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April 20, 2018 3:36 PM California Assembly backs fraud convictions for gay cure therapists

The California Assembly has passed a bill to implement fraud convictions for people who practise gay cure therapy. AB-2943, which was greenlit by state lawmakers this week, would build on the existing law to introduce a possible conviction under state law for gay ‘cure’ practitioners. The law, submitted by out lawmaker Evan Low, would amend the section 6

April 20, 2018 3:36 PM Public welcome to care home open day

CARE homes around York will open their doors to the public on Saturday. Joseph Rowntree Housing Trust homes are taking part in Care Home Open Day to help the public find out about life in local homes, who lives and works there, and available activities. The theme of this year’s day is Linking Communities, encouraging people to visit local care homes 5

April 20, 2018 12:42 PM Gay Irish man ‘will never go out’ after being branded a ‘HIV-ridden bastard’ and kicked in the head

A 23-year-old Irish man has said that he is too scared to go outside after he was branded a ‘HIV ridden-bastard’ and kicked in the head in a homophobic attack. After Wheeler was told that a taxi would take an hour to pick him up, he decided to walk home and encountered a group of abusive men. “I was going out to the shop when I heard ‘queer boy’ being 5

April 20, 2018 5:01 AM Do yer like tat? Another fan shows off Fred Tattoo

ANOTHER fan of Fred Dibnah has revealed he too has an epic tribute to his hero on his epidermis. “I’ve been a fan of Fred’s since I was a nipper. I’ve seen all his programmes and read all his books,” he said. Earlier this month we revealed how mechanic-mad Ian Tennison was similarly inspired to have a Fred tattoo. “People think I’m a bit eccentric but I don’t 5

April 19, 2018 12:29 PM Snoop round a Swindon care home this weekend for Care Home Day

CARE homes across Swindon and Wiltshire will throw open their doors this weekend for National Care Home Open Day. Managers have billed it as a chance for people to find out more about their local care home, meet residents and see what carers do day in, day out. The national celebration coincides with the Queen’s 92nd birthday – with many care homes incorporating 3

April 17, 2018 4:00 AM Teenage cancer patients will get specialist nurse at The Royal Alex

The Teenage Cancer Trust charity refurbished a room at the Royal Alexandra Children’s Hospital in Brighton last summer and is now looking for a nurse who specialises in cancer in teenagers and young adults to join the team. The new nurse will mean young people in the area can receive the specialist care they need, including in their own homes 9

April 16, 2018 10:34 AM Bakers urged to make cupcakes for Alzheimer’s Society

BAKING fans are being invited to take part in the Alzheimer’s Society’s Cupcake Day. Whether you are a baking novice or a seasoned pro, people are asked to unite against dementia with family, friends and colleagues by baking or buying cupcakes to raise funds. Now in its third year, Cupcake Day raised £1m in 2017 and in the past has been supported by celebrities 4

April 15, 2018 6:28 PM Multi-millionaire Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak reveals his simple 'formula for happiness' that he devised aged 20 and claims he was driven more by laughing than by money

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak says his simple formula for a successful life is his happiness, something he discovered when he was 20-years-old. 'If I died and had all this wealth and yachts and all this stuff, would I be as happy as when I laugh? And I thought about pranks I played and jokes I had told and music I would hear that would make me smile 3

April 14, 2018 2:00 PM Dutch students gain experience at Basildon Hospital

BASILDON Hospital critical care unit nurses have been passing their knowledge and expertise onto two Dutch students. Lieke Blonk, 22, and Vincent Wenning, 20, are students on a nursing course at Nova College in Haarlem, the Netherlands, and successfully applied for an internship on the Erasmus exchange course. They were placed at Basildon Hospital and spent 6

April 13, 2018 2:56 AM Vic group gather to protest Manus stabbing

A small group of protesters has gathered at Melbourne's Immigration Department offices, demanding the federal government immediately provide care and treatment to a refugee reportedly stabbed on Manus Island. Members of the Refugee Action Collective gathered on Friday following reports the Afghan refugee, in offshore processing at Manus Island, was stabbed