March 2018

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Chicken chaos as KFC closes outlets

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media caption“Angry, sad, disappointed and hungry”: We talk to KFC customers KFC has closed more than half of its 900 UK outlets after delivery problems meant they ran out of chicken. Last week, the fried chicken chain switched its delivery contract to DHL, which blamed “operational issues” for

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Facebook bans Britain First pages

Facebook says the decision to remove the pages was made after Britain First had ignored a final warning about the posting of material that broke its community standards. The group will not be allowed to set up a replacement page. It is understood that Facebook judged the videos and photos to be designed to incite

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Physicist Stephen Hawking Dies Aged 76

Professor Stephen Hawking, widely regarded as the greatest physicist of our times died peacefully on Wednesday 14 March, his family told the media. He was 76. Hawking made his mark in the physics world with his work on black holes and the origins of the universe, which greatly expanded our understanding of the Big Bang. Features of

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MTV, BET, Nickelodeon, & More Went Quiet For 17 Minutes Today

At 10 a.m. EST, all of Viacom‘s channels suspended programming during the 17 minutes of silence remembering those lost in the Parkland shooting one month ago. During that time, MTV also handed over control of its social media pages to participating students; the network will also cover the March For Our Lives rally on March

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MTV, BET, Nickelodeon, & More Went Quiet For 17 Minutes Today

At 10 a.m. EST, all of Viacom‘s channels suspended programming during the 17 minutes of silence remembering those lost in the Parkland shooting one month ago. During that time, MTV also handed over control of its social media pages to participating students; the network will also cover the March For Our Lives rally on March

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Life As An American Punk Band in China

1970s punk rock was all about stickin’ it to the man. Rules were made to be broken, and guitars were made to be played badly. China came late to the punk game, in part because the culture puts great reverence on traditional music, and in perhaps greater part because the government does all it can