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ANOTHER VALENTINE DAY

They say time flies, and it does, depending on your expectations. My question is, why hasn’t Covid 19 flown away with time? This is 2022 and I expected that the world will wave Covid bye-bye last year. Maybe it’s packing it time to pack All...

Deadly bombing at restaurant packed for Christmas

Officials in the Democratic Republic of Congo say at least six people have died in a suicide bomb attack on a crowded restaurant in the eastern city of Beni. Police prevented the bomber from entering the building, but he blew himself up at the entrance...

Man found with crossbow at Windsor Castle sectioned

A man has been sectioned under the Mental Health Act after being found in the grounds of Windsor Castle with a crossbow, police have said. The Metropolitan Police said a 19-year-old man from Southampton was arrested at about 08:30 GMT on Christmas Day. It said...

Desmond Tutu: South Africa mourns anti-apartheid hero

South Africa is holding a week of events to mark the passing of the anti-apartheid leader Archbishop Desmond Tutu, who died on Sunday aged 90. The plans include two days of lying in state before an official state funeral on 1 January in Cape Town....

Alibaba fires woman who claimed sexual assault

Chinese e-commerce firm Alibaba has fired a woman who said a colleague and a client had sexually assaulted her. The dismissal letter said she had spread falsehoods that had damaged the company’s reputation. The employee went public with her allegations in August because she said...

The Benefits of Gratitude and How to Get Started

There are plenty of reasons to practice gratitude, including benefits to your overall mental health and well-being. Practicing gratitude can mean different things to different people. From daily journaling to evening prayers, gratitude practice can take many forms. Read on to find out the benefits...

Alice Sebold apologises to man cleared of her rape

American author Alice Sebold has apologised for her part in the wrongful conviction of a man who was cleared last week of raping her in 1981. In her memoir Lucky, she described being raped and later telling police she had seen a black man in...

Ghislaine Maxwell: Epstein pilot testifies he flew Prince Andrew

Paedophile financier Jeffrey Epstein’s long-time pilot has testified at the trial of Ghislaine Maxwell that he flew VIPs to luxury locations worldwide. Larry Visoski, the first witness in Ms Maxwell’s sex-trafficking trial, recalled flying Prince Andrew, Bill Clinton, Donald Trump and Kevin Spacey. Ms Maxwell...