Good morning and Happy Sunday. Our news for today comes via Facebook. Everyone aged 11 years and over who lives, works or is educated in the London postcode area E1 is strongly encouraged to take a COVID-19 PCR test when … Continue reading NEWS DIGEST 02.05.2021: Surge testing in Tower Hamlets, tombs discovered in Egypt, and more.
Today’s news comes via my own Twitter account at @VShah1984. In the UK, the Labour MP (member of Parliament) for Slough in Berkshire county and Shadow Railways Minister, Tanmanjeet Singh Dhesi, has paid tribute to his grandmother, who passed … Continue reading NEWS DIGEST 25.04.2020: Mourning, questioning, and celebrating in the COVID-19 Lockdown
Bognor Regis, United Kingdom VIJAY SHAH via Bognor Regis Observer Working as a delivery driver for big-name logistics and retail companies is a hard slog, and it is difficult to find time for toilet breaks during the long … Continue reading YOU CAN’T SPELL PRIME WITHOUT ‘P’: Delivery driver caught urinating in customer’s driveway
London, United Kingdom VIJAY SHAH via BBC News Smoking is a habit that causes numerous health complications, ranging from the characteristic ‘smoker’s cough’ through to serious and life-threatening illnesses such as cancers and emphysema. Now a poll organised … Continue reading SMOKING: A tobacco habit can damage your eyes, specialists say
On the 16th September 2014, Transport for London (TfL), the London authority in charge of the city’s public transport formally ushered in a new way of paying fares for its customers. This new paying method, which TfL has branded ‘contactless travel’ enables commuters with special credit or debit cards to use these cards to pay for their daily travel without having to buy tickets or top up an Oystercard, making it ideal for occasional users or tourists…or anyone unfortunately unable to access their usual means of fare payment (lost Oystercard/photocard, for example). Many banks and building societies in the UK now offer credit and debit cards with a distinctive ‘sound wave’ logo. … Continue reading TRANSPORT FOR LONDON: Contactless Travel