FORMER Army captain Johnny Mercer MP has stood up for veterans' rights since becoming an MP in 2015. Here's what you need to know about the vocal Tory parliamentarian. Who is Johnny Mercer? Johnny Mercer, 37, has been the Tory MP for Plymouth Moor View since 2015. He grew up in Dartford, Kent, one of eight children to their banker father and nurse mum. Three of his brothers served in the Royal Navy. Johnny went to Sandhurst to train as an officer in the Army, and was posted to Afghanistan during his 12-year military career. He has admitted he was not political until recently and the first time he voted was for himself. But he was tipped as a Tory rising star after a maiden Commons speech on veterans' mental health. He has served on the Defence Committee and is now on the Health Committee. Mr Mercer has criticised Mrs May for not doing enough to help needy ex-servicemen, and blasted "witch hunt" probes in Northern Ireland. In June he turned have-a-go hero as he tackled a racist thug who … [Read more...] about Who is Johnny Mercer, what did the Tory MP say about Brexit and who’s his wife?
Sayings about brothers
New Delhi: Sister of the inspector-rank officer, Subodh Kumar Singh who was killed during violence in Bulandshahr said her brother was killed because he was investigating Akhlaq’s case. Singh who was the investigating officer in the Mohammad Akhlaq lynching case was shot dead by a mob on December 3.The Wire has quoted Singh’s sister as saying “My brother was investigating the Akhlaq case and that is why he was killed. It’s a conspiracy by the police. He should be declared a martyr and a memorial should be built. We do not want money.” Singh’s sister also took a dig at UP chief minister Adityanath saying he only talks about “cow, cow, cow”, while the law and order situation deteriorates.Started as a small skirmish over an alleged incident of cow slaughter the matter soon escalated into a riot-like situation on the morning of December 3.The Wire stated in its story on the above-mentioned incident, ‘it may be noted that clashes over … [Read more...] about Slain cop’s sister says her brother was killed because he was investigating Akhlaq’s case
Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page Tim Logan Globe Staff November 13, 2018 Well, that’s that.After more than a year of scouring the country for the perfect place to put its second headquarters, Amazon announced Tuesday that it will split the operations between New York City and Washington, D.C., while adding a 5,000-job “Center of Excellence” in Nashville.That’s nice. But what about us? Advertisement Boston was long seen as a top contender for Amazon’s so-called HQ2, thanks to the region’s universities, tech economy, and brainy workforce. Maybe it was a bit of Boston exceptionalism, but a lot of people around here thought the region had a strong shot at landing the big prize. Get Talking Points in your inbox: An afternoon recap of the day’s most important business news, delivered weekdays. Thank you for signing up! Sign up for more newsletters here … [Read more...] about Five things Amazon’s HQ2 snub says about Boston
TED Cruz is in the running for the Texas Senator in the US midterm elections but who is his wife Heidi? What was said between Ted Cruz and Donald Trump in their Twitter spat about their wives? Who is Ted Cruz's wife Heidi? Heidi was born Heidi Suzanne Nelson on August 7, 1972. She works as an investment manager for Goldman Sachs. Heidi was an economic policy adviser to George W Bush’s 2000 presidential campaign She married Republican Ted Cruz in 2001. They have two children, daughters Caroline and Catherine. She was brought up as a Seventh-Day Adventist but is now a Southern Baptist. What did Donald Trump say about her? Donald Trump and Ted Cruz got into a Twitter fight over their wives in 2016. Trump attacked his then fellow GOP presidential contender over a tweet targeting his wife, Melania Trump. “Lyin’ Ted Cruz just used a picture of Melania from a GQ shoot in his ad,” Trump tweeted. “Be careful, Lyin’ Ted, or I will spill the beans on your … [Read more...] about Who is Ted Cruz’s wife Heidi and what did Donald Trump say about her on Twitter?
Whether you’re engaged to be married or already married, the Bible has verses to prepare and guide you every day of your marriage. Marriage is a sacred vow between a man and woman and the Bible offers many verses that offer guidance for married couples, husbands, wives, newlyweds and engaged couples. If you ask 15 people “What is marriage?” You’ll probably get 15 different definitions. So What does the Bible say about marriage? We’ve gathered 15 passages straight from the Bible to provide a better understanding of what marriage really is all about. Genesis 2:22-24 Then the Lord God made a woman from the rib he had taken out of the man, and he brought her to the man. The man said, “This is now bone of my bones and flesh of my flesh; she shall be called ‘woman, ‘ for she was taken out of man.” For this reason a man will leave his father and mother and be united to his wife, and they will become one flesh. Proverbs … [Read more...] about 15 Things The Bible Says About Marriage