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A recent study has shown that people who have heavy exposure to certain types of metal are at increased risk of heart disease. The research team at the BMJ have confirmed this after reviewing studies of around 350,000 participants from around the world.

Thompsons Solicitors are very proud to be an official sponsor of Dundee Pride 2018. This is the first year Dundee will hold a Pride march through the city centre. The event is which is expected to attract around 5,000 visitors. The parade will commence at City Square and proceed around the city centre before returning to City Square again for the main event and entertainment. Thompsons stall will be situated at the Pride festival, along with a number of other local businesses.

It is undoubtable that one of the cornerstones the fourth wave feminism has been the #metoo movement; a moment which has exposed the wide spread prevalence of sexual harassment and sexual assault, especially in the workplace. The movement has been far reaching, with allegations being made in all industries, from politics, to the church, to sport and the media. Although most of us will have heard of the high profile cases, the focus tends not to be on the experiences of low paid workers…. until today.

On 16 August 2018, Aretha Franklin sadly passed away following a long battle with pancreatic cancer.

It is estimated that the ‘Queen of Soul’ left behind an estate worth approximately $80 million. Despite her large fortune, Franklin left no Will behind to manage her estate after her death.

World Alzheimer's Month is the international campaign every September to raise awareness and challenge the stigma that surrounds dementia. World Alzheimer's Day is on 21 September each year.

2 out of every 3 people globally believe there is little or no understanding of dementia in their countries. The impact of World Alzheimer's Month is growing, but the stigmatisation and misinformation that surrounds dementia remains a global problem that requires global action.

In recent years, the city of Dundee has undergone a dramatic makeover to become a hotspot for design and technology. It is bidding to become the 2023 City of Culture. Investment in the city has grown at a vast rate. The driving force behind the change in the past few years, and huge capital investment, has been the highly anticipated arrival of the new Victoria and Albert Museum, the first of its kind to open outside London, which is welcoming its first visitors on 15th September 2018.

If a close relative dies as a result of personal injuries – for example, in an accident or as a result of professional negligence, you may be entitled to a monetary award.  Of course, it is crucial that negligence is established before the law will compensate you for the loss.  

Times are changing. Previously, people would purchase a newspaper to learn of the daily news – now many access the news almost instantly online. People would attend their local bank branches to deal with their accounts – now many use online banking. Contracts used to be printed and physically signed – now many companies will accept an electronic signature.

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