Leah Palmer was a high-flying fashionista with a jet-setting lifestyle and a host of admirers on social media. But her entire existence was a fraud – a multi-year hoax that depended on stealing someone else’s life. BuzzFeed News tells the extraordinary story.
“Which bathroom do you use?” Via BBC Free Speech.
The girl, from Croydon in South London, pleaded guilty to assault after a video of her punching a “vulnerable” boy was viewed almost three million times on Facebook.
Des tweets violents, supprimés depuis, ont été envoyés depuis un compte qui se faisait passer pour une féministe. Leur particularité? L’auteur avait payé pour que ses messages soient plus vus.
The abusive messages were sent out from an account posing as the feminist writer and activist Caitlin Roper, before being deleted. But questions remain over how such promoted tweets are able to be sent.
You’ve apparently been saying parmesan wrong your entire life.
“I’m only a dickhead for the first three years you know me. After that I’m a total sweetheart.” Update: It was definitely a real advert and he got 150 applications.
It was an insanely ambitious, hugely risky, budget-breaking spectacle like nothing British television had ever seen before. Now, 25 years after its debut, the show’s creators tell BuzzFeed News how they made an accidental masterpiece.
Won’t someone think of the children?
Winnie Blagden, from Sheffield, turns 100 at the end of the month but has lost contact with the outside world. Now, after an appeal from BBC Radio Sheffield, cards and presents are flooding in.
Things are getting weird.
Not everyone is pleased with the prospect of another Conservative government.
The shadow foreign secretary may be gone, but we still have the memories.
The video, which was uploaded to Facebook and has been viewed more than a million times, was filmed by an onlooker inspired by the protests of Ferguson and Baltimore.
Joy Lofthouse, one of the few surviving women to have flown a Spitfire during World War II, took the skies in the famous plane 70 years on and said the whole thing was “lovely”. Via BBC Radio 5 Live.
And the rest of the BBC’s election coverage, but we know what really matters.
It’s you versus this wildly inaccurate age-guessing robot.
Great efforts all round, but don’t give up the day job. Via Brumvotes.co.uk.
Mrs T the tortoise has had a new lease of life after a rat chewed off her two front legs, thanks to the wheels from a toy plane.
Christian Trouesdale helped a 95-year-old shopper to get home. He told BuzzFeed News: “It’s just the way I’ve been brought up.”