Monthly Archive: March 2017

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Awesome Message From Pope Francis

Dear All, This message delivered recently by Pope Francis is so apt and inspiring that I thought I’d share it with you all . Please feel free to let me know what you think . AUNTY GRACE   “You can have defects, be anxious and...

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British robot helping autistic children with their social skills

“This is nice, it tickles me,” Kaspar the social robot tells four-year-old Finn as they play together at an autism school north of London. Kaspar, developed by the University of Hertfordshire, also sings song, imitates eating, plays the tambourine and combs his hair during their sessions...

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How will scrapping of US internet privacy rules affect me?

The Trump administration is poised to nullify Obama-era regulations designed to protect internet users’ private data. What does this mean for users in the US? On Tuesday, the US House of Representatives passed a bill that effectively tears up a 2016 internet privacy rule from...

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Suicide: Psychiatrist urges quick passage of mental health bill

Worried by increasing rate of suicides and attempted suicides, two psychiatrists have called on the senate to pass the Mental Health Bill into law to address mental disorders including depression. Dr Moruf Mustapha and Dr Oluwadamilola Ajayi said in Lagos that a mental health law...

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Food trade drains global water sources at ‘alarming’ rates

The global market for foodstuffs is depleting water sources in many parts of the world quicker than they can naturally be refilled. The complex trade is increasing pressure on non-renewable groundwater, mainly used for irrigating crops such as rice, wheat and cotton. Pakistan, the US...

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Givers Never Lack

It is often said that when you give you get back measure for measure and even more! To some, giving comes naturally while to some it is acquired. Do you remember when your mama will tell you “share your food” or “let your little brother...

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Latest on Westminster incident

Police are asking people to avoid the following areas: Parliament Square; Whitehall; Westminster Bridge; Lambeth Bridge; Victoria Street up to the junction with Broadway and the Victoria Embankment up to Embankment tube. This is to allow the emergency services to deal with the ongoing incident....

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More than 200 migrants feared drowned in Mediterranean

More than 200 migrants are feared dead in a boat sinking off the coast of Libya, a Spanish aid organisation says. Proactiva Open Arms said it had recovered five bodies floating near two capsized boats, which can each hold more than 100 people. The group’s...