Childhood abuse survivor Lauren says she can’t listen to country music because that’s what her mother and stepfather played to drown out her screaming.
The infant was found near the Magpie and Stump pub in Towyn, North Wales, at 7.15am last Tuesday. In a video on the North Wales Police website, midwife Louise says: "We are concerned for the health of mum and want to ensure that she is provided with the medical support she needs.
A Singaporean woman has been rescued by Filipino authorities after being kidnapped in the Philippines, said a report by The Philippine Daily Inquirer. The woman, identified as Wu Yan, was at Solaire Resort and Casino in Pasay City where she was forcibly taken by three men and a woman. The Bureau of Immigration (BI) and the Philippine National Police carried out an operation on Tuesday (18 July) to nab a group of 45 kidnappers, who were all foreign nationals.
Surcharges for customers who pay for goods and services by credit card will be banned, said the government. New rules will forbid companies from charging up to 20% more for purchases that span flights to takeaway food just for paying with a credit card. The surcharges are commonly levied by businesses against customers who pay by card or use other services such as PayPal and Apple Pay.
Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman had plotted to oust his rival before being eventually appointed as the first in line to the throne, according to reports. Salman, son of the Saudi King, was appointed as Crown Prince and deputy prime minister, replacing his cousin Mohammed bin Nayef as first in line to the throne on 21 June. The new appointment came as a series of decrees amended Article V of the Kingdom's statute of ruling.