Mac Davis: In The Ghetto songwriter dies normal 78

Mac Davis: In The Ghetto songwriter dies regular 78

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Mac Davis wrote for everyone from Elvis and Dolly Parton to Bruno Mars and Avicii Mac Davis, the country songwriter who penned In The Ghetto and A Little Less Conversation for Elvis Presley, has died at the age of 78.A household name in the US, he had his own…
Coventry University students ‘flout Covid-19 principles in party’

Coventry College college students ‘flout Covid-19 rules in celebration’

Publishedduration39 minutes agoimage copyrightOtherimage captionFootage shared on social media showed students celebrating in a common roomUp to 200 students are believed to have gathered for a party, flouting coronavirus restrictions.Police said officers had attended halls at Coventry University in the early hours of Tuesday morning.Officers have worked with the management of Arundel House to close…
US election 2020: ‘The loser is us, the American other americans’

US election 2020: ‘The loser is us, the American different people’

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media caption'Shut up, man' and other insults and interruptionsVoters around the US tuned in to see President Donald Trump and former Vice-President Joe Biden spar in the first presidential debate.Although topics ranged from racism in America to the handling of the Covid-19 pandemic, the debate may be remembered…
Scotland’s papers: Cancer assessments skipped over and ‘lockdown resort’ deaths

Scotland’s papers: Most cancers assessments left out and ‘lockdown resort’ deaths

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East of England Ambulance Provider: Bullying ‘normalised’, file says

East of England Ambulance Supplier: Bullying ‘normalised’, file says

Image copyright PA Media Image caption The ambulance service has used 28 non-disclosure agreements in relation to bullying cases since 2016 Inspectors found a "negative culture" where "bullying was normalised", at an ambulance trust where three workers died in the space of 11 days.Poor leadership at East of England Ambulance Service NHS Trust (EEAST) left…
Brexit: Blow to UK car industry in discover EU deal

Brexit: Blow to UK automobile business in uncover EU deal

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Lord Frost (left) and EU negotiator Michel Barnier Britain's car industry risks losing out even if there is a post-Brexit trade deal with the EU, according to documents seen by the BBC.Car parts from Japan and Turkey used in the UK will not be treated as British, so some exports…
Brazil desire stymies conception to revoke mangrove protection

Brazil want stymies conception to revoke mangrove safety

Publishedduration32 minutes agoimage copyrightGetty Imagesimage captionBrazil's mangrove forests play a key role in combating climate changeA Brazilian judge has suspended plans by the government of President Jair Bolsonaro to revoke rules protecting tropical mangroves and other fragile coastal ecosystems.The decision, on Monday, had provoked an outcry from environmentalists. They feared property developers would try to…
Helen Reddy: Australian singer of feminist anthem I Am Girl dies

Helen Reddy: Australian singer of feminist anthem I Am Lady dies

Publishedduration28 minutes agoimage copyrightGetty Imagesimage captionHelen Reddy shot to fame in the 1970sHelen Reddy, the Australian singer behind feminist anthem I Am Woman, has died aged 78.Reddy died on Tuesday in Los Angeles, her family said in a statement on Facebook. Her children Traci Donat and Jordan Sommers described her as a "wonderful mother, grandmother,…
Coronavirus doctor’s diary: Attempting out tech that can abet manufacture cherish Covid-stable

Coronavirus physician’s diary: Trying out tech that may abet manufacture cherish Covid-stable

A Bradford mosque is trying out new equipment designed to prevent the spread of coronavirus. Dr John Wright, of the city's Royal Infirmary, takes a look and finds out how other places of worship have been adapting to pandemic conditions. He also hears about a trial in the US to test whether prayer can help…
Eminem fan units world tale for many musician tattoos

Eminem fan models world story for a lot of musician tattoos

Publishedduration1 hour agoimage copyrightNikki Pattersonimage captionNikki has 16 portraits of Eminem on her body, including this one by David CordenAn Eminem fan who has 16 portraits of the American rapper tattooed on her body has set a new world record. Guinness World Records says Nikki Patterson, of Aberdeen, now holds the record for the most…

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