‘Deeply unhappy’ Sarah Ferguson continues public charm offensive after royal wedding snub

Sarah Ferguson, the ex wife of Prince Andrew, 58, visited Huddersfield yesterday. The Duchess of York seemed in good spirits despite reports she is “deeply unhappy” about matters related to royal wedding invitations. On Monday last week it was reported that Fergie, the mother of Prince Harry’s cousins, Princess Eugenie, 28, and Princess Beatrice, 29, […]

Eurovision 2018: Fans blast ‘offensive’ mocking of Sir David Attenborough 'I'm shocked'

Portugal were hosting tonight’s Eurovision semi-final and wanted to stress their importance in the world with a “funny sketch” explaining who they were. However, they decided to take off Planet Earth with their own Planet Portugal sketch. The show’s presenter said: “We have waited over five decades to finally host the Eurovision song contest in […]

‘Highly likely’ motto: West goes on offensive against Russia for Skripal poisoning

While the probe into the poisoning of ex-spy Sergei Skripal is still ongoing and no tangible results have been presented, the West seems desperate to put all the blame on Russia. And the arguments have become increasingly notable. It all started when the British Prime Minister Theresa May said that it was “highly likely that […]

Senior British diplomat working at firm behind Saudi PR offensive

A UK diplomat is working for the firm behind a multimillion pound Saudi PR drive while still employed by the Foreign Office, it has been revealed. It comes as Saudi Arabia’s powerful Crown Prince prepares for his trip to Britain. Jolyon Welsh, whose Foreign Office roles have included deputy head of Middle East, was given […]

US Jewish group removes offensive ‘Polish Holocaust’ video

A US-based Jewish group has removed its “Polish Holocaust” YouTube video, which criticized a new Polish law criminalizing suggestions that Poland was complicit in Nazi war crimes, following a backlash from Poles. The prominent Boston-based Jewish-American Ruderman Family Foundation uploaded the video on Wednesday, using the controversial term “Polish Holocaust” to protest what they called […]

AI could make trolls think twice before retweeting offensive content

Hate speech has existed in the United States since the founding of our country. Despite efforts to move toward becoming a more progressive, inclusive nation, it seems as though the rise of social media has made hateful keyboard warriors the poster children for modern-day America. Many social media platforms have made attempts to counter hate […]

Iraqi troops advance into desert amid anti-ISIS offensive near Saudi Arabian border

The Iraqi army’s chief of operations Major-General Mahmoud al-Falahi said the troops have started an operation to drive Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS) from the desert areas of Anbar province, which borders Saudi Arabia, Al-Sumaria TV channel reports. “The army, police, tribal and border forces, backed by the international coalition, began this morning a large […]

Turkey could widen Syria offensive after Erdogan vows to attack ‘wherever there are terrorists’

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has hinted yet again that the campaign against Kurdish militia in Syria could spread beyond the north-western enclave of Afrin. “Just as the terrorists in Jarabulus and Al-Bab weren’t able to escape elimination, the terrorists in Afrin and Manbij won’t be able to escape the bitter end awaiting them, either,” […]

Nikki Haley rips ‘offensive’ and ‘disgusting’ rumor of affair with Trump that stemmed from Michael Wolff’s book

Drew Angerer/Getty Images US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley shot down rumors of an affair with President Donald Trump. The rumors emerged as a result of author Michael Wolff and his bestselling, controversial book, “Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House.” Nikki Haley, the US ambassador to the UN, shot down apparent rumors […]