Saturday, 19 October 2019

Tag Archives: Homeless

10,000 homeless after fire razes Bangladesh slum

DHAKA: At least 10,000 people are homeless after a massive fire swept through a crowded slum in the Bangladesh capital and destroyed thousands of shanties, officials said. The fire broke out at in Dhaka’s Mirpur neighbourhood late on Friday and razed around 2,000 mostly tin shacks, fire services official Ershad Hossain ...

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Niger floods leave tens of thousands homeless as rebuilding lags

NIAMEY: Ankle-deep in mud, Mahamane Soumana hesitatingly throws a net in his home’s flooded yard in Banga Bana district, in Niger’s capital. “I’m a rice farmer, not a fisherman,” he sighs, tugging at the net. “But my field has been completely flooded for the past two months. So I fish ...

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Couple due in court charged with murder of homeless man

LINCOLNSHIRE: A couple have appeared in court charged with the murder of a man who died following a street attack. Marc Finnie, 44 and his wife Sarah Finnie, 36, of Sutcliffe Avenue, are due to appear at Grimsby and Cleethorpes Magistrates Court. They have been jointly charged with the murder ...

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‘Hero’ Admits Theft from Manchester Arena attack Victims

MANCHESTER: A homeless man who had been hailed as a hero following the Manchester Arena attack last year has admitted to stealing from victims. Chris Parker, 33, pleaded guilty at Manchester crown court today (Wednesday, January 3). He admitted to two counts of theft and one count of fraud. The prosecution decided to ...

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London Euston welcomes homeless for Christmas meal

LONDON Euston station has hosted 200 homeless people for a Christmas meal. Volunteers transformed the station with decorations and tables set out for guests. On the menu was a four-course lunch including a roast dinner, smoked salmon, soup and a Christmas pudding. A piano played festive classics on the concourse, ...

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First vending machine for homeless people launches in Nottingham

LONDON: The world’s first vending machine for homeless people opened today in Nottingham – but this is ‘just the beginning’. The city’s homeless will now be able to come to a 24-hours-a-day machine in the intu Broadmarsh shopping centre to pick up essentials such as fresh fruit, sanitary towels, socks, ...

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Homeless man stands in rain to guard cash left in open car

GLASGOW: A homeless hero waited in the pouring rain for hours to stop a stranger’s £450 being stolen. James John McGeown spotted the cash sitting inside a handbag, which had been left on the front seat of a parked car that had been left with its window down. After waiting ...

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Lily Allen slammed by fans for saying she’s ‘homeless’

LONDON: She’s sold millions of records, so you’d think she wouldn’t be short of a quid, but Lily Allen has been slammed for implying she’s “homeless” after tenants refused to move out of her luxe London apartment. n a series of now-deleted tweets, the 32-year-old singer complained that she was ...

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East London Mosque And Muslim Aid Donate 10 Tonnes Of Food To Homeless

LONDON: The mosque frequently targeted by Britain First has received 10 tonnes of food to help feed the capital’s homeless over the Christmas period. In collaboration with Muslim Aid, the East London Mosque saw a flood of donations arrive during Friday prayers earlier this week. Britain First has not held ...

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