There are lots of potential rounds you can pick from, and here are some question ideas if you want to see how much your budding quizzers know about the Royal Family. Which member of the Royal Family carried out the most engagements last year? Where do the royal family traditionally spend Christmas? Prince Charles, Princess Anne, Prince Andrew and Prince Edward9. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and the Duke and Duchess of Sussex (Prince William, Prince Harry, Kate and Meghan)22.
May 29, 2020 13:18 UTC
In Arkansas, the average has spiked 66 percent from 108.4 new coronavirus cases per week to 179.6 per week. In Maine, coronavirus cases have risen over the last week by 39 percent from about 37.7 per week to 52.6 per week, reported Axios. Although active COVID-19 cases and deaths are still increasing in Maine, restrictions have been easing. According to Axios, New York saw a 23 percent decrease in new coronavirus cases and New Jersey saw a 18 percent decrease. Gov Andrew Cuomo said new daily coronavirus cases in New York are now lower than they were at the beginning of the outbreak.
May 29, 2020 12:59 UTC
The chief executive of the Ireland Funds has stepped down and has been replaced by Caitriona Fottrell, The Irish Times understands. Ms Fottrell, who has been heading up the fund’s Ireland division, has been appointed chief executive and president. Mr Cronin was head of fundraising at the University of Limerick before his appointment to lead the US-based charity, the Ireland Funds. Mr Cronin replaced Kieran McLoughlin, who led the organisation for more than a decade. EstablishedThe Ireland Funds was established by Tony O’Reilly in 1976 to support peace and cultural activities across the island of Ireland.
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May 29, 2020 12:56 UTC
THE government has decided not to extend the current contract for the use of private hospitals to provide extra bed capacity due to coronavirus beyond the end of June. However, it is planned that a new deal will be negotiated to allow full access to the hospitals in the event of a second wave of Covid-19. Read MoreThe original agreement with private hospitals cost €115m a month for three months. The plan is to strike a new deal to allow access if there is a second wave of coronavirus as well access for some non- Covid-19 healthcare services. The government will seek to negotiate a new agreement with private hospitals between now and the end of June.
May 29, 2020 12:56 UTC
Bebe Rexha revealed that she was 'nervous' after discovering that both of her parents had been infected with Covid-19. The US-based musician, 30, has already lost one friend because of the deadly virus and was concerned when both of her parents fell ill. Bebe - real name is Bleta Rexha - told Extra TV that her mum and dad were finally able to taste again and are now making a recovery. "They got sick... and were very ill for three weeks, and I got very nervous," she said during the show. Now I get to do this, so I feel so much better.”It was early on during the pandemic that Bebe shared a heartfelt post after losing her friend to the deadly virus.
May 29, 2020 12:54 UTC
If you are considering equity release, it is important to carefully think about which type is best suited for you. It’s important that you first know what equity release is before you look at the different types of products. To help you understand what is right for you, the Mirror have teamed up with equity release specialist HUB Financial Solutions, to bring you the Mirror Equity Release Advice Service. This means that if you decide that equity release isn’t right for you, you can simply leave it there. Use our FREE equity release calculator today to find out how much you could release from your home with a lifetime mortgage.
May 29, 2020 12:38 UTC
The neighbour of two starving autistic boys who were found locked in a filthy bedroom has defended their dead father, saying he 'loved them kids so much'. Despite claiming she would often feed the brothers, Wendy said their father did not neglect them, citing that child safety services deemed him a 'responsible carer'. 'They (child safety) never did (come back). 'They seemed more of a burden to him than anything else,' the neighbour told the Courier Mail. After police discovered their father dead, they heard muffled noises coming from a back bedroom, leading them to find the two teenagers living in filth.
May 29, 2020 12:32 UTC
A troop of monkeys broke into a medical college in India and stole coronavirus test samples after attacking a lab technician today. The monkeys took three test samples from Meerut Medical College in Uttar Pradesh this morning. A technician was carrying the samples before one of the monkeys snatched them from him and was filmed sitting in a tree chewing on them. A troop of monkeys broke into Meerut Medical College in Uttar Pradesh, India, and stole coronavirus test samples after attacking a lab technician this morningAmir Haque, Lucknow Bureau Chief, said the monkeys had been reported causing a nuisance around the college before but this was something new. The sample boxes were later recovered and had not been damaged, Meerut Medical college superintendent Dheeraj Raj said.
May 29, 2020 12:32 UTC
(Image: UK PARLIAMENTARY RECORDING UNIT/HANDOUT/EPA-EFE/Shutterstock)Boris Johnson's promise to voters was mixed, but resoundingly positive. He promised to "level up" in traditional Labour areas where voters gifted him their support for the first time. Then he set fire to it, and no-one believes his subsequent promise not to make us pay for its absence. He does not lead a government, but is merely one of a number of fools filling the same cheap suit. He is a sub-Prime Minister, a debt growing greater with every denial, every death, every day of continued dicking-about.
May 29, 2020 12:26 UTC
Niyi Adeolokun, Connacht, goes over to score a try against Munster in their Pro12-winning season, as Eoin McKeon (right) watches on. Picture: Stephen McCarthy / SPORTSFILETwelve players are exiting the Connacht squad next month between retirements, contract expirations, and career changes. Included among the departures are three of Connacht's Pro12-winning starting team from 2016: Niyi Adeolokun, Eoin McKeon, and Tom McCartney. Adeolokun, a try-scorer in both the semi-final and final that year, leaves after six seasons, 94 caps, and 33 tries for Connacht. "I would personally like to wish all our departing players every success in the future and thank them for their contributions to Connacht Rugby, both on and off the field.
May 29, 2020 12:22 UTC
A seagull was spotted walking and flying around a car park with an arrow sticking out either side of its body. James Squire filmed the unfortunate bird at a KFC drive-through in Blackpool, Lancashire. A seagull was seen walking around a KFC drive-through in Blackpool, Lancashire, with an arrow through its bodyIn the footage, the bird seems to walk unimpeded by the long piece of metal. James said: 'I was in my car when I looked out my window to see this bird with an arrow sticking right through its body. One of the people who tried to help, Mark leech, told the Blackpool Gazette the seagull was so distressed it refused food offered to it.
May 29, 2020 12:17 UTC
The lender said it’s made the pledge after an investigation found it unfairly charged customers for going overdrawn – without alerting them first. Rules introduced in 2017 requires banks and building societies to send customers a text alert when they go overdrawn. RBS said it’s now compensating customers and providing 8% interest to those affected on top. RBS is aiming to refund customers by this summer. Santander also recently put aside £17million to refund customers for six breaches of the order, announced by the CMA last year.
May 29, 2020 12:11 UTC
Lady Gaga fans have praised her “masterpiece” new album after it was released on Friday. Chromatica, which had its original release date pushed because of coronavirus, is Gaga’s sixth album and her first since 2016. The album was praised by many of Gaga’s fans after it was put out, with one labelling it a “pop masterpiece” on Twitter. It’s been a long time since a pop album made me feel this way.”The record is “very different” to other recent pop releases, according to another fan, who labelled it “overall a really nice album”. Posting on Twitter, Gaga urged fans to listen to the album “from the beginning to the end, no need to shuffle”, adding that it tells her “true story”.
May 29, 2020 12:00 UTC
This is the miraculous moment a newborn baby buried alive in India is saved by villagers who spotted his foot poking out the ground. The boy's rescuers heard muffled cries when they began digging the ground to build a house in the Sonoura village of Siddharthnagar, in northern India's Uttar Pradesh. The baby lays motionless for some moments on the floor as one of his rescuers checks to see if the boy breathing. At this point the baby miraculously begins to wiggle its arms and legs. It is not known why the baby was buried or how long he had been dumped there for.
May 29, 2020 11:57 UTC
British Airways are set to make 43,000 people redundant, while EasyJet plans to cut up to 4,500 jobs. 'Lucy', whose identity was obscured on the programme, opened up about her difficult time to Eamonn Holmes and Ruth Langsford. The cabin crew member also revealed that her husband's death was particularly traumatic as he had been an alcoholic. British Airways, which has already confirmed plans to cut up to 12,000 roles, including 1,130 pilots, said it has entered consultation with colleagues. In a letter sent to staff a fortnight ago, British Airways set out new terms and conditions on the back of the pandemic.
May 29, 2020 11:52 UTC