Great Barr's Harry Athwal left Good Morning Britain 's Kate Garraway in tears as he recalled his efforts to try and save a young boy who was hit by a van in the Barcelona terrorist attack. The 44-year-old father of two was on holiday in Barcelona when a van plowed into a group of people on the busy tourist street of Las Ramblas on Thursday. Mr Athwal told Good Morning Britain he watched the attack in Las Ramblas from a restaurant before running down to the incident to see if he could help.
A notorious fly tipper has been jailed after being caught on camera throwing furniture, a mattress and piles of rubbish bags onto a country lane. 28-year-old Jamie Humpage was sentenced to six months in prison after being caught on camera using an unlicensed Ford Transit van to dump a large amounts of rubbish onto Back Lane near Aldridge. The court was told Humpage carried out eight separate offences across Walsall.
A recent study from the University of Warwick has found 'Booty' to be the funniest word in the English dictionary for use in day-to-day situations. The same study also found which words were funnier to men, women and which words they didn't find funny at all. Researchers Tomas Engelthaler and Thomas Hills used the words in asked 821 participants what they believed were words they found funny.
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 Obama AND Romney or Obama + Romney.
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, search for democrat OR republican to find results that refer to
Democrats and/or Republicans.
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".