‘I feel free’ – LGBT Afghan refugees arrive in UK

I feel like “a human being for the first time” in my life, a gay Afghan man has said after arriving in the UK with 28 others from the LGBT community. The man – who the BBC is not naming for safety reasons – fled Afghanistan, fearing for his life under the Taliban. The hard-lineContinue reading “‘I feel free’ – LGBT Afghan refugees arrive in UK”

CBD trial to treat hallucinations in Parkinson’s disease

Researchers across the UK are trialling a range of cannabis extracts to treat conditions from pain and asthma to brain cancer. Charles Ogilvie-Forbes is taking part in a study at King’s College Hospital, London, using CBD to treat the hallucinations he experiences due to his Parkinson’s disease. https://www.bbc.com/news/av/health-58667520

Afghan refugees: Those who worked for UK can stay permanently

Afghans who worked for the British military and UK government will be able to move to the UK permanently, the Home Office has announced. Those eligible will be given indefinite leave to remain, rather than the five years’ residency previously offered.The UK evacuated more than 8,000 people eligible for the Afghan Relocations and Assistance PolicyContinue reading “Afghan refugees: Those who worked for UK can stay permanently”