Sixth-form student revealed to be behind ‘Woolworths reopening’ fake news | Business- Tempemail

The person who duped many of the UK’s leading news outlets into running stories wrongly claiming Woolworths was returning to the high street can be revealed as a 17-year-old sixth-form student from York. On Tuesday dozens of mainstream British websites, including Mail Online and the Daily Mirror, ran prominent articles Continue Reading

Karim Benzema: Real Madrid star’s cryptic response to being caught telling teammate not to pass to Vinicius Junior- Tempemail

The interaction was shown when the players were waiting to come out for the second half in Madrid’s Champions League encounter against Borussia Monchengladbach on Tuesday night, which ended in a 2-2 draw. It suggested he told his teammate that the Brazilian youngster was “playing against” his own team with Continue Reading

Alice Fraser: the 10 funniest things I have ever seen (on the internet) | Culture

When I was told to write one of these 10 funniest things on the internet columns my first thought was, “Oh no, the internet isn’t for remembering things.” My second thought was, “Oh no, I don’t know what’s funny.” And my third thought was, “They’re really letting anyone do one Continue Reading

Kim Kardashian’s birthday posts were beyond insensitive – but what did we expect?- Tempemail

Ah coronavirus, the great equaliser. At least that’s what Madonna called it, as she sat in a marble bathtub filled with rose petals and surrounded by tealights in the 18th-century Lisbon palace she calls home. Kim Kardashian has shown just how much of an equaliser Covid-19 is this week, by Continue Reading

Union jack swastikas and space-age braids: Thirteen Ways of Looking – review | Art

Keith Piper’s THIRTEEN DEAD remains relatively unknown. Yet the 1982 work was one of the earliest artistic responses to the previous year’s fire at a house party in New Cross, south London, that took the lives of 13 young black people. Handwritten words appear with pictures of the victim’s face Continue Reading

More than 70% of adults use social media for recipes instead of cookbooks, survey finds- Tempemail

Huge amounts of adults now use social media for cooking inspiration, and to find recipes, instead of reading traditional cookbooks, a new survey has found. A study of 2,000 adults found that 71 per cent of people have “gone digital” in the kitchen with 23 per cent getting their cooking Continue Reading

Section 230 hearings live: Twitter, Facebook and Google CEOs testify before Congress | Technology- Tempemail

1.45pm GMT 13:45 Hello and welcome to today’s Senate hearings, which will interrogate how the internet in the US is fundamentally regulated – fun! I am one of the Guardian’s West Coast technology reporters and I will be providing you with live updates throughout the day. You can catch up Continue Reading

How live-streamed $375k deal for Pokémon cards ended in disaster | Games

It had been billed as a record-breaking deal that would make serious investors covet 20-year-old trading cards featuring pictures of cartoon monsters. Instead, a $375,000 (£287,000) cash transaction ended in disaster on Tuesday, when the buyer opened a sealed box that was supposed to be full of rare first-edition Pokémon Continue Reading