Southampton residents celebrate Indian Republic Day

MORE than 50 people in Southampton came together to celebrate the 73rd anniversary of Indian Republic Day.  Today, the local residents got the opportunity to pay tribute to their country and Indian war heroes outside Southampton Guildhall.  Republic Day marks the 73rd anniversary of the country’s adoption of a Constitution. The event was organised by One Community… Continue reading Southampton residents celebrate Indian Republic Day

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Coronavirus vaccines may reduce risk of long Covid, ONS study finds | Long Covid

Vaccination could reduce the risk of long Covid, research by the Office for National Statistics suggests. The study, of more than 6,000 adults, found that those who were double-vaccinated had a 41% lower likelihood of self-reporting Covid symptoms 12 weeks after first testing positive. Overall, 9.5% of the double-vaccinated group reported experiencing long Covid, defined… Continue reading Coronavirus vaccines may reduce risk of long Covid, ONS study finds | Long Covid

Man cleared of killing suspected thief during citizen’s arrest in Bristol | Bristol

A man has been cleared of killing a suspected thief who died after he pinned him down and knelt on his back for nine minutes during a citizen’s arrest. Nathan Smith, 38, was accused of using “excessive force” as he restrained Craig Wiltshire, 43, but insisted he was only trying to hang on to him… Continue reading Man cleared of killing suspected thief during citizen’s arrest in Bristol | Bristol

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Downton Abbey 2 release date, cast, trailer plot: When is it out? | Films | Entertainment

Who is in the cast of Downton Abbey 2? All of the main cast will be returning for the sequel, which was confirmed back in April 2021. Focus Features, the production company behind the project shared the announcement on Twitter, writing: “We’re thrilled to announce that Julian Fellowes and the entire Downton cast are back… Continue reading Downton Abbey 2 release date, cast, trailer plot: When is it out? | Films | Entertainment

IOC says it talked with Peng Shuai last week and will meet her in Beijing | Peng Shuai

The International Olympic Committee has said it had a conversation with the Chinese tennis player Peng Shuai last week and plans to meet her in Beijing during next month’s Winter Olympics. Peng’s situation became a matter of concern in November when the former women’s No 1 doubles player alleged that a former Chinese vice premier,… Continue reading IOC says it talked with Peng Shuai last week and will meet her in Beijing | Peng Shuai

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Kaimes School closed in Edinburgh as boy found dead, say Police Scotland | UK | News

Paramedics rushed to Kaimes School, which is in Liberton, Edinburgh, to provide medical aid to the 17-year-old boy but he died at the scene at around 11.30am yesterday (Tuesday January 25). Police were also called to the school, which caters for those with complex needs on the autism spectrum, and now understand there are no suspicious… Continue reading Kaimes School closed in Edinburgh as boy found dead, say Police Scotland | UK | News

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Emails suggest Boris Johnson authorised Afghan animal rescue despite denials | Boris Johnson

Foreign Office emails appear to contradict Downing Street denials that Boris Johnson did not personally authorise the controversial rescue of cats and dogs from a British animal charity in Afghanistan. The first of two emails released on Wednesday, from an unnamed Foreign Office official working in the private office of Zac Goldsmith and dated 25… Continue reading Emails suggest Boris Johnson authorised Afghan animal rescue despite denials | Boris Johnson

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