British Red Cross

UK complicit in ‘promoting famine’ in Yemen, says ex-minister

A former British Tory minister accused the UK government of being “dangerously complicit”’ in Saudi Arabia’s war in Yemen yesterday, <i>the Guardian</i> …

Middle East

What Was the Inspiration for “The Murder on the Orient Express”?

Agatha Christie wrote her famous detective novel based on an even more famous kidnapping<p>Comment on this Story

Agatha Christie

Road safety: The first aid steps you need to know

This could make the difference between life and death<p>The basics of road safety are ingrained in us from a young age. Wait for the green man, look …

First Aid

What kind of evidence might persuade people to change their minds on refugees?

Oxfam Humanitarian Policy Adviser Ed Cairns reflects on using evidence to influence the treatment of refugees.<p>Who thinks that governments decide what …

International Development

Meghan Markle is following in Princess Diana’s footsteps

Suits actress Meghan Markle first bumped into her prince charming under the cover of darkness in exclusive London nightclub Soho House back in June …

Meghan Markle

[Interview] EU asylum chief: the 'future' arrived in 2015

"So we are talking about a total deployment of at least 1,000 people, so that is quite new that will come with the new mandate," he said.<p>Along with …

Refugees

Hospitals attack ‘barking mad’ NHS target to manage winter crisis

Official edicts to banish long trolley waits and treatment in corridors are deluded, say trusts<p>Health service chiefs have been declared “barking mad” for ordering hospitals to ensure no patient is treated in a corridor or languishes on a trolley for hours when this year’s winter crisis hits.<p>NHS …

Health Care

Schoolboy organises charity tournament for Grenfell Tower victims

A schoolboy has organised a charity football and netball tournament to raise funds for victims of the Grenfell Tower disaster.<p>Fred Young, a Year 6 pupil at St Stephen's CE Primary School in Hammersmith, is raising money for the British Red Cross’ London Fire Relief Fund.<p>The ten-year-old was …

Grenfell Tower

War veteran devastated after Remembrance Sunday snub

A war veteran was left devastated after being snubbed on Remembrance Sunday when trying to lay a wreath.Renowned charity fundraiser Tom Gilzean, 97, …

Edinburgh

Christmas tree festival to light up church

FESTIVE magic is just around the corner with preparations well under way for the third Tottington Methodist Church Christmas tree festival.<p>From …

Manchester

South Asian Artistes Call on World Leaders to End Violence Against Rohingya

A letter signed by prominent South Asians calls on world leaders to pressure the Myanmar government into granting citizenship to the Rohingya.<p>In …

ASEAN Summit

How women are using apps to fight loneliness in the big city

Loneliness is the great modern public health epidemic, but could friendship apps help us reconnect?<p>10November 2017<p>TextKate LeaverIllustrationFlorence Guan<p>When Valerie Stark moved from Moscow to London, she didn’t know anyone. She worked hard, had a great job and fell a little bit in love with this …

Feminism

HuffPost’s flagship role at the heart of the new media behemoth Oath

At 12 years old, the Huffington Post is the grand old lady of digital native global news publishing with a monthly audience of 200 million and …

Grenfell Tower

AmazonSmile comes to the UK, donates some of your spend to charity

Just over four years ago, Amazon introduced Smile, a new way to donate to charitable organisations. Instead of visiting the normal Amazon.com website, customers load up the special AmazonSmile address and shop as they would normally. The company then gives 0.5% of the total net spend to the charity …

Technology

Castle Douglas man to represent British Red Cross at London's Festival of Remembrance

John Bell will represent the organisation on the stage at the Royal Albert Hall during a minute's silence<p>A Castle Douglas man will represent the …

Royal Family

Charities 'failing to make the most of social media and news' outside major crises

Charities are missing opportunities to engage with the public on social media and through news coverage outside major news stories and crises, …

Half of parents feel lonely after having a baby, survey finds

But here's what to do if you find yourself experiencing this very thing<p>Having a child is undoubtedly a defining moment in anybody's life but new …

Parenting

Bonfire night: The first aid advice you need to read

Stay safe this November<p>Bonfire night is here, and it's important to enjoy the celebrations in a fun and risk-free manner. According to the Royal …

10 overlooked sources for B2B leads

Sales are the lifeblood for any B2B business, and to acquire sales, you must first generate leads.<p>With a B2C model, it’s far easier to convert cold …

Digital Marketing

10 Unexpected Lead Sources for B2B Marketers

Adding a live chat feature to your website increases sales tremendously.<p>Sales are the lifeblood for any B2B business, and to acquire sales, you must first generate leads.<p>With a B2C model, it’s far easier to convert cold traffic into paying customers. With B2B, a sales cycle is longer, since 94 …

Digital Marketing

Electricity back on for "vast majority" of Boscombe residents after major power outage on Friday

BOSCOMBE residents were left without electricity for nearly 48 hours following a major power outage on Friday evening.<p>Electricity company SSE is …

Baptist Church

Explosion in Chippenham leaves man with serious injuries

A man has suffered serious burns after an explosion inside a flat.<p>The fire service said the incident took place in Market Place, Chippenham, Wiltshire on Wednesday night.<p>A 999 call was received at 6.12pm to say there had been an explosion in a third floor flat within a mid-terrace building.<p>"As it …

Determine

Chippenham explosion leaves man with serious burns

<b>A man has suffered serious burns in an explosion at a flat in Wiltshire.</b><p>The blast happened in a third floor property in Chippenham's Market Place just after 18:00 BST.<p>Nearby buildings were evacuated, and Dorset and Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service said the property had suffered "significant …

Chippenham explosion leaves man with serious burns

<b>A man has suffered serious burns in an explosion at a flat in Wiltshire.</b><p>The blast happened in a third floor property in Chippenham's Market Place just after 18:00 BST.<p>Nearby buildings were evacuated, and Dorset and Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service said the property had suffered "significant …

Why Britain needs the immigrants it doesn't want

Britain has a problem: It wants fewer immigrants, but its economy desperately needs more.<p>The British government is seeking to slash the number of immigrants from the European Union following its departure from the bloc in March 2019.<p>It's planning tougher controls despite warnings that more EU …

News (U.S.)

Tackling the silent epidemic of loneliness

Mike Adamson would like to see more services that prevent, reduce and delay loneliness, and Susan Daniels says it is not just a problem for older people<p>We welcome the focus given by Professor Helen Stokes-Lampard on the toll that loneliness is placing on our healthcare system (Loneliness as harmful …

Disease

The life-saving skills we should all know

If you ride regularly, the chances are at some point either you or one of your riding companions will have a spill. It’s most likely to be something …

Cycling

How DEC funds help fleeing Rohingya people

DEC members and their partners are already providing food, water, shelter, sanitation and health support in Bangladesh, writes Monica Blagescu<p>Dr Joseph Mullen calls for a speedy response for displaced Rohingya people fleeing Myanmar and asks how funds raised by the Disasters Emergency Committee …

Refugees

Manchester bombing: Salman Abedi's links to Germany probed by police

Police believe the brother of bomber Salman Abedi met with possible financiers before the attack, reports say. He has been accused of providing …

News

New disaster appeal urges Bradford residents to help hurricane-hit island

BRADFORD’S Dominican community is setting up a disaster appeal to help rebuild the hurricane-hit Caribbean island.<p>More than 250 people turned up at a …

Dominica