How Countdown’s Susie Dent is using Twitter to bring old words back to the fore
By Nicola Irwin, Press AssociationFor anyone who wants to make the most of the sunshine, Susie Dent may just have the answer you’re looking for.
By Nicola Irwin, Press AssociationFor anyone who wants to make the most of the sunshine, Susie Dent may just have the answer you’re looking for.
By Emily Chudy, Press AssociationAll families have their own little traditions that make them unique, but some...
By Edd Dracott, Press AssociationDespite 22 years at the helm, even Arsene Wenger’s departure from Arsenal isn’t...
By Max McLean, Press AssociationIn a cautionary tale that wouldn’t look out of place in a book of children’s stories,...
By Taylor Heyman, Press AssociationLabour MP Harriet Harman has “called out” fellow MP Maria Miller for wearing...
By Nicola Irwin, Press Association When Jac Rayner tweeted about buying toilet seats from Amazon her notifications went through the roof as she racked up thousands of likes, retweets and comments.
By Edd Dracott, Press Association The humble manhole cover may feel impossibly banal, but it turns out the Japanese see them as an opportunity for artwork.
Christian Shepherd China's Sina Weibo's on Monday reversed a decision to remove gay content after outcry among gay Chinese who say the company had smeared homosexuality by lumping it with pornography as it tried...
By Edd Dracott, Press Association A pro-Donald Trump college student went viral and hit headlines this week after posing for a graduation photo with a gun tucked in her trousers – but it’s the parody responses since which are really...
By Taylor Heyman, Press Association Ever wondered what the inside of a wave looks like? Well, you are about to find out.
By Edd Dracott, Press Association Harry Kane’s successful appeal to be awarded Tottenham’s second goal from their Premier League game against Stoke has become football fans’ hot topic.
Donald Trump has warned Russia in a tweet to “get ready” for US missile strikes in Syria after a UN security council meeting failed to stave off the prospect of military confrontation over a chemical weapons attack on a town outside Damascus.
By Taylor Heyman, Press Association Facebook’s founder and CEO testified to a joint hearing of the Commerce and Judiciary Committees of the US Senate about the use of Facebook data to target American voters in the 2016 election on Tuesday.
By Taylor Heyman, Press Association Sharing the same name as someone or something in the media spotlight can lead to issues on social media. Just ask John Lewis, the very patient man who directs people to the British retailer.
By Emily Chudy, Press Association A man is going viral for performing a dramatic re-enactment of his four-year-old son after the little one fell into a patch of stinging nettles.
By Edd Dracott, Press Association If you’ve been paying attention to the internet lately, you’ve probably come across this viral sensation.
By Max McLean, Press Association Manchester United’s 3-2 win against Manchester City, which denied their rivals the chance to lift the title against them, will be remembered as one of the great comebacks, but Chris Smalling...
By Max McLean, Press Association If it’s any consolation to Sergio Garcia, who took 13 shots at the par-five 15th hole at the Masters, amateurs all over the world knew exactly how he felt.
By Edd Dracott, Press Association A little girl’s search for her beloved stuffed bunny has been boosted by the support of thousands of strangers on Twitter.
By Emily Chudy, Press Association A little girl got a small taste of adulthood at a restaurant in Indiana when she tried to pay for her family’s meal with a toy credit card.
Adrian Weckler Who is Ireland's most influential female technology executive?
By Edd Dracott, Press Association The royal family represents the country in a number of elegant and inspiring ways, and the latest way in which Prince Harry is doing so is perhaps the noblest of all, he has become a meme.
By Emily Chudy, Press Association Love is one of the best feelings in the world, but frustratingly, when asked to explain the emotion most people will just say, “oh, you just know when you feel it”.
By Emily Chudy, Press Association This viral Tweet of a woman who was fooled by bright blue packaging on her toilet seat shows the importance of reading instructions.
By Edd Dracott, Press Association This Easter Sunday is a rare and miraculous event – it’s also April Fools’ Day.
Michael Clarke Declan Donnelly has been backed by fellow broadcasters after his first ever solo presenting role on Saturday Night Takeaway. Dermot O'Leary, Piers Morgan, and Susanna Reid were among those...
By Press Association Reporter One Twitter user has taken time out of his Friday to compliment the style of other dads.
By Max McLean, Press Association When Aston Villa’s social media team posted a standard pre-match tweet to motivate their fans, they probably didn’t expect Bolton to come for them in their mentions.
By Edd Dracott, Press Association Friends may have broadcast its final episode in 2004, but it’s still got people talking.
By Edd Dracott, Press Association Spongebob Squarepants has become so ingrained in online culture that you’d now be forgiven for describing him as “that sponge from those memes” rather than “that children’s TV character”.
By David Young, Press Association Paddy Jackson’s lawyers have called on legal authorities to take robust action to crack down on “vile” social media commentary on criminal proceedings.
By Nicola Irwin, Press Association Amazing women from history have been celebrated throughout March as part of Women’s History Month.
Cormac McQuinn MÁIRE Devine has apologised in the Seanad to the family of IRA murder victim Brian Stack for sharing an offensive social media post that described him as a ‘sadistic prison officer’.
By Max McLean, Press Association It’s that time in a World Cup year when talk turns to England’s chances at football’s biggest event, and the Netherlands might just have played a part in raising expectations for the Three Lions.
By Edd Dracott, Press Association Since the fatal mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida, many of the school’s students have become champions of the gun control cause – but none moreso than...
By Taylor Heyman, Press Association British summer time in the UK began at 1.00am on Sunday, bringing with it brighter evenings and the beginnings of summer.
By Taylor Heyman, Press Association Police officers from Brooklyn, New York are being praised online after a video showing them playing with children in the snow went viral.
By Max McLean, Press Association Persuading your parents to get you a puppy is a tall order, but certain tactics might increase your chances.
By Isabel Togoh, Press Association Playground politics seems to be the order of the day, with the prospect of a Trump v Biden takedown looming.
By Edd Dracott, Press Association For some time the anti-entertainment of Boring James Milner has made it one of the finest parody Twitter accounts in football – for posts such as this.
By Emily Chudy, Press Association A Twitter user with a brilliant memory – or just a very organised calendar – has responded to a tweet sent almost seven years ago, reminding a woman of a request she made.
By Edd Dracott, Press Association Donald Trump has become a meme after it was reported he was given a direct warning from his national security team against congratulating Vladimir Putin for his re-election, but did it anyway.
By Edd Dracott, Press Association A US college team has scored a lacrosse goal that would make a highlight reel at any level of the sport.
By Edd Dracott, Press Association What colour is a tennis ball?
By Ali Mason and Edd Dracott, Press Association A doggie miracle has gone viral on Twitter.
By Associated Press Reporter Pop culture sensation Black Panther has set another record: most tweeted about film ever.
By Isabel Togoh, Press Association New Marvel movie Avengers: Infinity War is almost upon us, and it has been billed by some as “the most ambitious crossover event in history”.
By Edd Dracott, Press Association A video of a cat stumbling around in the snow has gone viral on Twitter.
By Max McLean, Press Association With Easter fast approaching there are more Creme Eggs around than some people know what to do with, a problem one woman in Nottingham is grappling with in her own way.
By Edd Dracott, Press Association Spongebob Squarepants has become something of a meme generator in recent times, and its latest product is a doozy.
By Emily Chudy, Press Association Everyone has their blind spots, but every so often you realise something so obvious you feel very silly for not knowing about it much sooner.
By Max McLean, Press Association After five years without her cat, Nguhi Muturi never expected to see him again, but the story of how the pet came back into her life stunned her and just about everybody else who heard it.
By Taylor Heyman Donald Trump has been pictured wearing shamrocks in his top pocket in honour of Irish Taoiseach Leo Varadkar’s visit.
By Press Association reporters Ever wondered whether some of the crimes described in popular culture could really be prosecuted? Well, a British barrister may have the answers you are searching for.
By Emily Chudy, Press Association Everyone is a little picky about their food, but there are some things that should never, ever be eaten.
By Taylor Heyman, Press Association London Mayor Sadiq Khan has released a video reading out a selection of abusive tweets he has received in a call for more to be done to stop hate speech online.
By Max McLean, Press Association Some people will tell you to sing like nobody’s listening and dance like nobody’s watching, advice it seems Stevie Shale is a big fan of.
By Taylor Heyman, Press Association We’ve all been there. The morning after a heavy night out and you suddenly panic that you left the front door unlocked.
By Emily Chudy, Press Association Mother’s Day has arrived, and many people will have been writing cards, wrapping presents, and getting breakfast in bed ready for their mum.
By Emily Chudy, Press Association They say eavesdropping is a bad habit, but some of the funniest jokes around are snippets overheard from strangers in the street.
Cormac McQuinn A former Fine Gael leader has advised Leo Varadkar to “stay away from the Twitter machine” following posts by the Taoiseach this morning.
By Max McLean, Press Association What better way to blow off steam on a Friday night than to come together on Twitter to make some brilliant film puns?
Adrian Weckler In this episode, Adrian sits down with journalist Roisin Kiberd and Dublin TD Noel Rock to talk about Twitter, having a social media ‘score’ and Samsung’s newest Galaxy S9 phone.
By Edd Dracott, Press Association Pax may look like a normal, fun loving Corgi, but a comment on his Instagram account has sparked a remarkable viral debate about fat shaming dogs.
By Taylor Heyman, Press Association A lizard has achieved internet fame by being photographed in a pose strikingly similar to a famous meme.
By Taylor Heyman, Press Association The publisher of a coming-of-age book is offering to send free copies of it to the “manchild in your life”.
By Edd Dracott, Press Association A tweet from a Conservative speaker and podcaster has achieved meme status, thanks to a very photoshop-able sign.
By Emily Chudy and Edd Dracott, Press Association Many of us will understand the feeling of an almost religious experience when tasting something particularly delicious, but now there’s a relatable photo to capture the emotion.
By Max McLean, Press Association Theresa May sent Twitter into a frenzy by giving her latest speech surrounded by a facsimile brick wall and facsimile brick lectern.
By Edd Dracott, Press Association The tough time Arsenal fans are having was exacerbated this afternoon with defeat at Brighton.
By Edd Dracott, Press Association A fascinating video of ice being dropped 90 metres into an Antarctic glacier has been shared thousands of times on Twitter – and it’s sure to appeal to your inner child.
By Lucy Mapstone, Press Association Deputy Entertainment Editor Susanna Reid has thanked her fans for their support after she was forced to defend herself against Twitter trolls.
By Edd Dracott, Press Association That feeling of being the first to disturb freshly laid snow is one many have had the privilege to enjoy in the UK this week – but one woman has taken those levels of odd satisfaction to new heights.
By Max McLean, Press Association With the start of the Formula One season less than a month away, teams have been spending time at Barcelona’s Circuit de Catalunya for testing, but on Wednesday the snow had other ideas.
By Grace Rahman, Press Association A graphic designer put a cheeky sign up next to a hole in his new office’s wall, turning it into a piece of modern art.
By Emily Chudy, Press Association In case you were wondering what the perfect marriage looks like, singer T-Pain might have the answer.
By Edd Dracott and Nicola Irwin, Press Association After suffering a rough break-up a few years ago, Michael James Schneider says he self-medicated his recovery with wine.
By Edd Dracott, Press Association We might not like to think too often about our final destination in life, but on the internet anything and everything can be made into a bit of fun.
By Edd Dracott, Press Association Snow has been sweeping across the UK, and it seems like nowhere has been quite as shocked to see it falling than London.
By Edd Dracott, Press Association Ben Bradley’s public apology for making a defamatory comment about Jeremy Corbyn has gone viral, amassing more retweets than all of Theresa May’s tweets in 2018 combined.
By Emily Chudy, Press Association If there’s one thing that social media users love to hate, it’s a really tricky optical illusion.
By Max McLean, Press Association The Simpsons has a list of predictions to rival Nostradamus, but this Winter Olympics incident is one they’ll struggle to seriously claim they foresaw decades in advance.
By Press Association Reporters Forget TV bloopers, what really gets Twitter users’ goats is inaccurate details, if this thread is anything to go by.
By Grace Rahman, Press Association Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is on a week-long trip to India, and has been photographed wearing traditional Indian dress.
By Max McLean, Press Association When people start sharing their scar stories on Twitter you know there’s going to be wincing, but when #AndThatsHowIGotThisScar started trending, occasionally there were some laughs too.
By Max McLean, Press Association You might have thought that, having been loaned to Borussia Dortmund from Chelsea in January, Michy Batshuayi would be fully focused on his new club.
By Grace Rahman, Press Association A teacher in Scotland whose dog was put down received a heart-warming letter and poem from one of her pupils expressing his sympathies.
By Emily Chudy, Press Association Strange things can happen when you’re a little loopy after an operation.
By Grace Rahman, Press Association What is a fitting way to celebrate a dog that you love?
By Max McLean and Grace Rahman, Press Association The Lord of the Rings trilogy isn’t known for its culinary highlights, but when Nate Crowley sat down to watch the extended cuts of his favourite franchise, he decided to give it a fine dining twist.
By Emily Chudy, Press Association Garfield is a lot like many of us: hates Mondays, loves lasagna, and is a little lazier than perhaps he should be.
By Edd Dracott, Press Association British radio presenter James O’Brien has made the touching discovery that his youngest child has been secretly trying to text her deceased grandfather – and it’s even more of a tearjerker than...
Julie Allen in Washington Survivors of last week's school shooting in Florida will march on Washington DC next month, piling pressure on US politicians to act on gun control, as a remarkable protest movement of schoolchildren gathered momentum yesterday.
By Taylor Heyman, Press Association After a minor earthquake hit South Wales on Saturday afternoon, Twitter users took their moment to shine.
By Edd Dracott, Press Association The internet is nothing without high-brow intellectual debate, and this discussion that’s raging on Twitter is surely one that will have theses written on it for years to come.
By Edd Dracott, Press Association A complaint asking for Snapchat’s latest update to be reversed has become the fifth most retweeted post on Twitter of all time.
By Grace Rahman, Press Association Have you ever wondered whether an FBI agent is monitoring your actions through your webcam?
Louise Kelly The personality of a Twitter user is relatively easy to establish from their posts - but what would be their backing soundtrack?
By Taylor Heyman Twitter users shared their support for survivors of sexual assault on Valentine’s Day by posting letters and drawing to their timelines.
By Taylor Heyman It may be the most romantic day of the year, but it seems the internet is feeling a little bitter about Valentine’s.
By Max McLean, Press Association The 2018 Winter Olympic Games have been all about discovering passion for sports you never paid attention to in the past, but one event has people more confused than enthralled.
By Edd Dracott, Press Association From Bristol City to Barcelona, football clubs have been getting into the romantic spirit on social media for Valentine’s Day.
Aoife Kelly Twitter is a tough crowd, especially when you're the Taoiseach.
By Max McLean, Press Association When Manchester United forward Marcus Rashford posted a picture of his new puppy to Twitter, perhaps he didn’t realise just how meme-worthy an image it was.
By Edd Dracott, Press Association A video of Lionel Messi in Barcelona training has gone viral.
By Grace Rahman, Press Association Where do you go to tell the world you’ve just made an amazing discovery? Twitter, of course.
By Press Association Sport staff Sunderland’s unlikely comeback at Bristol City will have left fans who headed home early red-faced, but they weren’t the only ones who got it wrong.
By Taylor Heyman, Press Association When Hannah Thornton overheard two men chatting and laughing together on a train, she felt she had to let them know how much they had inspired her.
By Edd Dracott, Press Association In an act of remarkable bravery, the Tongan flag bearer graced the Winter Olympics ceremony in nothing but a traditional skirt and flip flops.
By Edd Dracott, Press Association This viral challenge sees dog owners put eggs in their pooches’ mouths.
By Martyn Landi, Press Association Technology Correspondent Twitter has reported its first quarterly profit in its latest financial results but continues to struggle to entice new long-term users.
By Edd Dracott, Press Association A VHS has become the meme of the moment.
By Edd Dracott, Press Association The England football team’s new kit has been revealed – and it’s fair to say people are generally pretty pleased.
By Edd Dracott, Press Association Using DNA examination and facial reconstruction, scientists have revealed the face of the first modern Briton, who lived around 300 generations ago.
By Taylor Heyman, Press Association A mother has used her alpacas in an attempt to get her daughter to reply to her on WhatsApp, and the results are hilarious.
By Grace Rahman, Press Association A library in Massachusetts has a special shelf to help visitors who can only remember the colour of the book they want to loan.
By Edd Dracott, Press Association There’s nothing worse than looking back through that important email you were writing to find an error, but sometimes these typos can be rather amusing.
By Edd Dracott, Press Association Vlogger Logan Paul has posted a controversial trailer for his comeback, just over a month since he hit headlines for posting a video showing what appeared to be the body of a suicide victim.
By Associated Press Reporter US House Speaker Paul Ryan has highlighted on Twitter a school secretary benefiting from the Republican tax overhaul, then deleted the tweet after online criticism that he is cheering an increase...
By Edd Dracott, Press Association When Twitter user @MathesonBilly found himself in a spot of bother having forgotten to get his girlfriend a card for her birthday, he had to think on his feet.
By Edd Dracott, Press Association Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang’s £56 million arrival at Arsenal has naturally got fans excited – but for one Gunners fan, the Gabon international has become his muse.
By Edd Dracott, Press Association A paediatrician has shared the powerful thoughts of terminally ill children on the meaning of life.
By Max McLean, Press Association The phrase “love is in the air” has never been more true for anyone in the immediate vicinity of Vodafone Park, the home ground of Turkish club Besiktas.
By Max McLean, Press Association Two school friends who love wrestling had their dreams realised after a viral video led to them meeting their WWE idols.
By Edd Dracott, Press Association Football fans have a troubled and sceptical relationship with transfer speculation, so when they find a source they can trust it’s inevitable for feelings of attachment to blossom.
By Grace Rahman, Press Association Put your politics aside, because people are arguing on Twitter over something else for once.
By PA Reporters A video of a two-year-old girl watching Manchester United’s announcement video of Alexis Sanchez on repeat has gone viral after it was posted on Twitter.
By PA Reporters Trolling Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson is never a good move, as one Twitter user found after tweeting the actor about his new film.
By Max McLean, Press Association The draw for the inaugural Uefa Nations League in Lausanne, Switzerland left fans baffled by the new tournament.
Independent.ie Newsdesk WWE star Enzo Amore has been fired by the wrestling company after a woman alleged on Twitter that he raped her and police opened a sexual assault investigation.
By Max McLean, Press Association After the news that the Bayeux Tapestry may finally be displayed in the UK, one Twitter user has been having fun creating some alternative tapestries based on famous moments in English...
By Associated Press Reporter Twitter’s chief operating officer Anthony Noto is leaving the social media giant to take on a new role with another company.
By Nicola Irwin, Press Association MP Liz Truss has baffled those on Twitter by posting a picture of onions on her Twitter feed.
By Associated Press Reporter Twitter’s chief operating officer is leaving the social media giant to lead another company.
By Max McLean When a footballer makes a big move like Alexis Sanchez has from Arsenal to Manchester United, it’s always nice to receive a warm welcome from the new team-mates.
By Taylor Heyman Andy Murray is making the most of his recovery time, by playing fantasy football.
All of US President Donald Trump's "losers" during his presidency. Whether it is the word Mr Trump would least like to be called himself, or simply a result of limited diction, these examples since his inauguration show his use of "loser" to be confusingly diverse...
By Nilima Marshall, Press Association If you have been on Twitter in the last few days, chances are you may have come across lottery winner Shane Missler offering money in exchange for follows, likes and retweets.
By Edd Dracott, Press Association A medical by a Navy doctor found Donald Trump’s health to be “excellent” this week – but the president’s measurements have been met with scepticism from the public.
By PA Reporters Ever wondered what songs would sound like if they were named after human body parts?
By Edd Dracott Roger Federer was treated to a special guest appearance in the aftermath of his first round match at the Australian Open, as comedian Will Ferrell stepped into the Rod Laver Arena.
Taylor Heyman Police in Australia have shared a video showing a rather unusual police chase on Sydney Harbour Bridge.
By Edd Dracott, Press Association Brazilian superstar Neymar has shared two videos that might leave some of his Paris Saint-Germain teammates feeling red-faced.
By Taylor Heyman, Press Association Police in Australia have shared a video showing a rather unusual police chase on Sydney Harbour Bridge.
By Taylor Heyman, Press Association If you need more proof that humans don’t deserve dogs, look no further.
By Max McLean, Press Association Social media offers a very modern opportunity for sports teams to have the last word, and that’s exactly what Jacksonville Jaguars’ social media team did after their huge NFL game against the...
By Grace Rahman, Press Association The Macquarie Dictionary of Australia has just announced its word of the year, and it might not be one you know.
By Max McLean Andy Murray has been the British hope at major tennis tournaments since Tim Henman put his racket away in 2007, so whenever the two-time Wimbledon champion is absent, it shows.
By Max McLean It’s been more than 20 years since Robbie Williams released the song Angels into the world and, while the track is a modern classic, even Williams himself seems to agree it can be improved.
By Edd Dracott, Press Association Kayserispor manager Marius Sumudica has entered the footballing gaffes of the week by falling into a fence during a training match.
By Grace Rahman, Press Association Donald Trump has cancelled his trip to London, which was expected to coincide with the official opening of the new US embassy in February.
By Nicola Irwin, Press Association A Twitter account which uses reworded Dear Deidre photobooks to mock political goings-on has been re-started in the wake of the Cabinet reshuffle.
By Edd Dracott, Press Association Twitter user @tatehill_ has made a thread of some truly hilarious gifs – just ’cause.
By Edd Dracott, Press Association Given the regularity with which Friends reruns have been on TV since the show broadcast its last episode in 2004, it’s hard to imagine there’s anyone out there who has never seen it.
By Max McLean The undoubted champions of Twitter this season are Bristol City thanks to their goal-celebration gifs, but Manchester City didn’t let the Robins have it all their own way on social media.
By Grace Rahman Artists have been producing alternative hoodie designs in protest at H&M’s picture of a young black model in a hoodie saying “Coolest monkey in the jungle”.
By Nicola Irwin, Press Association A hastily deleted tweet which saw the wrong Conservative MP named as the party’s new chairman has been mocked on social media.
By Edd Dracott What do you do when there’s snow in the garden and restless greyhounds to entertain?
By Edd Dracott, Press Association A policeman and apparent Leeds United fan has been spotted leading the football chants at the Peacocks’ FA Cup third round game at Newport County.
By Edd Dracott Donald Trump has responded to claims made in a new book that he doesn’t understand the weight of his office by tweeting that he is “really smart” and “a very stable genius”.
By Edd Dracott Sometimes, left to people’s imaginations, censorship can make things seem dirtier than they really are.
By Nicola Irwin, Press Association A blind veteran who posted a heartfelt request for Twitter users to change how they upload pictures has been overwhelmed by the response.
By Edd Dracott, Press Association The classic Scottish soft drink Irn-Bru is having its recipe changed and sugar content reduced by more than 50% – as its maker AG Barr grapples with a shift in consumer tastes and prepares for the...
By Edd Dracott, Press Association A primary school teacher in the US has gone viral after a riddle he set his class took on a deeper and darker meaning thanks to one of his pupil’s responses.
By Taylor Heyman, Press Association If you’ve been perusing Twitter today, you may have encountered a few people talking about Fat Cat Thursday.
By Edd Dracott Donald Trump has faced scrutiny and ridicule after he tweeted about aviation safety.
By Maariyah Pathan Christmas is over, so as much as you may want to continue binge eating chocolate and watching festive films, it’s time for most of us to get back to the grind.
By Nilima Marshall, Press Association You may not know it, but your body requires more water in the winter – especially if you have your heating system on quite often.
By Maariyah Pathan, Press Association New Year’s resolutions are funny old things. Every year, we feel like we have to make goals such as “eat healthier” and “sleep more” only for most of us to fail or forget them before January...
Donald Trump has tweeted his support for protests taking place in Iran over weak economic conditions.
By Taylor Heyman, Press Association A two-year-old is going viral with his adorable response to receiving a banana for Christmas.
By Maariyah Pathan As far as Christmas nightmares go – losing your pay package four days before Christmas has got to be one of the worst.
By Edd Dracott, Press Association Hamilton’s home Ladbrokes Premiership game against Kilmarnock was ultimately postponed due to inclement weather, but one aspect of its explanation has drawn some laughs.
By Edd Dracott Children can find it tough to take a ball from the feet of an adult at the best of times, but when it’s a professional footballer things really get out of hand.
By PA Reporters Serena Williams is known for her candid tweets about life and parenting, but her latest post has left fans wondering about the reason behind her message.
By Edd Dracott, Press Association Bristol City’s stunning 2-1 victory over Manchester United in the Carabao Cup quarter-final is surely the sporting highlight of the moment.
By Edd Dracott Satirical political candidate Lord Buckethead has released a Christmas song for charity.
By Nicola Irwin A woman who appealed on Twitter for help finding her MacBook and passport after she left them at a station has had her “faith in humanity restored” after the items were found.
By Edd Dracott Persuading your parents to get you something is a classic trial of childhood, but this resourceful youngster came up with one remarkably entertaining solution.
By Edd Dracott Children’s cartoon character Peppa Pig has been blamed for contributing to patients’ unrealistic expectations of their GP.
President Donald Trump has said he is the target of "false accusations and fabricated stories of women who I don't know and/or have never met".
By Edd Dracott Netflix has set Twitter alight with both appreciative comments and some mild concern.
By Martyn Landi The internet’s go-to library for gifs has revealed the top 25 gifs of 2017, perhaps the most important end-of-year list of them all.
Prosecutors in Turkey are seeking a maximum one-year prison term for a former beauty queen who was stripped of her crown over a social media posting deemed to be "insulting" to the victims of last year's failed coup.
By Taylor Heyman One Twitter user’s question about whether “meet cutes” occur in real life was given a resounding response by other users.
By Alistair Mason The latest new craze to take over Twitter involves placing an imaginary box on the ground and pretending to step over it.
By Taylor Heyman US senator John McCain’s number of Twitter followers took a hit after he asked for help reaching the three million mark.
Ellie Donnelly As 2017 draws to a close, social network site Twitter has been looking back on the stories that had us tweeting.
By Max McLean Crystal Palace’s plans to redevelop Selhurst Park were greeted by many fans with glee, but two Palace supporters had an altogether different and unique conversation as a result.
By Maariyah Pathan, Press Association When a Twitter user asked the internet to “name a bitch badder than Taylor Swift”, it’s safe to say the internet answered.
By Taylor Heyman You may think advent calendars are for chocolate, or if you’re a traditionalist, opening a window to reveal a pretty picture, but Essex Police have got other ideas.
By Taylor Heyman John Lewis, the man known in Britain for fielding tweets meant for the UK department store, has told Twitter followers Donald Trump is an “aberration”.
By Taylor Heyman A word of warning: When texting your parent a picture of anything in your life, always check the background.
By Maariyah Pathan An airline has launched an investigation after a letter from Silicon Valley entrepreneur Randi Zuckerberg saying she had been sexually harassed on one of their planes went viral.
Everton are on the brink of appointing Sam Allardyce as their new manager, but the responses on the club's official Twitter feed to the announcement suggested the move was not universally popular.
By Edd Dracott The UK has become the first country in the world to allow Viagra to be sold over the counter.
By Edd Dracott A Labour MP who appeared to quote rapper Big Shaq in a speech in the Commons has appeared to acknowledge that was indeed her intention.
By Edd Dracott The Sports Personality of the Year shortlist has been announced, and for much of the public it seems the most conspicuous name not on it is Jermain Defoe’s.
By Edd Dracott A conspiracy theory about Prince Harry’s marriage to Meghan Markle has captured the imagination more than perhaps any of the reaction since the royal wedding was announced.
By Edd Dracott Prince Harry’s engagement to Meghan Markle has captured the attention of the global public, but in the UK there’s one aspect which got some people particularly excited – the potential...
Aoife Kelly It's official - Meghan Markle and Prince Harry are engaged and as the announcement was made this morning Twitter reacted.
By Maariyah Pathan The nation woke up today to the exciting news that Prince Harry and American actress Meghan Markle were engaged.
By Taylor Heyman, Press Association Sadiq Khan made a pretty important announcement on Sunday afternoon: he is now the proud owner of a puppy.
By Taylor Heyman An MP has left Twitter users guessing by tweeting a nonsensical message filled with emojis.
By EdwardD There was panic in London on Friday night, as members of the public ran from reports of gunfire and fears of terrorism.
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