When a Country's Biggest City Lies Outside Its Borders

It was a relatively normal campaign stop for French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron: A crowd of 3,000 tricolor-waving supporters raucously welcomed his speech in the packed hall. Never mind that the event was in London. The British capital has in recent years become a compulsory campaign stop for French politicians, and for good reason: With […]

Prosecutors say Paul Manafort breached his plea deal by telling ‘discernible lies’ after agreeing to cooperate

Alex Wong/Getty Images The special counsel Robert Mueller’s office said in a new court filing that former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort breached his plea deal by telling “discernible lies” after agreeing to cooperate in the Russia probe. Prosecutors said Manafort lied in statements he made about his association with a Russian-Ukrainian political operative, wire […]

Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales: There’s going to be an ‘enormous backlash’ against Donald Trump’s lies

Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales thinks there is going to be an “enormous backlash” against Donald Trump’s lies. He said the US president is a “very talented man” and deserves credit, but the truth could eventually catch up with him come the 2020 election.  Wales said his website WikiTribune is still finding its feet and is on […]

‘Little lies point to bigger lies’: James Comey writes that the FBI’s investigation into Kavanaugh won’t be ‘as hard as Republicans hope it will be’

Jonathan Ernst/Getty Images Former FBI director James Comey wrote in an op-ed Sunday that the FBI’s background check into Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh will not be “as hard as Republicans hope it will be.” FBI investigators “know that little lies point to bigger lies,” Comey wrote. “They know that obvious lies by the nominee […]

Book Excerpt: The Secrets and Lies of the Coen Brothers’ ‘The Man Who Wasn’t There’

One of the pleasures of the big, handsome, mid-to-late career monographs that Abrams Books has made a specialty (they also released Matt Zoller Seitz’s books on Wes Anderson and Oliver Stone, and Tom Shone’s volumes on Martin Scorsese and, this fall, Quentin Tarantino) is that they allow us to appreciate the “minor” entries of those […]

Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho slams ‘LIES’ over Paul Pogba and squad unrest

And he insisted World Cup winner Paul Pogba is “happy” with life at Old Trafford and is not looking for a move, amid interest from Barcelona. Pogba, it is understood, is ready to answer Mourinho’s SOS to play against Leicester in the Premier League opener at Old Trafford tonight – despite having had only four […]

‘Truth is treason in empire of lies’: Ron Paul on Big Tech censorship

After the executive director of the Ron Paul Institute got suspended on Twitter, the former congressman from Texas told RT that social media crackdowns are part of a broader effort to silence dissent in the US. While social media could be a “real delight” and very informative, the biggest role social networks are playing is […]

‘Insults and pathetic lies’: Russian diplomat slams WaPo over praise for Bellingcat MH17 claims

Russia has done everything to help the MH17 investigation, yet to its disgrace the Washington Post chooses to believe fake social media ‘investigators’ and cherry-pick facts, a senior Russian diplomat writes. Dmitry Polyanskiy, first deputy permanent representative at the Russian mission to the UN, sent an open letter to the Post on Friday, after a […]

Coronation Street spoilers: Soap star teases EPIC comeback – 'My heart lies with Corrie'

Hayley Tamaddon has admitted she would go back to Coronation Street “in a heartbeat” after departing the show in September 2015. The 41-year-old actress, who also appeared in rival soap Emmerdale, revealed she would return to either show. But if she were to chose between the two ITV series, she confessed Coronation Street would trump […]

Coronation Street spoilers: Johnny set for more heartbreak as Eva lies about Susie's dad?

Johnny Connor (played by Richard Hawley) has been hit with blow after blow since his son Aidan Connor (Shayne Ward) took his own life following a battle with depression. First the father-of-two had to come to terms with the fact he had no idea Aidan was suffering internally. He then found out Aidan left the […]