Jamal pictured with police officers, after saving Officer  Franklin Foulks

Handcuffed teen saves officers life when he collapses from heart attack

A new video has surfaced of a Florida teen who helped to save a policeman’s life, while handcuffed in a police station. The CCTV footage shows Jamal Rutledge kicking the security fence and screaming to alert other officers that their colleague was ill when the arresting officer Franklin Foulks fell to the ground. Rutledge had been charged with criminal mischief[Read More…]

White Helmet volunteers in Syria have helped to reduce the death toll by rescuing citizens

Syrian volunteers risk lives to assist fellow citizens

A group of volunteers made up of ordinary men and women have launched a new project aimed at creating more peace in Syria, and rescuing victims of the ongoing conflict in the region. Some 250 volunteers form part of the White Helmets Civil Defence team- a number that rises monthly. They regularly rescue survivors trapped under the rubble of the[Read More…]

NATO announces end to combat missions in Afghanistan

NATO announces end to combat missions in Afghanistan

NATO has formally ended its combat missions in Afghanistan which leaves the Afghan army and police in charge of maintaining security within the country. Instead they claim that NATO troops will be moving into a role that provides more training and support to the army and police forces. The ending of the NATO combat mission may mean that Afghanistan might[Read More…]

Dominique Harrison-Bentzen raised £21,000 for the homeless man who helped her get home safely

Student raises £21,000 for homeless man who helped her get home safely

A student has managed to raise over £21,000 for a homeless man who offered her his change so she could get home safely at night. Dominique Harrison-Bentzen had lost her bank card on a night out in Preston, when the man known only as Robbie gave her his last £3 so she could get a taxi home. She then set[Read More…]

Michaela DePrince

Breaking barriers: The inspiring story of a girl who survived the brutality of civil war to become an international ballet star

Michaela DePrince is a young ballerina that as a child witnessed things that no child should have to see. She grew up as an orphan in Sierra Leone and saw her loved ones killed by rebel soldiers who invaded her village and brutally slaughtered every man, woman and child who got in their way. Born Mabinty Bangura in war-ravaged Sierra[Read More…]