Entries by Sara C Nelson

Russell Brand's Latest Trews Video On Jihadi John Has The Tabloids Predictably Enraged

(0) Comments | Posted 4 March 2015 | (16:17)

Fleet Street hate figure Russell Brand has been predictably slammed by the tabloid media after suggesting Britain's "corrupt" system could have been partly responsible for the radicalisation of ‘Jihadi John’.

In an episode of his online news show The Trews, Brand asked: “Could I have...

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George Galloway 'Anti- Semitism' Lawyers To Be Reported To Regulator

(0) Comments | Posted 4 March 2015 | (12:27)

A legal firm acting for Respect MP George Galloway will be reported to the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA), it has emerged.

The development comes as a number of people reported receiving letters written by Chambers Solicitors acting on behalf of Galloway, demanding up...

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When Is Mother's Day And What's It All About?

(0) Comments | Posted 4 March 2015 | (11:40)

This year the officially-sanctioned day for honouring one’s mother is on Sunday 15 March.

Hopefully you’re showing your dear old mum lots of love and attention for the rest of the year too, but this is the day we go all out.

While for many the...

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London Bridge Station Rush Hour Crush Shows Commuting At Its Absolute Worst

(37) Comments | Posted 4 March 2015 | (08:31)

Desperate commuters were forced to vault over and crawl under ticket barriers at London Bridge station during rush hour on Tuesday evening.

Services eventually ground to a halt after delays caused by signalling problems south of the station and a person being hit by a...

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16ft Reticulated Python Capable Of Attacking A Person Found In Lancashire Canal

(45) Comments | Posted 3 March 2015 | (16:45)

A 16ft reticulated python capable of attacking a human has been found floating in a canal in Rishton, Lancashire.

The dead reptile was found near Norden Bridge by walkers on 1 March. An autopsy has found the python showed signs of a respiratory disease, which may have contributed to...

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Duang Is The Mysterious New Symbol That's Gone Viral In China

(0) Comments | Posted 3 March 2015 | (12:47)

A mysterious Chinese character is being shared millions of times online – despite the fact nobody quite knows what it means.

The symbol, known as “duang” has announced its presence more than eight million times on China’s leading microblogging site Sina Weibo in just a week,

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Woodpecker Weasel Photo Is The Most Amazing Animal Picture Ever

(18) Comments | Posted 3 March 2015 | (08:10)

Is it a bird? Is it a weasel? No, it's a woodpecker and weasel, hurtling through an Essex country park on what appears to be a riotous adventure together.

It could be a scene straight out of an Enid Blyton novel… but hey it’s nature so the...

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Saudi Arabia Awards 'Services To Islam' Prize To Indian Cleric Zakir Naik Who Blamed George Bush For 9/11

(99) Comments | Posted 2 March 2015 | (11:49)

A controversial Indian preacher who described the 9/11 attacks as “an inside job” has been awarded one of Saudi Arabia’s top prizes for his “services to Islam”.

Mumbai-based Dr Zakir Naik was among five recipients of the King Faisal international prize, presented by...

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Mystery Over 200 Skeletons Found In Mass Grave Under French Monoprix Supermarket

(33) Comments | Posted 2 March 2015 | (10:24)

More than 200 skeletons have been discovered in a mass grave under a supermarket in Paris, France.

The remains were discovered during redevelopment of the basement of a Monoprix on Rue Sebastopol, France 24 writes.

It adds the supermarket stands on the former site of a...

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MH370: Missing Malaysia Airlines Flight Mystery 'Solved' By British Boeing 777 Pilot Simon Hardy

(116) Comments | Posted 2 March 2015 | (08:31)

A senior British pilot claims he may have solved the mystery of what happened to Malaysia Airlines flight MH370.

Boeing 777 captain Simon Hardy also believes he knows where the doomed aircraft came to rest, following a six month examination of flight data.

Using a unique...

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Leonard Nimoy Dead: Star Trek's Mr Spock Dies Aged 83

(81) Comments | Posted 27 February 2015 | (17:17)

Star Trek legend Leonard Nimoy has died at the age of 83.

The actor, who played Mr. Spock in the sci-fi TV series, was taken to UCLA Medical Center in LA earlier this week suffering from chest pains.

Nimoy had recently revealed...

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White And Gold Dress Is Leading Blue And Black Dress In #TheDress Debate

(3) Comments | Posted 27 February 2015 | (11:27)

White and gold dress or blue and black dress? The internet has adjudicated on a pressing topic which has caused a thousand headaches and rows across the globe.

THAT dress, which has divided opinion like no other topic we’ve seen, which has topped Twitter trends near constantly...

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Gary Glitter Fan Waves As Singer Is Jailed For Sex Attacks On Schoolgirls

(123) Comments | Posted 27 February 2015 | (10:37)

Loyal to the end, fans gathered in the courtroom where Gary Glitter was on Friday sentenced to 16 years in jail for a string of historic sex attacks on three schoolgirls.

As the 70-year-old learned he faced the prospect of dying behind bars one fan waved at...

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White And Gold Dress Or Blue And Black Dress? The Internet Is Totally Divided

(22) Comments | Posted 27 February 2015 | (08:25)

UPDATE:

Blue and...

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Atheist Richard Dawkins Says Children Should Be Protected From Parental Religious Indoctrination

(153) Comments | Posted 26 February 2015 | (11:44)

Prominent atheist Richard Dawkins has argued that children with religious parents must be protected from indoctrination.

Dawkins expressed concerns to the Irish Times that parents are given too much leeway when it comes to their children's education. The biologist, who is...

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Emma Thompson And Greg Wise Refuse To Pay Tax Over HSBC Scandal

(120) Comments | Posted 26 February 2015 | (11:14)

Actor Greg Wise has vowed to stop paying tax until those involved in the HSBC scandal are jailed.

Wise, who is married to Oscar winner Emma Thompson, says his famous wife is also joining his act of civil disobedience.

He told the Evening...

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Claudia Lawrence Detective Warns 'Lying Lovers' Face Arrest As Police Re-Examine Alley By Her Home

(0) Comments | Posted 25 February 2015 | (16:41)

The chief investigator in the Claudia Lawrence case has warned people who have lied to officers probing her disappearance will be arrested.

Detective Superintendent Dai Malyn, head of North Yorkshire Police’s major crime unit and the senior investigating officer in the case made his comments as

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Newborn Silas Philips Photographed In Still-Intact Amniotic Sac (GRAPHIC IMAGE)

(4) Comments | Posted 25 February 2015 | (13:34)

WARNING: This report contains some graphic content, reader discretion is advised

A baby born three months early has been photographed still in his completely intact amniotic sac.

Silas Philips was delivered via caesarean section at Cedars-Sinai Medical Centre, Los Angeles California.

Neonatologist William Binder took the picture...

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Ghost Of The Grey Lady Of Hampton Court Palace Photographed

(12) Comments | Posted 25 February 2015 | (11:51)

A girl believes she may have photographed a ghostly spectre said to have haunted Hampton Court Palace since 1829.

Holly Hampsheir, 12, was visiting the royal palace in Richmond when she snapped a picture of her cousin Brook McGee using her mobile phone.

A figure in...

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MH370 Was Hijacked On Vladimir Putin's Orders And Flown To Kazakhstan Says Aviation Expert Jeff Wise

(126) Comments | Posted 25 February 2015 | (09:35)

A science writer and pilot who has regularly appeared on TV to discuss the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 has posited an intriguing theory as to what became of the notorious plane.

Jeff Wise laid out his proposition in a feature for New York Magazine entitled:...

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