Beijing expresses anger at US Navy mission through South China Sea

Beijing insists on ‘indisputable sovereignty’ over South China Sea islands after Washington sends two US warships to disputed waters China expressed anger at a US Navy mission in the disputed South China Sea  The foreign ministry demanded the US ‘immediately stop its provocative actions’ Washington says warships were conducteding ‘freedom of navigation’ exercises Beijing has voiced its ‘strong dissatisfaction’ with […]

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Family’s anger over daughter’s suicide at psychiatric unit

Family of bipolar teenager, 19, who hanged herself at ‘chaotic’ and ‘unsafe’ psychiatric centre call for criminal charges against home after inquest finds ‘grossly inadequate failures’ Sophie Bennett had been living at Lancaster Lodge in Richmond for a year  The 19-year-old self harmed inside the facility one month before her death  Her inquest heavily criticised staff for failing to seek […]

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Family's anger as husband, 91, and wife, 86, could be split by social services after 67 years of marriage

Frank Springett, 91, and wife Mary, 86, could be split by council bosses despite both having serious health problems. Mary has been diagnosed with severe Alzheimer’s and Frank has arthritis, is deaf and has the muscle condition polymyalgia rheumatica. The couple had to sell their home in Henley-in-Arden, Warwickshire, to fund their ongoing £8,000-a-month care bills, The Mirror reports. But […]

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Anger at real ale magazine’s ’16 stone barmaid’ comments

Anger at Derby Drinker magazine’s ’16 stone barmaid’ comments Pubs boycott real ale magazine which called a barmaid ’16 stone with bingo wings, multiple chins and a beer belly decorated with weird tattoos’ Ale lovers magazine was previously under fire over offensive crossword clue Now landlords have hit out at a comment about a barmaid’s ‘bingo wings’ Magazine changed its […]

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Holocaust survivor’s anger on day Corbyn shut down dissent

ANDREW PIERCE: Holocaust survivor’s anger on the day Jeremy Corbyn shut down dissent in the Commons Within minutes of the start of the stormy Holocaust Memorial Day meeting in the Commons back in 2010, Jeremy Corbyn called on the services of a uniformed police officer posted outside the room where it was being held. Corbyn, at the time a backbench […]

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