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The owner of a construction truck that caused Taiwan’s worst rail accident in decades, killing 48 people, has apologised in tears while being led away from his home by police. The unmanned truck’s emergency brake was not properly engaged, according to the government’s disaster relief centre. An investigation is underway as to how exactly Lee …

Record-breaking grandfather who rowed Atlantic encourages others to ‘find a challenge’ Updated: 2:20 PM CST Feb 8, 2021 Hide Transcript Show Transcript good. Good we owe on. I think a lot of people a lot of people don’t see to use the skills to do things they could with hobbies on. Duh thing should do. …

Getty Images The Bills Mafia behaves in the exact opposite way that the real mafia does. Fans of the Buffalo football team show appreciation and respect in a very powerful way: With their wallets. Since last night’s game against the Ravens, a Bills win that vaulted the team to the AFC Championship for the first …

Marie Stopes International (MSI) is to change its name in an attempt to break its association with the family planning pioneer. From Tuesday, the abortion and contraception provider, which operates in 37 countries, will abbreviate the initials and go by the name MSI Reproductive Choices. Born in Edinburgh in 1880, Marie Stopes was an author, …

Marc Kielburger, the co-founder of the WE Charity along with his brother Craig, informed the Commons Finance Committee on Tuesday that in addition to the previously discovered $312,000 paid to Margaret Trudeau for speaking at WE Day, the prime minister’s mother was also reimbursed $167,944 in expenses. Perhaps most shockingly, during the testimony, the Kielburgers …

Stray FM donates Secret Sound cash to charity Stray FM’s Secret Sound competition’s been suspended during the coronavirus outbreak. However, in light of the challenging times we all face, the station has decided to donate the cash prize to two local charities. Sarah Barry, Managing Director at Stray FM, states ‘it’s time …

Video and pictures shows flame and smoke billowing out as fire appears to break out again near a Gloucester charity shop. Firefighters had been called out to Emmaus Secondhand Superstore charity shop, in Chequers Road, Gloucester, at around 5.30pm on Monday. Footage and images shared with Gloucestershire Live showed firefighters back at the scene after …

A Bay Area man has decided to run eight marathons in eight days on seven continents to challenge himself, according to Stanford Children’s Health, where he works. Brendan Watkins, 44, decided to run what’s called the Triple 8 Quest to also raise money for the Lucile Packard Children’s Fund, which is a charity that provides …

Image caption Inspectors have raised a number of concerns about the way St Andrew’s Healthcare is run A mental health hospital charity has been told it made “repeated and systemic failings” in its leadership by health inspectors. The Care Quality Commission (CQC) raised several concerns at St Andrew’s Healthcare, based in Northampton. They included a …