Tauranga parents in shock after teenage daughter suffers brain bleed

Ammoto Roldan Lictao and his wife Elaine are living every parent’s worst nightmare. At 5pm on Friday they received a call from ambulance services telling them their daughter Dianne Lictao, 18, was in hospital. “It was very sudden. We panicked. We’re still in shock,” Ammoto Lictao told the Bay of Plenty Times. After the phone […]

Greensill lobbying: What are the key questions facing David Cameron?

Since becoming embroiled in the Westminster lobbying scandal David Cameron has kept a low profile, but all that ends on Thursday. Following the release of 56 WhatsApps, texts and emails he sent to senior figures in the civil service, Bank of England and government, there are plenty of questions the former prime minister could be […]

Letters: Vaccinations, cartoon and tougher penalties

LETTERS It’s time to speed up vaccinations Call me ignorant, but surely it would make sense to speed up vaccinations in order to achieve herd immunity so New Zealand can open its borders to safe countries. This, surely, would help improve the economy.Currently the rollout speed is excruciatingly slow, is there anyone that’s competent enough […]

Broomfield Town Square plans take shape – The Denver Post

A plan to redevelop the area around a long-shuttered grocery store in Broomfield into a mixed-use space is underway and could break ground as early as next year. Broomfield’s Planning and Zoning Commission recommended this week the establishment of a new urban renewal area at the roughly 43-acre site located north of West 120th Avenue, […]

How to prepare your home for this week’s freezing temperatures

A prolonged cold snap is in the weather forecast for the metro area with overnight low temperatures below zero and a single-digit high temperature Sunday. Metro area temps are expected to drop into the single digits overnight Thursday and stay below the freezing point until this coming Tuesday, according to the National Weather Service in […]

Is the G.M. announcement the tipping point for electric cars?

“I’ve been writing about the auto industry for 19 years, and I’ve really never seen anything like this,” Neal E. Boudette, who covers the auto industry for The New York Times, told Shira Ovide in this week’s On Tech newsletter. “When I saw the G.M. news, I sat back in my chair and reflected on […]