upsetting' nature of the detail about to be re-traced across the airwaves. In a … [Read more...] about Rugby rape trial verdict: Jackson and Olding free to get on with new lives, knowing there is no way back to old ones
0 Comments There are no winners here: Jackson, Olding and two friends cleared of all charges BelfastTelegraph.co.uk A 42-day trial that ended with two Ulster and Ireland rugby stars being cleared of rape was a case with “no winners”, it was claimed yesterday. https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/northern-ireland/there-are-no-winners-here-jackson-olding-and-two-friends-cleared-of-all-charges-36754861.html https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/northern-ireland/article36753742.ece/66e0b/AUTOCROP/h342/bpanews_08309ffa-926f-4046-9eed-37aa4394ccad_1 Email A 42-day trial that ended with two Ulster and Ireland rugby stars being cleared of rape was a case with “no winners”, it was claimed yesterday. Paddy Jackson (26) and 25-year-old Stuart Olding (right) walked free from a Belfast court after a jury unanimously acquitted them of all charges, having deliberated for three hours and 45 minutes. Two friends — Blane McIlroy (26) and Rory Harrison (25) … [Read more...] about There are no winners here: Jackson, Olding and two friends cleared of all charges
This is a celebration honouring the mothers’ of all families, as well as motherhood, maternal bonds, and the influence of mother’s in society. We all love our mammies and let’s face it there’s no one in the whole wide world that deserves a bit of pampering more that that special person. But like every occasion that comes around, we often leave it too late and then just go into a frenzy and buy the first thing that we see which, more often than not, ends up being a complete waste of our hard-earned cash. So this Mothering Sunday why not treat your Mum to something that makes her feel good. From experience here at Pello Hairdressing we would have to say that all mammies love the gift of feeling good, and nothing makes you feel better than a new hair do. As the queen of fashion Coco Chanel famously said: “A WOMAN WHO CUTS HER HAIR IS ABOUT TO CHANGE HER LIFE.” So if you decided to treat that special mum in your life to a trip to her favourite … [Read more...] about Hair advice for all the Mum’s out there – Pello
The man was digging a toilet in his backyard when his shovel struck a shimmering blue vein of cobalt.At least that’s the legend in Kolwezi. Once a few locals discovered the metal underfoot five years ago, everyone grabbed hand shovels and pickaxes; they tunneled beneath homes, schools and churches. And that’s how a working-class neighborhood, located on the edges of a densely populated city of half a million, became a hive of pits and tunnels.“My neighbors started to dig in 2013 and I followed their lead,” said Edmond Kalenga, who went as deep as 20 meters (65 feet) under his home. “The minerals are like a snake moving through the village. You just followed the snake.”All told, he made $12,000 selling the metal to local middlemen—a fortune in Congo where most people live on less than $1.90 a day. He built a five-room house in a new part of town. Others weren’t so lucky. Dozens were dying in the mines each week until officials banned the … [Read more...] about Never Mind the Mines. In Congo, There’s Cobalt Under the House
Sign up to our daily Brexit email, join our Facebook group and follow @Brexit on Twitter.We’re heading into the final stretch. There will be a transition period after Brexit day, but on March 29, 2019, the United Kingdom will formally cease to be a member of the European Union. It’s what 52 percent of those who voted in June 2016 wanted.But what does it mean for the country? How are businesses and industries preparing for life after Brexit? And how is the U.K. economy faring? Bloomberg tracks all of this, all the time: Our custom-built Brexit Barometer takes a daily reading of the health of the British economy, and our teams of specialist reporters follow the latest developments as they happen. With a year to go until Brexit, we’re taking stock this week and attempting to work out what has happened so far and what to look out for in the year ahead, and beyond. —Adam BlenfordAn Economic BurdenAfter initially shrugging off the … [Read more...] about There’s a Year Until Brexit. How Is The U.K. Doing?