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They're just a few of the suggestions being bandied around online following reports that Facebook plans to rebrand itself with a new group name. "Meta" was one of the more sober trending suggestions, referring to Facebook's reported desire to assume a name that focuses on the metaverse, a virtual environment where users can hang out. "It would be awesome if Facebook changes its name to Ye," he said.
Councils face call to prioritise gang victims for rehousing. FoI research finds threats or links to crime put 26,500 people at risk of homelessness in England and Wales
Jeff Fortenberry denies lying to FBI about illegal campaign donations
LONDON (Reuters) -The UK aviation regulator said Britain's biggest airport Heathrow will not be permitted to raise passenger charges by as much as it had wanted, but airlines opposed the scale of the hike as the hub and carriers battle to recover pandemic-linked losses. COVID-19 has restricted flying for more than 18 months, placing huge financial strains on Heathrow and airlines like its biggest user, British Airways, and putting airport charges at the centre of a bitter row. Airlines on Tuesday criticised the UK's Civil Aviation Authority's (CAA) initial proposals for Heathrow to be allowed to charge as much as 50% more per passenger over the 2022-2027 period.
Army veteran Dennis Hutchings died in Belfast on Monday after contracting Covid-19 while he was on trial over a 1974 Troubles shooting.
Progressive prosecutors around the country are increasingly declaring they just won’t enforce some GOP-backed state laws
Mary Berry was made a Dame Commander by the Prince of Wales for a lifetime of cooking, writing and baking. The leading cookery writer and broadcaster has published more than 50 books during a career spanning more than five decades and will be honoured during a Windsor Castle investiture ceremony.
Alonso and Vettel have six F1 titles between them, but none were won with the Italian team
A welcome ceremony for the Olympic flame was held in Beijing on Wednesday after it arrived in the Chinese capital from Greece ahead of the 2022 Winter Games. While the flame will be put on display over the next few months, organisers said a three-day torch relay is scheduled to start on February 2nd with around 1,200 torchbearers in Beijing and two nearby venue cities before the Games begin on February 4.
‘I was just breathing very hard, shaking, begging the dispatcher to please get his cops here, please,’ says traumatised mother Keane Winchester
Jodie Whittaker said she was "crying her eyes out" during her final days on the Doctor Who set. Showrunner Chris Chibnall is also set to leave the programme and will be replaced by Russell T Davies, who was behind the show's revival in 2005.
A sheriff’s deputy rescued a three-year-old boy from a burning house in Palm Coast, Florida, on October 17.Deputy Marcus Dawson arrived at the scene of the fire, and while checking out the perimeter he noticed movement from inside the building, the Flagler County Sheriff’s Office said.Upon further inspection, he found a little boy hiding from the smoke under a blanket, watching cartoons on a phone.The sheriff’s office said the father of the boy had gone to pick up dinner and left the child at home with an older sibling, before the fire ignited in the kitchen.The youngster immediately received medical attention, and all three residents of the home were safe. Credit: Flagler County Sheriff’s Office via Storyful
Mount Aso volcano spews a giant column of ash thousands of metres into the sky, after the late-morning eruption in southwest Japan. The active volcano ejected hot gas and ash as high as 3,500 metres (11,500 feet), and sent stones tumbling down its grassy slopes.
James Craig’s walking aid was auctioned just weeks after Michael Collins’ stick sold for more than £50,000.
Households are being offered £5,000 grants to replace gas boilers with environmentally friendly heat pumps.
The BT-owned network said the number of customers reporting scams has fallen by 85% since its new anti-spam filter was introduced.
Emily Ferlazzo’s husband has been charged with first-degree murder
Queen Elizabeth II turned down a prize celebrating the elderly, assessing that at 95 she did not meet the criteria, The Oldie magazine said Tuesday.
It is the highest figure for daily reported deaths since March 9. A further 223 people had died within 28 days of testing positive for Covid-19 on Tuesday which brought the UK total to 138,629. Separate figures published by the Office for National Statistics show there have now been 164,000 deaths registered in the UK where Covid-19 has been mentioned on the death certificate.
The PM will say the package of 18 new deals will create 30,000 new jobs across the country.