Kent IT expert, 36, claimed he was turned down for a BBC job because he was not ‘geeky’ enough

An IT expert tried to sue the BBC after claiming it turned him down for a job – because he was not ‘geeky’ enough. James Orior, 36, from Kent, applied for a digital design trainee scheme at the corporation that called for people who are ‘geeky’ about design and technology.  He argued at an employment tribunal that … Read more

Ukrainian refugee, 22, who ran off with the man, 29, who took her in blames his ‘two-faced’ wife

A Ukrainian refugee who embarked on a romance with her UK sponsor while staying with his family has denied being a ‘homewrecker’ and called the accusations ‘b*****t’. Sofiia Karkadym, 22, fled Lviv and moved in with Tony Garnett, 29, his wife Lorna and their two children in Bradford at the start of May. But Mr … Read more

‘Extremely rare’ 18th century Chinese vase kept in kitchen of family home sells for £1.2m 

‘Extremely rare’ 18th century Chinese vase kept in kitchen of family home for nearly four decades sells for £1.2m The 2ft-tall cobalt blue vase had been lovingly on display in a family dining room Not knowing its worth, the former owner ‘didn’t think it was anything important’ It used to belong to the Qianlong Emperor, … Read more

Wrexham Tory MP gets name of her town’s football club wrong twice in Parliamentary tribute

Blundering MP gets name of her town’s football club wrong twice in Parliamentary tribute Tory MP Sarah Atherton congratulated Wrexham AFC in speech in the Commons She called Wrexham Association Football Club ‘Wrexham Athletic FC’ twice  Ms Atherton was debating Wrexham’s bid for the UK City of Culture 2025 title By Lizzie May For Mailonline … Read more

Audit shows 49.3% of Joe Biden’s Twitter followers FAKE as Elon Musk puts deal on hold

Nearly half of President Joe Biden‘s 22.3 million Twitter followers are fake, a new analysis revealed on Wednesday. The report comes as Tesla founder Elon Musk pumped the breaks on his $44 billion purchase of the social media platform over concerns about the amount of bots active on the site. Inauthentic Twitter accounts, known colloquially … Read more

Laurence Fox loses bid for jury to hear his libel battle with Stonewall trustee

Laurence Fox has lost his bid for a jury to hear his libel battle with three people he referred to as ‘paedophiles’ on Twitter. The actor is being sued by former Stonewall trustee Simon Blake, former Coronation Street actress Nicola Thorp and drag artist Crystal following an online row in October 2020. In turn, Mr … Read more

JOHNNY DEPP VS. AMBER HEARD TRIAL RECAP: Heard’s sister ‘joked’ that Depp should hit Heard

JOHNNY DEPP VS. AMBER HEARD TRIAL RECAP: Amber Heard’s sister Whitney Henriquez says she ‘joked’ with Johnny Depp that he should HIT Heard as it’s revealed Heard had Elon Musk over a month after split Raquel Pennington, a former friend of Amber heard continued her testimony in day 18 of Johnny Depp’s defamation suit against … Read more

Cabinet Office has 700 civil servants working in Human Resources, audit finds

Revealed: Cabinet Office has 700 civil servants working in Human Resources alone – with the total even ‘alarming’ senior aids The Spectator found 700 civil servants working in HR in the Cabinet Office alone There are also 80 civil servants still working on Cop26 which ended in November  The Prime Minister ordered the Civil Service … Read more

Peter Dutton: Defamation victory against Shane Bazzi is overturned on appeal

Peter Dutton LOSES court case where he sued a refugee campaigner for defamation over a six word tweet By Australian Associated Press Published: 03:03 BST, 17 May 2022 | Updated: 07:43 BST, 17 May 2022 Peter Dutton’s defamation victory over a refugee advocate’s six-word tweet has been overturned on appeal in the Federal Court.  A … Read more

Campaign for NSW parents to be ‘positive’ watching children play sport

A new campaign is urging parents and spectators at junior sportsgrounds to stay positive and not argue with referees. The Shoosh for Kids Winter Campaign is being held throughout May, with NSW clubs, members and sporting associations asked to promote positive behaviour.  ‘Sport should be fun and the best way we can do this is to … Read more

Man who boasted about throwing eggs at Margaret Thatcher statue is condemned by his mother-in-law

How very childish! Man, 59, who boasted about throwing eggs at Margaret Thatcher statue is condemned by his mother-in-law Jeremy Webster, 59, was pictured hurling eggs at the late prime minister’s statue The statue of Baroness Thatcher in Grantham had been put up only hours before Now Webster’s mother-in-law Yvonne Barnes, 87, said the chucking … Read more