NEWS DIGEST 15.08.2021: First goal of the UK Premier League; trucker adopts homeless cat

Happy Sunday. Your news today is sourced from Facebook. Meet the sweetest pair ever, Paul Robertson and his cat Percy who love each other more than anything. Paul is a truck drive that loves driving but it can get lonely … Continue reading NEWS DIGEST 15.08.2021: First goal of the UK Premier League; trucker adopts homeless cat

NEWS DIGEST 22.05.2021: New Mauritian mayor of Rugby a world first, other stories

Good morning!. Today’s news comes to you via Facebook. Deepa Brojmohun has become the first ever British Mauritian mayor after she was elected to be council leader of the town of Rugby, in Warwickshire county, England. Aged 54, and having … Continue reading NEWS DIGEST 22.05.2021: New Mauritian mayor of Rugby a world first, other stories

NEWS DIGEST 12.07.2020: This weekend’s world coronavirus stories

  Today’s bulletin comes courtesy of our Twitter-oriented ‘HEM Newsbreakers’ list. Indian Bollywood actor Amit Sadh, star of web series Breathe Into The Shadows, has gone in for coronavirus testing after his co-star Abhishek Bachchan came out positive, the Hindustan … Continue reading NEWS DIGEST 12.07.2020: This weekend’s world coronavirus stories

BAGOOADUTH KALLOOA: The Mauritian of many talents

Flacq, MAURITIUS VIJAY SHAH via Le Défi Media The small Indian Ocean island of Mauritius may not have the clout of many other much larger countries when it comes to producing people that can be defined as ‘great’ and ‘multitalented’, but that does not mean that Mauritians are not capable of reaching those dizzy heights. Enter Bagooaduth Kallooa. He has been described by Le Defi, one of Mauritius’ most widely read newspapers, as ‘a man of many talents’. He began his working life as a nurse working in patient care on the west coast of Mauritius, inspired by his humble … Continue reading BAGOOADUTH KALLOOA: The Mauritian of many talents

EDITH MUNRO: Newham pays respects to WWI nurse

  London, UNITED KINGDOM VIJAY SHAH via The Newham Mag, KAY ATWAL, IAIN BURNS, Newham Recorder and contributors.   Military veterans and members of the Jewish community paid their respects this month to a Newham, east London nurse who gave her life in active service for the country at a special memorial service this past week, council magazine The Newham Mag reports. The nurse, Edith Hilda Munro, was born in a well-off household in Hackney, the daughter of Scottish engineer John Munro, and local Leah Nathan, and had three brothers and sisters. She first began her illustrious career in the … Continue reading EDITH MUNRO: Newham pays respects to WWI nurse