September 29, 2022 - 21:07 BST Today star Jenna Bush Hager has opened up in the past about the ways she has rebelled and the mistakes she has made in the past Jenna Bush Hager has become one of the most beloved members of the Today Show family for her candid nature and bubbly personality. MORE: Jenna Bush Hager wears figure-hugging dress and strappy heels for late night television appearance However, she found fame long before that when she became the country's first daughter after her father, George W. Bush, was elected president of the United States in 2001. Loading the player... VIDEO: Jenna Bush Hager opens up about body image The time proved to be a tumultuous one for Jenna, however, as only a few months after his election, she and her sister Barbara were charged for both possession of alcohol and using a fake ID to purchase alcohol within a five-week period. Jenna has quite openly spoken about it on … [Read more...] about Today’s Jenna Bush Hager’s rebellious past revealed: ‘I had a public failure’
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Royal Mail workers have announced a 48-hour strike taking place on Friday, September 30 and Saturday, October 1. It marks the start of 19 walk outs in total, all taking place over the course of October and November in deteriorating and long-running disputes over pay. The Communication Workers Union (CWU) confirmed the strikes earlier this year, after they were pushed back due to the death of Queen Elizabeth II on September 8. It is a worry to the UK public, with the walk outs ongoing in the run up to the Christmas period. It leaves many wondering whether or not the Post Office is open all together, as even though the two organisations are separate, they are directly tied to one-another. Is the Post Office open on Friday and Saturday? Post Office workers have been striking since May ( Image: Getty Images) Post Office workers are not striking today, Friday and Saturday, so most branches are expected to be open. The difficultly however is that the Royal … [Read more...] about Is the Post Office open today and tomorrow? — and how will Royal Mail strike affect you?
Today, our resident horoscope expert Russell Grant tells one star sign to avoid falling vitim to self-doubt, while another should know that if someone has let them down in the past, they are likely to do so again. Russell has plenty more to say after analysing the stars, and below you will find exactly what the universe has in store for you today, Friday, September 30. Aries A run in with someone who should belong to your past will stir up emotions you never thought you would feel again. You will be surprised by your reactions and this incident will cause you to spend some time reassessing what you have. Taurus A youngster’s lively behaviour or amusing comments will make you all laugh. If they see your reaction they could make this a habit, then it won’t be so amusing. A work related matter will annoy you but don’t try to force an issue with a superior. Patience is your best weapon to ensure you get what you want. Gemini Spread gossip and it will only come back on you. … [Read more...] about Horoscopes today: A run-in with someone from the past, impressing people with your talents and getting frustrated
Vladimir Putin is set to announce the annexation of four areas of Ukraine today following the conclusion of sham referendums. The disputed votes were held in the eastern regions of Luhansk and Donetsk and Zaporizhzhia and Kherson in the south. Both the Ukrainian government and the West has denounced the ballots as illegal and rigged, with the United Nations set to meet later today to make it clear it will not formally recognise their enforced status. The Russian president will make a speech declaring the areas part of Russia on a stage which has already been set up in Moscow’s Red Square. Volodymyr Zelensky called an emergency meeting of the National Security and Defence Council for Friday in response to the Russian move. The strategy mirrors Russia’s seizure of Crime in 2014, which also followed a discredited referendum and has never been recognised by the vast majority of the international community. As with the Black Sea peninsula, Russia’s two houses of … [Read more...] about Map shows four regions that Putin is going to annex today after sham election
Last modified on Sep 30, 2022 09:04 BST Hoda Kotb house: see where the Today show host lives with her two daughters following her split from fiancé Joel Schiffman Hoda Kotb has been open about life as a single mom since her split from fiancé Joel Schiffman in January, as they continue to amicably co-parent their two young daughters, Haley and Hope. MORE: Hoda Kotb's love story with Joel Schiffman - how they met unexpectedly The Today star previously revealed that after "really meaningful conversations", the former couple decided they were "better as friends and parents than we are as an engaged couple". Loading the player... WATCH: Hoda Kotb celebrates birthday inside beautiful private home The former couple owned two beautiful homes together – an apartment in New York, and a four-bedroom waterfront property on Long Island – where Hoda is believed to still be living with the girls … [Read more...] about Inside Hoda Kotb’s two beautiful homes following split from ex Joel Schiffman
Good evening. Here is the Thursday, September 30 edition of Today in Slovakia - the main news of the day in less than five minutes. For weekend events and news on travel and culture in Slovakia, see the latest edition of our Spectacular Slovakia newsletter. Skryť Remove ad Article continues after video advertisement Skryť Remove ad Article continues after video advertisement A peek inside a new hospital in Bratislava It is as if you are in the TV show 'House: M.D.' There are rooms with glass doors, single beds, and large en-suite bathrooms. There are also modern operating theatres. The company Svet Zdravia, part of the Penta group, showed the Sme daily what its hospital in Bratislava's Bory district looks like from the inside. Penta will open the hospital, located in the northwest of the capital, next spring. It should be fully operational from the autumn of 2023. Among other departments, the … [Read more...] about News digest: What does Bratislava’s newest hospital look like inside?
Vladimir Putin today announced his annexation of four provinces of Ukraine —four provinces that he does not fully control, that did not vote to join Russia, that have been the site of mass murder and mass deportation since Russia invaded Ukraine in February. With this statement, the Russian president is also declaring war. But this is not merely a war on Ukraine. Putin’s war—Russia’s war—is also a war on a particular idea of world order, and of international law, an idea upheld not just by Europeans and North Americans, but by most of the rest of the world, indeed by the United Nations itself. One core principle of this world order is that larger countries should not be able to grab parts of smaller countries, that mass slaughter of whole populations is unacceptable, that borders have international significance and cannot be changed through violence or on one dictator’s whim. Putin already challenged this idea in 2014, when he annexed Crimea. At the time he also held a sham … [Read more...] about Putin’s Newest Annexation Is Dire for Russia Too
HBO’s House of the Dragon and Amazon Prime Video’s The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power . Photo-Illustration: Vulture; Photos by HBO and Prime Video In this era of video on demand, most streaming programmers have come to accept the Gospel According to Netflix: Audiences now watch TV shows when it’s convenient for them, and the specific time of day they arrive is irrelevant for streamers. This is why most streaming shows drop new episodes in the middle of the night, U.S. time; since we are all our own network schedulers now, deciding what to watch and when, there’s no reason to “program” new shows and movies for an optimal time of day. But the slightly different release patterns for Prime Video’s The Rings of Power and HBO’s House of the Dragon , along with some new Nielsen numbers, have had me thinking lately about the wisdom of the dogmatic approach pioneered by Netflix — and whether streamers should be thinking more about what time they release their original … [Read more...] about Dragons vs. Elves: Who Has the Better Release Strategy?
Killer cop Wayne Couzens will still die in prison after losing a bid to reduce his whole-life term for the kidnap, rape and murder of Sarah Everard . It comes as the killers of Arthur Labinjo-Hughes also had their sentences reviewed by senior judges today. In May, five judges heard challenges to or appeals against the prison sentences of five convicted killers and handed down their ruling this morning during the televised hearing. Couzens was given a whole-life term after pleading guilty and this morning he lost his bid to reduce his sentence. Emma Tustin was handed a minimum term of 29 years in prison after a jury found her guilty of killing six-year-old Arthur. Thomas Hughes was given a 21-year sentence following the death of his son Arthur Labinjo-Hughes ( Image: BPM MEDIA) Emma Tustin was handed a minimum term of 29 years in prison after a jury found her guilty of killing six-year-old Arthur ( Image: BPM MEDIA) Two killers, Couzens and Emma … [Read more...] about Killer cop Wayne Couzens will die in prison as he loses bid to cut jail term
A few miles down the Mersey from Labour’s conference in Liverpool, striking dockers are furious with their employer and Sir Keir Starmer. The 560 workers, today starting the second week of a fortnight-long stoppage, accuse the profitable Mersey Docks and Harbour Company of breaking promises and refusing to improve a pay offer that would reduce living standards. And they feel abandoned by the leader of a Labour Party formed to represent working people in Parliament. “We were hailed as key workers during the Covid pandemic and now the company’s treating us like peasants because they don’t want to give us a pay matching inflation,” said ship’s foreman Steve Saunderson, 34, on the picket line. The strikers enjoy huge public backing in Liverpool where passing car drivers toot horns and local football heroes Neville Southgate and Jamie Carragher voiced support. The dock workers say the pay rise they've been offered will see them worse off than before ( Image: Daily … [Read more...] about Striking Liverpool dock workers furious as ‘red Tory’ Keir Starmer refuses to meet them