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YouTube backtracks after Pokemon 'child abuse' ban

YouTube backtracks after Pokemon 'child abuse' ban

Google has backtracked after "mistakenly" deleting the accounts of several prominent YouTubers over incorrect child abuse fears. Popular YouTubers Mystic7, Trainer Tips and Marksman, who have more than 3.5 million subscribers between them,...

yesterday, 17:00 in Science &Technology
 
Oldham teenager in coma wakes up with 'surprise' baby

Oldham teenager in coma wakes up with 'surprise' baby

A teenager who went into a coma after going to bed with a headache woke up four days later to discover she had given birth to a surprise baby girl. Ebony Stevenson, 18, from Oldham, had no idea she was pregnant when she went to bed feeling unwell. She...

yesterday, 16:55 in Regional
 
Dolly Parton's 9 to 5 'energetic but lightweight'

Dolly Parton's 9 to 5 'energetic but lightweight'

It's nearly 40 years since 9 to 5, starring Dolly Parton, Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin, hit the big screens and became known as "a seminal feminist film" (according to Vogue at the time). Now a musical version of the film has opened in...

yesterday, 16:46 in Art & Culture
 
Elin Ersson: Student fined for Afghan deportation protest

Elin Ersson: Student fined for Afghan deportation protest

A Swedish activist has been fined 3,000 krona ($324; £251) for trying to stop the deportation of an Afghan migrant. University student Elin Ersson booked what she thought was the same flight as the Afghan, refusing to sit down unless he was taken off...

yesterday, 16:39 in World News
 
Cameroon kidnap: 170 students freed

Cameroon kidnap: 170 students freed

Cameroonian students and school staff who were kidnapped on Saturday have been freed, the Bishop of Kumbo has told the BBC. A total of 176 people, mostly students, were kidnapped by unidentified gunmen at Saint Augustin's College in Kumbo, in the...

yesterday, 16:34 in World News
 

Trump lashes out at 'treasonous' officials after McCabe interview

US President Donald Trump has issued an angry response after a TV interview on Sunday alleged that officials had held discussions to have him removed. Mr Trump tweeted of "illegal and treasonous" behaviour and an "illegal coup...

yesterday, 16:28 in World News
 
Zara advert gets China asking: Are freckles beautiful?

Zara advert gets China asking: Are freckles beautiful?

A fierce row has broken out in China - and it is all down to some freckles. Li Jingwen, professionally known as Jing Wen, has attracted considerable attention for her freckled appearance in a campaign for a new range of cosmetics for Spanish fashion...

yesterday, 16:19 in World News
 
Move away from short jail terms, justice secretary says

Move away from short jail terms, justice secretary says

There is a "very strong case" for abolishing jail terms of less than six months, the justice secretary has said. David Gauke said short sentences were not working for many inmates and courts in England and Wales should focus more on...

yesterday, 16:11 in Regional
 
Balmoral Tanks loses 'price-fixing' court case

Balmoral Tanks loses 'price-fixing' court case

A leading oilfield services firm in Aberdeen has lost its court battle to avoid a fine for illegally exchanging pricing information with competitors. A division of Balmoral Group was fined £130,000 two years ago by the Competition and Markets...

yesterday, 16:04 in Business
 
Nigeria election: Muhammadu Buhari vows to deal with vote riggers

Nigeria election: Muhammadu Buhari vows to deal with vote riggers

Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari says he has ordered the police and military to be "ruthless" with vote-riggers, following the last-minute postponement of the general election. Critics said his comments condoned "jungle...

yesterday, 15:04 in World News
 
Five talking points from London Fashion week

Five talking points from London Fashion week

London Fashion Week began on Friday. The five-day showcase is the second of February's four big international fashion weeks, which are also held in New York, Paris and Milan. Among the talking points from the New York shows were Paris Hilton on the...

yesterday, 14:52 in Art & Culture
 
Alesha MacPhail murder trial: Jury told of DNA Google search

Alesha MacPhail murder trial: Jury told of DNA Google search

An internet search for "How do police find DNA" was allegedly made on a phone said to belong to the 16-year-old accused of murdering Alesha MacPhail. A cybercrime expert told jurors the request was made on Google at 00:32 on 3 July last...

yesterday, 14:46 in Regional
 

Meet Sydney - the teenage taxidermist

In her spare time, 16-year-old Sydney Langton has a singular passion: stuffing birds and foxes and any other roadkill that comes her way. Here she explains why she loves being a teenage taxidermist. Look into a freezer belonging to any of my friends...

yesterday, 14:46 in Regional
 
'VIP paedophile ring' accuser to face trial in May

'VIP paedophile ring' accuser to face trial in May

A man who claimed he was the victim of an alleged establishment paedophile ring, sparking a £2.5m sex abuse investigation, has denied perverting the course of justice. Carl Beech, 51, known as "Nick" during the Scotland Yard inquiry,...

yesterday, 14:40 in Regional
 
Migrants brought ashore to Dover as boat found

Migrants brought ashore to Dover as boat found

A group of migrants have been brought ashore after the Border Force intercepted a boat in the English Channel. The group of people, whose nationalities are not yet known, were brought to shore by a coastal patrol vessel and given blankets. Officials...

yesterday, 14:40 in Regional
 


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