Care by Skype for OAPs as cash-strapped council scraps face-to-face visits for video calls on Samsung tablets


A cash-strapped council is stopping face-to-face visits to the elderly in favour of video chats via a computer tablet. Up to 40 OAPs in Essex will be given 4G Samsung Galaxy tablets to communicate with carers over Skype. The move is part of a trial by Essex County Council and …

Cash strapped border chiefs could use EU citizens as

Border chiefs “can’t cope” with Brexit unless Theresa May gives them more money, a former immigration chief warned today. Former Director General of Immigration Enforcement David Wood said a cash injection was the only way to stop backlogs and queues at the border. He also warned under-pressure staff may focus …

“Cash Me Outside” Girl Danielle Bregoli Is So Over the Kardashians, "Couldn’t Care Less”

You won’t cash her watching Keeping Up With the Kardashians anytime soon. Danielle Bregoli, aka “Cash Me Outside” Girl, revealed in a new interview that she is tired of talking about Kim, Kylie, and the rest of the Kardashian-Jenner clan. Though she once said she would “whip every Kardashian a– …

Councils face cash cuts for two years

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionWLGA finance spokesman Anthony Hunt warned about protecting schools and social careCouncils in Wales will see cash cuts of 0.5% next year and 1.5% the year after, the finance secretary has announced.Mark Drakeford said it was a “realistic settlement” given Treasury cuts …

Trump calls Schumer for help on reviving health care push

President Trump called Senate Minority Leader Charles SchumerCharles (Chuck) Ellis SchumerOvernight Health Care: Schumer calls for tying ObamaCare fix to children’s health insurance | Puerto Rico’s water woes worsen | Dems plead for nursing home residents’ right to sue Crying on TV doesn’t qualify Kimmel to set nation’s gun agenda Trump …

iPhone 8 vs. Samsung Galaxy S8: Apple and Samsung Face Off

With iPhone X hogging the spotlight, iPhone 8 might feel a bit like Apple’s unloved stepchild, but it shouldn’t. With a comfortable 4.7-inch form factor and more affordable price, the iPhone 8 will be a palatable option for consumers who still want the It’s Galaxy Note 8 Day! Who has …

‘Cash Me Outside’ Girl Returns With Classy ‘Hi Bich/Whachu Know’ Video

The 14-year-old, known to legions of TV-watching Americans as the “Cash Me Outside” girl, is continuing her assault on the music industry with her second video, which is actually two clips in one: “Hi Bich” and “Whachu Know.” The clip follows the viral …

Atlanta mayor calls marijuana veto rumor “political stunt” by City Council president

Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed took to the radio Thursday morning to clarify tweets from City Council saying he had vetoed new marijuana legislation. Reed announced on V-103 he had signed the legislation into law Tuesday…