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May 17, 2016 8:24 AM Luke Akehurst: History tells us Corbyn’s successor will offer “unity versus civil war”

Why is this, in a party that, whilst it is famous for factional schisms and personal antipathies between leading politicians, is also known to be very sentimental about supporting whoever is the incumbent leader? Corbyn’s model of leadership is not the norm. If you look at Labour Party history since 1931 almost all leaders have followed a “party management 18

May 6, 2016 3:51 PM The Playlist: Radiohead Returns, and Justin Timberlake Trolls the World

Anxiety and complicity face off in “Burn the Witch,” Radiohead’s first new studio release in five years and the teaser for its imminent album. The song arrived suddenly with a video clip that re-enacts the plot of “The Wicker Man,” in which a police inspector sent to investigate human sacrifice in an isolated town ends up as the sacrifice himself, burned 21

March 29, 2016 11:19 AM Corbyn adviser calls on activists to ‘isolate’ opponents on social media

Jeremy Corbyn’s strategy chief has called on hard-left activists to “isolate” the Labour leader’s opponents by targeting them on social media. Seumas Milne, the former journalist who is now Mr Corbyn’s director of communications, issued the plea at a meeting of the Campaign for Labour Party Democracy (CLPD), a left-wing group that has previously backed 13

March 28, 2016 6:26 PM LOOK: There's an LA billboard trolling St. Louis over the Rams leaving town

The Rams left St. Louis for Los Angeles. It was a move long in the works and it finally came to fruition this offseason. It's great for L.A., but it's got to sting for St. Louis fans that supported the team since 1995. That Instagram caption also claims that Todd Gurley, Trumaine Johnson, and Tavon Austin are all "homies" of the person running the Popular 17

March 8, 2016 12:07 PM Comedian Richard Herring is spending International Women's Day correcting men angrily demanding International Men's Day

Every year on March 8, one thing can be relied upon apart from a celebration of women’s achievements – a handful of outraged men. International Women’s Day, the one set day in the calendar year for recognising women’s contributions to the whole of human history, is annually questioned by disgruntled Twitter users who cry: “Why isn’t there an International 11

February 25, 2016 12:12 AM Brits 2016: The Biggest Highlights And Talking Points Of The Night

Newsflash: this year's Brits weren't actually that bad. Yes, they overlooked a whole portion of some of the most exciting British musicians ands sounds by not recognising a single grime artist, but they also managed to get some things right - or at least act as a conduit for some of the night's highlights, anyway. Fingers crossed 2017 is just as good, but with some real diversity 10

February 9, 2016 10:49 PM New Hampshire primary: Everything you need to know

The New Hampshire primary has been underway since midnight, and across the state people are reporting long lines at polling places — and a few hijinks. The contest marks the first time voters will cast actual primary ballots in the 2016 presidential election, and candidates have been out in force trying to eke out every last vote. Donald Trump and Bernie 13

February 9, 2016 1:49 PM 'One in four' teenagers subjected to trolling on internet

A survey of 13 to 18-year-olds found 24% reported that they were targeted on the internet because of their gender, sexual orientation, race, religion, disability or transgender identity. One in 25 said they are singled out for abuse "all or most of the time". The alarming findings emerged in a study published to mark Safer Internet Day. It revealed that more than four in five (82%) youngsters 11

February 2, 2016 10:59 PM Donald Trump turns on Ted Cruz after being beaten in Iowa comparing victory speech to Howard Dean’s notorious scream – after trolling voters for not giving him credit and slamming the media

Donald Trump spent today doling out blame on Twitter for his Iowa loss and making fun of winner Ted Cruz. 'Anybody who watched all of Ted Cruz's far too long, rambling, overly flamboyant speech last nite would say that was his Howard Dean moment!' Trump tweeted mocking the Texas senator's 32-minute address, comparing it to the shriek the Democratic candidate 10

January 27, 2016 6:07 AM The 5 key moments in Apple's Q2 2016 earnings call

Apple set revenue records yet again, but next quarter's guidance still made this a strangely negative conference call with analysts. Tuesday was an Apple quarterly financial report day like none other. Not only did the company set records for revenue, profit, and iPhone sales—its $18.4 billion profit is one of the most profitable quarters for any company 17