An inspiring Thanet man walked the entire British coastline in a fundraiser but said the gruelling 9,500 miles were not even the hardest part. Alex Ellis-Roswell completed the enormous challenge and returned to Minnis Bay on Saturday (November 11) after more than three years. In total it took the 24-year-old 1,197 days to walk a total of 9,500 miles around UK and Ireland’s coastline.
More bad news for drivers this afternoon after Highways England issued an update confirming the Dartford Crossing is due to be closed for much longer than expected. Road bosses initially said the crossing would remain closed until around 9.15am today. A short while later it was suggested that the crossing would not open until an hour after this and so on. But now it is looking like the crossing will remain closed until gone 5pm this afternoon.
The Afrikan/Black Student Alliance is now the Black Student Union (BSU), following internal discussions of the organization’s connection to the communities it serves. Active BSUs exist at other UC campuses and universities around the world, from New York University to Oxford, England. The organization believes the name change aligns UC Santa Cruz’s BSU with these organizations, connecting the BSU with Black people across the nation and the greater diaspora.
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".