Here’s the full letter Martin Sorrell sent WPP staff after standing down as CEO

WPA Pool/Getty Images Prominent adman Sir Martin Sorrell has resigned from his role as chief executive of WPP, the manufacturer he transformed into an advertising and marketing firm with global reach. While his resignation relates to an investigation into allegations of misconduct involving amounts of money which WPP says are not “material” to the firm, the specific reasons […]

Sweden’s prime minister takes a shot at Trump’s tariffs while standing right next to Trump

Alex Wong/Getty Images During a press conference with President Donald Trump, Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Löfven said that “increased tariffs will hurt us all in the long run.” The comment comes after Trump announced new tariffs on steel and aluminum imports to the US. The US is the second-largest destination for Swedish steel. Swedish Prime Minister Stefan […]

American wins shocking silver medal in speed skating when a crash left just 2 skaters standing on the final lap

Jamie Squire/Getty Images American John-Henry Kreuger pulled a big upset, winning silver, just behind Canadian Samuel Girard in the 1,000-meter event in speed skating. Kreuger was in a good position, but got some help when a crash took out the favorites with just one lap to go. Krueger seemed as shocked as anybody when he […]

Video shows Kim Jong Un’s sister throwing a look to the camera while standing behind Mike Pence

Screenshot Kim Yo Jong, the sister of the North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, made some highly anticipated, heavily publicized appearances during the Olympic opening ceremonies in Pyeongchang. But one video from an Olympic event that surfaced on social media shortly before noon local time showed a particularly striking visual: a clapping, smiling US Vice […]

Standing up at work may help burn calories — but there’s a better way to avoid the harms of sitting all day

Flickr / Alba García Aguado Sitting all day is terrible for you, and even working out regularly isn’t enough to counteract the harm it causes. Standing desks have been portrayed as a way to counteract the risks of sitting, and a new study claims standing at desk could help you lose weight. The real solution, […]

Darkest Hour: Gary Oldman’s Churchill speech receives STANDING OVATIONS from audiences

The World War II drama is one of this year’s hottest Oscars contenders and audiences have been showing their appreciation around the world. During the final scene of Darkest Hour, Oldman’s Churchill addresses the House of Commons with the famous “We shall fight on the beaches” speech, in June 1940. According to the Telegraph, the […]

Trump tells crowd in Nashville to ‘get up’ and give him a standing ovation

Jonathan Ernst/Reuters President Donald Trump gave a speech to the Farm Bureau in Nashville on Monday. The speech hit on a variety of topics, including the proposed border wall and the GOP tax law. During a discussion of the estate tax, Trump requested the crowd “get up” and give a standing ovation. President Donald Trump […]

Lesser known Canadian curlers standing tall at mixed doubles trials

PORTAGE LA PRAIRIE, Man. — Brad Gushue. Jennifer Jones. Kaitlyn Lawes. John Morris. Most Canadian curling fans recognize these names. No question they were considered favourites going into the mixed doubles Olympic trials.  The field is chalked full of some of the most impressive players in curling but as the playoffs near some lesser known teams are […]