Health Secretary Matt Hancock backs chess as a way to help dementia sufferers

Mr Hancock’s call for more non-medical Alzheimer’s intervention include listening to music and singing and is backed by charities including Age UK. He told a conference yesterday: “We need a culture change to tackle dementia. “Music, singing and playing chess can all help. “There are a number of simple, yet effective social solutions that can […]

World's biggest oil traders bribed Petrobras staff: prosecutors

Investigators say three leading oil traders paid more the $30m in bribes to state-own Brazilian company Petrobras. Leading global oil traders Vitol, Trafigura and Glencore paid more than $30m in bribes to employees at state-owned Brazilian company Petrobras in a scheme that may still be going on, prosecutors said on Wednesday. Top executives of the […]

The UK deserves a stronger Brexit deal

On Tuesday, British lawmakers voted, for the first time in history, to hold the government in contempt of Parliament. The move came after ministers failed to comply with a motion passed last month requiring the publication of the attorney general’s full legal advice on the Withdrawal Agreement, which details how Britain intends to leave the […]

Jimmy Carter Gives Donald Trump Some Serious Side Eye

President Carter gives Trump momentary side eye at the funeral of George H.W. Bush. At the funeral service for George H.W. Bush, current President Donald Trump made no effort to greet President Jimmy Carter, now at 94, the oldest living United States President. As Trump and his wife arrived to sit in the “President’s Club” […]

Home Office suspends visas that fast-track oligarchs moving to the UK

Home Office suspends ‘gold-plated’ visas that fast-track oligarchs moving to the UK in money laundering crackdown Tier 1 investor visas currently allow the super-rich to fast-track moves to the UK  However, as of midnight tomorrow, visas will be suspended by the Home Office  The government is attempting to reduce organised crime and money laundering  Immigration […]

Hospital bosses pen astonishing EIGHT-step guide on how to make TOAST

Hospital bosses pen astonishing EIGHT-step guide on how to make TOAST and warn staff not to attempt task unless they are fully trained Staff at University Hospital Southampton given two-page guide to making toast Poster was put up in a ward kitchen and warns staff they have to be fully-trained Critics say the guide is […]

Terror Squad murderer Sutherland-Kayseas ineligible for parole for 12 years

A judge decided Wednesday Terror Squad gang member Shaylin Sutherland-Kayseas, who’s been convicted of murdering a Saskatoon man, will be ineligible for parole for a minimum of 12 years. Justice Shawn Smith said “to be fair, Shaylin’s journey to adulthood was not framed by any meaningful guidance” and also told Dylan Phillips’ friends and family […]

Collision on Hwy. 407 leaves 3 injured, 1 person without vital signs

Toronto Emergency Services says one person is without vital signs and three others are being assessed after a collision on Highway 407. In a tweet sent out Wednesday evening, Ontario Provincial Police said the collision occurred on the eastbound side of the 407 near Keele Avenue. The roadway is closed following patient assessment and investigation. […]