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Ex-footballer Joe Cole launches new NHS hospital garden

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image captionThe garden is designed to allow staff and patients to “rest, reflect and recuperate”

Former England footballer Joe Cole has launched a garden designed to promote well-being at a hospital.

Located at the Queen’s Medical Centre in Nottingham, the garden is planned to be the first of several in the country.

The aim is to allow staff, patients and visitors to “connect with nature” and “rest, reflect and recuperate”.

The project is being supported by Mr Cole and his wife Carly’s 11 Foundation, which works with charities on community initiatives.

Mr Cole played for West Ham United, Chelsea and Liverpool and won 56 caps for England.

image captionCarly Cole said they were particularly keen to work with inner city hospitals

He said: “I’m a big believer in the power of nature, even more so when we were all cooped up, for

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US election debates: Joe Biden humiliated after demanding breaks in debate | World | News

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According to Fox News, the Democratic candidate’s campaign asked for breaks every 30 minutes to allow both parties to rest. The meeting, which is only scheduled to last 90 minutes, features no commercial breaks.

But President Trump’s campaign countered Mr Biden’s request.

Social media users reacted to Mr Biden’s request and took to Twitter to express their confusion.

One Twitter user wrote: “I must wonder…will the heads of other countries also allow Biden such courtesies?

“What if we become engaged in conflict that requires hours of being engaged?

“Is there anything Biden has shown lately that indicates he is up for such an important job as Leader of the Free World?”

Former New York Mayor, Rudy Giuliani wrote: “Biden is begging for long breaks during just a 90-minute debate!

“It’s either two 15 minute breaks or a half-hour break in the middle.

“So far the Election Commission has stood firm

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Joe Pera Wrote a Book for Your Bathroom Anxiety Attacks

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Thank you, Mr. Pera.
Photo: Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Turner

Comedy’s favorite cozy sweater in human form, Joe Pera, has done a lot of work helping us all feel calm and relaxed over the years, and now he’s translating his soothing skills into a new book. The comedian announced on Twitter today that he has written A Bathroom Book for People Not Pooping or Peeing But Using the Bathroom As an Escape, which will feature illustrations by Joe Bennett. The title is pretty self-explanatory, but the book’s description is just too entertaining not to share in full:

Joe Pera goes to the bathroom a lot. And his friend, Joe Bennett, does too. They both have small bladders but more often, it’s just to get a moment of quiet, a break from work, or because it’s the only way they know how to politely end conversations.

So they created a

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