The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have released a new picture of baby Archie to celebrate his birthday. The image, released on the Archewell site, shows Harry and Meghan's son holding balloons at the couple's $14million Montecito mansion. Visitors to the website are greeted with the picture along with a message saying: 'Join us in advocating for vaccine equity on Archie's birthday.' Harry and Meghan are appealing to well-wishers wanting to mark their son's second birthday to donate money to pay for Covid vaccinations in disadvantaged countries. 'While some places are on the verge of healing, in so many parts of the world, communities continue to suffer.
May 06, 2021 17:02 UTC
I had only just come in from training and finalising a plan for Montpellier when I had a chance to scroll through the Lions squad for South Africa. While there is understandable comment on the exclusion of Johnny Sexton, his Leinster colleague James Ryan is another I am truly gutted for. These things are totally subjective, but excluding Johnny Sexton doesn’t make sense to me from the only perspective that is important - the rugby perspective. On other selections, versatility is a friend to the likes of Tadhg Beirne and Iain Henderson, Andrew Porter as well. Having more than one string to your bow is a serious plus on a Lions tour.
May 06, 2021 16:52 UTC
I longed for a hand to hold while I paced an empty hospital ward.”Both incidents have gone viral on social media with many empathising with the issue. Currently, at the National Maternity Hospital, a birthing partner can attend the 20-week scan and at the labour ward. Similar restrictions apply for other maternity hospitals, like the CUMH and the Rotunda. “But there’s no clear indication in terms of how women who are pregnant are going to be supported [and] how the restrictions are going to be lifted in maternity hospitals." Speaking to the Irish Examiner last month, the clinical director of the HSE Women and Infant’s Health Programme said that maternity hospitals can begin easing visitor restrictions.
May 06, 2021 16:30 UTC
At least two students and one adult custodian have been injured in a shooting at an Idaho middle school, as a male pupil has been taken into custody. At least two students and one adult custodian have been injured in a shooting at an Idaho middle school, as a male pupil has been taken into custody. We had a school shooting here at Rigby Middle School,' Martin told Local News 8. Students and teachers were evacuated from the middle school to the high school with parents being told to collect their children from there. VIDEO: One person is in custody after three people were shot at a middle school in Rigby, Idaho.
May 06, 2021 16:29 UTC
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) finally classified a coronavirus variant that emerged in India as a 'variant of interest' (VOI) on Wednesday. L452R, which is also found in the homegrown California variant, has been linked to increased transmissibility. The CDC classifies coronavirus variants in three categories: variant of interest, variant of concern and variant of high consequence. The Indian variant joins the New York variant, B.1.526, and a less common UK variant, B.1.525, as 'variants of interest.' There are four variants of concern - the common UK variant, B.1.1.7; the South African variant, B.1.351; the Brazilian variant, P.1; and the California variant, B.1.427/B.1.429 - in the U.S. and no variants of consequence.
May 06, 2021 16:25 UTC
She was speaking to producer Mike Gunton, who created documentary The Year Earth Changed, when they discussed the striking images. One tweeted: "How the earth changed in lockdown #lorraine this photo has the same exact washing on the line a year apart? (Image: ITV)Another asked: "If those pictures of the smog and Himalayas are genuine, why are the two men in the bottom both there? An Ofcom spokesperson told Metro.co.uk that they had received 112 complaints about the episode since it aired. A spokesperson said: "The images that were used are taken directly from the David Attenborough documentary The Year the Earth Changed.
May 06, 2021 15:58 UTC
Ambitious plans for England to act as a stand-in host for the postponed Indian Premier League have been initiated by a small group of counties. England has been mooted as an alternative venue to host the Indian Premier LeagueThe ECB would need to adopt the project and the governing body suggested on Thursday that their counterparts were far from ready to engage. Furthermore, the UAE could be needed to host the T20 World Cup in October should India also be forced to relinquish that tournament and over-use of pitches may be a cause for concern. There are additional stumbling blocks, including the likely clashes with bilateral cricket should the IPL suddenly return in the immediate prelude to the T20 World Cup. But with plenty of determination to see the IPL played to a finish, some battles on that score appear inevitable.
May 06, 2021 15:47 UTC
Sign up to FREE email alerts from Mirror - Bright Stuff Newsletter Invalid Email Something went wrong, please try again later. They also both went to the same school as his ex-girlfriend, who is the mother of his child. "He said Tara didn’t like Jason being there at their wedding, even though they’ve never met before, because he’s the son of my ex," he explained. "She just doesn’t like the idea of her sworn enemy’s son being at her wedding. "I said fine, but if my son isn’t allowed at the wedding then I won’t be going either.
May 06, 2021 15:27 UTC
Sign up to FREE email alerts from Mirror - Bright Stuff Newsletter Invalid Email Something went wrong, please try again later. Subscribe Thank you for subscribing We have more newsletters Show me See our privacy noticeA hairdresser says they were left feeling "mortified" by an interaction with a client - but other people told them not to beat themselves up over the "common" error. He sat there awkwardly for a few seconds before feeling around and stating that his haircut was fine. "I’m still mortified, but I’m feeling more comfort in sharing my experience. And another spoke from personal experience to say the barber had nothing to worry about, adding: "This happens.
May 06, 2021 15:11 UTC
A father of three strangled his wife to death when she arrived home in the early hours having had sexual intercourse with another man, the Central Criminal Court has heard. A row erupted and Mr Karaczyn strangled his wife. They planned to move into separate homes but, Mr Devally said, had different views as to how that would happen. Of the two, he said, Ms Karaczyn was the more anxious to move on and enjoyed a separate social life from her husband. Mr Devally told the jury that they will learn that Mr Karaczyn "maintained that he was guiltless" for her death and said someone else had "intruded" into the house.
May 06, 2021 15:05 UTC
An Asian dad was punched in the head 14 times in an unprovoked attack while pushing his toddler's stroller through San Francisco in broad daylight. Police said the attack on the 36-year-old father appeared to be random and Hammond and Bruce did not exchange words. Aggravated assaults have risen by 55 per cent in San Francisco between February and March, from 11 attacks to 17, according to statistics from the city's police department. On Tuesday, two Asian American women - one of them 84-years-old - were stabbed in broad daylight on a busy San Francisco street by a 54-year-old man, the New York Times reported. And in March,76 year-old Xiao Zhen Xie was filmed fighting back against a homeless man who attacked her on Market Street in Downtown San Francisco.
May 06, 2021 14:35 UTC
Sign up to FREE email alerts from Mirror - Sport - Arsenal Invalid Email Something went wrong, please try again later. Subscribe Thank you for subscribing We have more newsletters Show me See our privacy noticeArsene Wenger has pinpointed the difference between Manchester City and Chelsea, claiming City are the more "mature" and clinical of the two Champions League finalists. Both sides were hugely impressive in their semi-final ties, with City eliminating last season's runners-up Paris Saint-Germain and Chelsea overcoming 13-time champions Real Madrid. The Frenchman - who led Arsenal to the Champions League final in 2006 - added: "They need less chances to score goals than Chelsea. Chelsea and City have four Premier League games remaining this season, while the Stamford Bridge club also have an FA Cup final encounter with Leicester City on 15 May to look forward to.
May 06, 2021 14:35 UTC
One mum has gone to extreme lengths to ensure she isn't bothered by her child while away on holiday with her husband. The dad has gone viral on social media after sharing a look at the hilarious emergency contact list his wife made for their daughter, who is currently home from college. Examples on the call list include: "If you think you f***ed up, but you aren't sure if we will care... call Theresa. The video has gone viral, being viewed more than two million times and garnering over 273,000 likes. A different user added: "Derrick sounds rich.
May 06, 2021 14:33 UTC
Hopes a chilly April would give way to a warmer May are yet to be realised, as forecasters predict another washout is in store. But lucky punters in some areas should get a break from the wintry conditions by Sunday. The grim prediction comes after the UK shivered through the coldest early May bank holiday weekend on record. While the wintry snap is set to be replaced by a warmer weekend, it will be wetter and windier, forecasters have warned. He said: "Most areas will be affected by heavy and persistent rain and strong winds over the weekend.
May 06, 2021 14:08 UTC
Seven cases of the Indian variant of Covid-19 have been identified in the North, the Northern Ireland Department of Health confirmed on Thursday. Incident-management protocols have been activated and a “detailed health protection risk assessment” and contact tracing would be part of the public health response, according to the department. And he added that plans were in place for such an eventuality.But he said confirmation did not mean it would become the most prevalent or dominant strain in Northern Ireland. Meanwhile, the head of the Covid-19 vaccination programme has told the Stormont health committee that she expects vaccination of the adult population in Northern Ireland to be complete by the end of August. Ms Donnelly told the committee that about 1.415 million doses have been administered in Northern Ireland so far.
Source:The Irish Times
May 06, 2021 14:07 UTC