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Instagram ‘Type Mode’ lets you post Stories using words instead of pictures

Now you’ll be able to get poetic on Instagram (Picture: Instagram) Your grandparents probably thought that a picture was worth a thousand words. But they weren’t bombarded with millions of their mates’ selfies every bloody second of the day. Triplets separated at birth for nature v nurture debate ends in anger and sadness Now Instagram has offered you a respite ...

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Facebook accused of bullying people who try to stop using their accounts

It’s feared social networking is bad for people’s mental health (Picture: Getty) Facebook has been slammed for sending people ‘aggressive’ emails when they stop using their accounts. One million people recently abandoned the social network, sparking claims that a backlash against Zuckerberg’s all-pervasive advertising empire is in the offing. Triplets separated at birth for nature v nurture debate ends in ...

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Theresa May Will Present China's President Xi Jinping With Box Set Of BBC's Blue Planet II

Theresa May will give China’s President Xi Jinping a box set of the BBC’s Blue Planet II series, specially signed by Sir David Attenborough. Downing Street revealed the Prime Ministerial gift ahead of a meeting between the two leaders in Beijing on Thursday. The marine wildlife series was such a huge success in China that it pulled in 80 million ...

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May Warns EU Migrants Coming To UK After Brexit: Don't Expect Full Citizens’ Rights

Theresa May has signalled that new EU migrants coming to the UK after Brexit should not expect to be granted full citizens’ rights. The Prime Minister said those who arrived after March 2019 would have to be treated differently from their predecessors “because they will be coming to a UK that they know will be outside the EU”. May has ...

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A 'Devastating' Synthetic Virus Could Be The Solution To Superbugs

A man-made “virus” that obliterates bacteria upon impact could help us turn the tide in the ongoing battle against superbugs, say scientists. The microscopic molecule, looks like a normal virus but the way it behaves makes it unique. In a manner that can only be compared to a guided missile, the virus blasts through the cell wall of a germ. ...

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Super Blue Blood Moon: This Is How You Can See It From The UK Tonight

January might have taken forever to end, but we are going out with a bang as our celestial neighbours offer a rare treat – three lunar events in just one night. The last time we had Super Blue Blood Moon (supermoon, blood moon, and blue moon occurring simultaneously) was 152 years ago, on 31 March 1866, so it’s probably worth ...

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Super Blue Blood Moon: How to see the amazing eclipse Nasa describes as ‘extra special’

New Zealanders were among the first to see the moon rise today (Photo by Kerry Marshall/Getty Images) The moon will turn red this morning during an incredible eclipse that will be visible around the world. Nasa has dubbed the lunar blockbuster a ‘Super Blue Blood Moon’ and said the moon would appear large and ‘reddish’ as it passes through Earth’s ...

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Tory Minister Phillip Lee Says Leaked Brexit Analysis Raises 'Serious Question' Over Quitting EU

A Conservative minister has said there is a “serious question” over whether Britiain should quit the European Union after a leaked government analysis indicated the economy would be hit. Justice minister Phillip Lee said it was “time for evidence, not dogma, to show the way” over Brexit, and questioned whether a government should take a country down a path that ...

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London Has Already Reached Its Air Pollution Limit For 2018

London has now reached its annual air pollution limit less than a month into the new year. European Union rules – and UK law – state that monitoring stations are allowed to exceed hourly limits of 200 micrograms of NO2 [nitrogen dioxide] per cubic metre of air just 18 times in a year. Today, Brixton Road in Lambeth recorded its 18th ...

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Bitcoin and Ethereum prices both down after weekend highs

Bitcoin is suffering yet another dip (Getty Images) Bitcoin and Ethereum both enjoyed encouraging weekends, but have suffered significant dips in value on Monday. There was a major cyberattack against Japanese cryptocurrency exchange Coincheck last week, but both Bitcoin and Ethereum appeared to have avoided any negative impact with their prices rising over the weekend. Ripple price rally as XRP to ...

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