PUBLISHED: 06:30 07 October 2018 | UPDATED: 06:45 07 October 2018 James Carr Loddon Road in Kirby Cane, near Loddon. Photo: Google. Archant Tributes have been paid to a “warm and generous” man who died after his car left the road and crashed into a tree. The crash happened in the early hours of Saturday, October 6, on Loddon Road in Kirby Cane, near Loddon. The man, aged in his 40s, had been travelling in a grey Peugeot 307 when the car left the road and hit a tree.Fire crews from Loddon and Bungay were called to the crash and used hydraulic rescue equipment to get the man out of the car and into the care of the ambulance service.He was taken to Norfolk and Norwich Hospital with life threatening injuries and died later the same day. South Norfolk councillor Kay Mason-Billig, who represents the ward of Gillingham which covers the parish of Kirby Cane, has since paid tribute to the man who she said was a “personal friend”.She said: … [Read more...] about Tributes paid to “warm and generous” man who died after crashing into tree
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Everyone wants to be happy at work. Career site Comparably recently ran a survey to find out what large US companies have the happiest workers. HubSpot took the top spot, and a number of tech companies fared well in the rankings. Who doesn’t want to work in a happy environment? When you’re miserable, any job will seem terrible. So it’s important to find a workplace that’s a pleasant place to be. So how can you separate companies with genuinely happy employees from the firms with cheery social media feeds that don’t reflect reality? Compensation and career site Comparably recently ranked the happiest large companies in the US. The site based the results on anonymous employee reviews of companies with over 500 employees between September 2017 and September 2018. At least 50 employees had to leave reviews for a company to be considered. The survey included a number of questions pertaining to workplace happiness, and accrued five million ratings across … [Read more...] about These are the 25 companies with the happiest employees in 2018
You can get the D.C. Memo delivered to your inbox on Thursdays. Sign up here. This week in Washington, members of Congress returned to town to handle a Supreme Court confirmation and interrogate Silicon Valley. At the White House, President Trump dealt with the fallout of an explosive anonymous op-ed and a new Bob Woodward book that confirmed what few of us knew: sometimes he calls people bad names. This week in Washington Greetings from D.C., where it feels more like July than September outside, but the Swamp went back to school, anyway — and the place is crazier than ever. Both houses of Congress returned from the August recess, and the Senate hit the ground running with three days of hearings on the confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court. Kavanaugh, a judge on the prestigious D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals that has often been the farm team for the high court, is President Donald Trump’s second nominee to the Supreme Court in as many years. Unlike the … [Read more...] about D.C. Memo: Et who, Brute?
Every month, over half a million people in the U.S. make suicide-related searches on Google. The automated response that is supposed stop them and save lives feels lifeless. Back in college, I was that 1 in 5 college students who suffer from anxiety and depression. Pressure from trying to get good grades, looking for jobs, relationships, and becoming an adult drowned me with worries (often innocuous ones now that I look back). One time in junior year, I had a surprisingly exhausting day–one of those days when you’ve already completely filled up your calendar, but new meetings and problems endlessly show up. That night, I lay in bed overtired yet wide awake from paranoia. After failing to fall asleep for almost three hours, I got up and Googled “how to die easily.” And this is what I saw. But even to me, “You’re not alone, confidential help is available for free. Call 1-800-273-8255,” sounded very aloof and merely political. It’s as if … [Read more...] about How search engines are failing suicidal users
Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page Jaclyn Reiss Globe Staff August 30, 2018 Former vice president Joe Biden dabbed at tears as he remembered his colleague John McCain at a memorial service at a church in Phoenix on Thursday.McCain died of brain cancer Saturday at 81.Biden delivered an emotional eulogy at North Phoenix Baptist Church, speaking of McCain’s heroism, dedication to his country, and love of his family. Advertisement Here are some of the most powerful quotes from Biden’s speech. ‘My name is Joe Biden. I’m a Democrat. And I love John McCain’ Get Today in Politics in your inbox: A digest of the top political stories from the Globe, sent to your inbox Monday-Friday. Thank you for signing up! Sign up for more newsletters here Biden spoke of the bipartisanship that defined McCain’s politics, beginning his speech to laughter as he declared: … [Read more...] about Five of the most powerful quotes from Joe Biden’s eulogy for John McCain