Harry and Meghan sever ties with four UK newspapers over their reporting and lies

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have announced they are cutting all communications with four British tabloid newspapers and will refuse to co-operate with them on any stories. In a letter sent last night to the editors of The Sun, The Mail, The Mirror and The Express, the couple make clear that they no longer will engage with them, adding that they refuse to "offer themselves up as currency for an economy of click bait and distortion."   The full letter: As The Duke and Duchess of Sussex now settle into the next chapter of their lives and no longer [...]

By |2020-04-20T08:41:47+01:00April 20th, 2020|News/Politics|1 Comment

Harry and Meghan volunteer to deliver meals in L.A. amid Coronavirus crisis

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have joined Project Angel Food to deliver meals on Wednesday in West Hollywood, California, to 20 clients living with critical illnesses. ET reports: "I am blown away that they chose us. They care about our vulnerable population," Ayoub shared. "Our clients are most at risk to contract the coronavirus, having compromised immune systems including heart disease, lung disease, diabetes, and most are over the age of 60."   The generous volunteer work comes at an important time for Project Angel Food -- which prepares, and delivers meals to people living with critical illnesses. With [...]

By |2020-04-20T08:18:49+01:00April 16th, 2020|News/Politics|1 Comment

99-year-old war veteran raises a whopping £12m for the NHS.

A 99-year-old war veteran has walked 100 laps of his garden to raise a whopping £12,000,000 for the NHS. Captain Tom Moore originally wanted to raise £1,000 for NHS Charities Together by completing laps of his garden before his 100th birthday. But with the help of  the 640,000 people who made  generous donations to his fundraising page, he smashed his goal. Watch him pass the finish line: Shortly after he finished the fundraiser, the retired soldier had words of advice for a nation coping with the coronvirus lockdown. "You've all got to remember that we will get through it in [...]

By |2020-04-16T11:41:52+01:00April 16th, 2020|News/Politics|0 Comments

New Zealand PM and ministers take pay cut in solidarity with those affected by Covid-19

Jacinda Ardern has announced she and other ministers will take a 20% pay cut lasting six months to show solidarity with those affected by the coronavirus outbreak. The New Zealand Prime Minister said it was important the government’s most highly paid politicians show “leadership and solidarity” with workers on the frontline and those who had lost their livelihoods. The Guardian reports: Ardern said: “If there was ever a time to close the gap between groups of people across New Zealand in different positions, it is now. I am responsible for the executive branch and this is where we can take [...]

By |2020-04-15T15:43:48+01:00April 15th, 2020|News/Politics|0 Comments

Stephanie Grisham out as White House Press Secretary

Stephanie Grisham is leaving her role as White House Press Secretary. The news comes as President Donald Trump's new chief of staff, Mark Meadows, reorganizes West Wing staff. Grisham is leaving the role of  Press Secretary without ever having briefed the press. According to reports, Grisham will be First Lady Melania Trump's new chief of staff. She previously served in the East Wing as the first lady's communications director.

By |2020-04-07T15:32:18+01:00April 7th, 2020|News/Politics|0 Comments

The Queen thanks healthcare workers for ‘selfless dedication’

In a statement released on Tuesday morning, the Queen said: 'On the occasion of World Health Day, I want to thank all those working in the healthcare profession for your selfless commitment and diligence as you undertake vitally important roles to protect and improve the health and well-being of people across the commonwealth, and around the world.   The Royal Family twitter account also released this video to accompany the statement. https://twitter.com/RoyalFamily/status/1247450424468287488 You may also like: Harry and Meghan to launch new charity named Archewell  

By |2020-04-07T10:37:52+01:00April 7th, 2020|News/Politics|0 Comments

Harry and Meghan to launch new charity named Archewell

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex said on Monday they were looking to set up a new charitable organization called Archewell. They also revealed the Greek word in the project, Arche, was the inspiration behind the name of their son, Archie Mountbatten-Windsor. In a joint statement to USA Today, the couple said: "Like you, our focus is on supporting efforts to tackle the global Covid-19 pandemic but faced with this information coming to light, we felt compelled to share the story of how this came to be." "Before SussexRoyal, came the idea of ‘Arche’ – the Greek word meaning ‘source [...]

By |2020-04-07T07:20:07+01:00April 7th, 2020|News/Politics|1 Comment

16 moments of human kindness amid the coronavirus pandemic

Although uncertainty and fear dominate the headlines during the COVID-19 crisis, it's good to take a moment to focus on the good in the world.  No politics, no fear-mongering, no hatred, just people coming together to take care of one another at this very difficult time.  Here are 16 examples of human kindness to remind you that, despite the unprecedented chaos and dread that this virus spreads, people are still fundamentally good. 1. https://twitter.com/robin_stevenson/status/1242247717574676480 2. https://www.tiktok.com/@spoilerallert/video/6809326797952519430 3. https://twitter.com/KhaledBeydoun/status/1244250918952017920 4. https://twitter.com/ABC/status/1246005929616846848 5. https://twitter.com/AnniePNJ/status/1243689480831320071 6. https://twitter.com/FrozenChaps/status/1243700806194532352 7. https://twitter.com/MyDaughtersArmy/status/1244967993488158723 8. https://twitter.com/tanksgoodnews/status/1242620128770101253 9. https://twitter.com/JasminRamsey/status/1238438936445403137 10. https://twitter.com/DakSt8Football/status/1243687140799766532 11. https://twitter.com/ellygriffiths/status/1243951227379089408 12. https://twitter.com/cpooleywriter/status/1241961576288190466 13. https://twitter.com/NickDoody/status/1243872474388979712 14. 15. [...]

By |2020-04-03T13:24:00+01:00April 3rd, 2020|News/Politics|0 Comments

Fauci: ‘I don’t understand why every state hasn’t issued stay-at-home orders’

America's top infectious disease expert said Thursday he doesn't understand why every state hasn't issued stay-at-home orders as COVID-19 cases continue to rise across the US. "I don't understand why that's not happening," Dr. Anthony Fauci told Anderson Cooper during CNN's coronavirus town hall. Watch: Dr. Anthony Fauci made it clear that he supports all Americans being under a stay-at-home order. "If you look at what's going on in this country, I just don't understand why we're not doing that. We really should be." #CNNTownHall https://t.co/GTJ5UHnIiH pic.twitter.com/gu1qDaoo3A — Anderson Cooper 360° (@AC360) April 3, 2020 Fauci also stressed the dangers [...]

By |2020-04-03T07:17:34+01:00April 3rd, 2020|News/Politics|0 Comments

Jeff Bezos donates $100m to U.S. food banks amid coronavirus pandemic.

Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos is donating $100 million to food banks across the U.S. in an effort to help those affected by the cornavirus outbreak. In an Instagram post, Bezo wrote: Even in ordinary times, food insecurity in American households is an important problem, and unfortunately COVID-19 is amplifying that stress significantly. Non-profit food banks and food pantries rely in large part on surplus food from a range of food businesses. For example, many restaurants donate excess food. But during this time of social distancing, restaurants are closed, and many other normal channels of excess food have also [...]

By |2020-04-03T06:24:32+01:00April 3rd, 2020|News/Politics|0 Comments