Racist takes decrying casting of West End's 'Romeo and Juliet' mocked with memes and jokes

Baz Luhrmann’s ‘Romeo and Juliet’ becomes racist rallying cry after Black woman cast in stage revival

‘Did anyone consult William Shakespeare before they did this DEI’

On Apr 4, 2024 by Katherine Huggins

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Kate Middleton’s prolonged public absence prompts online speculation about divorce, plastic surgery

Middleton hasn’t been seen in public since Christmas.

On Feb 28, 2024 by Katherine Huggins

Customer explains that Starbucks barista put soy milk instead of oat milk in her drink

‘Having an allergic reaction on the train’: Customer says Starbucks barista put soy milk instead of oat milk in her drink

‘Why is it SO HARD to just give ppl what they order?’

On May 19, 2023 by Phil West

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‘I feel like they at least owe you a couch’: TikToker says a painting of his living room is mysteriously in a London gallery

‘For some reason, they have an oil painting of my living room.’

On Feb 28, 2023 by Stacy Fernandez

woman speaking in airport caption 'Heathrow airport currently is a zoo. This is what staff shortages look like. 5 flights cancelled by BA and multiple lost bags.'(l) Heathrow airport with luggage covering entire floor caption 'The reality of heathrow with no staff! Bags lost, and piled high, afronation flights cancelled. The UK is finished' (c) woman speaking in airport caption 'Heathrow airport currently is a zoo. This is what staff shortages look like. 5 flights cancelled by BA and multiple lost bags.' (r)

‘There’s no one behind any desks, there’s no one when you call up’: TikToker shows bags piled up in airport, claims there’s no staff to help

‘People were coming off and on the plane like musical chairs, and now no one has our luggage.’

On Jul 2, 2022 by Jack Alban

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Streamer saves Asian man from getting ‘curb-stomped’ live on video, later repaid for good deeds

‘I cannot thank Sherwin enough for what he did that night.’

On May 21, 2021 by Kahron Spearman

London police huddled over a Black woman screaming 'I can't breathe'

Video shows police beating Black woman who says ‘I can’t breathe’

The woman said a male officer ‘buried’ his knee into her neck.

On Nov 25, 2020 by Samira Sadeque

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Black woman creates GoFundMe for racists to pay for her to ‘go back to my country’

‘This GoFundMe is for them. They want me to go. I will happily leave.’

On Sep 12, 2020 by Stacy Fernandez

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London’s real-time facial recognition program a ‘breathtaking assault’ on civil rights

The decision to use the technology is facing backlash.

On Jan 24, 2020 by Andrew Wyrich

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Uber just lost its London license. Again

One of Uber’s largest markets puts the ride-hailing company on notice.

On Nov 25, 2019 by Matthew Hughes

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Video shows man hurling anti-semitic abuse at Jewish family

A Muslim woman stepped in to defend the family.

On Nov 23, 2019 by Samira Sadeque

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Taylor Swift’s ‘London Boy’ is a bop, but Brits don’t think her lyrics are accurate

‘I love high tea, stories from Uni, and the West End.’

On Aug 23, 2019 by Brenden Gallagher

london tube air conditioning

Absolute legend creates map of where the air conditioning is on the Tube

Twitter map helps Londoners survive the heat.

On Jul 25, 2019 by Siobhan Ball

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Fan found ‘Good Omen’s’ filming locations and recreated scenes through photos

The recreation even caught Neil Gaiman’s attention.

On Jul 24, 2019 by Siobhan Ball

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Halsey pays tribute to assaulted lesbian couple, rips ‘straight pride’ parade during London concert

She wore a shirt that had the now-viral of the photo of the bloodied women on it.

On Jun 11, 2019 by Alyse Stanley

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