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‘No consent’ circumcision doctor suspended

“If I went round and cut his bits off I would be getting years in prison. “Even if they struck him off it wouldn’t have been enough punishment, because he has caused my son so much pain, but such a short suspension is a slap in the face.” ‘Very regretful’ Dr Mehat said he would be writing a letter of apology “directly to the patient”. “I am very regretful that the care I provided to the patient did not go well as we had both hoped,” he said in a…

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Corbyn will go if he loses election – McDonnell

Under his leadership, Labour did better than expected in the snap 2017 election but still got 56 fewer seats than the Conservatives. In an interview for GQ with Alastair Campbell, Tony Blair’s former adviser, Mr McDonnell was asked whether it was possible for Mr Corbyn to carry on if he failed to win next time around. He replied: “I can’t see… I think it is the same for my own personal position, I can’t see so. “What we’d do is as the tradition, which is have an election for a…

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China overpass collapse crushes vehicles, killing 3

A crowd gathered Thursday to watch workers at the site of a highway overpass collapse in Wuxi, in China’s eastern Jiangsu province. (Getty Images) Chinese transportation officials told Xinhua that heavily-overloaded vehicles traveling on the overpass likely caused it to collapse. There were five vehicles reported to be traveling across the overpass when it crumbled – and three are said to have been crushed underneath.

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Celebrating Non-League football

Image copyright Colin McPherson Image caption Two Matlock Town fans read the matchday programme before the FA Cup Third Round Qualifying round tie against Eastwood Town at Causeway Lane, Matlock, in 2010. The visitors, from Nottingham, who played one division higher than Matlock, won 3-0 to move to within one round of the FA Cup First Round Proper. The match was watched by 655 spectators. Image copyright Colin McPherson Image caption Two Glossop North End supporters wait for the teams to come out before their club’s game with Barnoldswick Town…

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Teen climate activist Greta Thunberg takes her message to Denver

(CNN)Swedish teenage activist Greta Thunberg did not win this year’s Nobel Peace Prize but that didn’t stop her from taking her call for greater action on climate change to Denver. “The people in power continue to ignore us… How dare they,” she said. The crowd erupted with chants of “How dare they! How dare they!” “How dare they leave this mess for their own children to clean up,” Thunberg said. “How dare they pretend they are doing enough when the politics needed are still nowhere in sight.” The next global…

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Florida man convicted of manslaughter in a dispute over a parking spot sentenced to 20 years in prison

(CNN)[Breaking news update, published at 11:56 a.m. ET] Michael Drejka faces up to 30 years in prison for shooting and killing Markeis McGlockton in July 2018 outside a convenience store in Clearwater, Florida. Before Judge Joseph Bulone decides Drejka’s fate in a Clearwater courtroom, the court will hear impact statements from McGlockton’s relatives. Britany Jacobs, a witness in the case and the mother of McGlockton’s four children, is expected to be at the hearing. A jury convicted Drejka in late August after a five-day trial. Drejka, who didn’t take the…

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Wife died after being left in filth

‘Horrendous’ odour The mother-of-two was rescued after Wallach alerted the Elms Medical Centre on 24 August 2017, as she was “babbling”. The court heard how paramedics found Mrs Wallach sitting in a chair at their home on Gwendoline Street, covered in urine, faeces and flies. The odour in the house was described as “horrendous” by the emergency services. Image copyright Crown Prosecution Service Image caption Firefighters and paramedics had to fight their way through piles of rubbish During the trial, Wallach told jurors he looked after her to the best…

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Bernie Sanders: I’m ready ‘to go full blast’ following heart attack

(CNN)Sen. Bernie Sanders on Thursday said he was prepared to rejoin the Democratic presidential campaign at “full blast” after experiencing a heart attack last week, with trips to Iowa, Nevada and New Hampshire on his post-debate itinerary. “Well, what I mean is probably next week I’m not going to do four rallies a day,” Sanders said. “I think I’ve done more rallies than any other candidate who’s currently running for president of the United States. But I’m feeling great and we’re going to run a vigorous campaign. We’re working on…

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Dow jumps 200 points as Trump is set to meet Chinese officials

New York (CNN Business)The US stock market jumped higher Thursday, as President Donald Trump is due to meet Chinese Vice Premier Liu He. The trade negotiations come amid an onslaught of headlines and developments in US-China relations this week. The US blacklisted 28 Chinese organizations over their alleged involvement in human rights violations. On Wednesday, a Reuters report said Chinese official weren’t optimistic about progress in the talks because the US blacklisting Chinese organizations hurt Beijing’s goodwill. A Bloomberg report Wednesday meanwhile fueled hopes that a partial trade could be…

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Teenager stabbed to death outside shopping centre

He added: “The victim of this stabbing was a schoolboy with his whole life ahead of him. He had everything to live for. “This was a senseless attack and we share the concern and alarm this murder will no doubt cause in the local community.” ‘Scary’ Police said the teenager’s friends and members of the public provided first aid but he died at the scene at about 15:50. His next of kin have been informed, and the second boy who was stabbed remains in an east London hospital. A Section…

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‘I put the environment before profits’

But, she says she blagged a mortgage and brought her eco-consciousness to every aspect of the Honey Pot. Image copyright Rachel Gunderson Image caption Happy pastie-maker Rachel All the cafes straws are paper, they use recycled takeaway containers and napkins – and most surprisingly they’ve stopped using biros. “We just use pencils – they’re loads cheaper, they last loads longer and we’ve just got one of those old school sharpeners with the handle,” she says. And all that pencil sharpening has had an unintended, but very welcome side effect. “All…

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Democrats plot next phase in impeachment, including new wave of subpoenas

(CNN)House Democrats are preparing a flurry of subpoenas in the face of the Trump administration’s stonewalling of their impeachment investigation, amid a new debate within their caucus over holding a vote to formally authorize the inquiry in order to call the White House’s bluff, according to Democratic sources. At the same time, a small but influential group of Democrats privately and publicly tell CNN that it makes sense to hold an impeachment inquiry vote — something House Republicans have demanded — arguing it would derail the White House’s declaration that…

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Here’s the latest on the quickly escalating impeachment inquiry

(CNN)It was a day in which the White House declared it outright won’t cooperate in the House Democrats’ impeachment inquiry and the efforts by White House staff to contain the fallout around the July 25 call between the American and Ukrainian Presidents became clearer. Key points: Sitting in his private quarters, Trump wasn’t surrounded by the clutch of aides who would usually join him in person during a call with a foreign leader made from the Oval Office Concerns of White House and NSC aides were independent of the whistleblower…

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Kate Middleton Knows Just What To Wear For Fall

Kate Middleton is ready for fall.  autumn outfit for a visit to one of her patronages, the Natural History Museum in London. She paired a long-sleeved purple sweater by Warehouse with a pair of high-waisted olive culottes from Jigsaw, according to Kate accessorized with a small Chanel purse that matched both her sweater and her shoes, as well as an updated blond twist on her usual blowout. Instagram account.  POOL New / Reuters Kate arrives at the Angela Marmont Centre for UK Biodiversity to hear how it is advocating for…

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Colbert Mocks Trumps Bone Spurs With A ‘Tragic’ Excuse For Avoiding Congress

Stephen Colbert said there’s a “tragic” reason President And it sounds very similar to the alleged bones spurs that kept him out of military service during the Vietnam War.  released an eight-page letter saying the administration will not cooperate with the House impeachment investigation, calling the attempts to get information “baseless, unconstitutional efforts to overturn the democratic process.”  “Don’t get him wrong; Trump would like to help with their inquiry into his conversation with Ukraine,” Colbert cracked. “But, tragically, he has developed phone spurs.” REAL LIFE. REAL NEWS. REAL VOICES.…

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