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Day: April 19, 2019

Brexit supporter jailed for sending MPs death threats
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Brexit supporter jailed for sending MPs death threats

    A Brexit supporter who sent death threats and racist messages to MPs has been jailed. Jarod Kirkman told police he was just being a stupid idiot after he targeted seven parliamentarians who had opposed the UK leaving the European Union or raised concerns about the consequences. The 51-year-old sent emails with the subject lines Brexit traitor and Brexit loser, Westminster Magistrates Court heard. Using menacing email domains including MPdeadpoliticianwalking.com, he told former Conservative MP Heidi Allen, who has since become a member of Change UK: Your days are f***ing numbered bitch. Will it be polonium or novichok? Either way you will never know, expect it soon. Kirkman, who was unemployed and lived in Luton, also targeted Labour’s David Lammy, calling him a ...
The cause of your stomach complaints
Featured, Life Style

The cause of your stomach complaints

    From diarrhoea to indigestion, gastrointestinal problems are a normal part of life and most of us suffer from tummy pain at one time or another. But when is belly ache just something you ate and when is it more serious? GP Dr Roger Henderson identifies the seven most common types of tummy pain, including symptoms, causes and treatment tips: 1. Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is defined by the presence of a group of symptoms which are present over a period of time, and affects around 1 in 5 of the population at some point in their lives. 'IBS is a painful long-term condition which can have a big impact on day-to-day life,' says Dr Henderson. 'It's important to understand your triggers and how to deal with a flare-up so you can manage...