Clap for Carers: Millions of Britons take to streets in heartwarming tribute – VIDEO | UK | News

In a heartwarming tribute, people across the UK joined together to applaud frontline workers. This was part of the weekly 'Clap For Our Carers' campaign which was created to thank staff, like the NHS, putting their lives on the line in the fight against coronavirus. Every Thursday, people hang out their windows and stand outside their doors at 8pm to clap and cheer.At this difficult time...

A Tribute to Sir Fazle Hasan Abed (1936 – 2019) — Global Issues

Opinion by Nayema Nusrat (new york)Monday, December 23, 2019Inter Press ServiceNEW YORK, Dec 23 (IPS) - "When I think about Bangladesh, I think about everybody. Not everybody is enjoying Rabindranath and the great literature and culture that Bangladesh has. But I think everybody has got the right to have this experience", deeply felt by late Sir Fazle Hasan Abed, founder of BRAC (Building...

Stars turn out to pay tribute to Shane MacGowan in Late Late Show special

Shane MacGowan pictured on The Late Late Show Shane MacGowan and Fairytale of New York special. Picture Andres Poveda Stars turn out to pay tribute to Shane MacGowan in Late Late Show special Independent.ie POGUES legend Shane MacGowan performed a rousing rendition of his Christmas classic 'Fairytale of New York' on tonight's Late Late...

Nicky Campbell pays heartbreaking tribute to his D-Day hero mother who has died at 96

Broadcaster Nicky Campbell has tribute to his 'wonderful' D-Day hero mother who has died aged 96, and said: 'The day she adopted me was the day I won the lottery.'The BBC Radio Five Live host penned a heartbreaking message on social media as he announced the death of Second World War radar operator Sheila.Along with her husband, Frank Campbell, the former social worker adopted Nicky as a...

Montrealer sets world record for burpees in tribute to late brother

Samuel Finn’s body was sore in so many places on Sunday that he said it was easier to identify where he wasn’t sore. Little wonder: Two days earlier, he had done 5,234 chest-to-ground burpees in 12 hours and broken the Guinness world record for the hugely challenging exercise.He did it to honour the memory and determination of his older brother, Cédric Finn, who died in 2017 of a rare form...

Second World War veteran stands in tribute to those who fell in battle

Howard McNamara looks through a scrapbook with his wife Anne and daughter Judi at his home in St-Laurent. He turns 100 in January. John Mahoney / Montreal Gazette Howard McNamara flew a Spitfire for the Royal Air Force during the Second World War. The 99 year old was one of 93,000 Canadians who took part in the Italian Campaign — Canada’s second longest campaign in the war.Canada suffered...