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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 8

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 9

February 12, 2018 9:06 AM Gigi Hadid Calls Out Body Shamers As She Explains Health Issues: “You Never Know The Whole Story”

Gig Hadid has taken to Twitter to, once again, explain why she is the weight that she is and how it’s not exactly where she wants to be right now. The 22-year-old model wrote in a series of passionate tweets that her fluctuating weight is due to her diagnosis of Hashimoto’s disease, and that she’s beyond done with people judging without knowing the fully 9

February 5, 2018 2:27 PM 'Twitter troll' who called England rugby star a 'hair-dyed show pony' leaves his director's job after player complains to his bosses

An England international rugby star got his own back on an alleged 'Twitter troll' who called him a 'hair-dyed show pony' by complaining to his employers before the mortgage director resigned. Bath fly-half Freddie Burns, 27, was targeted by an anonymous Twitter account in a spate of what he felt was 'online bullying'. One tweet from the account said that 'coaches 11

February 4, 2018 1:02 AM Ryan tweets about a $1.50 paycheck boost, then deletes it

WASHINGTON (AP) - House Speaker Paul Ryan has highlighted on Twitter a school secretary benefiting from the Republican tax overhaul, then deleted the tweet after online criticism that he is cheering an increase of $1.50 a week. The Associated Press reported on Thursday that changes in tax withholding were sparking bigger paychecks, citing as one example 5

February 3, 2018 1:25 PM 'Just don't': Ivanka and Melania Trump blasted for their 'hypocritical' Black History Month tweets

In light of President Donald Trump's history of controversial statements and policies, many blasted their tweets as hypocritical and "complicit". Ivanka and Melania Trump took to Twitter this week to commemorate the first day of Black History Month on Thursday (1 February), but were both immediately eviscerated, triggering swift and furious backlash 23

February 1, 2018 10:38 AM When Louis met the pavement! Filmmaker tweets snap of his bloodied eye and thanks mystery 'Japanese lady' who gave him tissues after he fell off his bike and 'face-planted'

BBC documentary maker Louis Theroux was left with a bloodied eye after he 'face-planted' while riding his bike. The 47-year-old, who is a keen cyclist, uploaded a selfie which shows a large graze below his eyebrow. He said he 'swore and groaned' after hitting the ground and thanked a mystery Japanese woman who gave him tissues following the accident 6

January 28, 2018 12:13 PM Jemma Lucy sparks pregnancy mystery after appearing to CONFIRM she’s expecting before deleting messages

Jemma Lucy has caused confusion after appearing to confirm that she’s PREGNANT on Twitter – before quickly deleting the messages. This led the follower to congratulate Jemma, 29, and tell her that she’d be a ‘great mum’. However, the tweets were soon removed from Jemma’s page and she’s not commented on it since. It comes after the TV star suggested earlier 29

January 22, 2018 10:41 PM 'Bosses do not know when he will be back': Soap favourite Malcolm Hebden, 78, takes extended break from Coronation Street... weeks after falling victim to sick death hoax

Coronation Street star Malcolm Hebden is taking a protracted break from the long-running soap opera, just weeks after as US website incorrectly reported he had passed away. The popular actor, 78, has reportedly been given a leave of absence from his role as dithering shop worker Norris Cole, with ITV bosses unsure when he will return to the show’s Salford 13

January 22, 2018 10:34 AM So It Looks Like Meghan Markle Has Found Her Wedding Dress

Finding the perfect dress is one of the biggest feats when planning a wedding, and it seems as though Hazza’s beau has finally found her match. ‘BFF and bridal expert Jessica Mulroney is guiding Meghan though the process and quietly flew in to London on Jan 10, spending four days at the couple’s Nottingham Cottage home,’ he added. Further tweets revealed 11