Good morning! Today’s news comes from Bing. Adele opened her pre-recorded ITV special, An Audience With Adele, with the songs Hometown Glory and Hello in front of a star-studded crowd. Asked by Dame Emma Thompson who she had been inspired … Continue reading NEWS DIGEST 22.11.2021: Singer Adele wows audience; other stories.
Hello readers! Today HEMNA will be bringing your news via our partner NewsNow – World news stories. Chinese tennis star Peng Shuai, whose whereabouts have been a matter of international concern for weeks, attended a tennis tournament in Beijing on … Continue reading NEWS DIGEST 21.11.2021: Sunday world news bulletin from NewsNow
Good morning. Today’s news comes from NewsNow World News. Rotterdam’s mayor has condemned “an orgy of violence” at protests against COVID-19 restrictions in the Dutch port city, in which seven people were hurt and more than 20 arrested. An emergency … Continue reading NEWS DIGEST 20.11.2021: Europe, US and Asian news this morning
Happy Sunday morning. Today’s news is from UK local news provider InYourArea. Motorists in the North East spend £77.93 on a tank of petrol, which – as a percentage of their average weekly wage of £550 – leads to them … Continue reading NEWS DIGEST 14.11.2021: High UK petrol & housing costs, other local stories.
The Hague – VIJAY SHAH via CHRIS WELLER, Business Insider and Independent While many countries are experiencing a boom in their prison populations leading to overcrowded cells and jails, and in the worse cases, lethal riots, the Netherlands is witnessing the opposite. The country has such well behaved citizens that prisons are being shut down, according to the United Kingdom’s Independent newspaper. In 2013, Dutch correctional authorities closed down thirteen jails, with plans for some to be converted into temporary accommodation for refugees fleeing the Syrian civil war. Another five prisons are expected to be gone by the … Continue reading CLOSING DOWN THE SLAMMERS: Netherlands shuttering prisons
On the 6th February 2014, the Half-Eaten Mind was nominated for four blogging awards by photographer and poetess Patty from the blog ‘Petite Magique’. She has been a keen follower and friend for many months and has nominated the Half-Eaten Mind a few times previously. She has kindly stretched out her love all the way from the Netherlands, across the North Sea to London to rain down a few awards to add to the typhoon of gongs tearing a blingy path our way since the end of last year. Patty herself has also been very much caught up in the … Continue reading FEBRUARY AWARD SHOWER: HEM nominated for four gongs