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Family of soldier with PTSD so severe that innocent sounds can trigger seizures is raising funds

 The family of a soldier whose PTSD is so severe the sound of a Christmas cracker or party popper can trigger an attack are raising funds for pioneering new treatment. Father-of-two Neil Edwards, 40, has suffered with regular seizures for years since a tour of Afghanistan left him struggling with flashbacks. Corporal Edwards, who also … Read more Family of soldier with PTSD so severe that innocent sounds can trigger seizures is raising funds

4ft 5in bus driver from Chichester is shortest in the world in latest Guinness Records

A key worker from Hampshire has broken the Guinness World Record for shortest bus driver, measuring 4ft 5.6 inches in height. Frank Faeek Hachem drove a regular car for more than 20 years, but in 2017 decided to take his bus driving test. The 57-year-old, originally from Iraq, works in Chichester, West Sussex. The married … Read more 4ft 5in bus driver from Chichester is shortest in the world in latest Guinness Records

SIMON WALTERS: The dangers of a Prime Minister making up international law as he goes are clear

A disdain for rules that still haunts Tony Blair: The dangers for Britain of a Prime Minister making up international law as he goes along are clear, writes SIMON WALTERS By Simon Walters for the Daily Mail Published: 23:24 BST, 8 September 2020 | Updated: 23:48 BST, 8 September 2020 The last Prime Minister to … Read more SIMON WALTERS: The dangers of a Prime Minister making up international law as he goes are clear

Devout Shiite Muslims mark day of Ashura in Iraqi holy city of Najaf

Devout Shiite pilgrims were left covered in blood as they struck themselves with swords and chains during the mourning procession to mark the day of Ashura in the holy city of Najaf.  Ashura, on the 10th day of the mourning month of Muharram, commemorates the killing of the Prophet Mohammed’s grandson Hussein at the Battle … Read more Devout Shiite Muslims mark day of Ashura in Iraqi holy city of Najaf

Britain First activists film themselves storming hotel with migrants inside

Far-right activists have filmed themselves storming a hotel with migrants inside and confronting them about ‘where they are from’ before leaving as police were called. Members of Britain First gained entry to the Daresbury Park building in Warrington, Cheshire, and knocked on bedroom doors. The protesters recorded themselves asking the guests what countries they were from, … Read more Britain First activists film themselves storming hotel with migrants inside

Triple amputee Iraq vet’s TikTok star wife says she’s ‘not scared’ of fraud charges

The wife of the Iraq war vet charged with stealing $350,000 from the We Build The Wall GoFundMe account to fund their lavish lifestyle says she’s ‘not scared’ of hthe case because she ‘knows the truth’.    Prosecutors allege that Brian Kolfage, a triple amputee and celebrated war veteran, was the main beneficiary of the scheme.   … Read more Triple amputee Iraq vet’s TikTok star wife says she’s ‘not scared’ of fraud charges

British ISIS Beatles ‘will be spared the death penalty by America so they can face trial’

America is willing to drop the threat of the death penalty in order to put the British ‘ISIS Beatles’ on trial, it was reported last night. El Shafee Elsheikh and Alexanda Kotey are accused of belonging to a four-man execution cell in Syria named after the band by their captives.  Elsheikh and Kotey have also admitted their involvement … Read more British ISIS Beatles ‘will be spared the death penalty by America so they can face trial’

Heatwave in Middle East cities as record breaking temperatures are recorded

Middle East cities are hit by highest temperatures ever with many seeing temperatures above 122F (50C) every day last week Baghdad, Iraq, recorded its highest temperatures this week at 51.7C (125F) Basra, also in Iraq, hit 53C (127.4F) on Monday and Tuesday Records are also falling in Damascus in Syria, which hit 46C (114.8F) on … Read more Heatwave in Middle East cities as record breaking temperatures are recorded

Dominic Cummings is held hostage by the SAS… on base tour

Dominic Cummings is held hostage by the SAS… but Boris Johnson needn’t panic, it was only a show at the regiment’s base PM’s chief adviser underwent the experience last week during a tour of the base Involved trip to ‘Killing House’ where the elite soldiers train to tackle terrorists  Cummings also visited the neighbouring Pontrilas … Read more Dominic Cummings is held hostage by the SAS… on base tour

The ISIS ‘Beatles’ admit torturing US hostage James Foley

An ISIS ‘Beatle’ has for the first time admitted to abusing US hostage James Foley in an ISIS prison alongside ‘scared’ Kayla Mueller.  Alexanda Kotey and El Shafee Elsheikh, who are both in U.S. military custody in Iraq, have given new details about the captivity of Western hostages in Syria, in interview tapes obtained by NBC … Read more The ISIS ‘Beatles’ admit torturing US hostage James Foley