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June 13, 2014 1:04 AM JAN MOIR: As a Scot myself, the venom of the tartan trolls makes me so ashamed

There are bullies, there are online trolls and then there are the cybernats. They are the sinister Scottish Nationalist bullies, the anonymous, pro-independence keyboard warriors who make it their business to torment and abuse anyone who dares to express misgivings about breaking up the UK. They are the sinister Scottish Nationalist bullies, the anonymous 43

June 10, 2014 11:35 AM 12 'huh?' moments from James Franco's crazy Lindsay Lohan story

James Franco has written a short story about Lindsay Lohan but not about Lindsay Lohan... or something. It's basically very strange. The piece both refers to the Mean Girls star directly and a "fictional Hollywood girl" called Lindsay. It includes real-life events, like Franco's 2011 Oscar stint, the premiere of Robert Altman's A Prairie Home Companion 24

April 21, 2014 4:02 PM Lego trolls David Moyes over reported Manchester United sacking

‘Rumours are rife at @ManUtd right now. Is that a taxi we see?’ Legoland Manchester posted, followed by a picture of a Lego Moyes outside Old Trafford, suitcase in hand, waiting to jump into a cab. Reports of his departure from Manchester United are unconfirmed at present, but nevertheless, it was a top bit of trolling by Lego. 47

April 17, 2014 11:03 PM Child bullying victims still suffering at 50 - study

Children who are bullied can still experience negative effects on their physical and mental health more than 40 years later, say researchers from King's College London. Their study tracked 7,771 children born in 1958 from the age of seven until 50. Those bullied frequently as children were at an increased risk of depression and anxiety, and more likely 170

April 15, 2014 11:06 PM 1 reason why Mashable are jerks

Game of Thrones spoilers don't come much worse than Mashable's appalling effort this week. Avoiding spoilers is always a challenge when other countries get to watch your favourite shows before you do. Game of Thrones is particularly troublesome. Even though there's only a delay of several hours on a Monday afternoon, you still need to worry about some inconsiderate 49

February 4, 2014 5:59 PM Boxing - Froch & Groves - making sense of the confusion

It was the British fight of the year. It provided the single most dramatic moment in a British ring as well as arguably the round of the year. On the back of it, George Groves became the Boxrec News Fighter of the Year, whilst Carl Froch picked up similar honours from Boxing News magazine. Logic says making the rematch should be a formality, a nailed 79

December 13, 2013 12:05 AM Brixham's Izzy Dix, 14, hanged herself 'after bullying'

A 14-year-old girl hanged herself after an argument with her mother, an inquest has heard. Izzy Dix was found dead in Brixham, Devon, on 17 September. Her family and friends blamed cyber-bullying and began a campaign against it. But, the inquest at Torquay Coroner's Office, heard there was "no evidence of cyber bullying". Coroner Ian Arrow recorded a verdict 54

December 12, 2013 5:01 AM Football dominates UK Twitter chat in 2013

Football dominated the list of Twitter "surges" among users in 2013, the social network has revealed. Real Madrid knocking Manchester United out of the Champions League caused the biggest spike among its UK-based users during the year. Other popular moments were Andy Murray's Wimbledon win, Mumford & Sons at Glastonbury, and New Year's Eve. But when it came to retweets 51

November 25, 2013 10:31 PM Arsenal’s Wojciech Szczesny goads Tottenham fans over Manchester City thrashing

Arsenal fans may have enjoyed Tottenham’s demolition at Manchester City even more than City supporters. And Gunners stopper Wojciech Szczesny won’t have done his popularity at the Emirates any harm with a Facebook post towards the end of Spurs’ 6-0 humiliation. As trolling goes, it’s not nasty or particularly malicious, more a gentle dig, but is sure to wind up the white 56