Saturday, 2 May 2015
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge emerged on the steps outside the Lindo Wing at St Mary's Hospital shortly after 6pm this evening (left and centre), where the world was given a brief glimpse of the new princess (right), whose name is yet to be announced.
A man is threatening to go on a hunger strike because his wife is being held at a nursing home in the United Kingdom against her will.
Ousman Jatta, 45, placed his elderly wife in a respite care home while he went to his hometown of Gambia. However, after he returned home, she was not permitted to return to him.
Ousman Jatta married his wife Beryl, 88, in Gambia, 13 years ago. Beryl lived in Africa at the time. She ran a shop and that is where she meet Ousman.
The two dated for 4 years before getting married in 2002.
When Beryl became ill with dementia in 2006, the couple moved to the United Kingdom ,so that she can receive better care.
Ousman, who is the caretaker of his wife, placed her in a nursing home while he returned to Africa for three weeks.
However, when he went to pick her up, he was informed that social services had intervened and ruled that she could not go home with him.
Beryl, who is a mother of two children, asked to go home with her husband.
Ousman had threatened to go on hunger strike unless the City of Bristol hands his wife back to him.
“I love her and care for her better than anyone, and I feel very sad,” he said. “To me Beryl is not an old woman, she is a human being and no matter how old or young, she is my wife,” he added.
A spokesperson for the City of Bristol, said: “We have been in regular contact with Mr. Jatta regarding the care of his wife and we are pleased to have agreed on an appropriate plan of care with him, which puts the best interests of Ms. Jatta first.”
The Duchess of Cambridge has given birth to a baby girl, a sister for 20-month-old Prince George. The princess was born at the exclusive Lindo Wing of St Mary's Hospital in Paddington 8.34am this morning, weighing 8lbs 3oz, with the Duke of Cambridge present for her birth.
The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency has said it saved 20 people from the death penalty in Asia by preventing them from smuggling drugs out of Nigeria.
In a statement Thursday, the agency said since January 2014, 19 Nigerians and a Ghanaian have been arrested in Nigerian airports attempting to smuggle 106,914 kilogrammes of narcotics.
A 58-year-old Nigerian-born, but now US naturalised man has been sentenced to federal prison for drug trafficking violations in the Eastern District of Texas, announced US Attorney John M. Bales on Thursday.
Former England captain Rio Ferdinand's wife Rebecca has died after a short battle with cancer. The former Manchester United defender announced the tragic news this morning.