UberEats UK couriers striking over pay changes

Groups of UberEats couriers are continuing to strike over pay and calling for a minimum £5 per delivery fee. Several strikes have been reported in London over the past few days, as well as other UK cities including Glasgow, Cardiff and Plymouth. Late last week Uber revealed a new pay…

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Equifax slapped with UKs maximum penalty over 2017 data breach

Credit rating giant Equifax has been issued with the maximum possible penalty by the UK’s data protection agency for last year’s massive data breach. Albeit, the fine is only £500,000 because the loss of customer data occurred when the UK’s prior privacy regime was in force — rather than the…

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Creator Of Top Tween YouTube ChannelBusted For Allegedly Molesting A Minor! – Perez Hilton

In August, Ian Rylett, owner and proprietor of tween YouTube channel SevenAwesomeKids, was arrested in Orange County, Florida for “lewd and lascivious molestation” involving a minor featured in his videos. As shocking as this is, YouTube’s response is also awful. Despite reportedly learning of the arrest in mid-August, the streaming video service is keeping the…

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PM’s new cabinet meets amid Brexit turmoil

US President Donald Trump, who arrives in the country for a visit on Thursday, said the UK was in “turmoil” and “it is up to the people” whether Theresa May stays as prime minister. Live updates: Brexit resignations reaction Laura Kuenssberg: Could it be opportunity for PM? Katya Adler: The…

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‘Trump Baby’ balloon sparks online row

Republicans Overseas spokesman Drew Liquerman said the blimp was “cringeworthy”, but he doesn’t believe the US president will care about it. “Frankly it’s embarrassing. It’s embarrassing for the people flying it, for the British residents of London and for people in the UK,” he added. “I don’t think it will…

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Physicist Writes 270 Wikipedia Profiles In Less Than A Year So Female Scientists Get Noticed

British physicist Dr. Jess Wade has written 270 Wikipedia pages for trailblazing female scientists in an effort to get every woman “who has achieved something impressive in science to get the prominence and recognition they deserve.” Completing the feat in less than a year, Wade, a postdoctoral researcher in the field…

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Tom Arnold Says He’s ‘Taking Trump Down’ With Michael Cohen’s Help

In this circus that we call our world today, Tom Arnold and President Donald Trump’s former personal lawyer Michael Cohen have joined up in an effort to “take down” the president. After the comedian tweeted a photo of himself and Cohen on Thursday with the caption, “I Love New York,” which…

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10 Kids Clothing Brands Out To Crush Gender Stereotypes

One of the most frustrating aspects of parenting is the plethora of gendered clothing for kids. Historically, the color pink, sparkles and princesses have been marketed toward girls, while the color blue, dragons and science-related themes have been marketed toward boys. Sure, some major brands have started walking the walk and…

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Idiots In The UK Just Destroyed Thousands Of Years Of History In A Pointless Act Of Vandalism

For thousands of years, a series of rocks have been perilously balancing atop cliffs in Yorkshire, only for vandals to topple one of them in a matter of seconds. Standing up to 9 meters (30 feet) tall, the Brimham Rocks are a prominent feature of the North York Moors, attracting…

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Was this a watershed moment for British TV?

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionBritain’s Got Talent final On Sunday evening, Britain’s Got Talent drew to a close and this year’s winner was crowned. Nothing unusual there. But Lost Voice Guy’s victory wasn’t just notable because he was the first comedian to win in the show’s…

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Why You Should Teach Your Kids To Swear, According To Science

Scientific research that seems to support the idea that swearing is inherently good certainly seems to appeal to the masses. It’s unclear why, but perhaps there’s something fun about authoritative science types suggesting that we can break social rules like that in a public setting. Research has linked swearing to…

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Exploring dementia through art and science

Image caption Music for Life visit care homes and play to and with residents with advanced dementia It is like watching an awakening. Baton in hand, an elderly resident of a care home in north London is “conducting” a trio of professional musicians, a broad smile on his face. Like…

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Dec to host Britain’s Got Talent alone

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The pair met on BBC children’s programme Byker Grove Declan Donnelly will host the Britain’s Got Talent live shows without Ant McPartlin, ITV has confirmed. The broadcaster said Dec will host the live shows without his long-term co-presenter “while Ant steps down from his…

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‘My teacher saved me from suicide’

Image caption Hati Sparey-South is now a trainee teacher By 16 Hati Sparey-South had already tried to kill herself. And she would have tried again and maybe succeeded if it hadn’t been for a teacher who noticed how unhappy she looked. Hati says she owes her teacher her life. And…

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How Long Sex Should Last, According To Science

If you’re a non-scientist, you might have once asked yourself, propped against the bedhead after disappointingly quick intercourse, how long does sex “normally” last? A scientist, though, would phrase the same question in an almost comically obscure way: What is the mean intravaginal ejaculation latency time? I know there’s a…

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Britain’s Fat Fight: Why we’re losing

Image copyright Andrew Hayes-Watkins Everywhere we go these days, we are urged to buy food and eat it – and it’s almost never good, not vegetables or fruit or well-balanced meals, but crisps, chocolate, burgers, fizzy drinks and sugary breakfast cereals. They’re cleverly designed, tempting and honed by the fierce…

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