Wife of Belfast man injured by loyalist bomb in 1975 to seek damages

A hospital patient left traumatised after learning her husband had been seriously injured in a loyalist bombing can pursue a landmark claim for damages, a High Court judge has ruled. Eileen O’Halloran is suing the PSNI and Ministry of Defence over alleged state collusion with the gang who carried out the attack in north Belfast […]

Are we at ‘war’ with coronavirus?

“This is going to be the hardest and saddest week of most Americans’ lives, quite frankly,” U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams said in an appearance on Fox News on Sunday. “This is going to be our Pearl Harbor moment, our 9/11 moment, only it’s not going to be localized. It’s going to be happening all […]

Alison Hammond calls for Netflix to revive Big Brother for the UK

Alison reckons it’s time for a Big Brother comeback (Picture: Getty/C5) Alison Hammond has called for Big Brother to get a brand new revival, two years after it was cancelled by Channel 5. The long-running reality series, which launched in 2000, is to thank for launching the This Morning star’s career – as her appearance […]

Texas hires Schaefer from Mississippi State

Texas moved quickly to hire a new women’s basketball coach, luring Vic Schaefer away from powerhouse Mississippi State on Sunday. Texas athletic director Chris Del Conte announced the move by tweeting a picture of himself with Schaefer and his family holding up the “Hook’em Horns” hand signal. Del Conte did not immediately return a message […]

Edmonton church finds unique way to provide meals for less fortunate during pandemic – Edmonton

In the push to help the less fortunate amid the COVID-19 pandemic, several volunteers with the Our Lady of Perpetual Help parish made multiple trips back and forth from their cars to the Bissell Centre, unloading important items for a Sunday lunch. Since 1987, volunteers with several local churches have been helping Edmonton’s inner-city population. […]

Coronavirus: Scotland’s chief medical officer forced to step back from public briefings after breaking lockdown to visit second home

Scotland’s chief medical officer Catherine Calderwood has been forced to step back from public briefings on the country’s response to coronavirus after she broke her own advice on social distancing. Police issued a warning to Ms Calderwood on Sunday after she ignored lockdown guidance designed to slow the spread of Covid-19 when she visited her […]

Major south London park closed after 3,000 sun worshippers flout Covid-19 lockdown rules

The latest headlines in your inbox One of London’s most popular parks will be shut from tomorrow after thousands of sun worshippers breached Government lockdown rules. Brockwell Park in south London saw more than 3,000 visitors over the course of Saturday, “many of them sunbathing or in large groups,” Lambeth council said. The council announced […]

Peter Andre tests the best supermarket chocolate eggs before Easter – The Sun

PETER Andre has his finger on the buttons of which are the best chocolate eggs by testing them before Easter next week. The Sun on Sunday asked singer Peter, 47 — whose wife Emily is an NHS doctor working on the front line — and kids Theo, three, Amelia, six, and Princess, 12, to pick […]

Death Toll Passes 60,000; N.Y. Has Deadliest Day: Virus Update

(Bloomberg) — The death toll from the coronavirus pandemic exceeded 60,000 worldwide and New York State reported its deadliest day. Spain will extend its state of emergency after cases surpassed those in Italy. U.S. deaths rose to more than 7,000 as health officials recommended wearing cloth masks to prevent the virus’s spread. At least a […]

1,862 Vancouver-area hospital beds empty and ready for pandemic

Article content VICTORIA — Metro Vancouver’s hospitals are almost half empty because the unprecedented decision by the government to cancel non-essential surgeries to make way for a potential surge of COVID-19 cases. Detailed hospital data, compiled exclusively for Postmedia News by the Ministry of Health, showed 1,862 free beds in eight major hospitals in the Lower Mainland. […]