Texas has been very much in the news over the past week because of the devastation caused by Hurricane Harvey. Here are some facts from the state’s history. Daily Express :: Life and Style Feed
Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rossello has declared a state of emergency and activated the National Guard in preparation for the landfall of Irma, a dangerous Category 3 hurricane. CBC | World News
It’s been a crazy week for weather-related incidents across the country. Not only has Hurricane Harvey left thousands stranded and insurmountable losses for people in the Gulf Coast, but now the West Coast is being threatened by high temperatures that have resulted in fast-spreading brush fires. The largest brush fire in Los Angeles’ history made hundreds of residents flee their Los Angeles, Burbank, and Glendale homes on Saturday through a mandatory or voluntary evacuation. Covering nearly 8 square miles just north of downtown L.A., the fire has burned so far three structures — including two residences. But Los Angeles is not the only county affected, giant sequoia trees near Yosemite National Park were also involved in the fire, spreading the emergency to Washington State,
THE STATE pension in the UK is fairly low, but Money Saving Expert Martin Lewis revealed one way that you could be entitled to thousands extra on your scheme. Daily Express :: Life and Style Feed
Selena Gomez has taken to Twitter to request her fans offer donations to victims of Hurricane Harvey, via the Greater Houston Community Foundation’s Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund. On August 30, after her Instagram page was allegedly hacked by an unnamed person who shared naked photos of her former boyfriend, Justin Bieber, Selena Gomez encouraged her fans and followers on Twitter to do a good deed and send money into the organization in hopes of making a difference in her home state. “So devastated about the crisis in my home state of Texas. Let’s all help,” Selena Gomez wrote to her 51.7 million followers. Also included in Selena Gomez’s tweet was a link to the Greater Houston Community Foundation’s Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund, which has been launch...
SELF-employed workers face huge changes to National Insurance that will affect their entitlement to the state pension from next year, experts have warned. Daily Express :: Finance Feed
BEFORE The State was shown, there were cries that it shouldn’t be screened because it glorified Islamic State terrorism. And if you only watched the first of the four parts, you might well be right. Daily Express :: TV and Radio Feed
MARTIN LEWIS, Money Saving Expert, has revealed how Brexit will effect your pension. The state pension age has been raised recently to 68. The UK government provides a state pension, but Martin Lewis warns how your savings could be effected by the market. Daily Express :: Life and Style Feed
The U.S. state department has issued a travel warning to all tourists and government officials travelling to certain areas in Mexico. The travel warning comes after many U.S. citizens have been victim to homicide, kidnapping, carjacking, and robbery in various Mexican states. Major tourist areas, such as Cancun and Baja California, have been listed as particularly dangerous areas where tourists have been cautioned. Cancun has seen several deadly gang shootouts over the past few months, including one in a holiday resort where three taxi drivers died in a nightclub shootout. Witnesses said at least five armed men entered the bar, threatened customers and shot a man in the head in an execution-style killing. He was believed to be the manager or owner. The attack followed another shootout at...
PETER Kosminsky’s epic drama The State taps into something many of us recognise. Daily Express :: TV and Radio Feed