SnapChat shares plummet after Rihanna’s Domestic Violence Backlash.

  2018 is proving to be a tough year for the social media app SnapChat, whose shares took a direct hit, after Kylie Jenner tweeted about no longer using the platform, last month. The app’s recent update also proved to be unpopular and resulted in a mini uproar from users, around its new layout and…

Leon Briggs death: No charge for Bedfordshire Police officer

There is no "realistic prospect" of convicting one Bedfordshire Police officer following the death of a man in custody, the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) said. Leon Briggs, 39, died in hospital on 4 November 2013 after becoming ill at Luton police station. However, the CPS is still considering charges against four other officers and a…

Meet Pauline Pearce, London riot hero turned Mayoral candidate

Pauline Pearce, Hackney Liberal Democrat’s mayoral candidate, who rose to fame for single-handedly fighting off looters during the London riots. “One thing you learn with Pauline – you always run on her time.” These are the words of Ben Mathias, chair and campaign manager for Hackney Liberal Democrats, who eagerly makes small talk during our…

Viola Davis and Lupita Nyong’o team up for new film

ACADEMY-AWARD winners Viola Davis and Lupita Nyong'o will be starring together in a new feature film, entitled The Woman King TriStar Pictures has acquired worldwide rights to the film inspired by true events that took place in The Kingdom of Dahomey, one of the most powerful West African states in the 18th and 19th centuries.…

Marvel’s ‘Black Panther’ Tops $800M Worldwide

Black Panther earned $6.6 million on its 14th-day of domestic theatrical release, bringing its North American box office total to just under $435.4m. That puts it above E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial ($435.1m, counting reissues) and just below Shrek 2 ($441m in 2004) among unadjusted domestic champions. By the way, the Ryan Coogler film’s 14-day total is…
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