13 feminists with legendary Twitter game

March 26, 2017

… (@SofieHagen) February 27, 2016 3. Shappi Khorsandi Shappi Khorsandi isn’t a stranger to adversity. The British comedian and author penned an autobiography called A Beginner’s Guide to Acting English about her experiences trying to fit in after moving from Iran to the uk. Along with culture and diversity, the comedian speaks out on behalf of women on social media and in her novels. #WeStandWithZoe Hey @TheSun, whilst you’re at it you could comment on the fact I’m …

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Social media has turned me into a sexual oversharer

March 25, 2017

Image: Christopher Mineses / mashable I’m a millennial and I can’t stop oversharing about my sex life. And, while I hate to point the finger, I blame social media. I first realised I was a sexual oversharer during a pretty uncomfortable moment with a new housemate someone I barely knew, but was trying to get to know. As I sipped my first coffee of the day, I leant across and told my new housemate something Id told other friends just days previous. I described, in graphic detail, a …

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Nicola Sturgeon says Scotland’s future ‘should not be imposed’ – BBC News

March 22, 2017

… not want another referendum, and that it will only lead to greater division and uncertainty in the country. Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Opinion polls suggest voters are split over independence, and whether there should be another referendum Ms Sturgeon added: “All of this raises fundamental questions for Scotland. If the uk government can ignore this parliament on one of the most fundamental issues that the country faces, what meaning can ever be attached to the idea …

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Scottish independence: Holyrood to debate referendum call – BBC News

March 21, 2017

… instead be on getting the best deal for the whole of the uk during the forthcoming negotiations with the EU. Her comments were widely interpreted as suggesting she would block any attempt to hold a referendum before the uk leaves the European Union. But Mrs May, who will formally notify the EU next Wednesday that the uk is leaving, did not rule out a vote on independence being held after Brexit. Her Scottish secretary, David Mundell, later clarified that the uk government “will not be …

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Looking back on the political gambles of May and Sturgeon – BBC News

March 19, 2017

… stone by roughly the Autumn of 2018, six months before the conclusion of the two-year Article 50 “window” – or at least by the end of said window in Spring 2019. But the Westminster government contend that there will only be an informed view of the post-Brexit Union some time after the uk has actually left the EU, once trade deals have been hammered out and the new arrangements have had time to “bed in”. They don’t want to get into speculation about what year …

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The sequels that should never have been made – BBC News

March 18, 2017

… pure brilliance of its title, a special mention also go to Alvin and The Chipmunks: The Squeakquel. If the next instalment of The Equalizer isn’t called The Sequelizer (and, if there’s a third, The Threequelizer) we’re going to be bitterly disappointed. Follow us on Facebook, on Twitter @BBCNewsEnts, or on Instagram at bbcnewsents. If you have a story suggestion email entertainment.news@bbc.co.uk. …

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The most fashionable Englishwoman in Paris – BBC News

March 18, 2017

Over the next 90 years, Mary Clarke Mohl lived an extraordinary life at the crossroads of French and British culture and society. Nearly all of it was spent in Paris, where she saw three revolutions and was on friendly terms with so many of the great names of the day. But she never lost her attachment to Britain and in the Rue du Bac she offered a home-from-home to William Thackeray and Elizabeth Gaskell, the Brownings and the Trollopes, as well as to many aristocrats, diplomats and …

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SNP conference: Scotland at ‘hugely important crossroads’ – BBC News

March 17, 2017

He accused the Conservative government of being “committed to cuts and ignoring Scotland’s voice”. And he contrasted that to what he said was “the inclusive approach of the SNP working every day to build a better country”. The conference comes less than two months before the Scottish council elections. Related Topics Conservative Party Scotland Brexit SNP (Scottish National Party) Nicola Sturgeon Theresa May Brexit More From this publisher : HERE …

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Zara Larsson: The pop star with sleep paralysis – BBC News

March 17, 2017

… the star. “I don’t really have a ‘vision’ of who I want people to see me as. “I just post whatever I feel like.” She won’t sing lyrics that disrespect women Image copyright Sasha Haagensen Image caption The star says “if you’re not a feminist, then you must be sexist” Zara’s breakout hit in the uk was Never Forget You – a duet with British producer MNEK that was written in just two hours. “We work …

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Exercise levels decline ‘long before adolescence’ – BBC News

March 14, 2017

From the age of seven onwards, the amount of exercise done by boys and girls may be declining in the uk Sitting is replacing physical activity from the time they start school, research suggests This goes against the accepted view that exercise tails off in adolescence – and more quickly in girls than boys Children aged five to 18 are recommended to do at least one hour of exercise every day Adolescence is thought to be the time when children go off exercise – but a study in The …

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British teens are making mundane events go viral on Facebook

March 12, 2017

Seen any strange events popping up in your Facebook News Feed lately? Maybe something very mundane, like a niche event at a school you’ve never heard of? Or perhaps something a bit more unusual, like worm-charming or mushroom-growing classes? SEE ALSO: This British man’s email exchange with a scammer escalated hilariously Well it’s not advertising, and it’s not an accident. It’s actually part of what seems to be the latest Facebook trend among British teens: …

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10 Little-Known Facts About International Superstar Tom Jones

March 11, 2017

Tom Jones is most well-known for his sultry voice and good looks. His songs topped the charts in both America and the uk at the height of the British Invasion. His first big hit, “It’s Not Unusual,” graced the ears of music fans everywhere in 1965. From that point on, Tom has been a household name and has even, once again, hit the TV screens, this time as a judge onThe Voice uk. One of my favorite Tom moments is this cover of “We Can Work It Out” by the Beatles. …

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Geri Horner: Why my son is named after George Michael – BBC News

March 10, 2017

… it’s this side of the summer. That would be really nice. I’d be really happy to share it. Geri’s 1990s: My Drive to Freedom is on BBC Two at 21:00 GMT this Saturday, 11 March, as part of the BBC’s My Generation series. Follow us on Facebook, on Twitter @BBCNewsEnts, or on Instagram at bbcnewsents. If you have a story suggestion email entertainment.news@bbc.co.uk. More on Geri Horner BBC Music homepage BBC Music News LIVE Related Topics Television Music More …

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