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Personal Independent Payments
In Scotland a new Legislation makes it possible for the applicant to receive the Personal Independent Payment once the doctor signs that the patient is terminally ill. In the rest of UK, only people with 6 months or less to live are fast-tracked to get their payments. Campaigners want the legislation to be rolled out across all of the UK.
Bank of England Raises Interest Rate
For a long time the UK Interest Rate had been kept at 0.05% or lower. It has now risen to 0.75% and the reason is the economy is steady and preparations have to be made for Brexit. Savers hope they will benefit as their savings have not benefited for a good while.
Army shots at protesters in Zimbzbwe Elections
The supporters of the MDC marched to protest at the delay in announcing the election results. The Army and Police shot at the people protesting. Reports of four people shot, others beaten up brought calls for calm.
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A retired midwife who enjoyed a satisfying career after years of rejecting it as a career choice. After becoming a Mum for the second time, somehow I just could not resist the call to midwifery any longer. Being part a family's important event gave more insight into how women, me included, both manage and sometimes muddle through pregnancy, childbirth and motherhood. Wisdom shared and gleaned from stories as well as healthy lifestyle tips and healthy recipes will hopefully answer your need. Someone once said to me that we have one body, one life, one voice so why not make it count. So here's to looking after all three and making a difference. Enjoy and I welcome any comments.