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Italy at crisis point as Mediterranean migrant numbers surge nine-fold

Rise in arrivals is partly due to the economic crisis caused by Covid-19 and partly due to stricter measures in Greece Italy’s government is under huge pressure to staunch the arrivals of migrants from the coast of North Africa as the country recorded a nine-fold increase in the number of asylum seekers reaching its shores since 2019.

telegraph.co.uk ,  18h 4
Italy at crisis point as Mediterranean migrant numbers surge nine-fold

Children have witnessed more domestic abuse during the pandemic says Lewisham charity worker

By Grainne Cuffe, local democracy reporter Children witnessed more domestic abuse during the pandemic, a senior service manager for Refuge in Lewisham has said, while some victims were preyed upon by sexual abusers as they had nowhere to go. Refuge is a UK charity that provides support for victims of domestic abuse.

londonnewsonline.co.uk ,  23h 0
Children have witnessed more domestic abuse during the pandemic says Lewisham charity worker

Bulwell community heroine is made an OBE

A Bulwell woman who set up a new food bank in the town during the pandemic has been made an OBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours. Maria Shakespeare has been awarded the honour for voluntary service, particularly at the Crabtree Community Centre where she started the new food bank last October.

hucknalldispatch.co.uk ,  3d 0
Bulwell community heroine is made an OBE

Bath DJ who 'loved to laugh' took his own life, inquest told

A DJ from Bath who "loved to laugh" took his own life after a long history of mental health issues, a coroner has confirmed. Dr Peter Harrowing reached his conclusion on Thursday, June 10 after a four-day inquest at the Avon Coroner's Court. On Monday, the inquest heard how Kim Lewis, 45, was "found hanging" in a loft by his wife, Maria, on July 15, 2019.

somersetlive.co.uk ,  3d 3
Bath DJ who 'loved to laugh' took his own life, inquest told

Man with no previous maritime experience becomes member of lifeboat crew

New member for Lyme Regis RNLI lifeboat team A BUTCHER'S assistant with no previous maritime experience has become the latest volunteer member of the sea-going crew of the RNLI lifeboat in Lyme Regis. Walthamstow-born Dave Holland, nicknamed 'Londoner Dave' joined the Lyme Regis team in 2017 as shore crew and worked hard to complete the 49 training modules needed to pass out as sea-going crew.

bridportnews.co.uk ,  6d 0
Man with no previous maritime experience becomes member of lifeboat crew

EXCLUSIVE: 'It's a problem here in Puerto Rico - not with Washington.' AOC's aunt says Trump is NOT to blame for lack of aid to the struggling island after the congresswoman bashed the former president for damage to her grandmother's home

She blamed the damage on former President Donald Trump for blocking aid to the island ravaged by Hurricane Maria DailyMail.com tracked down the 81-year-old's home to a quiet community just outside the coastal city of Arecibo on Puerto Rico's north coast Blue tarps are seen atop her grandmother's home, which appears to still sustain damage since the passing of Hurricane Maria and Hurricane Irma

dailymail.co.uk ,  7d 2
EXCLUSIVE: 'It's a problem here in Puerto Rico - not with Washington.' AOC's aunt says Trump is NOT to blame for lack of aid to the struggling island after the congresswoman bashed the former president for damage to her grandmother's home

Maria Marten gets to tell her story on national tour

Suffolk folk legend Maria Marten is getting to tell her story across the UK after the Eastern Angles production is set to embark on a national tour. The Ballad of Maria Marten, by playwright Beth Flintoff, was developed by Eastern Angles and was first presented in a marquee on Ipswich Waterfront in 2018.

eadt.co.uk ,  8d 0
Maria Marten gets to tell her story on national tour

Krejcikova saves match point to set up French Open final with Pavlyuchenkova

Unseeded Barbora Krejcikova beats Maria Sakkari 7-5, 4-6, 9-7 Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova overcomes Tamara Zidansek 7-5, 6-3 The ball hung high in the sky for what felt like an eternity, offering Barbora Krejcikova all the time in the world to think about how badly things could end.

amp.theguardian.com ,  8d 0
Krejcikova saves match point to set up French Open final with Pavlyuchenkova

NYC Man Indicted in 119 MPH Rollover Crash That Killed 16-Year-Old Girl, 2 Men

Yordany Bautista Hernandez was driving 119 miles an hour in a 50 mile-an-hour zone on the eastbound Cross County Parkway in Mount Vernon Sept. 25 when his Camry struck a guardrail and rolled over, prosecutors say. He wasn't badly hurt. Three passengers in his vehicle -- 16-year-old Maria Vasquez of the Bronx, 22-year-old Garibaldy Reyes Jerez of Manhattan and 24-year-old John Pena Martinez of the Bronx -- all died at the scene.

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NYC Man Indicted in 119 MPH Rollover Crash That Killed 16-Year-Old Girl, 2 Men

Londoner Dave joins sea-going lifeboat crew

A LONDONER with no previous maritime experience has completed his training to become a sea-going volunteer member of Lyme Regis lifeboat crew. Walthamstow-born Dave Holland, 48, joined the Lyme Regis team in 2017 as shore crew and worked hard to complete the 49 training modules needed to pass out as sea-going crew.

lyme-online.co.uk ,  11d 0
Londoner Dave joins sea-going lifeboat crew

'Caring and kind' DJ from Bath found hanging in loft, inquest hears

He had struggled with his mental health for many years A "caring and kind" DJ from Bath was "found hanging" in a loft after suffering mental health problems, an inquest heard today. Kim Lewis, 45, was discovered at his home on Highland Road, Twerton, by his wife Maria on July 15, 2019.

somersetlive.co.uk ,  11d 0
'Caring and kind' DJ from Bath found hanging in loft, inquest hears

The best fish and chips in Wandsworth according to readers

Last Friday was national Fish and Chip Day. To celebrate the top chippies of the area and perhaps provide a few suggestions for new ones to try, we asked readers on our social media for their recommendations of the best fish and chip shops in Wandsworth. We’ve rounded up 8 of the nominations, several of which came up more than once, with some of the comments which people posted.

thisislocallondon.co.uk ,  11d 0
The best fish and chips in Wandsworth according to readers

Is 'death with dignity' the only option?

Maria is 52 years old diagnosed with advanced kidney cancer for the last three years. She received three distinct lines of treatments and is no longer responding to them. Because of her weakness and inability to walk, we do not consider clinical trials as an option. She lives alone and her sister is her primary caregiver.

msn.com ,  13d 4
Is 'death with dignity' the only option?

French Open 2021: Jannik Sinner credits Maria Sharapova for helping him become youngest player in top 75-Sports News

The 19-year-old Italian met the Russian superstar over dinner in 2019 and practiced with her later in the year. Agence France-Presse June 04, 2021 21:03:48 IST Paris: Jannik Sinner has credited Maria Sharapova with helping him become the youngest player in the top 75 as he stands on the verge of successive runs to the second week of the French Open.

firstpost.com ,  14d 0
French Open 2021: Jannik Sinner credits Maria Sharapova for helping him become youngest player in top 75-Sports News

'I kicked my parents out of house after finding out they were bullying my kids'

A man says he immediately ejected his parents from his house after he found out what they had said to his two children while he was a work - and people said he done the right thing A man says he has a sparked a bitter argument with his own parents by forcing them to move out of his house during the pandemic after discovering the were "bullying" his children.

irishmirror.ie ,  14d 0
'I kicked my parents out of house after finding out they were bullying my kids'

Lifeboat rescues and disgruntled farmers – holidays on the south coast are returning to normal

Continuing his 3,000-mile bike ride around Britain, Simon Parker finds the nation is moving on from the pandemic, but local concerns remain With a beep and a buzz, we were off, dashing through the cobbled streets of Lyme Regis, weaving around yappy dogs and naughty children pacified by Mr Whippy.

telegraph.co.uk ,  15d 0
Lifeboat rescues and disgruntled farmers – holidays on the south coast are returning to normal

'I kicked my parents out of my home after discovering they bully my kids'

A man says he immediately ejected his parents from his house after he found out what they had said to his two children while he was a work - and people said he done the right thing A man says he has a sparked a bitter argument with his own parents by forcing them to move out his house during the pandemic after discovering the were "bullying" his children.

mirror.co.uk ,  15d 0
'I kicked my parents out of my home after discovering they bully my kids'

'But you own a Tesla': Critics tear into 'champagne socialist' AOC for not 'helping' her grandmother after posting photos of her Puerto Rican home that was ravaged during Hurricane Maria

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez was slammed on Twitter for posting images of her grandma's Hurricane-torn house in Puerto Rico instead of helping her Several users excoriated AOC for choosing to spend money on a new Tesla instead of sending part of her $174,000 congressional salary to her grandma One user pointed out that she rents two apartments, including in a luxury building in Washington D.C. where one-bedroom units start at $2,500 per month

dailymail.co.uk ,  16d 6
'But you own a Tesla': Critics tear into 'champagne socialist' AOC for not 'helping' her grandmother after posting photos of her Puerto Rican home that was ravaged during Hurricane Maria

'My mum loved me to pieces but she left me': Joey Essex discusses his mother's death aged 10 as Alison Hammond holds back tears during emotional interview

Joey Essex and Alison Hammond discussed the deaths of their mother's in an emotional interview on Wednesday's episode of This Morning. The former TOWIE star, 30, was 10 when his mother Tina died by suicide while Alison, 46, lost her mother Maria earlier this year after a battle with liver and lung cancer.

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'My mum loved me to pieces but she left me': Joey Essex discusses his mother's death aged 10 as Alison Hammond holds back tears during emotional interview

In Puerto Rico, private company takes over power utility service

Luma Energy inherits unresolved blackouts, with more than 30,000 customers left without power in recent weeks. Hurricane Maria destroyed most of the power grid in 2017. SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — A private company on Tuesday took over the transmission and distribution operations of Puerto Rico’s power authority, which has struggled with blackouts and bankruptcy, corruption and mismanagement.

nbcnews.com ,  16d 0
In Puerto Rico, private company takes over power utility service