A statement said: “Since being admitted to hospital two weeks ago, Keir’s mother-in-law remains in a critical condition in intensive care. For this reason, he will be cancelling all campaign events this weekend and will be unable to attend hustings. … [Read more...] about Keir Starmer cancels weekend campaigning with mother-in-law still critical
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Isle of Wight Weather Centre meteorologist David Carrington posted online: 'The weather centre was also a causality of the storms. One of our Stevenson Screens worth over £1,000, plus £1,500 worth of equipment inside the screen, plus one of our pro weather stations attached to the outside of the screen worth another £1,500 was totally blown away by the strong winds. … [Read more...] about ‘We cannot protect everyone’: New environment secretary George Eustice warns over climate change as Storm Dennis brings worst flooding for a generation
Natural Resources Wales' duty tactical manager Donna Littlechild said: "Our thoughts are with those people who have been affected as we know how devastating flooding can be. If you've been affected, please keep safe and listen to the advice of the emergency services." … [Read more...] about Storm Dennis: What should I do if I am flooded?
Here are some things you might do on a given day: walk to the methadone clinic to pick up your dose (you are required to go three times a week). Wait in line. Take one bus to the Medicaid office (when your pension kicked in, your monthly benefits went up, pushing you just slightly over the minimum income requirement). Wait in line. Take one bus to see your psychiatrist. Wait. Take one bus to the Supplemental Assistance Program office (you lost your electronic benefit transfer card and need to request a new one). Wait in line. Take two trains to see your hepatologist at NYU Langone Medical Center. Wait. Walk to the post office (to pick up the cheque my father has sent you). Wait in line. Walk to the nearest Western Union (where you would cash cheques before you had a bank account). Wait in line. Take the bus and two trains to Maimonides Medical Center in Borough Park (you need a colonoscopy). Wait. … [Read more...] about My uncle and heroin: ‘What surprises me most – you have no teeth’
Emmanuel Macron: A man of culture Honored for his European vision On May 10, French President Emmanuel Macron received the Charlemagne Prize for European Unity in the German city of Aachen. The prize's board of directors said they chose to honor Macron "in recognition of his vision of a new Europe" and his "decisive stance" against nationalism and isolationism. Since entering office one year ago, Macron has unabashedly pushed for European cohesion and EU reform. … [Read more...] about French Interior Minister Gerard Collomb resigns