A HOMELESS man saved the lives of a family after their home went up in flames while they were sleeping. The Good family said they might not be here today to tell the story if it wasn't for the heroic actions of 21-year-old Chris Tollerson. Mr Tollerson was visiting his brother, Josh Meek, 20, who lives with his fiancée's family in Nottingham when fire tore through their bungalow at 3.25am on Sunday, February 24. Mr Tollerson, who was sleeping in the family's caravan on the drive, had nipped out for a cigarette when he noticed their home of 18 years was on fire. Inside were homeowners, Alan, 45, and his wife Karen Good, 44, their seven-year-old son Oliver, 19-year-old daughter Shannon, her fiancée Josh and his younger brother Logan, aged 16. The fire service said the blaze was caused by "electrics" which the family believe started with a freezer. Mr Good, who is a paramedic with East Midlands Ambulance Service, said: "Chris is homeless and it just so happened that he was … [Read more...] about Man, 21, sleeping in caravan on driveway saves family-of-six’s lives after 3am freezer fire
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PASSENGERS demanded to be let off a “plane from hell” after 50C heat left it like a sauna when the aircon failed. The Russian travellers had gone from the freezer to the oven after moments earlier being made to stand in a bus with the doors wide open outside the terminal in a bone-chilling minus 25C. Once on board at Tolmachevo airport in Novosibirsk, passengers were overwhelmed by intense heat. Singer Vladimir Shakhrin said: “I even put my hand to (where the air conditioning was coming from) and it felt like boiling. “It was 45C or 50C.” In no time “the plane was like a sauna - and people started complaining” with the aircraft still on the ground, he said. “The worst thing was a smell like burning wires, when the insulation starts smelling because of heat,” he said. “People were outraged because it felt dangerous. “Passengers started demanding: 'We are getting off now', 'Stop the plane', 'I don't want to fly, your plane … [Read more...] about Passengers beg to be let off ‘50C’ hell plane with malfunctioning aircon … after being left waiting on tarmac in -25C
TWENTY years ago a historic peace agreement signalled the end of three decades of sectarian conflict in Northern Ireland. But what were the Troubles and what is the Good Friday agreement? Here's the lowdown on the years of bloody violence. When were The Troubles? The Troubles describe a 30-year period between the late 60s and early 90s, when sectarian violence in Northern Ireland caused the deaths of thousands of civilians and security personnel. Historians tend to place the beginning of the Troubles with the 1968 civil rights movement, which demanded an end to Unionist-dominated rule from the devolved Northern Ireland government at Stormont. Marches, protests, civil disobedience and increasing violence led to the British government's decision in 1969 to deploy troops to the streets, especially in Belfast and Londonderry. In 1971, the government introduced its policy of internment, locking up terror suspects without trial. By the following year, the situation had deteriorated. On … [Read more...] about When were the Northern Ireland Troubles, what happened in Belfast and what is the Good Friday Agreement?
ACCRA, Ghana — It had been 12 years since Rita Sarpong went home to Ghana. She’d missed siblings’ weddings, the births of nieces and nephews, even the death of her father, sacrificing time with her own family so that she could help frail, aging Americans stay at home with theirs.Almost up to the moment she boarded the plane, Sarpong was working nearly around the clock. A home health aide, she cared for a 90-year-old retired insurance agent with severe arthritis by day. Then at night, she drove from Newton to Wrentham to look after a woman in her 80s who was prone to falling. Related Links Stranger in the house That made for 104 hours a week of work that was equal parts tedious, stressful, exhausting, and essential. After she reached Logan Airport, dragging three suitcases loaded with gifts for her family — mainly used clothes from her closet — Sarpong collapsed in her seat. For the next nine hours, as food carts rolled by carrying lunch, dinner, … [Read more...] about PIPELINE FROM AFRICA: Recent immigrants do much of the low-paying, back-breaking work of caring for frail Americans at home. Back home, they’re seen as success stories.
By Candice Avila-Garcia, mySA.com / San Antonio Express-News Published 12:42 pm CDT, Friday, September 14, 2018 Spice Fine Indian Cuisine: 4987 Loop 410 NWDate: 09/06/2018 Score: 59Highlights: At time of inspection, the only hand sink in kitchen was not supplied with soap nor paper towels. Women's restroom did not have paper towels. Ready to eat food containers are not marked with prep date nor use by date. Refrigerating units are not equipped with thermometers. Observed multiple containers of food in walk in cooler, uncovered. Old food debris/residue throughout kitchen floor, walls, counter tops, cooking area, on floor inside walk in cooler, stuck on shelves in walk in cooler and cold hold units, and all equipment such as blender, mixer, pots, pans, etc. Observed clogged, nearly overflowing toilet in women's restroom. At time of inspection, inspector removed lid to dirty, white bin which contained rice. Upon lifting lid of rice bin, inspector discovered … [Read more...] about San Antonio restaurant inspections: September 14 2018