Still multiple leads in Skripal poisoning case, says Scotland Yard

Still multiple leads in Skripal poisoning case, says Scotland Yard

Detectives are following multiple leads as they investigate the nerve agent poisoning of former Russian double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia, Scotland Yard has said. Updating the press on the case, Dean Haydon, Deputy Assistant Commissioner and counter terrorism coordinator, said: “With such a sensitive and complex investigation, I am sure the public […]

Teen Still Waiting for a View on His Fornite Video|Humor

GOLDEN, CO – A local teen has been waiting for several hours for his YouTube post to register a view. Tristan Stevens posted a video of himself talking in a funny voice while playing the popular video game Fortnite on YouTube but the video has yet to register a single view. “I don’t understand. I […]

TV still main source of news for Russians, but only half believe it

TV still main source of news for Russians, but only half believe it

The large majority of Russians says they prefer to get domestic and international news from television broadcasts, but only half see television as their most trusted news source. A poll conducted by independent public opinion research center Levada in late March this year showed that 85 percent of the Russian population used television as their […]

Antarctica still losing ice despite big rise in snowfall

Antarctica still losing ice despite big rise in snowfall

A fluffy Adelie Penguin chick covered in snow during a snow storm in Antarctica.Jason Edwards/Getty By Andy Coghlan Snowfall in Antarctica has increased by 10 per cent since 1800, an analysis of ice cores from Antarctica has revealed. An increase in snowfall has long been predicted as a result of global warming. “A warming atmosphere […]

Don’t worry, there are still loads more rhinos|Humor

Following the news that the last male Northern White Rhino has died, David Attenborough has said that it is sad, but there are still loads more of other sorts of rhinos, so it could be worse. Extinction is now inevitable for the Northern White Rhino, whose population has been reduced by decades of hunting by […]

Trans woman furious she’s still being paid as much as before|Humor

Melanie (formerly Michael) Hargreaves has filed a lawsuit against her employer on the grounds that, by paying her as much as they used to, they’re not properly recognising her new gender identity. ‘At first, I was surprised by how enlightened the company was,’ she told reporters.  ‘They were very supportive of my decision, told me […]

Despite Its Recent Postmortem, the New York Times Obituaries Desk Is Still Overlooking Women and People of Color

Despite Its Recent Postmortem, the New York Times Obituaries Desk Is Still Overlooking Women and People of Color

Fading black and white images help illustrate “Overlooked,” a recent series of freshly penned obituaries for long-dead women who the New York Times forgot or failed to memorialize in their day. Through a gauzy lens of history and seeming regret, America’s paper of record finally acknowledged the likes of poet Sylvia Plath, photographer Diane Arbus, and […]

Perpetrators still subjecting British girls to genital mutilation with impunity, campaigner tells RT

Perpetrators still subjecting British girls to genital mutilation with impunity, campaigner tells RT

British children are being subjected to genital mutilation at home and abroad with impunity for the perpetrators, a campaigner has warned. Nobody would be held responsible if a girl goes missing from school, they said. Hilary Burrage, author of ‘Eradicating Female Genital Mutilation: A UK Perspective’ told RT: “If a child doesn’t appear and she […]

‘Still plenty of porridge’ say supermarkets|Humor

Supermarkets across the UK say they are running dangerously low on all food supplies although stocks of porridge remain unaffected. Fresh, frozen and tinned produce are now all but gone and there are just a handful of dried pulses still remaining. Nevertheless stocks of porridge, a chopped starchy grain, boiled in water – considered a […]

Residence Kettle Transfer Is Excellent, but California’s Duties and Regulations Are undoubtedly still Tiring

Residence Kettle Transfer Is Excellent, but California’s Duties and Regulations Are undoubtedly still Tiring

U.S. News recently ranked California’s “quality of life” the worst in the nation, much to the delight of Fox News. (That metric was just one of eight used by the magazine, and California actually came in 32nd overall.) U.S. News assessed quality of life based on measures of the “natural environment” and the “social environment.” […]