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UK Assistant News Editor, Mail Online — Daily Mail
As seen in:  Daily Mail, Telegraph

Newsdesk at Mail Online and, former assistant news editor at The Daily Telegraph

Getting under the skin of the Gambia: Bright birds, home cooking and cool crocodiles on an adventure away from the African beach — A tiny sliver of a country, the Gambia is best known as a beach bolthole But step away from the shoreline and you encounter a wealth of wildlife The country fans next to the River Gambia, and is great for birdwatching My hand is resting on the tail of a five-foot-long Nile crocodile and I'm posing, somewhat inadvisably, for a selfie.

What happened when Jeff Scardino wrote an 'honest' CV of his failures — This guy's CV isn't a regular list of achievements. Rather than blow his own trumpet, Jeff Scardino chose to send off a CV detailing his failures instead. In it he lists his education as 'pissing off a few art directors' and dating a 'free-spirited girl who ruined' his first year.

Doctors are taking selfies next to women's vaginas while delivering babies — As if giving birth wasn't bad enough - there's a new trend threatening women's dignity in the delivery room. Doctors have started taking selfies next to women's vaginas, often while she is naked and sometimes at the moment the baby is crowning.

Gizoogle: This is how to pimp up your Google search — Translate this to Sometimes reading the news just isn't enough. gangsta style here (and back to English here) Occasionally you just need to schnizzle up that fashizzle, biatch. Yes, Gizoogle is celebrating its 10th birthday this year and to celebrate we've been having a little play with our search results.

Continuing Education... Michael O'Hare on Art Musuems — As always, we'd like to hear what you took from this week's conversation, and to continue our own conversation here. 1. What were the three most interesting things you learned from this episode? 2. Have you had a transcendent experience with art? Was it in a museum? Can you explain why?

Continuing Conversation... Thomas Piketty on Inequality and Capital in the 21st Century — As always, we'd like to hear your thoughts on this episode. Use the prompts below and share in the comments section, or use them to prompt discussion offline. Either way, we know you have something to say, and we love to hear from you. Check Your Knowledge: 1.
Sep 24, 2014

RT @EconTalker: Check your knowledge and go deeper in the Piketty EconTalk episode

British jihadists want to come home, say they made 'mistake' — British jihadist fighters have contacted a university in London to say they regret their decision to join Islamist extremists in the Middle East. The jihadists, thought to be a 30-strong group, said they wanted to return home to Britain but were afraid they would be jailed if they did so.
Sep 06, 2014

Beheadings & suicide vests not as sexy as in ads? MT @AnnaZ Brit jihadists want to come home, say they made 'mistake'…

Sep 09, 2014

Should Britain let its "disillusioned jihadists" return home? Some argue they could dissuade others from fighting:…

Nan in a naan: Family find their grandmother Sheila 'alive' in giant naan bread — A family who went out for a curry were stunned to see their dead grandmother 'risen again' in a side order of naan bread. Anthony Nelson, 22, ordered the giant plain naan at Akbah's curry house in Middlesbrough for his family to share with their meal.

Girl, nine, accidentally kills instructor with Uzi machine gun after 'going full auto' — This is the shocking moment a nine-year-old girl took aim with an Uzi machine gun seconds before accidentally killing her gun instructor when she lost control. A short clip uploaded to YouTube shows the little girl's instructor Charles Vacca telling her to go 'full auto' before she struck him down.

Kaleem the boy with giant hands is shunned from school after they grew bigger than his head — An eight-year-old boy has been shunned from his school after his hands ballooned to gigantic proportions larger than his head. Kaleem, a keen cricket fan, was left unable to do even basic tasks - including tying his shoelaces and feeding himself - after his hands grew to an incredible 13 inches from the end of his middle finger to the base of his palm.
Aug 21, 2014

RT @CarolHaidar: @Amy_Willis I just read your article about Kaleem… do you know how we can help? I really want to donate to his family

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Feb 04, 2016

Great video by @telegraph this -> From the Frontline: threats to world security…

Jan 29, 2016

RT @SkyNews: Germany says it has had five cases of the #ZikaVirus between October 2015 and January 2016

Jan 28, 2016

RT @KayBurley: BREAKING: French media: man arrested near Euro Disney with two firearms in a bag

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