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The growing influence of the QAnon conspiracy theory – podcast
The Guardian US tech reporter Julia Carrie Wong discusses the rise of QAnon, a wide-ranging and baseless internet conspiracy theory that has been festering on the fringes of rightwing internet communities for years. In recent months its visibility has exploded amid the social unrest and uncertainty of the coronavirus pandemicThe Guardian US tech reporter Julia Carrie Wong talks to Anushka Asthana about the rise of QAnon, an online conspiracy theory. QAnon followers believe that the world is run by a secret cabal of Satan-worshipping Democrats and Hollywood celebrities who are engaged in wide-scale child trafficking, paedophilia and cannibalism.Despite there being no evidence to support any of the claims, the visibility of the movement has surged. In recent weeks, Donald Trump has praised QAnon followers, a QAnon-backing candidate has all but assured her election to Congress in November, and the #SaveTheChildren hashtag campaign has introduced QAnon to millions of potential new recruits. Julia discusses why the conspiracy theory is gaining traction, not just in the US but around the world, including in the UK. Continue reading...News, sport and opinion from the...
Jennifer Aniston and Tracee Ellis Ross dazzle at the Staples Center in LA during virtual Emmy Awards
The Emmys looked very different this year as nominees set up cameras in their homes to virtually attend the event amid the coronavirus pandemic.Home | Daily Mail Online
Emmy Awards: Jimmy Kimmel uses fake audience reactions for his opening monologue
While there was no live audience in place at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, Jimmy Kimmel threw fans for a surprise with his opening monologue.Home | Daily Mail Online
Whale swims free of crocodile-filled Australian river
A humpback whale has found its way back to sea weeks after it apparently got lost in a murky, crocodile-infested river in northern AustraliaThe Independent | News | UK and Worldwide...
Bahrain says it broke up militant attack plot in early 2020
Bahrain says it broke up a plot by militants backed by Iran earlier this year to launch attacks on diplomats and foreigners in the island nation home to the U.S. Navy’s 5th FleetThe Independent | News | UK and Worldwide...
Covid: UK at 'critical point' in pandemic, top scientists to warn
The government's most senior advisers are to hold a televised briefing later, as coronavirus cases surge.UK - BBC News
Jesse Lingard to Tottenham transfer hinges on Dele Alli exit
Tottenham have been linked with a surprise swoop for Jesse Lingard but Jose Mourinho already has several players in the same position but Dele Alli's future remains unclearMirror Online: The intelligent tabloid....
China sparks fury sending NINETEEN fighter jets towards Taiwan – ‘Don’t be a troublemaker!
TENSIONS between China and Taiwan heated up last week after Beijing sent nearly 20 military aircraft across the key ‘median line' boundary separating the two nations multiple times.UK News | World News | Breaking News and...
All the winners at The Emmys as Schitt's Creek dominates at the virtual ceremony
The 72nd Primetime Emmy Awards has had to go 'virtual' this year due to the coronavirus pandemic with the winners being presented at their homes or in social bubblesMirror Online: The intelligent tabloid....
Downing Street denies Boris went on secret Italy trip as UK second wave looms
Perugia San Francesco d'Assisi Airport released a gushing statement on September 17 claiming Boris Johnson had landed there "over the past few days" - though No10 claims this is "totally untrue"Mirror Online: The intelligent tabloid....
Jennifer Aniston stuns at Emmys 2020 after wearing 'other' mask with champagne
Jennifer Aniston is getting ready for the 72nd Primetime Emmy Awards in traditional fashion with a face mask and a glass of Champers as the ceremony comes to the stars' housesMirror Online: The intelligent tabloid....
Premier League star 'is gay but too scared to come out publicly'
In an open letter to Justin Fashanu's niece, the star described how living a secret life was having a 'massive impact' on his mental health.Home | Daily Mail Online
Emmy Awards 2020: Winner's announced on television's biggest night
The 66-year-old actress took home the very first award for her work on Schitt's Creek which was presented by Jennifer Aniston during the 72nd annual Primetime Emmy Awards on Sunday night.Home | Daily Mail Online
Man City fail in Kounde bid but Koulibaly remains top transfer target
Manchester City are desperate to sign a new defender in the transfer window with time running out and Sevilla star Jules Kounde is a back-up option to Kalidou KoulibalyMirror Online: The intelligent tabloid....
Five-minute blast from a LASER boosts women's libido
The study, which was reported in the Journal of Lasers in Medical Sciences, comes just months after scientists found more than a third of women in the UK were not interested in having sex.Home | Daily Mail Online
Dad of five girls ‘sliced open pregnant wife's stomach to check if baby was boy'
The parents of the woman, aged 35, claim her husband cut her open because he was desperate to have a son, leaving her in a critical conditionMirror Online: The intelligent tabloid....
Renters: Eviction cases resume after six-month ban
Tenants must be given six months' notice as courts in England and Wales start to hear the most serious cases.UK - BBC News
Tottenham fans want Dele Alli out as Paris St-Germain ramp up interest
Dele Alli has been linked with a move away from Tottenham and Paris St-Germain could be a potential destination this transfer window with Jose Mourinho running out of patienceMirror Online: The intelligent tabloid....
Games Inbox: PS5 pre-order hopes, Spider-Man: Miles Morales on PS4, and Super Mario Galaxy rocks
The Monday Inbox is curious to see if the Xbox Series X/S pre-order will be run better than Sony’s, as one reader successfully secures a PS5 pre-order.Metro.co.uk: News, Sport, Showbiz,...
Australian chemical weapons expert and British colleague die in explosion in the Solomon Islands
Australian Trent Lee and Briton Luke Atkinson died in a rented apartment in Honiora, the nation's capital, between 7.30pm and 8pm on Sunday night, their aid agency has confirmed.Home | Daily Mail Online
Emmys 2020: Jameela Jamil relaxes in pyjamas and a sequin dressing gown ahead of virtual awards
The actress, 34, was able to rock a more casual look for Sunday night's 72nd Emmys as she relaxed ahead of the virtual awards at home in her white pyjamas.Home | Daily Mail Online
A second lockdown is imminent – this is how opinion journalism will hold the government to account
<p>With the absence of good judgement from our leaders, we need to remain just as vigilant as we were earlier this year, writes Kuba Shand-Baptiste</p>The Independent | News | UK and Worldwide...
AP sources: Woman accused of sending ricin letter arrested
A woman suspected of sending an envelope containing the poison ricin, which was addressed to White House, has been arrested at the New York-Canada borderThe Independent | News | UK and Worldwide...
The Latest: No red carpet as Emmy venue sits eerily empty
It’s eerily empty both outside and inside the Staples Center in Los Angeles during the run-up to an Emmy Awards unlike any otherThe Independent | News | UK and Worldwide...
'Quite a year': couples on being separated by the Covid pandemic
Guardian readers tell their stories of being kept apart by illness, work and closed bordersCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe coronavirus pandemic has lead to airport closures, cancelled flights, and some countries not allowing citizens to leave.For couples used to being apart for short periods the restrictions have meant being apart for much longer. For those from different countries, they may have had to choose between visiting or caring for family and being together. Some have been kept apart by illness or essential work. Continue reading...News, sport and opinion from the...
Emmys 2020: TV's biggest night of the year goes virtual – live
An unusual year has led to an unusual format for the glossy awards ceremony with stars from Succession, Watchmen and Schitt’s Creek battling it out from home 12.43am BST So given the staggering amount of Emmys given out each year (pretty much everyone in LA has at least two of ‘em by now), earlier this week saw the Creative Arts Emmys, which are handed out to some of the other categories not deemed important enough for the main show. 12.39am BST As mentioned, it’s going to be a weird night. Hazmat suits, rumours of triggered boxes (with Emmys maybe flying out for winners), designer pyjamas, just ... weird.Here’s a bit more on what to expect: Related: Hazmat tuxedos and video calls to feature at first all-virtual Emmys Continue reading...News, sport and opinion from the...
Downing Street forced to deny Italian newspaper's claims Boris Johnson enjoyed jaunt to Perugia
Italian newspaper La Repubblica cites an official statement from the Umbrian airport dated September 17 which says that Mr Johnson travelled through 'in the last few days.'Home | Daily Mail Online
Mother who says toxic air killed her daughter fears measures will make pollution WORSE
A mother who says her daughter was killed by lethal levels of air pollution has called on the Transport Secretary to ban eco-obsessed councils from closing roads.Home | Daily Mail Online
DOMINIC LAWSON: Yes, these Covid-19 curbs seem arbitrary, but they may just SAVE the economy
DOMINIC LAWSON: Yesterday, on The Andrew Marr Show, the Health Secretary, Matt Hancock, said unhesitatingly that he would report a neighbour who was breaking this rule.Home | Daily Mail Online
Model, 26, who lost eight stone to be crowned Miss GB says NOT 'fat-shaming' to call people 'obese'
Jen Atkin, 26, used to weigh in at 18 stone before she decided to heed messages such as 'burn those calories.'Home | Daily Mail Online
Lady Gaga 'hated' being a famous pop star and had 'suicidal thoughts' every day
Lady Gaga has opened up about the effects of fame on her life and how being in the spotlight was difficult to handle as she struggled with her mental healthMirror Online: The intelligent tabloid....
CHRISTOPHER STEVENS: How frightfully sad that no one can do a clipped accent any more
CHRISTOPHER STEVENS: Did the telly executives actually understand what they were commissioning when they signed up for their wartime costume drama The Singapore Grip (ITV)?Home | Daily Mail Online
Controversial 'self-identity' gender plan set to be axed after government U-turn on policy
Plans to allow people to change the gender on their birth certificate without a medical diagnosis have been dropped, with the government saying the current legislation is 'sufficient'.Home | Daily Mail Online
Clubs may turn their back on the FA Cup due to rising Covid-19 infections
EXCLUSIVE BY MATT HUGES: Sportsmail has learned that five clubs have withdrawn from the competition due to virus issues ahead of the first qualifying round, which begins tomorrow.Home | Daily Mail Online
UK banks accused of facilitating fraudsters and criminals after financial documents leaked
<p>‘The leak shows how UK banks continually fail to address suspicious activity and instead offered their services to those with money to hide’, anti-corruption group says</p>The Independent | News | UK and Worldwide...
ANDREW PIERCE: How Tory jail cuts hacked off David Cameron's top aide
ANDREW PIERCE:The ex-News of the World editor, who was jailed for 18 months in 2014 has discussed the experience in an interview with the Crisis What Crisis? podcastHome | Daily Mail Online
Prince Charles makes emotional plea for huge cause – ‘Best of British community spirit!’
PRINCE Charles has delivered a touching message in support of Macmillan Cancer Support, encouraging Britons to "raise a cuppa" for charity.UK News | World News | Breaking News and...
Former head of the Supreme Court Baroness Hale says Parliament 'surrendered' its powers
Baroness Brenda Hale criticised the 'sweeping' powers being enforced on the British public without the scrutiny of Parliament and called for a 'properly functioning constitution'.Home | Daily Mail Online
Prince Charles issues grave warning about looming ‘catastrophe’ set to ‘dwarf’ coronavirus
PRINCE CHARLES has warned the impact of climate change will "dwarf" coronavirus, and called for "swift" action.UK News | World News | Breaking News and...
Covid: Welsh universities set for 'different' freshers' week
New students will have a "very different" experience when universities in Wales return this month.UK - BBC News
Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump celebrate Rosh Hashanah with an outdoor service
Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump continued their stay with his family in Long Branch, New Jersey, on Sunday to attend an outdoor service celebrating Rosh HashanahHome | Daily Mail Online