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Chris York is social media editor and writer for the Huffington Post UK

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Kelvin MacKenzie's Sun Column Triggers Complaint To Ipso By Channel 4 News' Fatima Manji

(0) Comments | Posted 22 July 2016 | (12:18)

Channel 4 News correspondent Fatima Manji has complained to the press watchdog over Kelvin MacKenzie’s article in The Sun, which said a Muslim journalist wearing a hijab should not have covered the Nice terror attack. 

The development was revealed in a fresh statement from the programme’s editor, Ben De...

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Skegness Man, Mathew Lewis White, Built EU Border Crossing Out Of Wheelie Bins And Hit A Motorist

(0) Comments | Posted 22 July 2016 | (11:07)

A Skegness man has appeared in court charged with assault after he built his own EU border crossing out of wheelie bins and then punched a motorist who refused to produce his passport.

Mathew Lewis White, 22, was “well in drink” when he took it upon...

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Britain First 'Isis Hunting T-Shirt' Is The Worst Political Statement Ever

(0) Comments | Posted 22 July 2016 | (08:32)

Britain First is known for a lot of things - lying, performing terribly in debates etc etc - but now we can add “making the most ridiculous political statements ever” to the list.

Leader Paul Golding, is currently in a bit of a pickle as he is on...

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Nick Clegg's Carly Rae Jepsen’s 'I Really Like You' Video Is So Bad The Lib Dems Won't Let You See It

(0) Comments | Posted 21 July 2016 | (11:12)

Does this look familiar?

No? What about this... 

Still not there? How about now...

You’re now thinking two things - firstly, that’s not Nick Clegg and secondly, oh god please don’t tell me the former Lib Dem leader once spent £8,000 filming a recreation of Carly Rae Jepsen’s ‘I Really...

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Donald Trump's Weirdest Facial Expressions From Last Night's Republican National Convention

(0) Comments | Posted 21 July 2016 | (08:44)

Last night, Donald Trump and his family looked on forlornly as Ted Cruz failed to endorse him as the Republican presidential nominee.

The only thing more bitter than the chorus of boos from the audience was the incredible ensemble of expressions displayed by the billionaire tycoon’s clan.

1)...

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Jeremy Corbyn At PMQs: A Not So Brief Guide

(0) Comments | Posted 20 July 2016 | (12:25)

1) The Debut 09/16/2015

Jeremy Corbyn’s debut was high in innovation but somewhat lacking in the delivery as he promised a “people’s PMQs” with crowd-sourced questions for David Cameron.

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Ukip Councillor Terence Nathan Calls For Remainers To Be Killed

(0) Comments | Posted 20 July 2016 | (10:47)

An investigation has been launched into comments made by a Ukip councillor in which he called for Remain voters to be killed.

Terence Nathan who represents Cray Valley West in Bromley made the remarks on a Sun article posted on Facebook.

The post reads: “Time to start killing these people...

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Twitter Ban For Breitbart's Milo Yiannopoulos Over Leslie Jones Trolling Sparks Social Media 'Free Speech' Debate

(0) Comments | Posted 20 July 2016 | (09:16)

The permanent suspension of controversial rightwing pundit Milo Yiannopoulos from Twitter has sparked a lively social media debate over trolling and free speech.

The Breitbart Tech editor, who tweeted under the @nero handle, was banned after a Ghostbusters review he wrote led to a torrent of racist abuse being...

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Milo Yiannopoulos Banned From Twitter After Trolling Of Leslie Jones

(0) Comments | Posted 20 July 2016 | (07:12)

Controversial conservative pundit Milo Yiannopoulos has been permanently suspended from Twitter following the racist trolling of actress, Leslie Jones.

The Ghostbusters actress was left “with tears and a very sad heart” on Tuesday evening after a day of abuse instigated by the Breitbart Tech editor, who tweeted under the...

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Pippa Middleton Gets Engaged To James Matthews And People Are Losing Their Sh*t

(0) Comments | Posted 19 July 2016 | (13:25)

PIPPA MIDDLETON IS ENGAGED!!! 💍 💍 💍

SHE IS GOING TO MARRY JAMES MATTHEWS!!! ❤️ ❤️ ❤️ 

SHE HAS GOT A MASSIVE SHINY NEW RING!!! 💰 💰 💰

THEY HAVE BEEN DATING FOR LESS THAN A YEAR!!! 💋 💋 💋 

HE PROPOSED IN THE LAKE DISTRICT!!! 😍 😍 😍 

THE DUKE AND DUCHESS OF CAMBRIDGE HAVE SAID THEY ARE “ABSOLUTELY FRIGGING DELIGHTED”. 👏 👏 👏 

PEOPLE ALREADY WANT TO KNOW IF KATE WILL BE MAID OF HONOUR!!! 👗 👗 👗 

AND WILL LITTLE GEORGE BE A PAGE BOY???!!! 👼 👼 👼 

 THE BIG DAY WILL BE NEXT YEAR!!! 🍾 🍾 🍾 

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Kelvin MacKenzie's Column In The Sun About Fatima Manji Receives Over 800 Complaints

(0) Comments | Posted 19 July 2016 | (10:59)

An article in The Sun written by Kelvin MacKenzie which questioned why Channel 4 News had a Muslim journalist covering the Nice terror attack, has received over 800 complaints.

The piece claimed it was not appropriate for Fatima Manji, a “young lady wearing a hijab” to cover the killings...

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Man Asks Racists To Pay For His 'Send Me Back To Africa' Crowdfunder

(0) Comments | Posted 19 July 2016 | (10:22)

A black American man has set up a crowdfunding page where racists can pay for him to “go back to Africa”.

Larry Mitchell, 41, from Kokomo, Indiana has so far raised $1,315 (£995) of his $100k (£75,000) goal to finance his dream holiday.

The page reads: “Send me “back” to...

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Melania Trump 'Plagiarises' Michelle Obama Speech During Republican Nation Convention Address

(0) Comments | Posted 19 July 2016 | (08:52)

Even by the standards of the Trump campaign, something very odd happened last night.

Melania Trump, wife of the presidential nominee, made her first major address before the

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Labour MP Naz Shah Admits Comments Were Anti-Semitic

(0) Comments | Posted 18 July 2016 | (14:36)

Naz Shah has admitted the comments that got her suspended from the Labour Party in April were anti-Semitic.

The Bradford West MP added she “didn’t get anti-Semitism as racism” at the time of the incident. She has since been reinstated.

Speaking to the BBC Radio 4’s World...

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The Sun's Kelvin MacKenzie Slammed For Criticising Channel 4's Fatima Manji By Baroness Warsi

(0) Comments | Posted 18 July 2016 | (08:52)

UPDATE: Kelvin MacKenzie’s Column Receives Over 800 Complaints

The Sun has deleted a tweet to a controversial column by its former editor Kelvin MacKenzie, that hit out...

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Millennials 'Will Earn Less Than Generation X', And They'll Spend Far More On Rent

(0) Comments | Posted 18 July 2016 | (07:48)

Millennials are on course to become the first generation to earn less than the one before, according to new research.

Even more worryingly, this doesn’t take into account possible negative effects to the economy caused by Brexit.

The Resolution Foundation found those under the age of...

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Nigel Farage Tripped Up By LBC Caller Over Integration

(0) Comments | Posted 17 July 2016 | (20:39)

Nigel Farage was left floundering during his LBC call-in show on Sunday when a member of the public set up a rather sneaky trick question.

Richard...

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Plane Carrying Boris Johnson Forced To Make Emergency Landing At Luton Airport

(0) Comments | Posted 17 July 2016 | (20:06)

A plane carrying Boris Johnson has been forced to make an emergency landing at Luton Airport.

The BAE 146 RAF passenger jet experienced a fault with the aircraft’s hydraulics on Sunday afternoon on a flight from London to Brussels.

All flights in and out of the...

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Helicopter Crash At Breighton Airport Injures Five

(0) Comments | Posted 17 July 2016 | (19:23)


Five people have been seriously injured in a helicopter crash at Breighton airport near Selby, Humberside Police have said.


Emergency services are at the scene, reports the Press association.


 



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Chris Boardman's Mum, Carol, Killed In Cycling Accident

(0) Comments | Posted 17 July 2016 | (18:32)

Chris Boardman’s mother has been killed after being knocked off her bicycle by a car in Connah’s Quay, North Wales on Sunday morning.

The Olympic gold medal-winning cyclist released an emotional statement on Twitter. 

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