Month: March 2019

International Women’s Day: Remembering suffragette Emily Davison, who threw herself under the King’s horse at Epsom

She made history when threw herself in front of the King’s horse at Epsom Derby to protest against women’s suffrage.   Emily Davison died from her injuries four days after the horse crashed into her on 4 June 1913, in front of stunned crowds.  Opinion remains divided over whether the 41-year-old intended to sacrifice herself or whether she just aimed to disrupt…

The Best Festivals in Seattle: Spring 2019

Frolic through fields of colorful flowers at Skagit Valley’s annual Tulip Festival this April. Jessica Stein Below, we’ve rounded up the biggest and best festivals you need to know about this season, whether you want to experience seasonal traditions from other countries, drink beer, take in live music in the great outdoors, or geek out…

Manchester Royal Infirmary: Man died days after care concerns raised – BBC News

Image copyright PA Image caption The court heard the 61-year-old’s condition meant he had difficulty communicating A man who had Down’s syndrome died of pneumonia days after his family raised concerns about a hospital’s care for him, an inquest has heard. Giuseppe Ulleri may have gone 10 days without food at Manchester Royal Infirmary (MRI) …

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Birmingham mosque attacks: Man detained under Mental Health Act

Police are investigating another mosque attack in Birmingham after five Islamic centres were targeted across the city. Officers were called to a madarasa on Cromer Road, Balsall Heath at 6.30am on Saturday following reports of criminal damage. CCTV footage is now being examined to determine what happened to the mosque. We’ll tell you what’s true. You can form your own view. From 15p…