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Oct 31, 2022 9 tweets 3 min read
A family of eight have been forced to split up and live in two single rooms on opposite sides of a dual carriageway 🏘

Let's find out more👇 Husband and Wife Rebecca and Yassin had to leave their privately rented home with their six children in June.

One month later after leaving their Birmingham home, they ended up living between two different council houses on different sides of the A45 🛣
Oct 31, 2022 10 tweets 3 min read
Scientists have long debated whether Mars was once home to a large body of water.

Now, however, they’ve actually found proof of an ancient ocean on the red planet.

Let's look into it 👇 Using topography data, researchers have found clear evidence of a 3.5 billion-year-old shoreline around 900 meters thick, which covered thousands of square kilometers 📏
Oct 30, 2022 11 tweets 3 min read
A woman has smashed through a ‘triple-glazed glass ceiling’ to become the UK’s first black and blind barrister.

Here's her remarkable story 👇🏿 Jessikah Inaba, 23, qualified last week after studying for five years at the University of Law in London.

She managed to complete her studies after translating all her learning materials into braille with the help of her friends and tutors to fill in the gaps.
Oct 30, 2022 11 tweets 3 min read
🗣️ 'You walk down the road and you can see a clear divide. There is them and then there’s us. Gentrification is isolating and excluding.'

This is how a mum, who has lived and worked in Brixton for 13 years, feels about the gentrification of the area.

👇 She told Metro:

🗣️'Brixton has turned into a commuter space – it used to feel like a community but it no longer feels like it’s designed for families.'
Oct 30, 2022 7 tweets 2 min read
BREAKING: A man has attacked a migrant centre with petrol bombs before killing himself. According to witnesses, the man threw petrol bombs with fireworks attached at a new British immigration border force centre in the southern English port of Dover and then killed himself.
Oct 30, 2022 12 tweets 3 min read
Football clubs need to be ‘shining a light’ on their black pioneering players, with more research done to ensure players’ stories aren’t lost forever 💡⚽️

Let's dive in 👇 Arthur Wharton, the first black professional footballer, and Luther Blissett, the first black player to score a hat-trick for England, are some of the ex-players that have been widely celebrated in recent weeks 👏
Oct 29, 2022 13 tweets 3 min read
BREAKING: At least 59 people have been killed and 150 injured after a stampede of Halloween partiers in the South Korean capital of Seoul, local officials say. As many as 81 people were reported to be having ‘breathing problems’ after thousands of party-goers pushed through a street in the Itaewon leisure district.

About 50 people are thought to have gone into cardiac arrest, news agency Yonhap reported. Image
Oct 29, 2022 12 tweets 4 min read
Britain’s first black police officer has spoken about the loneliness he felt as he faced untold racism and abuse in the force, and still feels like it isn’t taken seriously to this day.

Let's take a look into it ⬇️ 77-year-old Norwell Roberts was an officer for 30 years, and was the first post-war black police officer in the Met Police.

He went on to achieve one of the highest awards an officer can gain and was given the Queen’s Police Medal just a year before he ended his service.
Oct 27, 2022 8 tweets 3 min read
BREAKING: Climate activists have targeted Dutch painter Johannes Vermeer’s famed ‘Girl with a Pearl Earring’ at a museum in The Hague. Dutch news agency ANP reported the artwork was not believed to be damaged after activists tried to glue themselves to the famous painting. Image
Oct 27, 2022 10 tweets 3 min read
BREAKING: Prince Harry has revealed the name of his bombshell memoir set to come out in January next year: Spare. The book is being billed by Penguin Random House as an account told with ‘raw, unflinching honesty’ and filled with ‘insight, revelation, self-examination, and hard-won wisdom about the eternal power of love over grief.’
Oct 26, 2022 9 tweets 3 min read
The crypto world is abuzz with excitement after Rishi Sunak was appointed Prime Minister yesterday 🤝

Let's find out why everyone is so hyped 👇 In the past, Sunak has gone on record to say that he wants Britain to be a ‘global hub’ for cryptocurrency🪙 Photography credit: Getty Images
Oct 26, 2022 7 tweets 2 min read
BREAKING: Ford to cease production of the Ford Fiesta - one of the UK’s most popular cars. By the end of June next year, no more Fiestas will be produced in the manufacturer’s factory in Cologne, Germany ❌🇩🇪
Oct 26, 2022 8 tweets 2 min read
Bristol University has told students who are struggling with the cost of living to go to the campus library to stay warm 🤯

Let's get into this 👇 Bristol University and its student union told struggling undergraduates paying out £9,250 a year, they can stay in study and social spaces which will offer ‘free tea and coffee.’ 🙄 Photography credit: Getty Images
Oct 25, 2022 10 tweets 3 min read
NASA has organised a first-of-its-kind panel to study ‘unidentified aerial phenomena’ (UAPs), or as we know them, UFOs 🛸

Let's get into it 👇 On Monday, the space agency announced the panel of 16 experts from scientific fields ranging from physics to astrobiology🥼

The group will focus its inquiry entirely on unclassified sightings and other data collected from civilian government and commercial sectors 🔭
Oct 25, 2022 7 tweets 2 min read
If you're regular in the wine aisle at Waitrose you may have spotted a particular tipple missing from the shelves 👀

Let's have a look at what's going on 👇 That's right, Phillip Schofield’s wine has been dropped from Waitrose 🍷 Photography credit: Getty I...
Oct 25, 2022 12 tweets 4 min read
Keir Starmer believes he's ready to become PM – and says Bear the family hamster could join him

The shy furball, whose existence can be revealed for the first time, was unavailable for a photo shoot and is understood to be staying away from Starmers’ cat The leader of the opposition explained a ‘tough decision’ will have to be made on whether to keep Bear in Kentish Town if they move into Downing Street 🐹🚗
Oct 25, 2022 12 tweets 3 min read
BREAKING: Peter Tatchell has been arrested in Qatar after staging the first-ever public LGBTQ+ protest in any gulf state. It comes as the Middle-Eastern country is set to host the World Cup later this year. Photography credit: Getty Images
Oct 24, 2022 11 tweets 3 min read
Mr Sunak will walk into Number 10 for the first time as PM today after he defeated Penny Mordaunt in the leadership contest.

We asked the experts what kind of leadership style they predict from him 👇 Sunak becomes the third Prime Minister in four months, after Boris Johnson resigned, and Liz Truss was the shortest-ever leader, spending just 44 days in office.

Leadership expert, David Craig White, said he believes Rishi has the leadership attributes to take on the job as PM. Image
Oct 24, 2022 9 tweets 3 min read
BREAKING: Rishi Sunak will become the UK's new Prime Minister after Penny Mordaunt drops out of the Conservative leadership race. Sunak was the only candidate still in the running to achieve 100 nominations from MPs after his remaining rival, the current Leader of the House, dropped out 👇
Oct 24, 2022 9 tweets 3 min read
BREAKING: King Charles’s waxwork at Madame Tussauds attacked with chocolate cake. Two supporters launched the sweet treat all over the waxworks in London.

A spokesperson from Just Stop Oil said:

🗣‘Two supporters of Just Stop Oil have covered Madame Tussauds waxwork model of King Charles III with chocolate cake at the waxworks museum.'
Oct 23, 2022 9 tweets 3 min read
BREAKING: It's been reported Boris Johnson has pulled out of the Tory leadership contest, despite never confirming he was running. According to The Times, he said:

🗣 'I believe I am well placed to deliver a Conservative election victory in 2024.'