Woman shares innocent snap of pasta but is told it looks like ‘contents of bin’

A woman was proud of her cooking so shared a picture of the meal she made online, but soon she wished she hadn’t as it was blasted by others who described it as looking like ‘an enema’ A budding chef was left red-faced after sharing a picture of a meal they had lovingly prepared – […]

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Firefighters Rescue a Dog Trapped Down a 15-Foot Underground Burrow Overnight

Using equipment that is normally found at disaster sites after building collapses or earthquakes, firefighters worked for hours to free a trapped Jack Russell pet. The 11-year-old Freddy was chasing a rabbit on Monday when he got trapped down a narrow hole in Blackroot Pool, West Midlands. His owner Richard Hill said he could hear […]

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New ‘988’ Suicide Prevention Hotline Will Include Texting Option to Make it Easier

Last week the US agency in charge of telecommunications adopted rules to expand access to the suicide prevention hotline by establishing the ability to text, in addition to calling. Last year, the FCC established 988 as the new, nationwide, easy-to-remember 3-digit phone number for Americans to connect with suicide prevention and mental health crisis counselors. […]

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Europe’s top cathedrals? Give the British aisles a try

Picking up my Saturday Guardian, I was instantly drawn with great excitement to the article on Europe’s most stunning cathedrals (The towers and the glory: Simon Jenkins’ favourite cathedrals in Europe, 13 November). Where would the fifth biggest cathedral in the world feature? Alas, Simon Jenkins sadly omitted the always stunning Liverpool Cathedral.Neil WatkinsLiverpool Simon […]

Government Save Rare Old-Growth Trees From Further Logging on 10,000 Sq-Miles of BC Forest

British Columbia’s provincial government has recognized that its old-growth forests are irreplaceable, vital ecosystems, and has spared 10,000 square miles, or 2.6 million hectares of forest from logging. The pause was issued following B.C.’s recently announced commitment to halt one-third of all old-growth logging, which itself came on the same day as world leaders at […]