Monthly Archives: May 2014

Cow slurry fetishist is jailed

See on Scoop.it – The Global Village Kevin Friery‘s insight: I guess it is true – we are all the same, we are all different: David Truscott, 44, repeatedly rolled around naked in cow slurry and developed an obsession with … Continue reading

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These Children are Safe (1940)

See on Scoop.it – The Global Village A look at the logistics and positive results of evacuation at the beginning of the Second World War. Find out more information about this title at britishcouncil.org/film. Kevin Friery‘s insight: Such a poignant … Continue reading

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Government to dock £40 from everyone who loses their job

See on Scoop.it – Mental Wellbeing From this Autumn anyone who loses their job will receive £40 less as a result of government plans. Kevin Friery‘s insight: "The government plans to make all new claimants for Jobseeker’s Allowance (JSA) or … Continue reading

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Vulnerable man ‘left without bathing facilities’

See on Scoop.it – Mental Wellbeing A vulnerable Plymouth man was without bathing facilities for six months because care providers failed to monitor him, say two ombudsmen. Kevin Friery‘s insight: Dire. But a failure of joined-up services is far too … Continue reading

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First look: Chocolate fried chicken, bacon biscuits and more at Chocochicken

See on Scoop.it – The Global Village The smell of fried chicken and melting chocolate wafts out of the soon-to-open Chocochicken and has taken over the corner of 11th Street and Grand Avenue downtown. That distinct sweet and savory aroma … Continue reading

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One month’s domestic violence death toll

See on Scoop.it – Mental Wellbeing Kevin Friery‘s insight: "On average about seven women and two men are killed by their current or former partner every month in England and Wales. Campaigners have called this death rate a "scandal" and say victims’ … Continue reading

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Cheap chargers putting people at risk

See on Scoop.it – The Global Village Kevin Friery‘s insight: We all love a bargain – don’t we? See on http://www.bbc.co.uk

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Sum 41’s Deryck Whibley: Hard drinking nearly killed me

See on Scoop.it – Mental Wellbeing Deryck Whibley posts pictures online of himself in hospital after collapsing from alcohol abuse. Kevin Friery‘s insight: YOLO has a downside too – physical and mental health problems can escalate as people chase freedom … Continue reading

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US twin babies born holding hands

See on Scoop.it – The Global Village Kevin Friery‘s insight: Monoamniotic – never seen that before, although 1 in 10,000 isn’t that rare in the big scheme of things.. See on http://www.bbc.co.uk

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Prison governor fails drugs test

See on Scoop.it – The Global Village Kevin Friery‘s insight: More to this headline than you think.. See on http://www.bbc.co.uk

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