For those who fancy getting in on this year’s Great North Run action without breaking a sweat, watching the famous race from a prime vantage point along its route is the way to do it. Whether you’re going to support someone taking part in the world’s biggest half-marathon, or just want to catch a glimpse of some legendary athletes involved, the Simplyhealth Great North Run is undoubtedly a spectator sport – with a ton of activities, entertainment and vantage points right along the runners’ route. The weekend kicks-off on Saturday, September 7 with the Great North 5k and the Junior and Mini Great North Run (while the main action of the Great North CityGames swaps to Teesside this year ) so make sure you pop down to soak up the atmosphere Then the 38th Great North Run takes place on Sunday, September 8 where around 57,000 runners will tackle the 13.1-mile route from Newcastle to South Shields . While the runners will be pounding the streets, there will be … [Read more...] about Where is the best place to watch the Great North Run?
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KUALA LUMPUR: It was the largest migration of foreign fighters seen in history. Today, with the defeat of the Islamic State group, some experts believe that one of the biggest threats the world is facing is the return of the fighters. Of the 41,000 people believed to have travelled to join the self-declared caliphate, an estimated 1000 people were from southeast Asia, some of whom have already returned to plot attacks in their home countries. “If you see the fall of ISIS (Islamic State in Iraq and Syria) and say that we’re going to enter a peacetime period, (you’d be) wrong,” warned Ahmad El-Muhammady, a counter-terrorism analyst at the International Islamic University, Malaysia. People often make the mistake of thinking that once a terrorist organisation has been crushed, “it’s dead”. But its members would spread globally and could remain “hidden from the government radar”. “We’re going to see another rise,” he … [Read more...] about Islamic State fighters heading home: Is southeast Asia ready?
Niall Breslin today announced the launch of his new podcast series, 'Where is my Mind?'.The six episodes will "guide listeners on how to navigate the manic, always-on and head-melting world they find themselves in today."The podcast will discuss a variety of coping techniques such as mindfulness practice and meditation in an attempt to help people deal with the "impact of today's society". Mental health activist Bressie said: "We all share a lot of the same issues and insecurities and to ask are there practical things we can all do to lessen the impact of the lightning-fast, high-pressure world on our ability to be able to sleep soundly at night? Available from today the first episode will discuss how individuals "end up zoning out and living on autopilot" while also looking at various ways to overcome this habit.Other episodes within the podcast series will discuss various topics helping to create a healthier mind space when dealing with various issues such as distraction, chaos in … [Read more...] about Bressie announces new ‘Where is my Mind’ mental health podcast
Malaysia is a Muslim majority country in Southeast Asia, with a population of over 30 million consisting of Malays (67.4 percent), Chinese (24.6 percent), Indian (7.3 percent) and other races (0.7 percent). Muslims make up slightly over 60 percent of the total population, followed by adherents of Buddhism (19.8 percent), Christianity (9.2 percent), and Hinduism (6.3 percent). In addition, indigenous religions such as Animism are practiced as well. It can be said that all religions and ethnicities coexist together harmoniously in Malaysia. The arrival of Islam in Malaysia can be traced back to the 13th century via Arab and Indian Muslim traders and its spread across the country took place between the 15th and 16th centuries. Since then, Islam has been at the center of daily life in every Muslim household. Peace, harmony, unity and tolerance are vital components in the hearts of Malaysian Muslims as well practitioners of other religions in Malaysia. Therefore, it is easy to see Islamic, … [Read more...] about A passage to Southeast Asia through Malaysia
EVIL serial killer Ted Bundy was executed after killing at least 30 women in the space of four years. But he was also a dad - having managed to father a child while on death row. But who is his daughter Rose and where is she now? Who is Rose Bundy? Rose Bundy, also known as Rosa, is believed to be the only child of infamous serial killer Ted Bundy. She was born in early October 1981 and would be 37 years old. Her mother Carole Ann Boone met Bundy while working at the Department of Emergency Services (DES) in Olympia, Washington. They later married during his trial after Bundy took advantage of an obscure Florida law providing that a marriage declaration in court in the presence of a judge, constituted a legal marriage. Conjugal visits were prohibited for inmates on death row, but according to former friend Ann Rule’s 1980 biography of Bundy, The Stranger Beside Me, prisoners were known to pool money to bribe guards to allow them alone time with their female visitors. Other … [Read more...] about Where is Ted Bundy’s daughter Rose now?