Facebook temporarily bans author after he calls Trump fans ‘nasty fascistic lot’

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Temporary ban of Kevin Sessums, well known for celebrity profiles and memoirs, is latest example of social media platforms censorship of journalists A journalist was temporarily banned from Facebook after a post in which he called Trump supporters a nasty fascistic lot, in the latest example of the social media platforms censorship of journalists. Facebook […]

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Why are white people expats when the rest of us are immigrants?

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Surely any person going to work outside their country is an expatriate? But no, the word exclusively applies to white people In the lexicon of human migration there are still hierarchical words, created with the purpose of putting white people above everyone else. One of those remnants is the word expat. What is an expat? […]

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Fire kills child in crowded mobile home amid California housing crisis

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A suspected candle or Christmas tree lights ignited a fast, ferocious conflagration that trapped the Flores family in their home in Escondido Mobile homes offer lower-income families respite from Californias housing crisis but a fatal fire has underscored their potential as death traps. A suspected candle or Christmas tree lights ignited a conflagration whose speed […]

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Guardian readers on their worst holidays: rats, sewage and lots of vomiting

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We asked for your worst holiday stories and you really came through, with a truly horrifying collection of vacation misery Following Guardian writers recalling 19lux: On a flight to Indonesia, the second the plane became airborne, hundreds of thousands of cockroaches swarmed out and over us. I was one of the fortunate ones, having decided […]

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Andy Murray knighted in New Year honours list rewarding UK sport stars

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Olympians and Paralympians make up 10% of 2017 list with Mo Farah also knighted and Jessica Ennis-Hill made a dame Britains sporting elite has been rewarded in a New Year honours list in which Rio Olympic medallists Andy Murray and Mo Farah are made knights and Katherine Grainger and Jessica Ennis-Hill become dames. Olympians and […]

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Jrgen Klopp finally gets a chance to face Pep Guardiola on level playing field | Andy Hunter

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Liverpools manager insists his focus is on Manchester Citys players not the man in the dugout as the old foes rekindle their Bundesliga rivalry Allianz Arena, April 2015, and at the end of Footage of Klopps wild, or just characteristic, reaction to Dortmunds victory in the 2015 German Cup semi-final went viral and encouraged the […]

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Jos Mourinho: Zlatan Ibrahimovic injury would be a disaster for United

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Jos Mourinho admits that losing Zlatan Ibrahimovic to a long-term injury would be disastrous but he has no plans to buy an experienced goalscorer as cover in January Jos Mourinho admits that losing Zlatan Ibrahimovic to a long-term injury would be a disaster, yet the Manchester United manager has no plans to buy an experienced […]

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