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BBC iPlayer app dropped from older Samsung TVs weeks before Christmas

BBC iPlayer app dropped from older Samsung TVs weeks before Christmas

BBC iPlayer viewers have criticised the removal of the broadcaster’s app from some older Samsung devices, weeks away from Christmas. The streaming and catch-up platform is no longer available on some Samsung Blu-ray, DVD player and set-top boxes,...

Thursday, 13:30 in Science &Technology
 
Donald Trump, 73, tells Greta Thunberg, 16, to ‘chill!’ and work on her ‘anger management problem’

Donald Trump, 73, tells Greta Thunberg, 16, to ‘chill!’ and work on her ‘anger management problem’

Donald Trump has mocked Greta Thunberg by telling her to ‘chill’ and work on her ‘anger management problem.’ The President of the United States, 73, unleashed the crude tirade against the 16 year-old climate change activist a day after she was named...

Thursday, 13:17 in Hot News
 
Voters blocked from polling station as burst water main floods road

Voters blocked from polling station as burst water main floods road

Puzzled voters have been blocked from casting their ballots after a burst water pipe flooded the surrounding area overnight. Residents in Bermondsey, south London, arrived to the sight of an enormous puddle surrounding a polling station this morning,...

Thursday, 13:17 in Hot News
 
Black Girls Hike is diversifying the great outdoors: ‘Nature is accessible, but not inclusive’

Black Girls Hike is diversifying the great outdoors: ‘Nature is accessible, but not inclusive’

A woman set up a walking group specifically for black women beause she felt that outdoor activities were not welcoming spaces for people of colour. Rhiane Fatinikun, from Greater Manchester, was on a train riding through the Peak District when she was...

Thursday, 13:07 in Lifestyle
 
Why has Jeremy Corbyn been accused of being racist?

Why has Jeremy Corbyn been accused of being racist?

The 2019 General Election is now underway, with polling stations open and registered voters up and down the country heading out to cast their ballots. The nation is getting ready to elect its new leader in what some are calling the ‘Brexit Election’,...

Thursday, 13:05 in Hot News
 
Toddler died after medical staff ‘ignored’ parent concerns over sepsis symptoms

Toddler died after medical staff ‘ignored’ parent concerns over sepsis symptoms

The family of a toddler who died in hospital were ‘ignored’ by medical staff when they rightly raised concerns he had sepsis, an inquest has heard. Jack Sands, one, lost his life days before his second birthday after staff at Leeds General Infirmary,...

Thursday, 13:05 in Hot News
 
Election conspiracy theorists really want you to use a pen to vote

Election conspiracy theorists really want you to use a pen to vote

It would not be a general election without a couple of conspiracy theories thrown in for good measure. And this Christmas election is no different. So we’re totally unsurprised to tell you the hashtag #usepens is trending on social media. This...

Thursday, 13:05 in Hot News
 
Which political party has said it will stop Brexit as voting opens in the 2019 General Election?

Which political party has said it will stop Brexit as voting opens in the 2019 General Election?

Voting is underway in what has been described as the most important General Election in a generation. There have already been long queues at some polling stations as the country casts its vote – with polls still showing a Conservative majority but...

Thursday, 13:05 in Hot News
 
These iconic female athletes are ready to ‘fight for the future of girls in sport’

These iconic female athletes are ready to ‘fight for the future of girls in sport’

Women’s sport has continued to skyrocket in popularity over the last decade – and public enthusiasm is showing no signs of dwindling. This summer we saw record viewing figures for the FIFA Women’s World Cup in France, sell-out crowds at the Netball...

Thursday, 12:54 in Sport
 
Willian in talks with Chelsea over new contract

Willian in talks with Chelsea over new contract

Willian has revealed that he is in talks with Chelsea over a new contract and is keen for his future to be resolved ‘very soon’. The 31-year-old is in his seventh season at Stamford Bridge after he was signed from Anzhi Makhachkala for £30 million in...

Thursday, 12:54 in Sport
 
Model who bit woman on train so hard she needed tetanus jab is spared jail

Model who bit woman on train so hard she needed tetanus jab is spared jail

An actress who sank her teeth into a woman’s knee during a booze fuelled fracas on a train home from the races has walked free from court. Eliza Peereboom, 23, must pay £1,000 compensation to Gabriella Marabet who was bitten so badly she needed three...

Thursday, 12:32 in Hot News
 
Vast majority of nurses are planning to vote Labour

Vast majority of nurses are planning to vote Labour

The vast majority of nurses say they will be voting Labour today, according to a survey. Nursing Notes asked 2,231 nurses, 865 doctors and 40 healthcare assistants about their views on the General Election hours before polls opened. In total, 82% said...

Thursday, 12:32 in Hot News
 
Can you vote online in the General Election?

Can you vote online in the General Election?

Voting in the 2019 General Election opened at 7am this morning – with long queues having formed at polling stations across the country. People took to social media on Thursday to reveal just how long the lines to vote were in some areas – with long...

Thursday, 12:32 in Hot News
 
Man arrested after suspicious package detonated at polling station

Man arrested after suspicious package detonated at polling station

A Scottish polling station has been forced to relocate after police carried out a ‘controlled explosion’ on a ‘suspicious device’ this morning. A 48-year-old man has now been arrested in connection with the incident. Lanarkshire Police says it...

Thursday, 12:32 in Hot News
 
Was this the moment Jurgen Klopp knew Liverpool had to sign Takumi Minamino?

Was this the moment Jurgen Klopp knew Liverpool had to sign Takumi Minamino?

Liverpool are reportedly lining up a bid to sign Salzburg star Takumi Minamino this January – and it’s clear Jurgen Klopp has been an admirer for some time. Minamino, 24, has produced two outstanding performances against Liverpool in the Champions...

Thursday, 12:10 in Sport
 


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