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November 14, 2016 10:58 AM The Latest: Oil billionaire considered to lead Energy Dep't

President-elect Donald Trump is considering oil billionaire Harold Hamm and North Dakota Rep. Kevin Cramer to lead the Department of Energy. New York City police stand guard in front of Trump Tower, a residence of President-elect Donald Trump in New York, Sunday, Nov. 13, 2016. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle) Trump is also considering venture capitalist Robert 16

October 14, 2016 2:17 PM Ched Evans: Will footballer's rape case change anything?

After five years, Ched Evans has finally been cleared of rape. But what wider repercussions could his case have? Could it lead to changes in the moral code of footballers off the pitch and has it highlighted the pitfalls of Twitter? Ched Evans has been cleared of rape after a five-year campaign in which he always insisted he was innocent. The Chesterfield 14

September 4, 2016 9:01 PM Poldark series 2 episode 1 review: Aidan Turner’s Ross faces the dock before a shocking cliffhanger

Poldark gets off to an eventful start, and there are some interesting new faces to watch... The opening episode of series 2 saw the dark hand of fate point to Aidan Turner’s Ross Poldark as he prepared to face his reckoning at Bodmin Assizes, and then what? Kyle Soller’s Francis appeared to blow his brains out right at the end in a moment of suicidal 27

September 3, 2016 7:43 PM Dani Garavelli: Politics is for Muggles not wizards, JK

This will do nothing for my literary credentials, I’m sure, but if I were on Mastermind I would choose the Harry Potter novels as my specialist subject. By dint of having given birth to a convocation of wizard-crazy muggle boys, I am an inadvertent expert on the titanic battle between good and evil in which Potter – aka the Chosen One – succeeds in his quest 16

September 3, 2016 12:32 PM #MarchForEurope: Thousands Take Part In Pro-EU Rallies But Brexiters Say It's Sour Grapes

The Twitter debate quickly turned nasty. Thousands of pro-EU supporters have taken to the streets to protest in the wake of the Brexit vote, sparking trolling from some Leave voters who called them “sore losers” who wanted to overturn democracy. They are also asking for voters to be consulted at every stage of the negotiations, ITV reported 16

August 30, 2016 2:59 PM More than 20 MPs have received 'identical death threats'

"It seems that women MPs, ethnic minority MPs and gay MPs get targeted the most," he said. Mr Bryant, a vocal critic of Jeremy Corbyn, said there was no suggestion the threats are anything to do with the Labour leadership race, but he believed Mr Corbyn had not done enough to stop bullying in the party. "I think Jeremy has been very slow to take a clear 15

July 25, 2016 7:54 PM Bernie’s Delegates Don’t Need Bernie. They Can Disrupt a Convention All on Their Own

They can disrupt a convention all on their own. Bernie Sanders on Monday was nearing the end of his address to a rowdy group of roughly 2,000 delegates and supporters in the Pennsylvania Convention Center, a hub for off-site Democratic National Convention activity. He had rattled off a checklist of his political revolution’s conquests thus far: 46 percent 19

July 13, 2016 4:04 PM Was Rihanna The Reason For Taylor And Calvin's Split?

And is Taylor's pseudonym Nils Sjoberg​? The plot thickens Travel to Timbuktoo and we bet you still won't be able to avoid gossip about Taylor Swift. The latest report fresh out of Tinsel Town suggests that Taylor Swift and Calvin Harris's break up may have been down to none other than Harris' two-time collaborator Rihanna. But before you start trolling 13

July 12, 2016 1:05 PM Watch: Sian Welby gives Ghostbusters-themed weather report

The witty Channel 5 weathergirl is at it again with the movie puns SIAN Welby is known for her hilariously witty movie puns throughout her weather reports. We've seen her cover Batman v Superman, Back To The Future and even Star Wars. And now Sian's put her hand to a Ghostbusters version to coincide with the 2016 movie's release. The weathergirl makes 12

July 1, 2016 10:58 PM The Corbyn Cult: How the Labour leader's faithful followers savage any MP who dares to defy him

Labour MP Andy Slaughter could hardly be described as a political moderate. He is a member of Labour Friends of Palestine, has visited Gaza and regularly denounces Israel. Some say his sympathies for the widely proscribed Arab ‘terrorist’ organisation Hamas are almost as strong as those of hard-Left party leader Jeremy Corbyn. Yet this week, the Shadow 26