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Street artist transforms Facebook bus adverts with forthright message

A protesting street artist has altered Facebook’s London billboard ads to include some home truths about the social media giant. The ad campaign was launched in a bid to win back consumer trust in wake of the Cambridge Analytica scandal where raw data from some 87 million Facebook profiles was harvested by the political consulting […]

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Teenager disemboweled as 4 stabbed in London gang fight

A teenage boy is facing life-threatening injuries after reportedly being disemboweled in a quadruple stabbing in south London on Thursday. The male victims were aged between 15 and 16. Six teenagers have been arrested. Police, providing an update on those injured, said: “One remains critical, one is in a serious but stable condition and the […]

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Royal grumble: Taxpayers to shell out £2mn for minor princess’ wedding

Months after Prince Harry married Meghan Markle at a cost of £32 million, taxpayers are once again being tapped for another royal wedding – this time that of the relatively unknown Princess Eugenie to a guy called Jack. According to the Mirror, £2 million is set to be spent on security alone, amid fears that […]

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‘Feels like censorship’: Facebook removes pro-Palestinian Occupy London page

A Facebook page containing pro-Palestinian posts has been taken down by the social media giant. The latest in a string of pages removed by Facebook, it has renewed claims of “censorship” against the company. The closure of the Occupy London page, which has garnered more than 150k followers since its opening in 2011, follows the […]

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Armed police deployed to Birmingham mosques after suspected catapult attack

Armed police were deployed to two Birmingham mosques after ball bearings, thought to have been fired from a heavy duty catapult, were fired at them – smashing windows as worshippers prayed inside. Officers arrived at the Masjid Qamarul Islam in Small Heath at 10pm on Wednesday, and at the nearby Al-Hijrah mosque 20 minutes later. […]

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Doctor who worked for the Queen killed in London traffic accident

A doctor who used to work for Queen Elizabeth has been killed in a traffic accident on Wednesday. Peter Fisher, 67, died at the scene after his bicycle was in collision with a truck in central London. “We are all deeply shocked and saddened to learn that Dr Peter Fisher tragically died in a road […]

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