An elderly man was allegedly stabbed to death in the middle of a busy street by his own son. Robert Sampson, 63, was found with a head injury and a stab wound in Worcester, in the West Midlands on Thursday. Police and ambulance crews dashed to the scene at 11pm on Thursday to reports of a man being knifed in the upmarket residential area of Norton. He was rushed to hospital but was pronounced dead at 12.31am on Friday - his family have confirmed his identity.
The son of the late TV magician Paul Daniels has sparked a homophobic row about his step-mother Debbie McGee's latest Strictly Come Dancing performance. Martin Daniels took to Twitter, following Ms McGee's widely praised Spice Girls themed routine, to defend his step-mother from criticism using a homophobic slur. An aggrieved viewer had suggested Ms McGee - who was dressed in a full Ginger Spice-inspired Union Jack themed dress - looked like a 'drag act parody'.
The deputy leader of far-right group Britain First has been charged with using threatening and abusive language at a rally in Belfast. Jayda Fransen, 31, is facing the court action in Northern Ireland over a speech she made at an anti-terrorism demonstration in the city on August 6. Fransen, from Penge, south east London, was arrested by Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) officers on Saturday in Bromley, south east London and taken to Belfast for questioning.
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".