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Trump And Clinton Win Again As Rubio Drops Out

Marco Rubio became the latest casualty of the US presidential race yesterday, whilst Donald Trump and Hilary Clinton continued their apparently inexorable marches towards the nominations of their respective parties. Trump and Clinton between them appear to have won all but one of the contests, although both parties’ elections in Missouri are too close to call, with recounts still taking ...

Chancellor George Osborne announces sugar tax in the UK

The British government has revealed its plan for a sugar tax on soft drinks, which they claim will raise £520 million ($732 million) for primary school sports. This works out as 25p per litre sugar tax on fizzy drinks from 2018. Within seconds shares in the soft drinks industry went plummeting. “Doing the right thing for the next generation is what ...

SUV driver trying to over take car gets dose of karma

A driver trying to dangerously overtake a car ends up crashing into the mud and its all captured on video. The video, which lasts for a minute was filmed by a semi truck driver on a motorway in the USA. 15 seconds in two cars, a hatch-back sedan and an SUV, drive by. The sedan drives along but the SUV continues ...

Vine stars want to be paid and Twitter is thinking about it

Vine has taken off so far that its become a rival to Youtube in terms of its vlogger entertainer fandom.

The biggest viners have gained millions of followers, but unlike Youtube they can't capitalise on their video popularity because Vine doesn't have adverts next to videos. Instead viners have had to look at other ways to make money such as merchandise sales.

This may change soon however, as creators have asked Vine's parent company Twitter to consider a revenue sharing component.

Twitter has in fact already made a move towards revenue models with Open Amplify, which allows Twitter users to open their videos in pre-roll adverts and share revenue.

“There’s no war or bad blood, the creators just want to be treated fairly,” one top creator, who was present in the room, told BuzzFeed News. “Right now they are trying to figure this out.”


US student Otto Warmbier to 15 years hard labour in North Korea for stealing a poster

North Korea has sentenced an American student to 15 years hard labour for trying to steal a propaganda banner from his Pyongyang hotel. Otto Warmbier was convicted on charges of subversion. The move has showcased the secretive and unforgiving North Korean regime and futher deteriorated relations with Washington. According to CNN the student, admitted to the apparent crime. In a press conference in ...

Indiana Jones 5 Confirmed

2015 was the year that made blockbuster revivals cool, with beloved franchises such as Jurassic World, Mad Max and Creed all enjoying great success, both critically and commercially. Not to mention Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ conquering of the global box office. This sounds like a good thing, as we get more of what we love. But I don’t trust ...

The Seagull Theatre Review

Russian culture is synonymous with highly intellectual literature and equally strong alcohol, so the decision to stage The Seagull at the Pack and Carriage pub was an inspired one. The Seagull was written by Chekhov in the closing years of the 18th Century, and serves as a window into the relationships of the ensemble cast, while subtly describing the attitudes ...

Brussels: Police hunt gunmen, three officers injured

Three police officers have been wounded after an armed suspect fired upon them during an anti-terror raid linked to the Paris attacks in Brussels. Police were investigating the 13th November shootings when a gunman opened fire. Officers blocked off roads in Belgian capital’s southern suburb.

Police release video of moped shooting in London

The Metropolitan police have released CCTV footage of a shooting in south London in the hope of finding the gunman, who sped away on a moped after shooting a 20-year-old man.e was injured. The victim was shot in the thigh, walking along Tulse Hill with two friends. Two shots were fired. The shooting happened before 7pm on 7 February in Brixton. ...

Myanmar Elects New President

Myanmar has elected its first civilian president in over fifty years, following a parliamentary vote that saw the chosen candidate of Aung San Suu Kyi secure the necessary support to take office. Htin Kyaw, 69, was elected by the country’s parliament, winning 360 of the 752 votes available. The military candidate, Myint Swe, came second, which ensures he will become ...

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