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UK Assistant News Editor, Mail Online — Daily Mail
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Newsdesk @MetroUK and Mail Online, former assistant news editor at The Daily Telegraph

Adolf Hitler 'nearly drowned as a child'

telegraph.co.uk — Newspaper clippings have emerged detailing how a child - who experts believe was Adolf Hitler - was rescued from a river in Passau, Germany, in January 1894. The infant is not named in the article, which was uncovered in a German archive, but it matches a story recounted by priest Max Tremmel in 1980.

Getting under the skin of the Gambia: Bright birds, home cooking and cool crocodiles on an adventure away from the African beach

dailymail.co.uk — 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

metro.co.uk — 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

metro.co.uk — 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

metro.co.uk — 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

econtalk.org — 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

econtalk.org — 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.

British jihadists want to come home, say they made 'mistake'

metro.co.uk — 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.

Nan in a naan: Family find their grandmother Sheila 'alive' in giant naan bread

metro.co.uk — 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'

metro.co.uk — 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.
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Jul 22, 2016

@travelintechguy Hello, is this your image? May we use it in our story about the incident on Metro? Thanks!

Jul 22, 2016

@TheJackSullivan @British_Airways Hello - is this your image? May we use it on Metro for a story on the incident?

Jul 21, 2016

@PoGoServer Hello, Can you follow so I can DM? Writing a story about your account. Thanks

Jul 20, 2016

@JeromeTaylor Agree pix need to be seen but I don't see a problem in using sensitive content clickers with dead bodies. Gives ppl the choice

Jul 20, 2016

@JeromeTaylor In the media yes, but social media is different. Much more personal.

Jul 20, 2016

@TracyVanity @JeromeTaylor Do you have an example? I suspect, if aware, @twitter would always flag dead bodies as 'sensitive' content


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