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May 12, 2018 11:01 PM Eurovision 2018 stage invader: Man who spoiled UK SuRie's song revealed as ‘activist'

A STAGE invader who interrupted the UK’s Eurovision performance tonight is an ‘activist’ who has pulled a series of similar stunts in the past. Dr ACactivism, also known as Dr. A.C., stormed onto the stage as Britain’s competitor SiRie was halfway through singing her song Storm. The self-styled “philosopher and activist” snatched the microphone and compared 17

May 7, 2018 1:15 PM LGBT fundraising show at York Barbican

MEMBERS of the local LGBT+ community are hoping a fund-raising night at the Barbican will be a big boost to their local projects. “Bring on Tomorrow” by local writer Steven Clark will bring well-known gay and straight artists and celebrities to York on July 8, including Mr Gay Europe, Matt Rood, Mr Gay Scotland, Steven Whyte and HIV Activist Jonathan 165

May 3, 2018 6:18 PM Judge upholds ban on protest during Dutch war commemoration

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) - A Dutch judge has upheld a ban on a noisy demonstration that an activist had planned during the country's annual two minutes of silence to commemorate its war dead, ruling that it amounted to a disruption of public order. A judge in Amsterdam ruled Thursday that the city was justified in outlawing the demonstration planned 4

April 30, 2018 9:24 AM Supreme Court to hear Christian bakery ‘gay cake’ case four years on

The Supreme Court will sit in Northern Ireland for the first time to judge whether a bakery refusing to make a cake with a same-sex marriage slogan is discriminatory. Although the pair were found guilty of discrimination in May 2015, they have challenged the ruling through every court available. This will be the first of two Supreme Court rulings made in Belfast 21

April 25, 2018 8:37 PM Priyanka Chopra confirms royal wedding invite

Priyanka Chopra has confirmed she will be attending pal Meghan Markle's wedding to Prince Harry next month. Priyanka Chopra has confirmed she will be attending pal Meghan Markle's wedding next month. The 35-year-old actress is close friends with fellow star Meghan, and has now confirmed she will be present when the former 'Suits' actress ties the knot with her fiancé 30

April 17, 2018 12:59 PM Shares rocket for coffee chain firm

Shares in Whitbread rocketed yesterday after activist investor Elliott revealed it has become the firm’s largest shareholder, with pressure expected to be applied to break up the Costa Coffee and Premier Inn owner. Elliott now owns over 6% of Whitbread, the firm confirmed on Saturday, and it is understood that it will now push for Costa and Premier Inn to become 17

April 12, 2018 5:54 PM Momentum-backed Labour candidate dismissed 2,500 McDonald's jobs as s***, branded the Royal Family 'scroungers' and claimed Waitrose shoppers were 'scum' in Twitter rants

A Labour candidate fighting for a marginal seat ranted online about 's***' jobs at McDonalds, Waitrose shoppers being 'scum' and 'scroungers in the Royal Family. Jane Aitchison's Twitter tirades were exposed just days after she was selected to fight Pudsey in West Yorkshire. The Momentum-backed candidate apologised tonight for her 'unbecoming' language 5

April 9, 2018 8:35 PM Playboy remembers late founder Hugh Hefner on his birthday

Playboy has paid tribute to late founder Hugh Hefner on what would have been his 92nd birthday. To mark his birthday on April 9, the Playboy Instagram page shared an old picture of Hefner with a cake and wrote: “It’s our honor to wish a hearty happy birthday to our late, great founder & the renowned visionary behind the world of Playboy. Hefner created 10

March 31, 2018 10:21 AM The Latest: Nobel laureate Malala returns to Pakistan home

Pakistan's Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai has entered her home in the northwestern town of Mingora in the Swat Valley the first time since 2012. Students of the school of Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai flash victory sign in her hometown of Swat Valley in Pakistan, Friday, March 30, 2018. A Pakistani women's activist says Malala 6

March 31, 2018 7:02 AM Japan whalers return from Antarctic hunt after killing 333 whales

Japanese whaling vessels returned to port on Saturday after catching more than 300 of the mammals in the Antarctic Ocean without facing any protests by anti-whaling groups, officials said. A fleet of five whalers set sail for the Southern Ocean in November, as Tokyo pursues its "research whaling" in defiance of global criticism. Three of the vessels 4