British police have come under heavy criticism from MPs and journalists, who accuse them of using controversial laws to identify anonymous sources, despite such communications being ‘privileged’ and protected under common law.
A Manhattan judge has found an MSNBC personality and former CNBC television host guilty of scamming a Sotheby’s broker out of his million-dollar commission. The judge called the scam “dishonest” and “greedy.”
Men are the perpetrators of street harassment, but what happens when a white male walks down the street? What do people say who call out to him? In a new parody video, comedy site Funny or Die sought to find out.
San Francisco Giants fans celebrated the team’s World Series championship throughout the City by the Bay. The late-night festivities turned violent in some places, with three people injured and several arrests.
More Britons would vote for the Green Party than the Liberal Democrats, a new YouGov poll has shown. The result has intensified calls for the environmentalist party to be included in TV debates ahead of next year’s general election.
A group of 25 people in Minnesota allegedly engaged in a conspiracy to cash counterfeit checks using bank information taken from Instagram photos with the hashtag #myfirstpaycheck, among other methods, federal prosecutors said.
According to research published on Thursday, Brits are more likely to be grumps because they possess a “short form” version of a gene that produces serotonin – the neurochemical which controls happiness levels in the brain.
A new app designed to notify Twitter users if people they follow appear to be suicidal was launched on Wednesday by the UK based charity Samaritans, to address the growing number of people self-harming as a result of abuse online.
The headless horsemen was once enough to capture imaginations on Halloween. But with real life monsters filling the popular imagination more than tales of lore, some have thrown taste out the window by dressing as ISIS militants for All Hallows' Eve.
Scientists have successfully revived a 700-year-old virus that was frozen within ancient caribou feces, using it to infect a modern-day plant. The development raises the possibility that global warming could resurrect other infectious viruses.