The Walking Dead season 9 spoilers: Rick Grimes's reemergence sparks concern amongst fans

WARNING: This article contains spoilers for The Walking Dead season nine, episode nine. Whisperer leader Alpha (played by Samantha Morton’) lived a somewhat normal life before taking control of a mask-wearing pack. The Walking Dead finally shared her backstory with viewers, revealing she lived in a small survivor camp inside of a warehouse with her […]

Pound to euro exchange rate: Brexit uncertainty sparks ‘higher’ exchange rate before vote

The ongoing Brexit uncertainty “lit a fire” sending the value of sterling soaring last week, according to experts. The failure of Prime Minister Theresa May and her government to find a divorce deal from the European Union has sparked unexpected consequences for the pound. Earlier this month, the pound reached a two month high against […]

Pilot sparks travel chaos after FAILING mandatory breathalyser test

A pilot was reportedly grounded after failing essential breathalyser tests before take-off. The member of staff at at All Nippon Airways (ANA) fell short of the mandatory health requirements, relating to their consumption of alcohol, prior to accompanying passengers on board. The behaviour of the pilot in particular is said to have come about on the route […]

Move over France: Free promotion sparks 'cheesecake riot' in US

Embattled restaurant workers were forced to call in the police after a promotion for free cheesecake delivery led to chaos in the streets of Virginia. Seething crowds, blockaded traffic and clashes with police this Wednesday let the world know what motivation Americans needed to finally stand up and fight: free cheesecake. This was only the […]

MP’s ‘mock suicide’ in House of Commons sparks inevitable Twitter outrage

It all got a bit much for Labour MP Clive Lewis who decided to simulate shooting himself in the head during a House of Commons debate on the finance bill. The MP for Norwich South, and shadow treasury minister, was filmed shaking his head and laughing while his colleague Anneliese Dodds was interrupted by a […]

Where Did the Rhine Go? Drought-Hit Cargo River Sparks Economic Fears

Plummeting water levels in the drought-hit Rhine River are disrupting shipping and squeezing European supplies of important industrial commodities from coal to motor fuel. Switzerland tapped its emergency stockpiles of diesel this week after some stretches of the river receded to knee-high levels and fuel barges could not reach the country. The shortage of deliveries […]

Star Wars Bits: The Mandalorian Sparks Rumors, Jabba Sparks Romance, and Space Pirates Spark Chaos

In this edition of Star Wars Bits: A whole lot of leaks from The Mandalorian set Space Pirates attack the Platform in Star Wars Resistance Jabba the Hutt has a make out session with Venom Pedro Pascal leaves the galaxy far, far away before he enters it And more! Anyway, here's Venom making out with […]

Was the ‘Desert Fox’ a Nazi? German defense ministry official sparks debate with Rommel tweet

A German defense ministry official became the target of an angry Twitter mob after paying tribute to Erwin Rommel, igniting furious debate about whether the German general was a hero or a Nazi war criminal. Peter Tauber, a senior defense ministry official who previously served as the Secretary General of Angela Merkel’s Christian Democratic Union […]

You can’t win: Ex-top astronaut apologizes to Twitter for citing Churchill, sparks more fuss

Quoting Winston Churchill seems harmless enough, but a former NASA astronaut found out the hard way that it’s impossible to please everyone on Twitter, after apologizing for citing the revered British leader. Scott Kelly, who has made multiple trips into space, issued an apology on Sunday after being hounded by furious netizens about a tweet […]

USA Today adds ‘pedophilia’ angle to Kavanaugh saga, sparks outrage

With tensions over SCOTUS nomination at a boiling point, a USA Today article discusses if Brett Kavanaugh should continue coaching girls’ basketball team, bringing into the story recent child sex abuse scandals in US sports. The article by USA Today’s Erik Brandy has triggered a major backlash among conservatives on social media. The FBI is […]