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Day: October 25, 2015

Woman trying to find stranger who left kind note after seizure on London train
London

Woman trying to find stranger who left kind note after seizure on London train

    A woman is searching for the good Samaritan who carried her off a train, called the emergency services, bought her a coffee and paid for a taxi home when she had a seizure. Ellie Farnfield, 27, was travelling from Redhill in Surrey to London Victoria on Wednesday when she fell unconscious. She came around on the floor to find the coffee, a £10 note and the handwritten letter from a man giving his name only as Tom. “I hope by the time you read this you are feeling better,” the note said. “You had a seizure on the train and I took you off. Ms Farnfield had been travelling into London on a Southern Trains service “You didn't hit your head but I may have hurt your leg as I walked on it before realising you were on the floor having a fit! Sorry! “I'm also sorry I can't stay wit...
No comment from rebel local MP Rushanara Ali
London

No comment from rebel local MP Rushanara Ali

    Five years ago, Labour’s National Executive removed Lutfur Rahman as Labour’s candidate for mayor of Tower Hamlets without notice. Several local Labour figures condemned the then Cllr Lutfur Rahman for standing as an independent candidate – because this was breaking Labour Party rules. Now Rushanara Ali, the local Labour MP, has also broken Labour Party rules. The party whip in the House of Commons issued strict instructions that all Labour MPs should vote against Chancellor George Osborne’s Fiscal Charter” Rushanara abstained – helping the Conservatives push through their austerity measures. And now she’s tight-lipped, not giving any explanation for her actions. The row centres on a vote in the House of Commons on 14th October, on a “Charter for Budget Responsibility” put...