Health regulator to investigate care home rape cover-up claims

Health regulator to investigate care home rape cover-up claims

The body which regulates health and social care in England admits it could have acted more quickly after a rape was reported at a home for people with learning disabilities in north London. The rape is alleged to have happened in November 2015 and the home closed a year later. An article in the Times on Thursday accused the Care Quality Commission of a cover-up. The CQC says it will now investigate what should have…

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Parents plea to take Charlie home

Parents plea to take Charlie home

The parents of terminally-ill baby Charlie Gard have returned to court to seek permission to take their son home to die. Lawyers for Chris Gard and Connie Yates told the High Court they wanted “a few days of tranquillity outside the hospital before Charlie passes away”. They accused Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) of putting “obstacles” in the way of Charlie’s return home. But the hospital said Charlie’s parents had refused an offer of mediation….

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Kenedy sent home from Chelsea tour for social media comments

Kenedy sent home from Chelsea tour for social media comments

Chelsea have sent Kenedy home from their pre-season tour following the Brazilian’s social media comments before a match in China. The club had “solemnly and sincerely” apologised after fans accused the 21-year-old of xenophobia and racism. He made the comments in Instagram posts before a 3-0 pre-season win over Arsenal, during which fans booed him. Kenedy later apologised but will now play no further part in the tour and has returned to the UK. He…

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Worries over care home fees and funding

Worries over care home fees and funding

Care homes may be charging families for extended periods after a resident has died as well as large upfront fees, a competition inquiry has revealed. The concerns emerged from the initial findings of a review by the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) which began in December. The CMA has now opened owing to fears that there could be breaches in consumer law. There are more than 400,000 people in care and nursing homes in the…

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Fresh Nut Milk at Home in as Little as 30 Seconds

Fresh Nut Milk at Home in as Little as 30 Seconds

Photos Credit: Nordstrom Plant-based milk alternatives have been on the rise over the years for lactose-intolerant and milk drinkers alike. Milks like almond milk and soy milk have been a blessing for people that can’t drink regular dairy products, or that choose not to. Even for dairy-lovers, the benefits of nut milk are hard to ignore. Nut milk is low in calories, heart-healthy, it tastes amazing, and you can make it yourself. It is especially…

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Sgt Pepper comes home for 50th anniversary

Sgt Pepper comes home for 50th anniversary

It is (almost) 50 years ago today that The Beatles released Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band. Liverpool is celebrating the landmark album’s anniversary with a festival – and one event is taking it particularly close to home for locals. When actress Brodie Arthur was asked to take part in Liverpool’s official Sgt Pepper anniversary celebrations, she first needed to do some quick research. “When they said ‘Sgt Pepper,’ I said, ‘Oh no, I’ll have…

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Bring Napa Home with this Private In-Home Wine Tasting Experience

Bring Napa Home with this Private In-Home Wine Tasting Experience

Photos Credit: IfOnly Want to experience Napa Valley wine country without leaving the comfort of your own home? Let Napa come to you with the Bougetz Cellars At-Home Private Wine Tasting Experience. Invite up to 40 of your closest friends to experience a comprehensive, professional wine tasting of each and every varietal of Bougetz Cellars wine. Guests will receive a complete overview of every wine from all of the Bougetz Cellars properties in California wine…

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Trump in Saudi Arabia: First foreign trip starts as home troubles mount

Trump in Saudi Arabia: First foreign trip starts as home troubles mount

Media playback is unsupported on your device Multi-billion dollar deals between the US and Saudi Arabia will be signed on Saturday as US President Donald Trump’s first foreign trip begins in Riyadh. Mr Trump and his wife Melania were greeted in the Saudi capital by King Salman on Saturday morning local time. The eight-day trip will also take in Israel, the Palestinian territories, Brussels, the Vatican, and Sicily. The visit comes as Mr Trump faces…

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