General election 2017: What caused Labour’s youth vote surge? – BBC News

June 17, 2017

… from Momentum, said the group had felt its strategy was working when it had realised many of the people sharing its content were not typical supporters of Mr Corbyn. Increasingly, users liking its Facebook page had been people who also liked the pages of TV programmes not known for their political audiences, such as Ant and Dec’s Saturday night Takeaway and Match of the Day, he said. “We were breaking out of the leftie bubble,” Mr Todd said. Mobilising campaigners Using …


URGENT: The Latest: 3 Australians Among Injured in London Attacks

June 6, 2017

… the government and NGOs to tackle these challenging and complex problems, and share the government's commitment to ensuring terrorists do not have a voice online." London police haven't said what role, if any, social media or information from the internet factored into Saturday night's attack that killed seven people. ___ 5:20 p.m. Cricket rivals India and Pakistan have held a minute's silence for the victims of the London Bridge attacks amid enhanced security at the …


Police Tell Londoners to Run and Hide as Attack Underway in London

June 4, 2017

LONDONBritain came under terrorist attack for the third time in less than three months on Saturday night as Scotland Yard warned Londoners to run and hide after at least 20 people were killed or injured by a marauding gang of terrorists. Pedestrians were mowed down by a white van that swerved into a crowd on London Bridge. The vehicle continued to Borough market on the southern bank of the River Thames, where witnesses claimed that several men with long-bladed weapons began to attack people in …


Castlemorton Common: The rave that changed the law – BBC News

… Image copyright Back To The Planet Image caption Back To The Planet played at Castlemorton Common in 1992 But by Saturday night, West Mercia Police had arrived and put up a cordon. Officers were stationed with Ms Weaver and fellow resident Audrey Street who said she “never went out once” the whole week. She described how the single track road across the common was completely blocked in places by the encampment and the complete absence of toilets had another unwanted effect. …

May 28, 2017

Eurovision streaker wearing Australian flag has quite a history of pranks

The dude who crashed the Eurovision stage who everyone thought was Australian because he was wearing the country’s flag as a cape, but isn’t appears to be in a lot of trouble. Ukrainian prankster VitaliiSediuk mooned the crowd and millions of television viewers on stage during the performance of reigning winner Jamala at the final in Kiev on Saturday night. SEE ALSO: Some dude wearing an Australian flag jumped onstage at Eurovision and mooned everyone Here’s the moment again, …

May 17, 2017

Alec Baldwin: People Love Me Because of Trump

… way that Saturday night Live or 30 Rock writers are funny, I can report that he is the most gifted storyteller Ive worked with in over three decades in televisionand Ive worked with some really funny comics. When Baldwin tells a story or describes a scene from a classic film, he becomes the characters hes talking about. Its wrong to describe his impressions as mere mimicry: Theyre visitations from the likes of Anthony Hopkins, Marlon Brando, John Travolta, et al. And what I found so winning …

May 15, 2017