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April 20, 2018 7:32 AM Scandal stars share touching messages as last episode airs

Scandal’s leading lady, Kerry Washington, has paid tribute to her co-stars after the last ever episode of the television show aired in the US. The 41-year-old, who played tough-talking Olivia Pope in the Shonda Rhimes series for seven years, posted a series of pictures on Instagram to honour her fellow actors. In a photograph of her alongside other main cast members 5

April 18, 2018 2:56 PM Latest WhatsApp hoax message doing the rounds DOES have a shred of truth to it: Here's what to do if you receive it

The text, which asks people to pass it on to their friends, claims that a video is about to come out that could hack your phone. While the claim about the video is a scam, there is a genuine security risk about links to WhatsApp Gold, which can direct users to malicious websites. If you receive such a message and wish to pass it on, delete the first 5

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 1

March 5, 2018 2:08 PM Chimney sweep or Bob the Builder? Theresa May's speech set mocked

The Prime Minister quickly became a target for PhotoShop fans and Twitter users due to her brickwork backdrop. Appearing in front of a mock brick wall, Mrs May quickly became a target for PhotoShop fans and Twitter users. Some pointed out the Prime Minister literally had her "back against the wall", others claimed the design was more appropriate for a school 13

March 5, 2018 11:58 AM Who won the best copycat award? Stars including Saoirse Ronan and Amy Adams channel iconic Oscars looks in VERY familiar dresses

A-listers want to make sure they get it right on what's arguably the most glamorous night of the year, so it's no wonder some have seemingly taken inspiration from previous Oscars fashion hits for their red carpet attire. Best director nominee Greta Gerwig provoked a flurry of tweets last night when she stepped out yellow Rodarte gown teamed with red lips, with fans immediately 7

March 4, 2018 9:35 PM Chrissy Teigen giving away dress after ‘cancelling’ Oscars Sunday

Chrissy Teigen has offered to give her Academy Awards dress to a fan after saying she is skipping Oscar Sunday. The model, who is expecting her second baby with her husband John Legend, posted a message on Twitter a few hours before the film awards ceremony and said she was now focused on tracking down a “taco truck” instead. She told her 9.8 million 11

February 26, 2018 11:14 AM Kevin Smith reveals he nearly died from 'massive heart attack'

The star tweets a selfie of himself in a hospital bed and says: "I would've died tonight. But for now, I'm still above ground!" The US film-maker, actor, comic-book writer tweeted a selfie of himself in a hospital bed and suggested he was lucky to be alive. The 47-year-old wrote: "After the first show this evening, I had a massive heart attack 14

February 18, 2018 1:58 PM Russia 'laughing their asses off' at US, Donald Trump says

The President claims that if Moscow intended to create "chaos" in the US, then it had succeeded "beyond their wildest dreams". In yet another series of tweets designed to distance his 2016 election campaign from allegations of Russian interference, Mr Trump repeated his insistence that there had been "no collusion". "The Russian 'hoax' was that the Trump 30

February 14, 2018 5:20 PM New York Times sacks new writer in just seven hours because of neo-Nazi 'friend' and dodgy tweets

The journalist was friends with a hacker and neo-Nazi. A new opinion writer at the New York Times has been sacked just seven hours after her employment was announced. Quinn Norton was let go from the paper after Twitter users discovered past tweets with racial and homophobic slurs. Norton is also a self-labelled friend of Andrew Auernheimer, a famous 34

February 13, 2018 12:46 PM 'Liar in chief': Trump trolled over old tweet vowing he would never make cuts to Medicaid, Medicare

During the presidential campaign, Trump pledged not to touch benefit programmes such as Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid. US President Donald Trump's old tweets have once again come back to haunt him after House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi resurfaced a 2015 post about Medicaid and Medicare cuts. On Monday (12 February), the Trump administration 30