Carter Cookson: Baby who needed new heart dies – BBC News

Carter Cookson: Baby who needed new heart dies – BBC News

Image caption Carter Cookson died in hospital on Saturday evening A three-week-old baby who was in desperate need of a heart transplant has died, his parents have said. Carter Cookson, who was born prematurely on Boxing Day with heart problems, had suffered three cardiac arrests and was on a life-support machine. His parents Sarah and […]

Merkel urges EU and UK to find Brexit compromise – POLITICO.eu

Merkel urges EU and UK to find Brexit compromise – POLITICO.eu

Stan I think I preferred the snidely speeches from all and sundry. At least the comments will deliver. 🙂 Posted on 1/19/19 | 4:55 PM CET Steuersklav Erei Merkel is quoted as desiring to work on a ‘treaty-based solution for a deal on the UK’s exit’. But this could mean anything. The UK leaving the […]

Changing my name helped me get a job – BBC News

Changing my name helped me get a job – BBC News

Image copyright Rawan Mohamed Image caption Rawan Mohamed says she had more success with job applications after she changed her name “I grew up insecure about my name,” says Rawan Mohamed, a British-Muslim of Sudanese heritage. She says the best way she found to manage it was to change it. The 22-year-old from Manchester, who […]

Freezing temperatures to chill the UK as mercury could plummet to below -10C – Belfast Telegraph

Freezing temperatures to chill the UK as mercury could plummet to below -10C – Belfast Telegraph

Freezing temperatures to chill the UK as mercury could plummet to below -10C BelfastTelegraph.co.uk The UK will wake up to sub-zero temperatures as wintry conditions grip the country. https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/northern-ireland/freezing-temperatures-to-chill-the-uk-as-mercury-could-plummet-to-below-10c-37723693.html https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/northern-ireland/article37723690.ece/5d86d/AUTOCROP/h342/bpanews_d3cf62b6-6c20-47b0-8d04-0e38027a9ee9_1 Email The UK will wake up to sub-zero temperatures as wintry conditions grip the country. Temperatures could plunge to below -10C (14F) with forecasters warning […]

UK groups fund illegal orphanages in Africa – BBC News

UK groups fund illegal orphanages in Africa – BBC News

Image caption One orphanage was sponsored by donors through Manchester-based builder Patrick Oldham At least 60 illegal orphanages and children’s homes in Uganda are being funded by UK charities, church groups and volunteers, the BBC has discovered. The Ugandan government recently announced a programme to close down more than 500 unlicensed orphanages in the country. […]

Brexit: DUP meets PM before no-confidence vote – BBC News

Brexit: DUP meets PM before no-confidence vote – BBC News

Image copyright Charles McQuillan Image caption The DUP has said it will back the prime minister on Wednesday but urged her to change her stance on the Irish backstop A Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) delegation has met Prime Minister Theresa May, just hours before a no-confidence vote against the government. The votes of the 10 […]

UK weather forecast: Snow set to blanket country as Arctic blast brings 'dramatically colder' temperatures – The Independent

UK weather forecast: Snow set to blanket country as Arctic blast brings 'dramatically colder' temperatures – The Independent

Snow could fall almost anywhere in the UK this month as temperatures plunge dramatically, according to forecasters.   The Met Office said Arctic air would end the recent spell of unseasonably warm weather this week, beginning a colder period that is set to last into February. Temperatures will plummet to below freezing across the country at the […]

Brexit Turns U.K. Parliament on Its Head – Wall Street Journal

Brexit Turns U.K. Parliament on Its Head – Wall Street Journal

LONDON—These are unusual days for Britain’s Parliament. In normal times, the body is under the thumb of the prime minister of the day, who commands a majority of mostly disciplined lawmakers. But Brexit has turned that on its head. On Monday evening, British Prime Minister Theresa May gathered her Conservative lawmakers in a meeting room […]

1 2 3 50