A man from Radstock is set to be sentenced today for causing the death of a woman while driving over the legal limit for alcohol. Paul Conroy, 46, admitted a charge of causing death by careless driving when over the prescribed limit when he appeared at Bristol Crown Court last month. He was given an interim driving ban by the judge Martin Picton and the hearing was adjourned so a pre-sentence report could be written. His victim, year-old Susan Aldridge, died after the collision which happened at 9. Conroy, of Daneacre Road, is due to appear at the Crown court on Wednesday afternoon March 20 for sentencing. Read below for further details about what happened and for live coverage of the court hearing.
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The wife of a British tourist has been murdered on honeymoon in South Africa by armed robbers who hijacked the taxi she and her husband were travelling in. Anni Dewani, 28, was two nights into the holiday with millionaire businessman Shrien Dewani, After forcing the driver out, the robbers sped off with the terrified couple, who were married only two weeks ago. An hour later, they released Mr Dewani unharmed about five miles from the hijack scene after robbing him. Unconfirmed reports suggested she had been shot.
Nine-man Yeovil Town lose 3-0 to Luton Town after nightmare opening half display
I began writing this piece with the intention to understand why some Black men purposely choose not to date Black women. I whole-heartedly believe many interracial relationships are founded in love my father is Black and my mother is of Hispanic and Palestinian decent , but as I spoke to more and more Black men, I realized many of their reasoning behind their choice to date outside their race was rooted in passed down stereotypes and beauty biases that are not only untrue, but hurtful. I appreciated his honesty, but it led me to think of him as weak-minded. Sadly, it became a running theme throughout these interviews that the men I questioned were taught certain beauty biases from none other than their own mothers.
Once upon a time, Barack Obama dated a white girl. When details of this story came out last week , some outlets reported it with the thinly veiled implication that Obama, so beloved for having married an exceptional black woman like Michelle Obama , had some kind of dirty secret. That Obama, the first black president of the United States, allegedly felt that a non-black partner would be a liability to his political career says a lot about the way we view black leaders, activists, public figures and those whom they choose to date. But does dating a white person really make someone less black?