Entries by Sara C Nelson

Russell Brand Trews Video Labels Minute's Silence For Tunisia Shooting Victims 'Bulls**t'

(0) Comments | Posted July 2, 2015 | 7:41 AM

Russell Brand has described the scheduled minute's silence for the victims of the Tunisia massacre as “a minute of bullshit”.

So far 30 of the 38 who lost their lives at the beach resort of Sousse on Friday have been formally identified as British. Foreign...

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Paddy Power Invites Immigrants To Jump Into Lorry At Dover (But Only If They're Good At Sport)

(25) Comments | Posted July 2, 2015 | 6:22 AM

Bookmaker Paddy Power has emblazoned an 18-wheeler truck with a controversial advertisement inviting immigrants to ‘jump in the back! (but only if you’re good at sport)'.

Athletes Andy Murray, Mo Farah, Raheem Sterling, Manu Tualagi and Eoin Morgan feature on the...

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Alton Towers Air Rollercoaster And Two Monorails Break Down In Record Heatwave

(12) Comments | Posted July 2, 2015 | 3:50 AM

Alton Towers has suffered yet another embarrassing breakdown after dozens of rollercoaster fans were stranded in mid-air when a ride broke down on the hottest day of the year.

A technical failure occurred on the Air rollercoaster, leaving people dangling face down as temperatures climbed...

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Julie Burchill's Son Jack Landesman Takes His Own Life Aged 29

(0) Comments | Posted July 1, 2015 | 9:48 AM

Julie Burchill has revealed that her "beloved" 29-year-old son Jack Landesman has taken his own life.

The columnist urged her friends to “look after the people you love” as she shared the sad news in a Facebook post on Wednesday.

In the public post, Burchill wrote:

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Optical Illusion Somehow Transforms Sinister Photo Negative Into Beautiful Woman

(6) Comments | Posted July 1, 2015 | 7:18 AM

Look carefully at this image – specifically the white dot on the woman’s nose.

After 15 seconds, glance quickly at the white space immediately next to her.

Do you see her? [N.B – like ‘the dress’ – not every one can…]

optical illusion

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Hottest Day Of The Year 2015 Just Became The Hottest July Day Ever Recorded In The UK

(2) Comments | Posted July 1, 2015 | 3:46 AM

Hottest July day with 36.7C recorded at Heathrow
Hottest day in Britain since 2006
Urgent health warnings issued
Train cancellations and slow-downs
Wimbledon reduces capacity in roaring heat
UK hotter than Barcelona and Athens

Urgent health warnings have been issued...

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Attentat en Tunisie: Un politique britannique provoque un tollé en prenant un selfie sur la scène du carnage

(1) Comments | Posted June 30, 2015 | 5:25 PM

ATTENTAT EN TUNISIE - Un candidat britannique à l'élection générale du Parti Travailliste est sous le feu des critiques après s'être photographié à l'aide d'un bâton de selfie sur les lieux du massacre de la plage en Tunisie.

Amran Hussain, qui se présentait pour la circonscription du Nord-Est...

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Weather Forecast To Hit 35C Wednesday As Heatwave Grips Britain

(3) Comments | Posted June 30, 2015 | 9:35 AM

28.1C (83F) recorded at London's Kew Gardens at 1pm
Wednesday could see mercury nudge 35C (95F)
Trains are being cancelled amid fears tracks could buckle

The sweaty embrace of Britain’s mini-heatwave has delivered the hottest day of the year – so far.

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Karen Danczuk's Very Public Split From Rochdale MP Husband Simon Turns Nasty

(21) Comments | Posted June 30, 2015 | 6:55 AM

The split between Simon and self proclaimed “selfie Queen” Karen Danczuk has turned nasty.

Rochdale Labour MP Simon, who on Monday told of his devastation at the end of his second marriage, a day later appeared to invite his Twitter followers to vote...

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Rob Lowe Owns Owen Jones In Bizarre Twitter Spat Over Greece Financial Crisis

(93) Comments | Posted June 30, 2015 | 5:28 AM

Left-wing polemicist and author Owen Jones has became embroiled in an unlikely Twitter spat with Hollywood behemoth Rob Lowe.

Musing on the Greek financial crisis, Lowe remarked: “One clue that the leader of Greece gives no f$$cks about his country defaulting: not wearing...

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Wimbledon 2015 Women Tennis Stars To Get #Heatwave Breaks – But Not The Men

(100) Comments | Posted June 30, 2015 | 3:25 AM

UPDATE: Tomorrow's Forecast Temperature Is Only 3C Off An All Time Record #Heatwave

As Britain is enveloped in the sweaty embrace of a heatwave it spells a difficult time for tennis players at Wimbledon.

Temperatures could soar to 35C and a health warning...

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거대한 가시가 달린 동물 '호저'를 삼키고 죽은 구렁이(경고: 잔인한 사진)

(0) Comments | Posted June 29, 2015 | 10:56 PM

거대한 가시가 달린 동물 '호저'와 거대한 구렁이가 만나면 어떻게 될지 상상해본 적 있나? 그런 일이 실제로 일어났다.

3.9m 크기의 아프리카 비단구렁이가 남아프리카공화국 포트 셰프스톤 근처의 레이크 이랜드 사냥 금지 구역에서 약간 정신이 몽롱한 채 발견됐다. 발견한 사람들이 페이스북에 찍어서 올린 사진에 따르면 아마도 임팔라...

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JK Rowling Unhappy With David Cameron For 'Seeking To Dictate BBC Editorial Policy' Over Islamic State

(60) Comments | Posted June 29, 2015 | 12:03 PM

Harry Potter author JK Rowling has expressed unease at David Cameron’s critique of the BBC over the broadcaster’s use of the term ‘Islamic State’.

The Prime Minister says the term gives false credibility to the “poisonous death cult” which is “seducing”...

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Liam Broady Celebrates Wimbledon Victory Over Marinko Matosevic

(0) Comments | Posted June 29, 2015 | 11:33 AM

Liam Broady was the first British player to storm through to the second round of the Wimbledon tennis championships after coming from two sets down to beat Australian Marinko Matosevic.

Afterwards, the 21-year-old wildcard, from Stockport, received a message of support from Andy Murray...

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Kennington Flooding: Burst Water Main Leaves South London Street Underwater

(4) Comments | Posted June 29, 2015 | 6:46 AM

Homes have been flooded and a busy through road in south London was closed after a water main burst in Kennington on Monday morning.

Fire crews and Thames Water engineers were called to the scene in Kennington Park Road as flood waters rose to half-a-meter in depth.


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UK Weather Forecasts Mini-Heatwave Which Will Leave Britain Hotter Than Hawaii

(13) Comments | Posted June 29, 2015 | 6:03 AM

Mercury could tickle 35°C in Greater London
'Level two' heatwave warning in place
Tennis fans take heed: Wimbledon is set for a scorcher
Young, old and chronic disease sufferers warned to take extra care
Fasting Muslims also urged...

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JK Rowling Has A Very Important Thing To Say About The New Harry Potter Play #CursedChild

(14) Comments | Posted June 29, 2015 | 5:20 AM

Harry Potter author JK Rowling would like you to know something about the Cursed Child play coming to the West End next year.

She would like you to be clear that it is definitively, absolutely, categorically, NOT a prequel.

Rowling’s frustration seemed to seep...

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Labour Candidate Amran Hussain Slammed For Taking Selfie At Scene Of Tunisia Beach Massacre

(120) Comments | Posted June 29, 2015 | 4:21 AM

A Labour general election candidate is under fire after he was pictured using a selfie stick at the scene of the beach massacre in Tunisia.

Amran Hussain, who stood for North East Hampshire constituency, was holidaying at a neighbouring hotel in the coastal town of...

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37 Dead In Terror Attacks On Tourist Hotels In Tunisia, Sousse

(186) Comments | Posted June 26, 2015 | 6:45 AM

• 37 dead in terror attacks on two luxury Tunisian hotels
• Six nationalities among the dead
• Local radio claims majority of dead are German and British
• One Irish woman believed to be one of those killed
• At least one...

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Jack Monroe Clashes With Michael Portillo Over Child Poverty Amid 'Up The Duff' Benefits Row

(139) Comments | Posted June 26, 2015 | 4:48 AM

Food blogger Jack Monroe and ex-Tory MP Michael Portillo clashed remarkably on BBC's This Week on Thursday.

Monroe was invited on the show alongside Portillo and Alan Johnson to discuss child poverty amid new figures which put the number at 2.3million...

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