NEWS DIGEST 08.05.2021: UK’s Labour Party suffer shocking defeats in local elections

Good morning. This Saturday our news will come via Google News. As polls are being counted in the UK after yesterday’s local elections, the Labour party is still smarting after suffering several defeats in councils across the country, including losing … Continue reading NEWS DIGEST 08.05.2021: UK’s Labour Party suffer shocking defeats in local elections

NEWS DIGEST 18.04.2020: Help and fundraising for pandemic communities

  This morning’s news digest comes via Facebook as a source. East London’s Newham Council announced yesterday that while bin collection services to the borough’s residents will continue, other council services will be impacted by the coronavirus outbreak. These include … Continue reading NEWS DIGEST 18.04.2020: Help and fundraising for pandemic communities

PHOTO MOMENT: Remembrance Sunday – Sunday Times pays tribute to the fallen

The British newspaper the Sunday Times, based in London, has released a commemorative image on their Twitter account today honouring the fallen who gave their lives for the country since the beginning of the First World War in 1914. The image depicts poppies produced for Remembrance Sunday every year by the Poppy Appeal, a charity which raises money for people affected from conflict, particularly ex-service members. The image also appeared simultaneously on the Sunday Times‘ parent newspaper, The Times. The verse “At the going down of the sun. And in the morning. We will remember them” comes from the poem ‘For … Continue reading PHOTO MOMENT: Remembrance Sunday – Sunday Times pays tribute to the fallen