Entries by Sara C Nelson

King's Cross Station Evacuated As Bank Holiday Getaway Begins

(0) Comments | Posted 22 May 2015 | (16:27)

If you were hoping to slip quietly away for a cheeky bank holiday break, think again.

London King’s Cross station was evacuated on Friday afternoon after a fire alarm was activated.

Officers from British Transport Police, the London Fire Brigade and the Met were called to the scene...

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London Property Bubble Sees First Ex-Council Flat Hit Market For £1.15m

(23) Comments | Posted 22 May 2015 | (13:53)

An ex council flat has gone on the London property market for more than £1million – in what is believed to be a first for the city.

The two bedroom, two bathroom flat in south Kensington is being advertised by Maskells estate agents for £1,150,000.

Sitauted...

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Orthodox Jewish Paper Photoshops Female Ministers Out Of New Israeli Cabinet

(17) Comments | Posted 22 May 2015 | (12:12)

When Israel’s newly-sworn in government posed for its first group photograph, you would have been forgiven for assuming Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was heading up an all-male cabinet.

Yet despite appearances in some sections of the Orthodox Jewish press, there are in fact three women...

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'Human Poo' Rains Down On Jacinda Cambra's 16th Birthday Party

(10) Comments | Posted 22 May 2015 | (11:01)

In terms of things you don’t want happening at your 16th birthday party, a torrent of human poo raining down from the sky is pretty high on the list.

Sadly for Jacinda Cambra, that’s exactly what she seems to have got.

The Pennsylvanian teenager was celebrating with her family...

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Dolphin Abuse Pictures Showing Tourists Riding And Hoisting Mammal Go Viral

(19) Comments | Posted 22 May 2015 | (08:45)

Disturbing, upsetting pictures of beach-goers manhandling, hoisting and even riding a dolphin on the shore are circulating online.

The quad of images are accompanied by the caption: “Keep reposting until we can ID these idiots who killed this poor dolphin. Call the police if you...

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Bank Holiday 2015 Opening Times For Tesco, Asda, Sainsbury's And DIY Stores

(0) Comments | Posted 21 May 2015 | (16:23)

Here comes another luscious bank holiday!

Originally assigned as the Monday after Pentecost known as Whit Monday, the Spring bank holiday is now typically on the last Monday in May. (Though it may be occasionally moved in circumstances such as the Queen's Jubilee.)

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Prosecco Global Shortage Fears Amid Low Prices And High Demand

(3) Comments | Posted 21 May 2015 | (15:02)

The news that the world is on the brink of a prosecco shortage could well leave you reaching for a stiff drink.

The grave message comes from Roberto Cremonese, an export manager for Italian prosecco producer Bisol, who warns The Drinks Business that global thirst...

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JK Rowling Wins Apology And Damages From Daily Mail

(92) Comments | Posted 21 May 2015 | (14:21)

JK Rowling has been fully vindicated after a tabloid newspaper alleged she had composed a “sob story” about her time as a single mother, a High Court has heard.

A judge was told that the publisher of the Daily Mail has accepted the allegations were...

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David Cameron's Estate Owning Father-In-Law Fears SNP 'Mugabe-Style Land Grab' In Rural Scotland

(118) Comments | Posted 21 May 2015 | (11:06)

David Cameron’s father-in-law has voiced fears of a Scottish Nationalist Party (SNP)Mugabe-style land grab”.

Writing in The Spectator, Lord William Astor, who owns a 20,000 acre estate on the Hebridean island of Jura, described how his American-born grandparents...

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Louise Mensch Denies Bullying #Milifandom Teen Abby Tomlinson In 4,000 Word Blog

(36) Comments | Posted 21 May 2015 | (08:14)

Louise Mensch has written a 4,000+ word screed denying allegations she bullied a 17-year-old Ed Miliband loving teenager.

The Sun columnist was accused of harassing #Milifandom leader Abby Tomlinson after a series of dogged tweets in which she charged the teen...

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Katie Hopkins Alludes To Mensch #Milifandom Row With Cryptic 'Bullying' Tweet

(8) Comments | Posted 20 May 2015 | (15:04)

UPDATE: Mensch Insists She Is NOT Bullying The 'Disgraceful, Hysterical, Hypocritical' #Milifandom Teen

It would appear professional provocateur Katie Hopkins has thrown her weight behind Louise Mensch in the #Milifandom bullying row.

Former deputy PM John Prescott is among the many...

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Prostitute Alix Tichelman Admits Killing Google Exec Forest Timothy Hayes

(6) Comments | Posted 20 May 2015 | (13:58)

A prostitute has pleaded guilty to killing a Google executive with an overdose of heroin on board his yacht.

Alix Tichelman admitted administering drugs and the involuntary manslaughter of Forrest Timothy Hayes on Tuesday.

Tichelman was sentenced to six years in prison by a Santa Cruz County Superior...

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Slain Wallsend Cow 'Bessie' To Receive Candlelit Vigil

(7) Comments | Posted 20 May 2015 | (12:04)

A candlelit vigil is to be held for a fugitive cow who was shot dead by police after escaping from a paddock.

The bovine was killed in an operation involving marksmen and a helicopter in Newcastle upon Tyne on Sunday.

Many criticised the force for destroying...

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Louise Mensch Backs Down After 'Harrassing' #Milifandom Student Abby Tomlinson

(23) Comments | Posted 20 May 2015 | (08:44)

UPDATE:

Louise Mensch appears to have backed down from her dogged pursuit of an Ed Miliband-loving teenager.

The...

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Hayfever Remedies: Tackle Hayfever Hell With These Alternative Remedies

(0) Comments | Posted 19 May 2015 | (16:07)

While those first fingers of spring sunlight signal a much yearned for change of season for some – spare a thought for the one in five people in Britain who are suffering from hayfever.

As the rest of the populace begins to plan barbecues, country walks and...

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Louise Mensch Accused Of Bullying #Milifandom Teenager Abby Tomlinson

(72) Comments | Posted 19 May 2015 | (15:54)

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An Ed Miliband-loving college student,

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Katie Hopkins Just Got Served By Jack Monroe On Twitter

(43) Comments | Posted 19 May 2015 | (12:49)

Katie Hopkins appears to have had her fingers burnt after clashing with Guardian columnist Jack Monroe.

The professional provocateur found herself in a clumsy headlock with Monroe after apparently confusing her with fellow Guardian columnist Laurie Penny.

Penny made the headlines this month after...

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'Serial' Podcast Murderer Adnan Syed Can Call New Alibi Witness Asia McClain

(0) Comments | Posted 19 May 2015 | (12:15)

A man whose conviction for murdering his girlfriend became the subject of a popular podcast can call an alibi witness who did not testify at his trial.

Adnan Syed is serving a life sentence for the murder of his former high school sweetheart Hae Min Lee. His request for...

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Saudi Arabia Recruiting Eight New Executioners – No Experience Necessary

(20) Comments | Posted 19 May 2015 | (10:44)

Saudi Arabia is advertising for eight new executioners to fulfill its increasing number of death sentences.

No special qualifications are required for the role, which also requires performing amputations on convicts of lesser offences, Reuters reports.

It comes as a man...

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MailOnline Uses Picture Of Hawksmoor Beef To Illustrate Dubious 'Human Flesh' Restaurant Tale

(11) Comments | Posted 19 May 2015 | (08:20)

Illustrating a dubious tale of a restaurant serving human flesh would be a tricky matter for most media outlets.

But the MailOnline could well be in hot water after it apparently tackled this task by using a picture of beef from high-end steak steak restaurant

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