SHANNON Matthews was the victim in a fake kidnap plot by that gripped the nation for weeks in 2008 and has since been relived in a TV drama. The missing schoolgirl - the focus of a massive police search and media campaign - had in fact been drugged and tethered to a bed by her mum Karen Matthews in the hope of pocketing a £50,000 reward for finding her. Where is Shannon Matthews now? After she was found alive she was put into police protection - her location cannot be disclosed. She was cared for by the social services, and is now an adult. She has been given a new identity and lives with a new family. Her six siblings were also put into care and given new identities. How did police find Shannon? The nine-year-old was found tethered and drugged inside the base of a double bed at relative Michael Donovan’s grotty flat almost a month after she disappeared. An elasticated strap with a noose on the end was found in his loft and may have been used as … [Read more...] about Where is Shannon Matthews now, how did police find her, how long was she missing and what happened after her fake kidnapping?
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1. Up and at it – what is your morning routine? My morning routine consists of hitting the snooze button several times... When I do waken up, I will have a quick wee browse on Facebook and Twitter. Once my daughter, Libby, has decided what she wants for breakfast, I will get that organised for her and then get her ready for school. After I drop her off, I work out for an hour at HIIT Locker in Belfast. 2. What might you eat in a typical working day for... Breakfast? I'm not a big eater in the morning, so my breakfast consists of coffee. Lunch? Lunch will be something light like a salad. Evening meal? I always have a good dinner in the evening; I love spicy food, so my main meal of the day might be a curry of some sort, or fajitas, which are right up my street. 3. Is nutrition important to you? Yes – if I don't look after myself, my skin suffers and my energy levels drop. I'm 35 and I need to keep on top of things – not getting any younger, as they say. Staying in … [Read more...] about Kerri Quinn: I was a size 12 and my sister was a size six, so she used to do her nut when I stretched something on her
Time magazine recently named “The Silence Breakers” as its 2017 Person of the Year in recognition of the #MeToo movement and the people who have spoken out about sexual assault. Some of the Silence Breakers led to national storylines chronicling the downfall of powerful men who used their positions to commit sexual assaults and get away with it—until now. And some of the Silence Breakers simply tweeted or posted #metoo, often sharing for the first time, with that simple hashtag, a hint at what they’d suffered. From Hollywood to news organizations to elected politicians on both sides of the aisle, and now to the judiciary, the list of the accused keeps growing. The stories being reported and (mostly) believed are ones with significant corroboration. But many men will never be accused or held accountable. Because most sexual assaults occur without the corroboration many people require to move beyond their reaction of “Not him?!” when the perpetrator is … [Read more...] about The judiciary must deal with #MeToo—and with what I know
On August 28, 2015, in the case of Rajpaul v. McDonalds Corp (A-4681-13T4), the Appellate Division reversed the Workers’ Compensation Judge’s order, which had dismissed Mr. Rajpaul’s claim for failure to file a workers’ compensation claim within the two year statute of limitations period. The facts of this case reveal that Mr. Rajpaul worked in maintenance for McDonalds Corporation from 1995 through 2005. Beginning in 1995, he began to experience pain in his shoulders, wrists and elbows. He was seen for shoulder pain at least four times over the years, and in 2001 he was diagnosed with bilateral bicipital tendonitis of the shoulders, which was resolved with treatment. During this time, he never filed a workers’ compensation claim for the tendonitis.Over the next four years Mr. Rajpaul continued to do his regular job for McDonalds. In June 2005, he returned to the doctor seeking treatment for pain in his left shoulder. In November 2005, Mr. Rajpaul left … [Read more...] about How Long Do I Have to File a Claim for a Work Related Injury?
The League of American Bicyclists has declared that this week is National Bike to Work Week—and Friday, May 17, is National Bike to Work Day.It’s feasible for some of us to bike to work, and for some of us, bicycling may even be the fastest way to get there. But most of us choose our mode of transportation based on what takes us the least amount of time. So this week, we’d like to ask you: Door to door, how long is your commute? Do you consider yourself to have a “good” commute that is not too long? If there is a faster way for you to get to work that you don’t utilize, why do you forgo it?Answer in the comments.Read the answers to last week’s question: How long does it take you to get down to work after you arrive at your office?Image from Shutterstock. Featured answer:Posted by Mav: “It takes me no more than 4 seconds (long enough to sit down) now that I work for the state. At the big firm, it took me half an hour because I’d … [Read more...] about How long is your work commute, door to door?