NEWS DIGEST 16.05.2021: Britons look forward to travelling again, but Indian variant looms large

Hi readers!. Happy Sunday, and welcome to the latest news digest incorporating stories and news from InYourArea. Google search data has identified the ten UK landmarks that Brits want to visit the most as lockdown and Covid-19 restrictions begin to ease. The research revealed that Spinnaker Tower in Portsmouth, Radcliffe Camera in Oxford and Buckingham Palace in London are the top three places people are most interested in visiting. Using Google search volumes to compare searches between March 2021 and April 2021, holiday company Parkdean Resorts identified the top fifty UK landmarks Brits are most looking forward to visiting, reports … Continue reading NEWS DIGEST 16.05.2021: Britons look forward to travelling again, but Indian variant looms large

SOUTH LONDON MAYHEM: Four children stabbed

London – VIJAY SHAH via┬áRICHARD HARTLEY-PARKINSON and Metro The crimewave affecting London now has taken an even nastier turn, as newspaper Metro reported yesterday that four children in the south of the city were attacked during a scuffle, with one harmed so badly that witnesses said they were ‘disembowelled’. A fight was alleged to have broken out between two groups of teenagers, aged 15 to 16 years, at the Landor House, a block of flats on the Elmington estate in Camberwell. Four children were taken to hospital, with one boy suffering serious injuries and is now fighting for his life. … Continue reading SOUTH LONDON MAYHEM: Four children stabbed

LONDON STABBING EPIDEMIC: Sixth teen attacked in just 1.5 hours

London – VIJAY SHAH via MARK HODGE, ALEX MATTHEWS and The Sun Six teenagers were stabbed in the space of just ninety minutes as the UK capital of London experienced a wave of violence largely against young people, giving the city a higher murder rate than New York for the first time in modern history. Tabloid newspaper The Sun reported that six youths were stabbed in just 1 1/2 hours yesterday, including a boy of just 13 years of age, who was left fighting for his life. The wave of stabbings began with a man in his twenties being attacked … Continue reading LONDON STABBING EPIDEMIC: Sixth teen attacked in just 1.5 hours

LOOKING GOOD?: UK pre-teens increasingly concerned with appearance

London, UNITED KINGDOM VIJAY SHAH via SWNS digital   Increasing numbers of the United Kingdom’s pre-teens, children under thirteen years of age, are becoming concerned over their physical appearances, with the average child now worrying about how they look for ninety minutes a day, according to a study. An astonishing 90 per cent of the study participants – sourced from different age groups – said they frequently worried about they look, as influences from media, society, picture-perfect celebrities, and the direct and indirect influences of more ‘popular’ classmates impinge on children’s body confidence at startling younger ages.     One … Continue reading LOOKING GOOD?: UK pre-teens increasingly concerned with appearance