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Past articles by Sophie:

The Decline of UK Prisons, As Told by Its Corrections Officers

Prison officers who've worked through various decades since the 1970s talk about how UK prisons have changed over the past 50 years. → Read More

Current and Former Fugitives Talk About Being on the Run from Police

We spoke to a guy currently on the run, one who was caught and is currently in prison, and another who's now free, about hiding out from the law. → Read More

Action For Happiness Raise Over £22,000 In Crowdfunder To Make The World Happier And More Compassionate

A non-profit organisation helping people to live happier and more fulfilling lives has taken to Crowdfunder to secure over £22,000 of funding. Action for Happiness run community courses that → Read More

What Is The Robin Hood Tax?

Britain's shadow chancellor John McDonnell is set to to unveil the Labour Party's backing for the Financial Transaction Tax, more commonly known as the Robin Hood Tax. But what is it, and what does → Read More

7 Times Tesco Won The Internet

Every now and again, Tesco appear in headlines for all the right reasons. Their ingenious Twitter take-downs and brilliant humanitarian gestures are winning the hearts of shoppers everywhere, and → Read More

Rugby World Cup Fans Back Petition For ITV To Replace Paloma Faith's 'Excruciatingly Awful' Theme Music

A disgruntled rugby fan has started a petition calling for ITV to drop Paloma Faith's "excruciatingly awful" Rugby World Cup theme music. Jonathan Wilson took to to start the c → Read More

Facebook Went Down For About 10 Minutes And There Are Over 60,000 Distressing But Hilarious Tweets About It

Unless you've been living under a rock or actually have a life, you'll know that Facebook went down very briefly earlier. When the 'Sorry, something went wrong' warning box popped up, carnage ensu → Read More

Man Claims He's An Illegal Immigrant And Demands Police Send Him Back To Iran As He's 'Had Enough Of Manchester'

A man who claimed to have been living illegally in the UK for a decade presented himself to police on Monday and asked to be sent back to Iran. The Greater Manchester Police tweeted about the &quo → Read More

HIV-Positive British Tourist Kicked Out Of Cyprus Hotel After Medical Centre Warned Them Of His Condition

A man has reportedly been kicked out of his Cyprus hotel after the management were tipped off that he was HIV-positive by a medical centre. The unidentified British holidaymaker's fell over after → Read More

15 Happy Pigs Who Are Completely Untainted By #PigGate

Let's not forget the voiceless here... SEE ALSO: DRUGS, DEBAUCHERY AND BIZARRE RITUALS: Lord Ashcroft Takes Revenge On Cameron In Explosive Biography Of PM Charlie Brooker Swears He Didn' → Read More

JK Rowling Forced To Confirm That She Doesn't Condone Keeping Children Under Stairs

JK Rowling has taken to Twitter to insist that she doesn't condone children sleeping in under-stair cupboards, after learning of a Harry Potter-inspired interior trend. The outspoken author respond → Read More

Rainbow Doritos Are Introducing Children To 'The Joys Of Homosexuality', Says Conservative Writer Ed Straker

When Doritos launched their bag of rainbow chips in aid of a LGBTQ charity, the world collectively rejoiced. Of course, it was only a matter of time before someone tried to rain on their (pride) parad → Read More

John McDonnell Is Trolled With Fictitious Facts On #McDonnellFacts Hashtag

Jeremy Corbyn's new Shadow Chancellor, John McDonnel, has become the target of an unfortunate Twitter hashtag following his appearance on BBC1's Question Time. The now trending hashtag, #McDonnell → Read More

Estate Agent Paul Banning, Offers Free Housing To Homeless Ex-Service Personnel In Moving Facebook Post

An estate agent has taken to Facebook to offer 20 empty homes to homeless ex-service personnel in a bid to get them off the streets and help them turn their lives around. Paul Banning, owner of T → Read More

8 Deserving Women Jeb Bush Could Put On A $10 Dollar Bill Instead Of Margaret Thatcher

US Republican Presidential-hopeful Jeb Bush has said that Margaret Thatcher should have her face featured on the $10 note. He was among 10 other candidates vying for the Republican nomination f → Read More

Obama Tweets White House Dinner Invite To Ahmed Mohammed, The Boy Arrested For Homemade 'Bomb' Clock

Barack Obama has shown his support for Ahmed Mohamed, the 14-year-old Muslim boy who was arrested for making a clock that his teachers believed to be a bomb. The President tweeted an invite to din → Read More

Lost GoPro Found Two Years After Being Sent Into Space With Mesmerising Footage Of The Grand Canyon

A GoPro launched into space by a group of students has been found two years later by an Arizona hiker, still intact and packed with incredible footage of the earth from space. Stanford University → Read More

Bansky-Style Anti-War Posters Spotted Across London's Underground As Arms Exhibition Opens

Fake tube posters, bus stop advertising boards and newspaper adverts have been appearing all over London in protest at a huge international arms fair being held in London. The Defence and Securit → Read More

BBC Forced To Apologise After Accusing Deaf Tory MP Of Sleeping

The BBC has been forced to apologise after tweeting a photo of a Tory MP in the House of Commons suggesting that he was asleep, when he's actually partially deaf. Tory MP for Elmet and Rothwell Ale → Read More

Telegraph's Jeremy Warner's 'Nutjob' Headline Called Out By Guardian's Hannah Jane Parkinson

A Guardian journalist has caused a Twitter storm after a Telegraph journo used the word 'nutjob' to describe Jeremy Corbyn's new Shadow Chancellor, John McDonnell. Tweeting to her 74,000 followers, → Read More