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British Zoos Have Raised More Than £80,000 Hosting Pokémon Go Nights

Money raised from catching pocket monsters is helping zoos save real animals.

Chris Stokel-Walker • 2 years ago

Five Foreign Diplomats Left Britain Last Year After Allegedly Committing Serious Crimes

An individual connected to the Mexican embassy was accused of two child sexual offences, while others from Gabon and Saudi Arabia's diplomatic missions faced allegations of actual bodily harm and human trafficking.

Chris Stokel-Walker • 2 years ago

Police Are Investigating A Record Number Of Threats Against MPs

Forces across the country launched 28 investigations in the first six months of 2016 –significantly more than any other year since at least 2010, figures obtained by BuzzFeed News reveal.

Chris Stokel-Walker • 3 years ago

15 Street Food Places You Must Try In The North-East

Because the best food isn't always fine china and tablecloths.

Chris Stokel-Walker • 3 years ago
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Chris Stokel-Walker • 3 years ago

Local Councils Are Selling Toilets And Canoes On eBay To Make Up For Government Cuts

A Freedom of Information request by BuzzFeed News revealed the surprising items listed on the online auction site as councils respond to the cuts.

Chris Stokel-Walker • 3 years ago
Chris Stokel-Walker • 3 years ago

How A Teenager Came Within Hours Of Carrying Out A College Massacre

Liam Lyburd, from Newcastle, was today sentenced to life in prison for buying a gun, gas canisters, and pipe bomb materials from the Dark Web with intent to shoot students at his former college. BuzzFeed News follows the trail and asks whether someone in future might succeed where he failed.

Patrick Smith • 3 years ago
Chris Stokel-Walker • 3 years ago

25 Things Everyone Must Eat In The North East

You may want to walk between these places to exercise off the calories.

Chris Stokel-Walker • 3 years ago

Geordies: Can We Guess Your Age?

Tell us how much you paid for the Metro, we'll tell your age.

Chris Stokel-Walker • 4 years ago
Chris Stokel-Walker • 4 years ago
Chris Stokel-Walker • 4 years ago
Chris Stokel-Walker • 4 years ago

18 Things To Do In The North East Before You Die

Whatever the weather, there's something fun to do.

Chris Stokel-Walker • 4 years ago

Which Party's Voters Believe The Weirdest Things?

Like which political tribe thinks we're most likely to be destroyed by zombies?

Chris Stokel-Walker • 4 years ago

Inside One Man's Obsessive Quest To Be The First To Declare The Election Results

Sunderland council goes to extraordinary lengths to announce its general election results first. But how does the well-oiled machine work? And why bother?

Chris Stokel-Walker • 4 years ago

A Brief Chat With The Teenager Who Dropped His Trousers In Front Of Nick Clegg

Will Carrie tells BuzzFeed News he didn't mean to self-keg in front of the Deputy Prime Minister. The election is nearly over.

Chris Stokel-Walker • 4 years ago