PUBLISHED: 14:15 21 May 2018 | UPDATED: 14:21 21 May 2018 James Morris Caledonian Cllrs Sara Hyde, Paul Convery and Una O'Halloran campaigning to save medical services in Roman Way. Picture: Islington Labour Archant Thousands of patients at a Cally doctors are in limbo with the surgery set to close. Roman Way Medical Centre, which has 4,700 patients on its books, will shut down on August 31. Its two lead GPs, Dr Bina Shah and Dr Stanley Ho, are retiring. The building, which is part of the Westbourne Estate, is unlikely to continue as a practice as it’s privately owned: by Drs Shah and Stanley themselves. Islington councillors are now lobbying the NHS for a new doctors to be set up as close as possible to the current site, so that vulnerable people aren’t affected. In a letter to NHS England, leader Cllr Richard Watts and his deputy Cllr Janet Burgess said Roman Way Medical Centre is in a “highly deprived area – associated with poorer health … [Read more...] about Roman Way Medical Centre to shut in August – with no replacement guaranteed
CHELSEA owner Roman Abramovich could be set for another costly divorce after announcing he has separated from his third wife Dasha Zhukova. And now he finds himself stuck in Russia after his UK visa was not renewed. Here's the lowdown. What is Roman Abramovich's net worth? Forbes lists the 51-year-old oligarch as having a fortune of more than £8.5billion. Meanwhile the 2018 Sunday Times Rich List estimates his wealth at £9.3billion. He made his fortune through oil export deals in the 1990s and took over oil firm Sibneft with the help of Boris Berezovsky. He sold a 73 per cent stake in the company to Russian state-owned gas titan Gazprom for £9.9billion in 2005. Along with Chelsea FC he also owns stakes in steel company Evraz and mining firm Norilsk Nickel. Why is there a row over Roman Abramovich's visa? The owner of Chelsea FC was not at Wembley to see his club win the FA Cup on Saturday. It emerged he was in Russia and unable to travel to his home in the UK because his … [Read more...] about What is Roman Abramovich’s net worth, what is the Chelsea owner’s visa row and how many times has he been married?
PUBLISHED: 10:00 21 May 2018 | UPDATED: 10:00 21 May 2018 James Morris Police in Roman Way yesterday afternoon. Picture: James Morris Archant Four police vehicles were called to Roman Way yesterday afternoon – after an altercation between a traffic warden and members of the public. Police in Roman Way yesterday afternoon. Picture: James Morris One van and three cars were called to the junction with Wheelwright Street, just outside Pentonville Prison. The cops were called at 3.20pm and the Met said they arrived to find “three people involved in an altercation in the street.” A 35-year-old man suffered minor injuries but didn’t need medical assistance. The Met added “no allegations were substantiated” and that no arrests were made. … [Read more...] about Police called to Roman Way ‘altercation’ between traffic warden and members of the public
Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich is yet to have his UK visa renewed after it expired last month. The Russian billionaire did not attend Saturday's FA Cup final, in which Chelsea beat Manchester United.A source close to the oligarch confirmed to Sky News that Mr Abramovich's visa expired at the end of April.An application for it to be renewed is in process but taking longer than usual, they added.Mr Abramovich's spokesman, John Mann, refused to comment.The oligarch owns property in London but has now returned to Russia, explaining his absence from Saturday's football showpiece, according to website The Bell.Flight records show the businessman's personal Boeing 767 airplane was last in London on 1 April, the publication added.It comes amid heightened diplomatic tensions between Russia and the UK in the wake of the Salisbury spy poisoning, along with recent British military involvement in Syria.The Home Office would not comment on Mr Abramovich's visa status.Security Minister Ben Wallace … [Read more...] about Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich’s UK visa expires amid Russia tensions
Dr. Monica Arienzo works on a 30,000 year old ice core in the Desert Research Institute ice lab in Reno on Feb. 21, 2018. Cathleen Allison Nevada MomentumDr. Monica Arienzo works on a 30,000 year old ice core in the Desert Research Institute ice lab in Reno on Feb. 21, 2018. Cathleen Allison Nevada MomentumDr. Monica Arienzo works on a 30,000 year old ice core in the Desert Research Institute ice lab in Reno on Feb. 21, 2018. Cathleen Allison Nevada MomentumDesert Research Institute research professor Joe McConnell poses near the South Pole in 2006 while drilling ice cores in wind-chill temperatures of minus 100 degrees Fahrenheit. Desert Research Institute The rise and fall of the Roman Empire isn’t just recorded in history books. Scientists from the Desert Research Institute in Nevada have pioneered a way to pinpoint pivotal moments in Western civilization using ancient lead pollution trapped deep inside the Greenland ice sheet. A new ice core study by DRI and partners in … [Read more...] about Nevada researchers trace rise, fall of Roman Empire through ice