PUBLISHED: 08:29 18 August 2019 | UPDATED: 08:29 18 August 2019 Simon Parkin Hunstanton RNLI lifeboat was launched to help kite surfers in difficulty. Picture: RNLI Archant A lifeboat was launched to help three kite surfers after they got into trouble off the Norfolk coast. The alarm was raised at 12.46pm on Saturday, August 17 over concerns about the surfers who were reported to be in difficulty in the sea off Old Hunstanton. You may also want to watch: Hunstanton Coastguard Rescue Team were alerted and located one man who had got back to shore himself, however there was two other kite surfers struggling in the water.Hunstanton RNLI lifeboat was launched and managed to get back and managed to get both and their equipment back to the lifeboat station. All three were uninjured and no medical assistance was required.While dealing with the incident Hunstanton Coastguard Rescue Team were also stopped by a member of public who had lost their child. After … [Read more...] about Hunstanton lifeboat called to kite surfers in difficulty
Gallery PUBLISHED: 08:31 18 August 2019 Simon Parkin Sausage dog party Mr & Mrs Mable and Arthur Photo: Brittany Woodman Archant A hot dog party drew dozens of lovers of dachshunds to Wymondham. Sausage Dog Party Wymondham Harry & Arthur Photo: Brittany WoodmanMore than 200 of short-legged, long-bodied breed, nicknamed the sausage dog, were in attendance at the debut of the event which was held at the Centre Paws at Barnards Farm on Saturday.Tails were very much wagging as dogs took part in everything from racing to a fancy dress competition for owners and their four-legged friends.Sausage Dog Party Wymondham Everyly & Isaac Photo: Brittany WoodmanThe event was organised by primary school teacher Kara Tooley, from Sparham, who is one of the administrators on the Dachshund around Fakenham social media group.She said: "It went really well everyone seemed to have lots of fun. We had some hilarious entries in the dog show for the best … [Read more...] about More than 200 hot dogs show up to dachshund party
PUBLISHED: 08:16 18 August 2019 | UPDATED: 08:16 18 August 2019 Cyclists taking part in last year's Tour de Broads. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY Copyright: Archant 2018 Hundreds of cyclists are taking part in the Tour de Broads cycling festival, with the event enjoying its eighth year. The hugely popular event, based at Whitlingham Country Park and organised by Pedal Revolution, has been extended to two days this year. You may also want to watch: Yesterday (Saturday, August 17) saw a celebration of bikes, through the inaugural editions of the Richardson's Retro Ride and Fatbirds-Titanium Ti Ride.The events celebrated bespoke, hand-crafted bikes from the past, present and future, with people getting the chance to get nostalgic for what they rode in years gone by, while checking out modern-day machines.Today (Sunday, August 18), the attention switches to the cyclists themselves, with riders taking part in routes of 100, 75, 50 and 25 miles taking in sections of the Broads.There is also … [Read more...] about Hundreds of cyclists taking part in Tour de Broads
By Muhammad Tallah Published: August 18, 2019 Tweet Email Considered a system best suited for the people, democracy was suggested to all the nation states. PHOTO: AFP From theocracy to monarchy, from monarchy to imperialism, from imperialism to nation states, the methods of governance have been transformed several times. They have passed multiple stages in an attempt to find the way of governance best suited for the interests of people. However, due to selfishness and the ever-present lust of power, none of these methods proved to be successful. In fact, these systems went from religious to hardliner, monarchy to oligarchy and imperialism to colonialism. After the failure of numerous government systems, nation states emerged. They arose with the slogan of democracy as a global system of government; applicable to all, free from suppression and corruption, and imbued with liberty, justice and freedom. However, capitalism was the main ingredient of democracy and, hence, strong … [Read more...] about The system of government in Pakistan: democracy or hypocrisy?
Elaine Ganley, Associated Press Updated 2:01 am CDT, Sunday, August 18, 2019 FILE - In this Saturday, Jan. 12, 2019 file photo riot police take position around the Arc de Triomphe during clashes with yellow vest protesters, in Paris, France. FILE - In this Saturday, Jan. 12, 2019 file photo riot police take position around the Arc de Triomphe during clashes with yellow vest protesters, in Paris, France. Photo: Thibault Camus, AP Photo: Thibault Camus, AP Image 1 of / 4 Caption Close Image 1 of 4 FILE - In this Saturday, Jan. 12, 2019 file photo riot police take position around the Arc de Triomphe during clashes with yellow vest protesters, in Paris, France. FILE - In this Saturday, Jan. 12, 2019 file photo riot police take position around the Arc de Triomphe during clashes with … [Read more...] about French police suicide rate climbs, French govt is flummoxed