What’s Nick Mallett Got To Do With It? – The South African Press Code emphasises that the media shall “take care to report news truthfully, accurately and fairly”. George Claassen asks if it was unfair to name Mallett at all in a case of alleged misconduct that clearly has no relevance to him? [n24]
Seth Rogen Responds To Underaged Kid Arrested For His Fake ‘McLovin’ ID – The iconic “McLovin” fake ID, cheesy rainbow and all, got a kid arrested. [mash]
Trump Rages At Pelosi, Mattis, And Communists During ‘Meltdown’ In White House Meeting – Democratic leaders ended the meeting because Trump, they said, “was just not relating to the reality of it.” [beast]
Trump Tweeted A Photo Attacking Nancy Pelosi. She Made It Her Twitter Cover Photo – House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday redirected an attack from President Donald Trump on Twitter, turning a photo he had tweeted of her during a contentious White House meeting with the caption “Nervous Nancy’s unhinged meltdown!” into her Twitter cover shot. [cnn]
‘Don’t Be A Tough Guy, Don’t Be A Fool!’: Trump’s Threatening Letter To Erdogan Released – Donald Trump warned Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan not to be “a tough guy” on the day his forces crossed the border into Syria. [ind]
Add This To Your List Of Best Picnic Spots In Cape Town – If you love a picnic but hate the fuss of preparing one, then there’s a spot in Cape Town that ticks all of the right boxes. [here]
Slowing Global Economy Is Biggest Risk To Slack’s Productivity Push – Sky’s Ian King examines why so many ‘new economy’ companies have encountered investor resistance so far this year. [sky]
French Government Resists Calls For School Trip Headscarf Ban – Far-right politician sparks outrage by telling Muslim woman to remove hers on trip to parliament. [guardian]
Nasa Unveils New Spacesuit For Next Moon Landing – The US space agency has unveiled the prototype for a new spacesuit that could be worn by the next astronauts on the Moon. [bbc]
Lengthy Load Shedding Could Finally ‘Junk’ South Africa – Eskom, which provides about 95% of the nation’s electricity, implemented power cuts on Wednesday amid maintenance problems. The rand weakened as investors fretted about the effect on economic growth. [f24]
How The British Establishment Is Working To Keep Bahrain’s Ruling Family In Power – The British military and intelligence establishment is playing a key role in fortifying the repressive regime in Bahrain, it can be revealed. [mav]
China’s Helicopter Prototype Looks Like A UFO – China has been unveiling a lot of new weaponry lately, but one of their latest reveals looks really, well, out of this world. [cnn]
Jeremy Clarkson, 59, Shows Off His Two Stone Weight Loss – As he cosies up to girlfriend Lisa Hogan, 46, at book launch. [dm]
Netflix Feels The Pressure As Competitors Circle – As the famed and admired early-mover in the high-quality streaming industry, Netflix has built a formidable business worth in the region of $125bn. In the past three months, it added 6.7million new subscribers, bringing its total userbase to 153million worldwide. [bbc]
Leonardo’s Vitruvian Man Can Go To The Louvre, Court Rules – Challenge by Italian heritage group threatened to disrupt deal with Paris museum. [guardian]
Pioneers In Fight Against Poverty Win 2019 Nobel Economics Prize – Economists Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer won the 2019 Nobel Economics Prize for their work in fighting global poverty, the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences said on Monday. [cnbc]
A Simple Guide To Choosing The Right Sunscreen – Sun exposure is responsible for more than 80% of visible ageing. So, if you don’t already have a sunscreen you love, now is the time to find one. [here]
Jonah Hill Passes On Role In ‘The Batman’ – After being offered a role in “The Batman,” Jonah Hill has moved on from the project. [variety]
George Clooney’s Sister-In-Law Jailed In Singapore For Drunk Driving – In 2013, Tala Alamuddin Le Tallec was fined S$3,000 (ZAR33,000) and given a two-year driving ban for drunk driving – but that did not stop the Singapore permanent resident from doing the same thing earlier this year. [st]
Atlantic Records UK President Ben Cook Steps Down Over ‘Offensive’ Run DMC Costume – On Tuesday, Cook admitted to dressing up as a member of Run DMC seven years ago, and announced his departure due to the “offensive” costume. [p6]
Brooke Morris: Body Found In Search For Missing Welsh Rugby Player – Detectives say formal identification has not taken place but Brooke Morris’ family have been informed. [sky]
Me By Elton John Review – Hilariously Self-Lacerating – A memoir that is racy, pacy and crammed with scurrilous anecdotes – what more could you ask from the rocket man? [guardian]
Kim Kardashian Is Seen Brushing Her Teeth In Her Mansion – For new image from her SKIMS line… as Sofia Richie also tries on the undergarments. [dm] No. Ways!
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