F1 money given to Syrian organisation linked with Assad regime,

An investigation by ITV News has revealed that money from Formula One is being handed to a motor racing organisation in Syria which arranges events associated with President Bashar al-Assad’s government. Over the past three years motor racing’s regulator the Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA) has handed its member club in Syria a share of… Continue reading F1 money given to Syrian organisation linked with Assad regime,

Claire Barker waited 14 years for an endometriosis diagnosis.

Women can spend years in crippling pain waiting for a diagnosis of endometriosis, a health watchdog has warned. The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (Nice) said women wait between four and 10 years after first seeing a doctor with symptoms of the condition, with an average of seven-and-a-half years. It has issued new… Continue reading Claire Barker waited 14 years for an endometriosis diagnosis.

Rooftops ripped off and buildings flooded as Hurricane Irma makes landfall in Caribbean

Rooftops have been ripped off and electricity knocked out as Hurricane Irma, the most powerful Atlantic hurricane on record, made landfall in the Caribbean. The government headquarters on the French island of Saint Martin has been partly destroyed and the whole island is in a total blackout. A fire station in Saint Barthelemy is under… Continue reading Rooftops ripped off and buildings flooded as Hurricane Irma makes landfall in Caribbean

14-year-old shot in broad daylight dies in hospital 

Police at the scene where the teenagers were shot.Credit: ITV London A 14-year-old boy shot in the street in broad daylight has died in hospital. Corey Junior Davis was gunned down in Moore Walk, Newham in east London on Monday afternoon. Police said the teenager, from Forest Gate, died of his injuries in hospital on… Continue reading 14-year-old shot in broad daylight dies in hospital 

Dog walkers in Canterbury told to carry two at least two waste bags – or face an on-the-spot £80 fine

Dog walkers could face an £80 fine if they don’t have two bags with them. Credit: PA Dog walkers have been told they must prove they are carrying at least two waste disposal bags or face an £80 on-the-spot fine in Canterbury. City officials are trying to crack down on fouling in parks and public spaces… Continue reading Dog walkers in Canterbury told to carry two at least two waste bags – or face an on-the-spot £80 fine

‘Most powerful’ Atlantic hurricane ever makes landfall in Caribbean

The most powerful Atlantic Ocean hurricane on record has made its first landfall in the islands of the northeast Caribbean. The eye of Hurricane Irma passed over Barbuda around 1:47 a.m., the National Weather Service said. Residents said on local radio that phone lines went down. Heavy rain and strong winds also swept across the… Continue reading ‘Most powerful’ Atlantic hurricane ever makes landfall in Caribbean

Girls with ADHD ‘are missing out on a diagnosis’ – and it may be because their symptoms are different from boys’ 

Up to 5% of children are thought to have ADHD – but boys are more likely to be diagnosed. Credit: PA Girls suffering from attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are often not getting correctly diagnosed – and it may because the condition manifests differently from in boys, NHS experts say. Up to 5% of school-age children… Continue reading Girls with ADHD ‘are missing out on a diagnosis’ – and it may be because their symptoms are different from boys’