‘Failings and dishonesty’ from GP over boy’s death

Dr Rudling did not make a contemporaneous note of the call, in which Ms Morse said Ryan’s genitalia had turned black. The tribunal said Dr Rudling failed to obtain an adequate history of Ryan’s wellbeing and change in genitalia colour, failed to advise an urgent assessment was required and failed to provide a home visit. Ryan died at home a day after the call, and Dr Rudling only made a note of the call between her and Ms Morse when …

Hotel investors fly to UK seeking their money

‘You get nothing’ “It’s just an appalling way to treat investors,” said Susanne Grampe, who travelled to Liverpool last month from Germany in a face-to-face attempt to recoup about £110,000 owed to her. “I’m devastated,” she added. Ms Grampe said she invested in the company’s football-themed George Best Hotel in Belfast and the money was meant to help pay for the care of her elderly parents. The BBC has seen a document, signed by a senior Signature executive, appearing to …

Takeaways from Tuesday’s public impeachment hearings

(CNN)On Tuesday, the House’s ongoing impeachment investigation held its third day of public hearings — featuring National Security Council Ukraine expert Alexander Vindman and Jennifer Williams, a member of Vice President Mike Pence’s staff. THE POINT — NOW ON YOUTUBE! In each episode of his weekly YouTube show, Chris Cillizza will delve a little deeper into the surreal world of politics. Click to subscribe! Adam Schiff tries to prebut attacks on Vindman/Williams

‘Seriously injured’ among minibus crash casualties

Image caption The crash happened near the villages of Woodhurst and Bluntisham A spokesman from Cambridgeshire Constabulary said they had “varying levels of injury”. Roads in both directions near Wheatsheaf Road are closed and diversions are in place through Pidley. The East Anglian Air Ambulance and a hazard response team are also at the scene. Related Topics St Ives Pidley Woodhurst Bluntisham Original Article : HERE ;

Sondland a day after Trump Ukraine call: US will increase support of Ukraine if it undertakes ‘promised’ reforms

(CNN)US Ambassador Gordon Sondland said in an interview a day after President Donald Trump’s July phone call with Ukraine’s leader that the United States would increase its support of the country if it undertook “promised” reforms. Sondland’s interview shows that “promised” reforms were front and center — though it’s unclear whether Sondland was referring to Zelensky’s promises to the Ukrainian people or his willingness to give in to Trump’s demands. Zelensky campaigned on promises to reform Ukraine and rein in …

‘Do not ditch valued and recognised GCSEs’

Q&A: Draft school curriculum for Wales Businesses urge more vocational focus GCSE exams: Should paper and pens be a thing of the past? The changes will be introduced in primary schools and Year 7, the first year of secondary school, in September 2022. The year 7 pupils will be the first to take qualifications under the new system, reaching 16 in 2026. Related Topics Wales education Exams Original Article : HERE ;

How Mary Poppins has changed for the stage

The most complicated part of the show, she says, is a scene which will be familiar to fans of the original 1964 film starring Julie Andrews, where Poppins is seen somehow pulling huge items out of a relatively small handbag. “Not only am I singing and being Mary Poppins, I’m then essentially doing magic tricks,” Strallen explains, crediting the magic specialist who was hired to teach her. “There’s a magic teapot, bringing a plant out of the bag, a hat …

Last Christmas review a grisly, sub-Richard Curtis festive pudding

This shameless attempt by screenwriter Emma Thompson to siphon off the eggnog flavour from Love Actually is clunky and weird For years, Emma Thompson, whose undoubted screenplay skills form part of her unique double-Oscar achievement (one for acting in Howards End, the other for adapting Paul Feig, who gave us Bridesmaids and the Ghostbusters remake. This grisly Christmassy adventure features unbearable skittery-giggly dialogue of the sort not spoken by actual humans, while it attempts to siphon off the eggnog flavour …

Three more altar boys say they were abused by priests in Vatican

Italian TV show to reveal alleged abuse at Vaticans youth seminary in 1980s and 90s Three more former altar boys have claimed they were sexually abused by two priests in the Vatican, as the child abuse scandal that has rocked the Catholic church zeroed in for a second time on its headquarters. The allegations of abuse in the Vaticans youth seminary, to be set out in an Italian TV show on Sunday, date back to the 1980s and 90s when …

Man convicted of fatally shooting store clerk in plot to steal beer put to death in Georgia

This undated file photo made available by the Georgia Department of Corrections, shows inmate Ray Jefferson Cromartie in custody. He was convicted of malice murder and sentenced to death for April 1994’s slaying of Richard Slysz at a Thomasville, Ga., convenience store. (Georgia Department of Corrections via AP, File) Wednesday’s execution came shortly after the U.S. Supreme Court, without explanation, rejected two appeals by the inmate’s attorneys. The defense lawyers had also recently asked state and federal courts to allow …