News

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

'I Hate The Beatles' - Twitter reacts to #OffendEveryoneIn4Words trend

Pepsi, Sean Spicer, United Airlines: The best #OffendEveryoneIn4Words tweets

Pepsi, Sean Spicer, United Airlines: The best #OffendEveryoneIn4Words tweets

From Sean Spicer to United Airlines to Pepsi and Kendall Jenner, the Twitterverse has had a lot to keep it occupied in the last few weeks.

French government left furious after Syrian official attends Paris conference

French government left furious after Syrian official attends Paris conference days after being banned from Brussels meeting

French government left furious after Syrian official attends Paris conference

Syrian Deputy Foreign Minister Ayman Soussan was invited to a meeting to discuss the conflict at the Russian cultural centre in a move which angered French ministers

Melania Trump accepts Daily Mail apology and receives damages for escort allegation

Melania Trump accepts Daily Mail apology and receives damages for escort allegation

Melania Trump accepts Daily Mail apology, takes damages for escort allegation

The Daily Mail had alleged the First Lady of the United States had formerly worked as an escort during the presidential campaign last year

Dortmund bus explosion: 'Islamist' letter found at scene warns 'all athletes are on our death list'

Dortmund bus explosion: 'Islamist' letter found at scene warns 'all athletes are on our death list'

Dortmund bus explosion: 'Islamist' letter warns 'all athletes are on death list'

Letter warns that attacks will continue unless tornadoes are pulled out of Syria

'People love the price and convenience of United Airlines, so most will continue to use it', says PR agent

PR agent rubbishes United Airlines boycott talk: 'People love their prices'

PR agent rubbishes United Airlines boycott talk: 'People love their prices'

PR agent Mark Borkowski tells Julia Hartley-Brewer that United Airlines needs to change - but their low prices will continue to attract business

President Xi Jinping calls on Donald Trump for peaceful resolution to North Korea tensions

Chinese leader urges Donald Trump to peacefully resolve North Korea tensions

Chinese leader urges Donald Trump to peacefully resolve North Korea tensions

President Xi Jinping and Donald Trump reportedly spoke on the phone about North Korea tensions, but an official account of the call has not yet been published

Twitter users blasts Sean Spicer over Hitler comments in Bashar al-Assad speech

Twitter users blasts Sean Spicer over Hitler comments in Bashar al-Assad speech

Twitter users blasts Sean Spicer over Hitler Assad comments

The White House Press Secretary caused a storm by saying Hitler didn't 'sink' to using chemical weapons on civilians

Borussia Dortmund to resume play after bus explosions

Borussia Dortmund to resume Monaco Champions League tie this afternoon after bus explosions

Borussia Dortmund to resume Champions League tie this afternoon after bus blast

One player was taken to hospital with injuries after the team bus was caught up in three explosions

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

The video has been viewed over 120 million times in China

Chinese people will boycott United Airlines, says Chinese-American comedian Joe Wong

Chinese people will boycott United Airlines, says top comedian Joe Wong

Wong says footage of passenger being dragged off plane has left huge anger and boycott is certain

Couple find live scorpion in bag of spinach, yet shop initially refuses to remove other bags from shelves

Couple find live scorpion in bag of spinach - and shop refuses to remove other bags

Couple discover live scorpion in bag of spinach

A couple in Maryland took the live scorpion back to the shop where they bought it, however it didn't remove other bags from the shelves until it was contacted by reporters

Kadcyla drug: 'We must change the way we decide who can receive new cancer treatment', says patient who crowd-funded his own treatment

Man who crowd-funded own cancer treatment says 'we must make drugs cheaper'

Man who crowd-funded own cancer treatment says 'we must make drugs cheaper'

Patient Mo Haque joins James Max to tell his story about how he gained private cancer treatment, after a cancer drug was withdrawn from the NHS in England

The court's decision has been greeted by a flood of sympathy and anger

Charlie Gard verdict brings flood of sympathy and anger at 'vile' High Court decision

Charlie Gard verdict brings flood of sympathy and anger

Social media users flocked to register their sympathy for Charlie's parents after devastating court decision

Driver claims motorcyclist could have killed him instead by speeding

Cabbie who knocked star ballet dancer off motorbike says 'he could have killed me'

Cabbie who knocked star ballet dancer off bike says 'he could have killed me'

A minicab driver accused of causing death by dangerous driving has claimed that in fact the motorcyclist was going too fast

The Big Debate on stripes: 'What do you think tigers would look like without their stripes? They’d look like big furry idiots'

The Big Debate on stripes: 'What do you think tigers would look like without their stripes? They’d look like big furry idiots, you big snowflake'

'What would tigers look like without their stripes? They’d look like idiots'

The Big Debate today was about stripes

Lion and bear rescued from abandoned zoo in war-torn Mosul

Starving Lion and bear rescued from abandoned zoo in ruined Isis stronghold

Starving Lion and bear rescued from abandoned zoo in ruined Isis stronghold

A lion and a bear were the only surviving animals living at Motazah al-Morour Zoo

US official claims Russia knew Syria would conduct chemical attack

US believes Russia knew about Syria chemical attack: official

US believes Russia knew about Syria chemical attack: official

A US official claims there is no proof that Russia knew about the chemical attack in Syria, but it is likely that it did

Man on trial for murder jumps to his death from courthouse balcony

Man on trial for murder jumps to his death from courthouse balcony

Man on trial for murder jumps to his death from courthouse balcony

Robert Seman was accused of killing a 10-year-old girl and her grandparents in 2015, if he was convicted he would have faced the death penalty

United Airlines - five major PR disasters for embattled US air carrier

United Airlines - five major PR disasters for embattled US air carrier

United's decision to haul a man off an overbooked flight has caused controversy - but it's far from the first PR own goals they've scored

A campaigner seen during a protest for the establishment of a living wage in London

Jeremy Corbyn’s £10 minimum wage is a vital step forward and must be implemented

Corbyn’s £10 minimum wage is a vital step forward and must be implemented

Across Britain, millions of people are being forced into agonising choices over low wages. It's time for change

Man arrested after beating nine-month-old puppy to death in Florida

Man arrested after beating nine-month-old puppy to death in Florida

Man arrested after beating nine-month-old puppy to death in Florida

Police found a black labrador puppy leaning up against a blood-stained fence in Travis Archer's garden

'London won't fall if Gerard Butler can help it' - Londoners react to New York Times feature

'London won't fall if Gerard Butler can help it' - Londoners react to New York Times feature

Londoners react to New York Times 'Will London Fall?' feature

Sarah Lyall wrote a piece for the New York Times which has gained traction online

Muslim student banned from re-entering the US to study, despite fighting against extremism

Muslim student banned from re-entering the US, despite fighting against extremism

Student banned from re-entering the US, despite fighting against extremism

After visiting his parents in Pakistan, Muslim student Zia Shah was told he could not travel back to the US to attend his course at the University of Chicago, but was not told why

'United Airlines should have accepted the fact that their staff couldn't travel', says former pilot

'United Airlines should have accepted that their staff couldn't travel', says former pilot

'United Airlines should have accepted the fact that their staff couldn't travel'

Former airline pilot Terry Tozer tells Julia Hartley-Brewer that the pilot may have had no idea a passenger was being pulled from his seat

The Chechen regime has previously claimed there is not a single gay person in the semi-autonomous republic

'Nazi-style concentration camps for gays' opened in Chechyna, claims local media

'Nazi-style concentration camps for gays' opened in Chechyna, claims local media

Noveta Gazeta claims Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov is dedicated to the 'final solution' for gay people

Turkey: Bomb rips through riot police headquarters in mainly Kurdish city of Diyarbakir

Turkey: Bomb rips through riot police HQ in mainly Kurdish city of Diyarbakir

Turkey: Bomb rips through riot police HQ in mainly Kurdish city of Diyarbakir

At least four people have been reported to be wounded in the blast in Turkey

United Airlines: 'The man who was removed should never have been on the plane in the first place', says travel association ABTA

United Airlines passenger should never have been on that plane in the first place, says travel association ABTA

'The passenger on the United Airlines flight shouldn't have been on the plane'

Spokesperson Sean Tipton tells Julia Hartley-Brewer that the airline should have asked passengers to leave at check-in, not on the flight

'If President Assad is removed from Syria, it could empower Isis', says professor

'If we remove Assad, Isis could fill the void' says professor

'If we remove Assad, Isis could fill the void' says professor

Inderjeet Parmar tells Julia Hartley-Brewer that military generals are calling the shots in America rather than Donald Trump

David Moyes is already facing possible investigation over his threat to 'slap' Vikki Sparks

Former Manchester United boss David Moyes accused of verbally abusing another female reporter

David Moyes accused of verbally abusing another female reporter

Scottish manager allegedly verbally abused Jacqui Oatley in 2012

Russian security services confirm arrests of eight people in connection to St Petersburg bombing

Russian security services confirm eight arrests over St Petersburg bombing

Russian security services confirm eight arrests over St Petersburg bombing

The chief of Russia's Federal Security Service (FSB), Alexander Bortnikov, made the announcement on Tuesday morning in a National Antiterrorism Committee meeting

Stockholm terror suspect admits truck attack in court

Stockholm terror suspect admits truck attack in court

Stockholm terror suspect admits truck attack in court

The lawyer for 39-year-old Rakhmat Akilov told Stockholm District Court he had admitted to the crime

Fire rips through migrant camp in northern France

Fire rips through migrant camp in northern France

Fire rips through migrant camp in northern France

The Grande-Synthe camp near Dunkirk was devastated after a fight broke out which triggered the fire

The man refused to get off the flight, saying he was a doctor and had to fly to see his patients

United Airlines threatened with boycott in China as 120 million people watch ejection video

United Airlines threatened with boycott in China over passenger eviction video

The video has gone viral in video and many people have said the airline should be given a wide berth

Eric Trump defends his father over the Syria airstrike, says it shows Donald Trump isn't Vladimir Putin's ally

Syria airstrike shows Donald Trump isn't Putin's puppet, says his son Eric

Syria airstrike shows Donald Trump isn't Putin's puppet, says his son Eric

The second son of Donald Trump has defended his father's action to strike a Syrian airfield, says it shows he won't be 'pushed around

United Airlines enduring major backlash after a passenger is violently removed from aircraft

United Airlines suffers vicious backlash after passenger violently removed from aircraft

United Airlines suffers vicious backlash after passenger dragged off plane

The incident has sparked an almighty firestorm on social media

United Airlines: 'It's a horrible situation, but the airline was in the right', says Independent travel writer

United Airlines was right to throw passenger off, says travel writer

United Airlines was right to throw passenger off, says travel writer

Simon Calder, a travel writer for The Independent, spoke to Paul Ross about the shocking incident of a man being dragged off an overbooked United Airlines flight

Monday, April 10, 2017

Monday, April 10, 2017

Teenager to become first terror suspect to appear at youth court

Chingford teenager to become first terror suspect to appear at youth court

Chingford teenager to become first terror suspect to appear at youth court

A 16-year-old will appear at a youth court in July, on suspicion of spreading Al Qaeda propaganda online and sharing a video about explosive devices

Spectacular footage shows pigeon fly into man on rollercoaster

Spectacular footage shows pigeon fly into man on rollercoaster

Spectacular footage shows pigeon fly into man on rollercoaster

The incident happened at Ferrari Land near Barcelona, but it didn't stop the man from enjoying the ride

'Police officers from across the country lined the route of PC Keith Palmer's cortege', says reporter

PC Keith Palmer funeral: 'There were flowers on the roof that said 'number one daddy''

PC Palmer funeral: 'There were flowers on the roof that said 'number one daddy''

Thousands of people lined the streets for PC Keith Palmer's funeral, he was killed during the Westminster terror attack last month

PC Keith Palmer - a 'solid, reliable' policeman taken before his time

PC Keith Palmer: Portrait of a hero

PC Keith Palmer: Portrait of the Westminster attack hero

The fallen policeman was laid to rest in a full force police funeral today

Human Rights Watch calls for Indonesian authorities to release detained gay men

Rights group furious as two gay men face public whipping in Indonesia

Rights group furious as two gay men face public whipping in Indonesia

Two men are being held at a Sharia law facility in Indonesia for allegedly having same-sex relations. If they are not released, they may be punished with lashings

'Pepsi, watch and learn' - Twitter calls for Saffiyah Khan to be the new face of Pepsi

'Pepsi, watch and learn' - Twitter calls for Saffiyah Khan to be the new face of Pepsi

Twitter calls for Saffiyah Khan to be the new face of Pepsi

A photo of Birmingham woman Saffiyah Khan standing up to an EDL protester has been shared online, with many claiming this is how the new Pepsi advert should have looked

'London is forever grateful' - Twitter pays tribute to PC Keith Palmer as funeral gets underway

'London is forever grateful' - Twitter pays tribute to Westminster attack hero Keith Palmer

Twitter pays tribute to PC Keith Palmer as funeral gets underway

The police constable was laid to rest on Monday, nearly three weeks after being fatally stabbed by Khalid Masood in his attack on Westminster

Several dead after suicide bomber detonates vest at Somali military camp

Several dead after suicide bomber detonates vest at Somalia military camp

Several dead after suicide bomber detonates vest at Somalia military camp

The military camp in Mogadishu is one of the largest in the country and several soldiers are also wounded

A couple hug in front of a flower covered police car at the site where the truck drove into a department store in Stockholm, Sweden

Stockholm terror suspect Rakhmat Akilov 'was chatting to Isis supporter before and after attack'

Stockholm terror suspect 'chatted to Isis supporter before and after attack'

Rakhmat Akilov has reportedly admitted responsibility and said his orders came direct from Isis in Syria

Jake Yapp's Sunday Best Podcast - April 9

Jake Yapp's Sunday Best Podcast - April 9

Jake Yapp's Sunday Best Podcast - April 9

Check out the latest highlights from Jake Yapp

University Challenge sexism: Julia Hartley-Brewer says she couldn't care less about what gender the teams are

University Challenge sexism: Julia says she couldn't care less what gender the teams are

Julia Hartley-Brewer claims gender of University Challenge teams doesn't matter

Julia Hartley-Brewer says getting upset about sexism on University Challenge is like getting upset about someone who can't walk not running at the Olympics

General Medical Council warns locum doctors they could be struck off as NHS money row escalates

Doctors body warns locums they could be struck off over money row

Doctors body warns locums they could be struck off over money row

Doctors have been accused of holding the NHS to ransom as a row over money continues to escalate

Divorce granted to couple after man claims his wife is possessed by the devil

Man gets divorce after claiming his wife is possessed by the devil

Man gets divorce after claiming his wife is possessed by the devil

The woman's sister claimed that she had picked up a church pew and thrown it towards the altar with just one hand

Documentary reveals King Edward VIII had phones tapped due to Nazi sympathiser fears

King Edward VIII had phones tapped due to Nazi fears, documentary claims

King Edward VIII had phones tapped due to Nazi fears, documentary claims

The Prince of Wales, who abdicated to marry Wallis Simpson in the 1930s, had his phone tapped by MI5

Man rams car carrying propane gas into town hall in Verden, Germany

Man rams car into town hall in Verden, Germany

Police have ruled out terrorism as a motive for the offence

Julia Hartley-Brewer shocks herself and defends MP Emily Thornberry

Julia Hartley-Brewer shocks herself and defends MP Emily Thornberry

Julia Hartley-Brewer shocks herself and defends MP Emily Thornberry

Julia Hartley-Brewer tells former Labour advisor Kevin Meagher that no one is allowed to criticise Waitrose on her show, whilst they chat about Emily Thornberry's comments

Syria: 'Vladimir Putin knows his forces are no match for the Americans', says former soldier

Former Nato chief plays down World War Three talk: 'Putin knows his force is no match for Trump's'

Former Nato commander plays down talk of World War Three

Russia and Iran have pledged to 'respond with force' if their own 'red lines' are crossed in Syria, but Hamish de Bretton-Gordon believes Vladimir Putin knows his army can't take on America's

Indian newsreader reports on her own husband's death in fatal car accident

Indian newsreader reports on her own husband's death in fatal car accident

Indian newsreader reports on her own husband's death in fatal car accident

Supreet Kaur found out her husband Harshad Kawade had died live on the air

Marine Le Pen said France should not be blamed for the Vel d'Hiv massacre

Marine Le Pen blasted by Israel over Holocaust comments

Marine Le Pen blasted by Israel over Holocaust comments

Le Pen said France should not be held responsible for Vel d'Hiv deportation in 1942

Pages