Cancelled for sadfishing: the top 10 words of 2019

From people becoming a proper noun to wokes use as an insult, we pick our key words of the year The year 2019 might still have some surprises in store for us Donald Trump is yet to ask the Queen if she has any dirt on Joe Biden but we know the general shape of it: global chaos, lies and Love Island. We also know many of its words. We are approaching the moment when the great dictionaries pick those …

Outcry after reports Brazil plans to investigate Glenn Greenwald

Federal police reportedly asked money laundering unit to investigate the financial activities of the US journalist Brazils Bar Association, journalists and opposition lawmakers have reacted with outrage to reports that the countrys federal police plan to investigate the bank accounts of an American journalist who published leaked conversations between prosecutors and the graft-busting judge who is now Jair Bolsonaros justice minister. The rightwing site the Antagonist (O Antagonista) said Kennedy Alencar, a leading political commentator on CBN Radio. If there …

Stranger Things 3 review still frightening as hell, but far more fun

Its 1985, and the gangs hormones are running rampant as is a new monster more scary than a spiral perm. Prepare for a pacy, racy time back in Hawkins There is a scene in 30 Rock where Jenna gets cast not, as she first assumes, as a main protagonist on Gossip Girl, but as one of their mothers. She has to lie down as her daughter wails Oh, mother, I cant believe youre dying of old age. Dont cry for …