Melania Trump breaks silence with first tweet since sudden hospitalisation

US First Lady Melania Trump has taken to Twitter to thank all hospital staff involved in her highly-publicised kidney operation. Spending the best part of this week in Walter Reed National Military Medical Centre in Washington DC, the 48-year-old former model praised the work of the medical unit and all involved. The tweet, published from […]

Twitter’s timeline will highlight news links your friends tweet

Twitter released quite a few news-related features over the past years in an effort to become your go-to source for the latest in current events. It introduced a dedicated News tab in 2015, for instance, though that one didn’t work out as planned. Last month, it also started testing an algorithm that puts trending tweets […]

IDF’s tweet threatening children with sniper fire enrages social media users

An Israel Defense Forces (IDF) spokesman has tweeted an image of a group of Palestinian children seen through a sniper’s lens, along with an ominous warning. Avichay Adraee, the IDF Arabic spokesman tweeted the image on Friday, which appeared to be stamped with red letters reading, “We see you very well.” “Whoever thinks he can […]

UK Foreign Office denies claiming nerve agent from Russia, despite tweet and Boris Johnson interview

The UK Foreign Office denies claiming the nerve agent used in the Salisbury poisoning of the Skripals came directly from Russia. Despite admitting it sent a tweet saying exactly that, and Boris Johnson making the same claim. The UK Foreign Office has admitted it deleted the tweet which directly stated that the nerve agent, identified […]

Shadow chancellor John McDonnell calls on Alan Sugar to ‘disown’ tweet depicting Jeremy Corbyn sat next to Hitler

Businessman Lord Alan Sugar tweeted a picture of Corbyn sat in a car next to Hitler. Labour’s shadow chancellor John McDonnell called for Sugar to “delete and disown” the tweet. The row comes during a crisis over anti-semitism within the Labour party. John McDonnell has called on Alan Sugar to “delete and disown” a tweet […]

Fox News' Laura Ingraham Apologizes for David Hogg Tweet After Ad Revolt

Fox News host Laura Ingraham is in damage-control mode after her tweet targeting Parkland school shooting survivor David Hogg led to multiple sponsors pulling their ads from her show. Ingraham, the conservative political commentator who hosts The Ingraham Angle weeknights on Fox News, apologized on Thursday “for any upset or hurt my tweet caused” Hogg, referring […]

Melania Trump breaks silence on Stormy Daniels affair with this scathing tweet

Melania Trump and her husband Donald, President of the United States, are embroiled in infidelity claims after a Playboy model and a pornstar claimed to have had affairs with the 71-year-old politician. Melania, a 47-year-old former model, stayed in Florida on Sunday night after Stormy Daniels’ 60 Minutes episode aired. The adult film actress, who […]

Conor McGregor sends UFC fans cryptic tweet… what is he suggesting here?

The Octagon king, who fought Floyd Mayweather in the boxing ring last August, is expected to make his return to UFC in September. The “Notorious”, who was recently unveiled as the new face of Burger King, could face either Tony Ferguson or Khabib Nurmagomedov. And McGregor has left his loyal legion of fans on tenterhooks […]

Trump is (still) not firing Mueller after angry Tweet sparks concern

President Donald Trump’s lawyer said that he has no plans to fire Special Counsel Robert Mueller. The US leader again reignited the rumors of an impending ouster by attacking the ‘Russiagate’ probe chief on Twitter. “In response to media speculation and related questions being posed to the Administration, the White House yet again confirms that […]

High-ranking State Dept. official sacked after saying Tillerson was fired in a tweet

State Department Under Secretary Steve Goldstein was fired after he said his boss, US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, was surprised by President Donald Trump’s decision to oust him. He will be replaced by Heather Nauert. Goldstein, who took the job on December 4, was fired on Tuesday, shortly after he issued a statement suggesting […]