Simon Pegg reveals why a Spaced reunion won't happen 

Digital Spy (UK)
The creator of the cult classic gives his definitive answer.... read more
 
20. heinäkuuta 2018 13:17:19 Categories: Digital Spy (UK)

Doctor Who: Jodie Whittaker meets her new 'best friends' in latest trailer 

Daily Mail
She's making history as the first female Time Lord on the popular BBC One series.... read more
 
20. heinäkuuta 2018 13:16:00 Categories: Daily Mail

TfL Tube commuters throw their weight behind campaign telling passengers to 'look up' for people who need a seat 

Evening Standard
Londoners today threw their weight behind a new campaign asking Tube commuters to "look up" and offer their seat to passengers who may be in greater need. Tube announcements and messages on departure boards urging commuters to look out for people who may need to sit down have been introduced across the network this week. The scheme is being rolled out across the network starting with the Piccadilly and Jubilee lines and was set up by passenger Corry Shaw who is disabled and suffers from chronic pain. Many commuters told the Standard they thought the initiative was a good way of "raising awareness" and would help those who are "too polite to ask for a seat." Our customer @CorryShawComedy is disabled & lives with chronic pain. She needs a seat when travelling but struggles as people don't look up to see this. She asked us & @MayorofLondon to back her campaign. Now we have. #LookUp to see if someone needs your seat more pic.twitter.com/WYNVPYKH9N - Transport for London 🌈 (@TfL) July 18, 2018 Demaris, a 21-year-old student, said: "It's nice to have announcements to let people have a seat and it's good for tourists who might not understand. "I've seen a few badges and my mum has one. She only puts it on when it gets busy." While Tiffany Lo, 26, thought the announcements were good as "it will increase awareness." The 'look up' campaign runs alongside the 'Please Offer Me a Seat' badge initiative (Transport for London) "It's quite convenient for those with a badge as they might be embarrassed to ask for a seat. Sometimes when people are reading, they won't notice people with the badges. "At least the announcement will make them look around to see people with the badges." Tiffany Lo says the announcements will increase awareness Sixty-two-year-old Neil works in medical laboratory science and said that the announcements are "good for someone who is less able." He said: "A lot of people aren't bothered or are ignorant while a lot of people have no respect." But some passengers said it was sad to have to tell people that they should stand up for those in need. Kieran Collopy, 28, admitted that some times after a busy day at work people were less likely to give up their seats. Kieran Collopy says the announcements are good for those who are "too polite to ask" "After work people are less likely to do it but it is quite sad to have to announce it. I've seen people who are too polite to ask. I think it's more common for pregnant people to have people offer them seats. In a weird way, it's more accepted." Forty-three-year-old Sam Jeffrey said that it was "common courtesy" to give up your seat but that people can be rude. "Young kids often give up their seat which is surprising." Ms Shaw started the 'Look Up' petition after she was reduced to tears when fellow passengers refused to give her a seat when she asked while wearing a blue "Please Offer Me a Seat" badge. Over 30,000 Londoners have a blue badge which is for people with disabilities or invisible illnesses that need to sit down on their journey. Ms Shaw works in the comedy industry and sometimes commutes to work. She says there are often times where she has been unable to get a seat and she is forced to ask people to give up their place, which at times is difficult. She said: "When I'm in crippling pain, I can barely form a sentence, every time you're ignored, it makes it harder to ask each subsequent time. Other people can't ask because they can't speak or maybe English isn't their first language. "I know a lot of autistic travellers find it really hard to interact. So a lot of people can't ask. There are too many occasions for my liking where people are there and they choose to ignore you." Blue badge: Over 30,000 people have a blue badge in London (TfL) Ms Shaw says she knows of people who have given up using public transport because of the difficulties involved. "A woman told me that her and her husband no longer use public transport. Her husband is disabled but the stress became too much. They can still use it but choose not to due to the stress and panic caused. It's been shut off to them. And I completely understand that." She says that the response to the petition and then the campaign has been a shock. "It's been surprising. It's a pretty simple message and it's a backlash free message. There's not a lot you can push back on so I think it's resonated with everyone and I'm really glad it's moved quickly." "This is the first time I've ever really done anything active in the disabled community and I have had so much support including messages of support. It's been really nice and it's a very supportive community and I'm delighted to belong to this community.?... read more
 
20. heinäkuuta 2018 13:16:00 Categories: Evening Standard

The most and least polite towns revealed- where's yours on the list? 

House Beautiful (UK)
Is your town or city on the list?... read more
 
20. heinäkuuta 2018 13:15:33 Categories: House Beautiful (UK)

ASX notches up a positive week as Afterpay Touch rallies 

The Age
Afterpay Touch was the standout in Australian trading during the week, a five-day stretch where the ASX managed an overall gain.... read more
 
20. heinäkuuta 2018 13:15:00 Categories: The Age

Tesco is selling Pimm's ice lollies with alcohol - and they have only 32 calories 

Birmingham Mail
Pimm's new dreamy ice lollies are made using Pimm's No 1, lemonade, cucumber, strawberries and mint - how refreshing!... read more
 
20. heinäkuuta 2018 13:10:50 Categories: Birmingham Mail

Arnie will build on Ange platform: Cahill 

AAP
Retired Socceroo Tim Cahill believes new coach Graham Arnold will reward the kind of football they were playing under Ange Postecoglou with more goals.... read more
 
20. heinäkuuta 2018 13:10:00 Categories: AAP

Sanders, Ocasio-Cortez to rally Democrats in deep-red Kansas 

Associated Press
Two luminaries in the democratic socialist movement are descending on solidly Republican Kansas. Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders and New York congressional candidate Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez are taking their emboldened liberal message to an unlikely testing ground Friday ahead of next month's congressional primaries.... read more
 
20. heinäkuuta 2018 13:10:00 Categories: Associated Press

Edmonds in war of words over Lloyds ad 

Daily Mail
Rachel Riley, a co-host of Coundown, was targeted by Edmonds after she signed up for a Lloyds campaign, with partner Mental Health UK, to encourage people to speak about their mental health.... read more
 
20. heinäkuuta 2018 13:09:00 Categories: Daily Mail

Obama's words on identity politics better late than never 

Tribune Content Agency
"Democracy demands that we're able to also get inside the reality of people who are different than us, so we can understand their point of view. Maybe we can change their minds, maybe they'll change ours. " That was Barack Obama speaking in South Africa on the 100th anniversary of Nelson Mandela's birth.... read more
 
20. heinäkuuta 2018 13:01:00 Categories: Tribune Content Agency

A brief history of the s'more, America's favorite campfire snack 

Salon
This summer, 45 million pounds of marshmallows will be toasted over a fire in America. ... read more
 
20. heinäkuuta 2018 13:00:11 Categories: Salon

Student suspended over 'politically incorrect' party dies 

9News.com.au
Andrew Stanham and fellow CSU classmates made national headlines when they wore concentration camp and KKK costumes at a local pub.... read more
 
20. heinäkuuta 2018 13:00:00 Categories: 9News.com.au

County councillor held over racist posts calling Diane Abbott a 'monkey' 

Daily Mail
Richard Alderman, the Oakham South West ward councillor, called Dianne Abbott a monkey in one of a series of racist and offensive posts. In another he called for Theresa May to be 'hanged for treason'.... read more
 
20. heinäkuuta 2018 13:00:00 Categories: Daily Mail

12 simple superfood swaps even lazy cooks can make 

My Recipes
Kimberly Holland... read more
 
20. heinäkuuta 2018 13:00:00 Categories: My Recipes

Children used as spies in covert action against gangs: Today's front pages 

Press Association
A variety of stories lead the headlines on Friday.... read more
 
20. heinäkuuta 2018 13:00:00 Categories: Press Association

Tabcorp folds on UK gaming venture with News Corp 

Sydney Morning Herald
Australian gaming giant Tabcorp will pay $71 million to Rupert Murdoch's News Corporation to shut down the gambling site Sun Bets.... read more
 
20. heinäkuuta 2018 13:00:00 Categories: Sydney Morning Herald

Aaron Paul's 5-month-old daughter dresses in mini version of his breaking bad character 

People
Aaron Paul's Daughter Dresses as Breaking Bad's Jesse at Comic-Con 2018... read more
 
20. heinäkuuta 2018 13:00:00 Categories: People

Teen's cancer found after watching The Doctors 

The Doctors
After watching an episode of The Doctors, Michelle made a shocking discovery about the health of her 15-year-old daughter Abby.... read more
 
20. heinäkuuta 2018 13:00:00 Categories: The Doctors

British Open Round 2 live blog: The latest action from Carnoustie 

Golfweek
A second-round live blog of the 2018 British Open at Carnoustie.... read more
 
20. heinäkuuta 2018 12:57:05 Categories: Golfweek

Liverpool's £180m defensive revolution was predicted by one fan 

Liverpool Echo
A tweet has gone viral after strange Liverpool prediction... read more
 
20. heinäkuuta 2018 12:55:52 Categories: Liverpool Echo
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