Tuesday Aug 16, 2022

Heathrow Airport extends cap on passengers to end of October

“Though the extension of the passenger cap may help Heathrow prevent a repeat of the unacceptable last-minute cancellations we saw earlier in the summer, thousands of people will now be anxious about whether their travel plans could be scuppered,” said Guy Hobbs, travel editor at the organisation.

Sacheen Littlefeather: Oscars apologises to actress after 50 years

“And the reasons for this being the treatment of American Indians today by the film industry and on television in movie re-runs, and also with recent happenings at Wounded Knee,” she said – in reference to a violent stand-off with federal agents at a site of significant importance to the Sioux people.

Sikh boy becomes Burberry modelling first

A four-year-old from Woodford in London is the first Sikh boy to model for Burberry wearing traditional religious headwear. Images of Sahib won the hearts of many on the internet after he was seen modelling clothes for the luxury brand whilst wearing a patka. It follows calls for better representation of diverse communities in the […]

Afghan contractors: ‘I wish I’d never worked for the UK government’

“We taught the culture of the United Kingdom and their values in Afghanistan. In addition to the English language, we also taught about equality, diversity and inclusion. According to their [Taliban] beliefs, it is out of Islam, it is unlawful. That’s why they think we are criminals and we have to be punished. That is […]

ADHD clinic: ‘I’m 22 and I’ve just been diagnosed’

A mother has set up an autism and ADHD clinic after her daughter didn’t meet the criteria on the NHS. Jane Lambert, who is a nurse, wanted to help other families by creating a team of specialists to diagnose and treat the conditions. It is currently private, but she would like it to be a […]

Ukrainian Premier League set to restart: ‘An act of bravery, but I’m worried’

Desna Chernihiv were seventh in the table when last season was cancelled “My heart aches when I think of Kharkiv,” says goalkeeper Denys Sydorenko. “A missile hit our training ground – there’s nothing left of where we used to play.” On 22 February, Sydorenko’s team, Metalist 1925 Kharkiv, were taking part in a regular training […]

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