Labour's shadow minister Angela Rayner last night revealed s he has become a grandmother at just 37 years-old. The shadow education secretary tweeted her delight at the latest addition to her family and dubbed herself a 'grangela'. Ms Rayner was just 16 when she had her first child and has told how becoming pregnant so young 'saved' her. Announcing the news on twitter last night, she said: 'At just before 6am today after an eventful evening, I became a grandma.
Philip Hammond will vow to make Britain 'fit for the future' today as he delivers a make-or-break Budget that could define Brexit - and decide his own fate. The Chancellor left No11 Downing Street for the Commons this morning knowing that his job is hanging by a thread after a series of blunders. He will appeal for a huge effort to create 'an outward-looking free-trading nation, a force for good in the world', and say he wants to exploit the 'opportunities' of Brexit.
Philip Hammond today announced a £1.5billion package of measures to cut the waiting time for Universal Credit after facing a backbench Tory revolt over the benefit. The reform brings together six different benefits and ensures that work always pays by tapering off payments. But the Chancellor faced major pressure to reform the policy after warnings families were being pushed into poverty by the six week wait for their benefit.
Muck Rack makes it simple to find people, tweets, or articles that mention any name, keyword, company, hashtag etc. We've compiled this guide to help you make the most of your search.
Selecting a term
Start searching tweets, articles from media outlets, articles mentioned in tweets, journalists'
names, titles and bios with some suggested searches:
Companies or Topics (e.g. iPhone, Microsoft)
Phrases (e.g. "cloud computing") — use quotes to keep the terms together
Twitter handles (e.g. @username) — returns those who have mentioned or replied to
Names (e.g. "David Pogue")
Hashtags (e.g. #sxsw, #london2012)
Bio details (e.g. vegan, Olympics, father)
Muck Rack's Advanced Search allows for many boolean operators.
Find results that mention multiple specified terms, use AND or
+. For example, ensure each result contains both Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg by
searching Musk AND Zuckerberg or Musk + Zuckerberg.
Use the operators OR or , to broaden your search when you'd like either of
multiple terms to appear in results. (This is the default behavior of our search when no operators
are used). For example, results will contain either cake or cookie by searching cake OR cookie or cake,cookie
Use NOT or - to subtract results from your search. For
example, searching Disney will yield results about the Walt Disney Company as well as Walt Disney
World Resort. To exclude mentions of Disney World, search for Disney -World or Disney
When using one of these operators with a phrase, enclose it in quotation marks. For example, you can
find results about smartphones excluding Apple's iPhone 4S by searching smartphone -"iPhone
Exact case matching or punctuation
If you're searching for a brand name or keyword that relies on specific punctuation marks or capitalization, you can
find results that match your exact query by adding matchcase: before the keyword you're searching for, like matchcase:E*TRADE .
Use parentheses to separate multiple
boolean phrases. For example, to find journalists talking about having fun in Disney World or
Disneyland, search for ("disney world" OR disneyland) AND fun.
An asterisk can be used to search for any variation of a root word truncated by the asterisk. For example, searching for admin* will return results for administrator, administration, administer, administered, etc.
A near operator is an AND operator where you can control the distance between the words. You can vary the distance the near operation uses by adding a forward slash and number (between 0-99) such as strawberries NEAR/10 "whipped cream", which means the strawberries must exist within 10 words of "whipped cream".