Betty White turns 99 as celebrities pay tribute to the legendary actress on social media

Betty White celebrated another milestone on Sunday as she turned 99 years old. ‘Since I am turning 99, I can stay up as late as I want without asking permission,’ the birthday girl told The Associated Press of the big day.  The beloved superstar was feted on social media, where celebrities were quick to wish her … Read more Betty White turns 99 as celebrities pay tribute to the legendary actress on social media

Netflix’s Bridgerton sparks social media trend for making dresses and corsets  

Dress like Daphne! Bridgerton fans share snaps of themselves wearing Regency-era clothes, as demand for corsets and empire line dresses surges British search engine Lyst says there’s been an increase in demand for empire line dresses and corsets thanks to the Netflix show’s popularity TikTok users are attempting to recreate the fashion trends from the … Read more Netflix’s Bridgerton sparks social media trend for making dresses and corsets  

NHS workers slam ‘disrespectful’ social media users

Health workers have slammed a ‘disrespectful’ woman for spreading ‘fiction and lies’ after she ‘sneaked into hospitals’ to take photos of ’empty corridors’. Hannah Dean who describes herself as a freelance journalist, has travelled to hospitals across Hampshire to take social media photos and share baseless claims the NHS is ‘not under pressure’ and that … Read more NHS workers slam ‘disrespectful’ social media users

James Murdoch says there will be a ‘reckoning’ for the media after Capitol riots

James Murdoch, the youngest son of billionaire media mogul Rupert Murdoch, claimed on Friday that U.S. news outlets will be faced with a ‘reckoning’ after last week’s deadly pro-Trump riot at the U.S. Capitol.  In an interview with the Financial Times, the younger Murdoch blamed ‘media property owners’ for unleashing ‘insidious and uncontrollable forces’ with their … Read more James Murdoch says there will be a ‘reckoning’ for the media after Capitol riots

Poland vows to stop social media tech giants censoring free speech

Poland vows to stop social media tech giants censoring free speech in wake of Twitter’s Donald Trump ban Social media sites would only be allowed to ban accounts for breaking Polish law Five-member ‘freedom of speech council’ would consider censorship claims Several European governments have voiced concern over power of US firms  By Afp Published: … Read more Poland vows to stop social media tech giants censoring free speech

Gemma Collins breaks social media silence after revealing her dad, 72, is ‘fighting for his life’

Gemma Collins broke her social media silence on Instagram on Thursday to share her fitness progress as she admitted life is ‘so tough right now’.    The former TOWIE star’s parents Alan, 72, and Joan are battling Covid in hospital, and on Wednesday Gemma revealed her father was ‘fighting for his life’.  Taking to social … Read more Gemma Collins breaks social media silence after revealing her dad, 72, is ‘fighting for his life’

Social media users plead for signatures on a petition to scrap tampon tax on period knickers

Social media users have highlighted an urgency to gather signatures on a petition to scrap the tampon tax on period pants. Rubina Raut who founded UK-based period pants brand WUKA in 2017, has racked up almost 18,000 signatures on an online petition to recognise the reusable underwear as entitled to being taxed fairly. While sanitary … Read more Social media users plead for signatures on a petition to scrap tampon tax on period knickers

NHS doctor says she receives ’20 to 30′ abusive messages on social media a day 

NHS doctor reveals she receives up to 30 abusive messages’ on social media a day from Covid deniers who say they don’t care who they ‘murder’ by not wearing a mask – and says the onslaught is ‘breaking’ junior doctors Dr Samantha Batt-Rawden, is currently working in intensive care in South East The senior registrar … Read more NHS doctor says she receives ’20 to 30′ abusive messages on social media a day 

Hilarious social media posts reveal VERY bad attempts at lying

Who do you think you’re kidding? Hilarious social media posts reveal people who were caught in a lie online – including a woman who’s own MOTHER called her out Diply shared posts from around the world of people who were caught lying One woman was caught fibbing about why she cancelled plans with a friend  … Read more Hilarious social media posts reveal VERY bad attempts at lying

ROBERT HARDMAN: How David Barclay, who has died at 86, rose to be one half of UK’s media mogul twins

His was the ultimate Thatcherite success story, even if Sir David Barclay did his level best to prevent anyone from telling it: the workaholic boy from the back streets who left school at 14 and who, with his twin brother, built one of the great business empires of his time. It encompassed great hotels, shipping … Read more ROBERT HARDMAN: How David Barclay, who has died at 86, rose to be one half of UK’s media mogul twins