'Thank you to the concerned public for reaching out to us about a video involving a dog that was adopted from our rescue a few years ago,' they wrote on Facebook. 'As of this evening, the owner has voluntarily surrendered the dog in question to our rescue while this matter is being addressed. … [Read more...] about White investment banker Amy Cooper, 41, is FIRED after hysterically calling 911 to report an ‘African-American man threatening her life’ when he simply asked her to leash her dog – as she whines that her ‘life is being destroyed’
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When was the last time you paid for something that cost over a fiver with cash? If you’re anything like Maureen Ridgeway from Suffolk, you probably can’t remember. She regularly goes for weeks at a time without spending any cash at all. The 70-year-old former school secretary has become an unlikely poster girl for mobile payments technology. … [Read more...] about Cash has its chips as we all go mobile or ‘contactless’
Dunne also lends the female protector an aura of tantalising instability, while Mackay as her male equivalent exudes a perceptible menace, so that even the unzipping of a briefcase becomes a potential threat. In the end, I think Bartlett uses the particular case of Snowden to offer an exaggerated, conspiracy theory view of a world in which government agencies, big companies and terrorist organisations are all intimately connected. But Bartlett has certainly found a way of embodying his fears that, thanks to Buether’s scenic reversal, is defiantly and uniquely theatrical. … [Read more...] about Wild review – Bartlett’s whistleblower thriller turns world upside down
Tfl said it soon expects to see its one millionth contactless payment since the system was expanded to include the tube. Using a contactless debit card is great for infrequent travellers to the capital, who no longer have to go to the hassle of getting an Oyster card. … [Read more...] about Contactless cards: is your bank waving goodbye to the revolution?
There are four driving modes - Eco, Eco+, Normal and Sport. The latter is fun, but it will drain your battery, while the Eco modes are heavy on regenerative braking, which recharges the battery by harvesting power otherwise wasted during deceleration. If you want an electric car with a dynamic driving experience and the same range, you'll have to buy something like a Jaguar I-Pace or Porsche Taycan for two or three times the price. For most, the Soul EV will do just fine. … [Read more...] about Kia Soul EV car review: affordable and electric vehicle