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January 13, 2016 12:55 PM BBC risks wrath of android rights activists with Robot Wars reboot

Slave automotons forced to battle it out in Glasgow BBC 2 has shrugged off the rising android-rights movement to reboot Robot Wars, the mechano pugilistic punch-fest which enlivened many hungover Sundays* in the late '90s. The broadcaster has commissioned six one hour episodes of the new series from Mentorn Scotland, which it reckons will exploit “a raft of technological 13

January 10, 2016 11:18 PM Sean Penn is a very manly man

Some doubt that Sean Penn’s startling get — an interview with now-nabbed fugitive, Mexican druglord Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán for Rolling Stone — is really journalism, preferring to write it off as activism. Some doubt the effect of Penn’s signature brand of stunt diplomacy — was it really responsible to buddy up with dictators such as Hugo Chavez and Raul Castro 14

December 25, 2015 11:05 AM Queen Criticised For Wearing Fur Coat

The 89-year-old monarch's garment - which she's had since the 1960s - has attracted criticism before. The Queen wrapped up in an old fur coat before her traditional Christmas Day church service - apparently brushing off criticism from animal rights groups who have attacked her for wearing it before. The 89-year-old monarch was seen in the garment as members 16

December 20, 2015 9:18 AM Jeremy Corbyn: 100 Things He's Done In 100 Days

Sky's Sophy Ridge examines 100 facts about Labour's Jeremy Corbyn as he prepares to mark his 100th day as the party leader. 1. First things first: Jeremy Corbyn stormed to a stunning victory in the Labour leadership contest, securing an impressive 59.5% of first preference votes. 2. The new leader won a huge mandate after bagging the most support from full party 13

December 20, 2015 1:02 AM Jeremy Corbyn: 100 Facts To Mark 100 Days

Sky's Sophy Ridge examines 100 facts about Labour's Jeremy Corbyn as he prepares to mark his 100th day as the party leader. 1. First things first: Jeremy Corbyn stormed to a stunning victory in the Labour leadership contest, securing an impressive 59.5% of first preference votes. 2. The new leader won a huge mandate after bagging the most support from full party 16

December 7, 2015 3:35 PM Isis Trolling Day: How Anonymous will mock Daesh on 11 December

Militant hacking group Anonymous has made it its mission to declare "war" on Islamic State (Isis) after announcing plans to hold an official trolling day against IS sympathisers on 11 December. The campaign called "Day of Rage" will see Anonymous and its supporters take the fight to IS (Daesh) by mocking the group in a number of different ways through 14

December 1, 2015 1:46 PM 'Fat shaming' cards 'handed' to commuters on Tube

Miss Florish went further, taking to Facebook to condemn the actions of the currently unidentified man. "I am not upset myself," she wrote. "I am smaller than the national average and not exactly obese, but this is hateful and cowardly and could potentially upset people struggling with confidence and eating disorders. "Please tweet and share this if you are also outraged 17 1

November 30, 2015 12:12 AM Now sack your pal, PM is urged: Pressure mounts on Cameron to axe party chairman in Tatler Tory storm

Elliott Johnson’s father last night demanded that David Cameron intervene to ensure an independent inquiry into the scandal. Ray Johnson said Mr Cameron’s close friend, Lord Feldman, must quit over the sex, drugs and blackmail scandal that has plunged the Conservative leadership into crisis. His son, 21-year-old Conservative activist Elliott, killed 11

November 29, 2015 12:05 AM Tory minister Shapps quits over party bullying scandal

Ray Johnson said his son Elliott, who was 21 when his body was found on railway tracks in Bedfordshire in September, would still be alive if Shapps and Feldman has acted properly. A note left by Johnson, a blogger for a Tory pressure group, named Clarke as a bully. Ray Johnson welcomed Shapps's resignation. "It's about time, he should have resigned several 13

October 8, 2015 5:29 PM Rupert Murdoch thinks Obama’s critics from the black left would prefer Ben Carson. Um..

Murdoch said Ben Carson would be a "real black president" — which implies Obama isn't one. Murdoch appears to understand that the phrase "real black president" was offensive — he followed up this morning with "Apologies! No offence meant." But it's not clear that he actually understood what was offensive about it. Ditto for some of the media outlets 12