PUBLISHED: 22:30 07 June 2019 Jessica Frank-Keyes Dr Maryanne Mariyaselvam has been recognised in the Queen's Birthday Honours list. Pictured, Dr Mariyaselvam with a non-injectable arterial connector. Picture: Ian Burt From giving up their time to volunteer in their communities, to contributing to local politics, or making strides in science or the arts, those recognised in the annual Queen's Birthday Honours list are always impressive figures. Professor Corinne Le Quere. Photo: SubmittedAnd as the list of those being recognised with titles or medals is revealed, reporters Chris Bishop, Sabrina Johnson, Marc Betts, Dan Grimmer, and Jessica Frank-Keyes rounded up some of those names, from MP Norman Lamb, to Norfolk-raised actress Olivia Colman, who might have familiar faces...Norfolk CBEs:Corinne Le Quere - Norwich scientistCorinne Le Quere, an academic at the University of East Anglia who specialises in climate change science has been made a CBE.John … [Read more...] about Queen’s Birthday Honours 2019: Who made the list from Norfolk?
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Juan Zamorano, Kathia Martinez and Joe Mcdonald, Associated Press Updated 1:12 am CDT, Thursday, April 4, 2019 In this Dec. 3, 2018, photo, a Panama Canal worker docks the Chinese container ship Cosco at the Panama Canals' Cocoli Locks, in Panama City. China’s expansion in Latin America of its Belt and Road initiative to build ports and other trade-related facilities is stirring anxiety in Washington. As American officials express alarm at Beijing’s ambitions in a U.S.-dominated region, China has launched a charm offensive, wooing Panamanian politicians, professionals, and journalists. less In this Dec. 3, 2018, photo, a Panama Canal worker docks the Chinese container ship Cosco at the Panama Canals' Cocoli Locks, in Panama City. China’s expansion in Latin America of its Belt and Road initiative ... more Photo: Arnulfo Franco, AP … [Read more...] about China’s construction binge spreads to Americas, rattles US
Catherine Blaiklock, Brexit Party founder. Photo: Andrew McMeekin Photography Copyright 2014 Andrew McMeekin PHOTGRAPHY She is a former Ukip candidate, Norfolk guesthouse owner, and now the founder of a new Brexit Party with Nigel Farage as its MEP. Nigel Farage (Photo: Yui Mok/PA Wire)But who is controversial Catherine Blaiklock and what is she hoping to achieve?“I wouldn’t be doing what I was doing if things weren’t absolutely dire,” Ms Blaiklock told Breitbart’s James Delingpole podcast in October last year.It was three months before Ms Blaiklock, who is based in Lingwood, launched the Brexit Party, which former Ukip leader Nigel Farage said had 35,000 people sign up as members in its first 48 hours - although critics online said it was easy for one person to sign up multiple times.But is not Ms Blaiklock’s first foray in politics, as she joined Ukip in 2014.Catherine Blaiklock, when she was UKIP parliamentary candidate for Great Yarmouth, … [Read more...] about Brexit Party founder, friend of Nigel Farage, and Norfolk resident
Terry Spencer, Associated Press Updated 12:31 am CST, Thursday, February 14, 2019 Volunteers help build a California artist, David Best's vision for a non-denominational, temporary temple for the anniversary of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting massacre, on Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019 in Coral Springs, Fla. The temple will remain open until May when it will be burned in a purification ceremony. less Volunteers help build a California artist, David Best's vision for a non-denominational, temporary temple for the anniversary of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting massacre, on Tuesday, Feb. 5, ... more Photo: Brynn Anderson, AP Photo: Brynn Anderson, AP Image 1 of / 12 Caption Close Image 1 of 12 Volunteers help build a California artist, David Best's … [Read more...] about School massacre 1 year later: A time to remember the victims