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PoliNations urban oasis will focus on city’s stories of migration using vibrancy of plants as a metaphor
(Reuters) -UK's FTSE 100 edged up on Monday as gains in drugmaker AstraZeneca and consumer stocks relieved pressure from mining and oil heavyweights after data showed China's economy unexpectedly slowed last month. The blue-chip FTSE 100 added 0.2% to hold near 10-week highs, while the midcap FTSE 250 index inched up 0.1%. Investors are awaiting the UK employment report as well as consumer prices data later this week to gauge the state of the labour market and inflation.
Police allegedly threatened to confiscate his passport for three days
The ex-Manchester United star has been giving evidence in his defence for the first time.
The lives of four swimmers were saved by a Pembrokeshire lifeboat yesterday evening, Sunday August 14.
Trial expected to last two weeks
Ukrainian special forces operating inside Russian-occupied Crimea were behind an attack on a military base there, Sky News understands. Russia's defence ministry said that a fire broke out after several explosions at a temporary ammunition storage facility in the Dzhankoi area of north Crimea at around 4.15am BST (6.15am local time). Sky News understands that the strikes were the work of Ukrainian special forces operating inside the territory, which was annexed by Russia in 2014.
Impact of ‘traumatic period’ still lingers with those now based in UK – and their families – 75 years on
Coldplay are bringing their worldwide tour to Glasgow this month where the iconic band will be playing not one, but two nights of performances.
No more than 100,000 travellers will be able to depart per day until October 29, the west London airport said.
Local two-time Bronze winning wrestler Georgina Nelthorpe shares how much competing in Commonwealth Games means to the Burnley sportswoman.
Malaysia’s top court has ordered former Prime Minister Najib Razak to begin his final appeal after rejecting his request to throw out his graft conviction and 12-year sentence over potential judicial bias
‘I was so excited about those shows. It was devastating,’ singer said
<p>A woman gave birth alone on the bathroom floor in just 30 minutes before her husband or paramedics to arrive - and the ordeal was captured on her Ring camera.</p><p>Gabriela Perez, 30, was surprised when she woke up experiencing contractions on 15th January 2022 and realised her unborn baby wasn’t wasting anytime in arriving. </p><p>Her husband, Miguel Perez, 34, a warehouse manager, was unable to get home in time as he was at work and so he advised Gabriela to call the paramedics. </p><p>But 20 minutes after her contractions started, Gabriela’s water broke, and her contractions were becoming very painful and much closer together. </p><p>Gabriela couldn’t hold on any longer and gave birth to her little girl, Aurora Isabella, on the bathroom floor, while on the phone to 911. </p><p>Minutes after Aurora was born, weighing 7lbs 3oz, the couple's home security camera caught paramedics rushing in to wrap the newborn up in a blanket and tend to Gabriela, who was losing blood. </p><p>The mum-of-six was taken to Javon Bea Hospital, Belvidere, US, to be checked over before she was able to return home the same day with Aurora. </p><p>Gabriela, a part-time shop assistant, from Belvidere, US, said: “It all happened so quickly but it was such an amazing experience. </p><p>“I wasn’t expecting it as doctors had checked me over just a few days before and said she still wasn’t on the way. </p><p>“I woke up with contractions and my waters had broken after 20 minutes, 10 minutes later she was born. </p><p>“I couldn’t believe it. </p><p>“Miguel thought the paramedics would make it to me in time, but I was OK. </p><p>“Doing it alone was an incredible experience.” </p><p>Gabriela was 40 weeks pregnant when she started to experience contractions at 8am on 15th January 2022. </p><p>She had been told by doctors that her daughter still wasn’t on the way and had been scheduled to be induced on 17th January if her little one hadn't arrived by then. </p><p>“It didn’t seem like she was coming and there were no signs of labour,” Gabriela said. </p><p>“I was shocked when the contractions started, and my husband was already at work. </p><p>“The contractions quickly got worse, and my waters broke at 8.20am. </p><p>“I realised she was coming imminently. </p><p>“Miguel told me to ring 911 and I had them on the phone, but I just couldn’t hold her in anymore. </p><p>“I was scared, and I didn’t really know what to do. </p><p>“I pushed and she was suddenly out and on the floor.” </p><p>Minutes later, paramedics rushed in and took over to look after Aurora and Gabriela. </p><p>Gabriela was taken to Javon Bea Hospital, Belvidere, as she was losing blood. </p><p>“They just got the bleeding under control and the two of us could come home again that day,” she said. </p><p>“Miguel thought the ambulance would have got there in time, so I think he feels bad that I had to do it alone. </p><p>“But it was a magical and scary experience, and I realised my Ring camera captured it all, so I have her birth to look back on.” </p><p>Aurora, now six months old, is settling in well with her brothers and sisters - Miguel, 10, Valerie, nine, Edan, six, Elizabeth, four, and Adrian, two. </p><p>“She’s doing really well and growing fast,” Gabriela said. </p><p>“It was an emotional and crazy experience, but I wouldn’t change anything.”</p>
Over on ITV’s Good Morning Britain they’ve been talking to people in the Scottish town of Paisley where leading Tory leadership contender Liz Truss grew up.Source: Good Morning Britain, ITV
It’s ‘only fair’ to manage pupils’ expectations to avoid unpleasant ‘shocks’, watchdog says
The Met Office has warned of torrential downpours and possible flooding over the next few days
Gary Lineker has saluted the incredible feats of Cumbrian marathon man Gary McKee.
From TV commentators calling Camilla and Diana ‘friends’ to Robert Kilroy-Silk’s take on the royal, this programme’s archive footage shows society’s sordid relationship with her
Greggs in Cornmarket reopened this morning but Thames Water is still fixing a leak in the street outside.