Social Media

Social media abuzz as flying insects swarm part of London

May 16, 2017

Social media users in London are buzzing about an apparent swarm of flying insects that has descended on one part of the city

Facebook removes accounts in fight against fake news

May 8, 2017

Facebook says it has deleted tens of thousands of accounts in Britain ahead of the June 8 general election in a drive to battle fake news

Trump Jr. called a 'disgrace' for criticizing London mayor

Mar 23, 2017

Donald Trump Jr. is facing overseas criticism for tweeting a months-old comment from London Mayor Sadiq Khan that terror attacks are part of living in a big city, but left out that Khan was asking Londoners to "be prepared" for such attacks

Correction: Turkey-Twitter story

Mar 17, 2017

Correction: Turkey-Twitter story

Leicester team on defensive breaking silence on Ranieri exit

Feb 25, 2017

Two days after Claudio Ranieri's firing, Leicester players went on the defensive to insist they didn't force out the manager behind their astonishing Premier League title triumph

UK Parliament to launch 'fake news' inquiry; cites threat

Jan 30, 2017

A British parliamentary committee is launching an inquiry into the spreading "fake news" phenomenon

'A truly magnificent talent:' actor John Hurt dies at 77

Jan 28, 2017

As a self-described "old drunk," the actor John Hurt nonetheless had a half-century career highlighted with memorable performances, two Oscar nominations, a Golden Globe and four British BAFTA awards

Trainspotting's Ewan McGregor snubs Piers Morgan over march

Jan 24, 2017

Actor Ewan McGregor was a last minute no-show on the Good Morning Britain show because of a dispute with host Piers Morgan over recent women's marches

Premier League player banned over Twitter posts from 2012

Sep 23, 2016

A Premier League player has been banned for four matches by England's football authorities for discriminatory comments he previously made on social media

UK lawmakers urge social media companies to tackle extremism

Aug 25, 2016

British lawmakers are demanding that social media giants do more to tackle sites that promote extremism

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