Blatter, Hague, Carr, Price and Monsters: Why are they trending?
Foreign Secretary William Hague filled in for David Cameron, who is at the G20 summit, with Nick Clegg also away. He said that doctors should ignore the strike and go to work tomorrow for the sake of their patients. Hague and Harriet Harman also praised Burmese opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi, who is due to visit Parliament on Thursday. Harman commented: “the Prime Minister said he could sum up his priority in three letters: NHS. Isn’t it more like LOL?”
Former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak is in a coma but off life support after being thought close to death. Overnight, it was reported that the 84-year old ousted in last year’s uprising and now serving a life sentence in prison, suffered a stroke and was put on life support.
Johnny Depp/Vanessa Paradis
The pair have split after 14 years together. Depp’s publicist said “Johnny Depp and Vanessa Paradis have amicably separated. Please respect their privacy and the privacy of their children”. The couple have two children, thirteen and nine.
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange faces arrest after breaching his bail conditions when he applied for political asylum at Ecuadorian Embassy last night. The move followed his failed bid to avoid extradition to Sweden to face sex crime allegations.
Sep Blatter has called goal-line technology a “necessity” after England’s lucky escape last night. The technology would ensure that when a ball fully crosses the goal-line, a goal is given, but many disagree with its implementation.
Still trending from yesterday, Jimmy Carr’s tax dodging, which was investigated by The Times, has riled many feathers. Carr, as well as more than a thousand wealthy Britons, use a tax avoidance scheme to pay as little as one per cent income tax.
Ever one to poloarise, the former glamour model took part in Woman’s Hour on Radio 4 this morning, and has just appeared on Loose Women to talk about her new book – much to the dismay of many on Twitter.
The band have apparently relaunched themselves as boyband Lovelife – a few months after splitting.
Mike and Sully are back in the new film Monsters University, in which we’ll find out how the two first became friends.Tagged in: Assange, hague, Jimmy Carr, Johnny Depp/Vanessa Paradis, katie price, Mubarak, pmqs, Sepp Blatter, trending, twitter, Viva Brother
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