food
Aldi Promises Never to Sell US Chlorinated Chicken Products

People power would appear to be working for once, as the supermarkets are now lining up to promise they won't sell terrible imported American meats regardless of what the government says or allows. Read More >>

year in review
The 9 Best (and 7 Worst) Movies of 2019

So many movies are just “fine”. Movies you sit down, watch, enjoy and subsequently forget about. You don’t hate them, you don’t love them, they’re just okay. That’s the majority of movies. These are not those movies. Read More >>

movies
The 12 Best (and 4 Worst) Movie Moments of 2019

So many great (and occasionally terrible) movies came out this year, but within the genre films of 2019, there were individual moments that delighted or disappointed us. Allow us to share them with you. Read More >>

huawei
Google Might Soon Let Huawei Use its Services Again

Google apps and the Play store might soon be returning to Huawei devices, according to a report from the New York Times. Read More >>

facebook
Report: UK and U.S. to Sign Treaty Forcing Platforms Like Facebook to Share Encrypted Chats With Police

The U.S. and UK governments are expected to sign a treaty in October that will force social media platforms based in either of the countries to “disclose encrypted messages from suspected terrorists, paedophiles and other serious criminals” to police in the other, according to The Times. Read More >>

movies
All the Movies You Should Give a Damn About in 2019

Last year was one of the biggest years ever at the box office, and 2019 looks like it could easily beat that record. Why? Well, you’ll see... Read More >>

movies
Jordan Peele’s Follow-Up to Get Out is Called Us and the Rumoured Cast Sounds Amazing

We don’t know what it’s about — but Jordan Peele’s follow-up to his Oscar-winning debut, Get Out, now has a title and a rumoured cast. Read More >>

law
Men Attempt to Trademark the N-Word and Swastika to Limit Their Profitability and Use

Two US men have come up with an idea that could stop hate groups profiting from their offensive merchandise — trademarking the N-word and the form of the Swastika. Your dad's going to have to have those tattoos removed. Read More >>

transport
Trump Might Add UK Airports to the Naughty Terrorist Laptop Ban List

That man in America who sets the day's news from Twitter in bed each morning has struck again, with the latest rumours from Trumpland suggesting that UK and European airports could join the ban on bringing laptops and tablets into the country on flights. Read More >>

britain
Even Weetabix Is Leaving The UK

In a devastating blow to the league of oldsters trying to bring back some sort of imaginary 'golden age' to the UK, British-as-fish-and-chips breakfast cereal Weetabix is jumping ship to the US. Read More >>

travel
US Immigration Might Want to See the Tweets of Potential Visitors

The US immigration people have added a really quite worrying new option to its list of data it asks entrants to the country to provide -- the social media account details of travellers. So be prepared to spend 36 hours in a little room being questioned by a humourless man with a non-ironic moustache if you've ever got Trump to RT a photo of a murderer. Read More >>

politics
Escaping Americans Crash Canadian Immigration Site

The Citizenship and Immigration Canada web portal is taking ages to load right now and was offline for large chunks of this morning, with the outage most likely to have been caused by anxious liberal Americans inadvertently DDoS-ing it by seeing if they're allowed to move there permanently this afternoon if they print out the forms and get a passport photo taken right away. Read More >>

politics
Sadiq Khan Rejects Trump’s Offer to Bend “No Muslims” Rule for Him

Donald Trump has extended a limp and lukewarm hand of welcome to new London mayor Sadiq Khan, suggesting that the presidential hopeful's plan to temporarily ban muslims from entering the US might be bent to allow Khan to pop over. Seeing as he's quite the important politician nowadays, so can presumably be trusted not to machine gun a shopping mall full of Americans then blow himself and attending medical services up as soon as he steps off the plane. Read More >>

travel
Flying to the US? You Need an e-Passport to Get in the Country

An extremely important change to US visa requirements came into effect at the beginning of last month, and it turns out that many holidaymakers -- myself included -- didn’t have a clue. As of April 1st, you’re not allowed to travel to the Land of Trump and... Glory if you don’t own an e-passport. Read More >>