Staffing issues at long-term care homes known to province for years, Wettlaufer inquiry hears

The offices charged with inspecting Ontario’s long-term care homes don’t have the manpower to do inspections “in a timely manner,” according to testimony at the Wettlaufer inquiry from the manager of compliance inspection at the Hamilton Service Area Office.

Health Ministry inspections couldn’t have stopped serial killer, Wettlaufer inquiry hears

An Ontario Health Ministry inspector who makes sure nursing homes are safe for residents doesn’t think the provincial inspection process could have prevented the “evil” that serial killer Elizabeth Wettlaufer brought into long-term care homes, an inquiry has heard.

Dan Stevens Hears ‘The Call of the Wild’ with Harrison Ford

While fans are waiting for Disney and Lucasfilm to assemble all the moving pieces to get Indiana Jones 5 off the ground, Harrison Ford is heading off on another adventure in the Alaskan wilderness. Now, he’ll be joined by an actor who would actually make one hell of an Indiana Jones replacement. Dan Stevens has […]

Man knifes himself to death after believing vest was stab proof, inquest hears

A man stabbed himself to death as he believed his vest was stab-proof, an inquest has heard. Jordan Easton died from self-inflicted wounds just five days after his 22nd birthday. Easton, from Thornaby, Teesside, inflicted the fatal wound while at his friend’s parents on August 23. According to Teesside Live, assistant coroner Karin Welsh said: […]

Ex-boss was told Wettlaufer was on a ‘do not hire’ list under maiden name, inquiry hears

A public inquiry looking into how Elizabeth Wettlaufer was able to kill eight elderly patients in her care heard conflicting accounts Thursday about whether the ex-nurse was on a “do not hire” list used by one of Canada’s largest nursing home owners early in her career.

Python that killed owner was showing ‘affection,’ inquest hears

An 8ft African python that killed its owner may have constricted the man as a “show of affection” rather than aggression, an inquest heard. Animal lover Daniel Brandon, 31, died from asphyxiation at his home near Basingstoke, Hampshire, on August 25. One of his 10 snakes, Tiny, who Brandon had owned for 16 years, was […]

BBC Sound of 2018: Winner Sigrid BREAKS DOWN as she hears result during TV interview

Following in the footsteps of artists such as Adele, Keane, Jessie J and Sam Smith to scoop the prize, which started in 2003. Sigrid has already had a great year, although she has yet to break through to the upper echelons on the UK music charts. Her track Don’t Kill My Vibe, released early in […]

Apple hears AV geeks, will give Apple TV 4K owners more settings control

Enlarge The next software update for the Apple TV 4K will give owners of the month-old set-top box a little more control over their video output settings. As noted by MacRumors, a video released on Apple’s Developer site this week says that the Apple TV’s tvOS 11.2 update will allow the set-top box to automatically switch […]