Day: August 15, 2014

Top 10 Fidel Castro assassination attempts

By Joe Mellor, Deputy Editor Viva Fidel! Cuba celebrated Castro's 88th birthday yesterday and he famously survived 638 assassination attempts – the Americans tried so many ways that they had to get creative. Here are his top 10 assassination attempts 1. Poisoned milkshake. The attempt went wrong when the pill ...

10 Healthy Holidays to Change Your Life

By Steve Taggart Make now the time to change your life for the better and reach your optimal health. Take a break and escape on holiday to reach your own personal goals, whether to get fit, lose weight, stop smoking, learn to surf, beat insomnia or learn to dance. Here, ...

Iconic images – bombs falling on Gaza

By Guy Dorrell, Defence Correspondent @GuyDorrellEsq Operation Protective Edge, Israel’s conflict and subsequent incursion into Palestine, has brought out many distressing images; destruction of buildings, infrastructure, hospital patients, the elderly and in particular, images of injured or killed children have featured heavily. Sharing of these images may have been the definitive ...

What to wear at your interview

By Leanne Dempesy @leanneysbabble At this time of year, with university a distant memory for many and job-hunting no longer seeming like a myth that adults made up to scare us, the future is in the minds of many. As easy as it would be to ignore the alarm and ...

The return of the London gentleman

By Richard Benson Director of Guide London - @GuideClothing It’s no secret that fashion works in cycles. When flicking through the pages of a glossy magazine or simply walking the streets of London, we often get a sense of déjà vu — a sense that the gorgeous attire on display ...

I battled breast cancer for my adopted sons

By CJ Lampard I was pretty proactive with screening because my maternal aunt had breast cancer, but when I asked my radiographer “what do you think” and his sharp intake of breath confirmed the worst, I was totally unprepared for the complete shock I felt. Our adopted sons were then ...