Prince Harry poser cons workman on Facebook

An Austrian workman fell victim to a €27,500 scam after a Facebook fraudster posed as Prince Harry. The conman offered the tradesman a ‘contract’ of a million euros he said was to renovate the parquet floors in Buckingham Palace. As part of the deal the floor fitter was asked to transfer €27,500 to several bank … [Read the full story]

Cheating husband gets 10,000 Facebook ‘likes’

A cheating husband has vowed to win back his ex-wife after a Facebook sign about his one-night stand got more than 15,000 ‘likes’. Ivan Lewis needed more than a box of chocolates and some flowers to say sorry to his former partner Sonya Gore after his constant cheating. He was forced to pose with an … [Read the full story]

Boyfriend gets “treasure hunt break-up letter’

A break-up is not normally fun but one jilted lover tried to make a game of it after she caught her boyfriend talking to another woman. Not much is known about the girl that dumped her other half except for what she wrote in a letter that was posted online. After apparently catching him communicating … [Read the full story]

Facebook: It’s a ‘Social Burden’

The Facebook generation is fed up with Facebook. That’s according to a report released by the Pew Research Center, which surveyed 802 teens between the ages of 12 and 17 last September to produce a 107-page report on their online habits. Pew’s findings suggest teens’ enthusiasm for Facebook is waning, lending credence to concerns, raised … [Read the full story]

Dear Lily – Help me save my reputation

Dear Lily, One of my so-called ‘friends’ has apparently been slagging me off on Facebook and Twitter and I’m not willing to let her get away with it. The person in question is always nice as pie when we’re face-to-face but as soon as she’s online she’s tweeting about how I don’t know what day … [Read the full story]

Pete Doherty sings French with unknowns, Dandies

French band called Dandies have recorded an obscure duet with Pete Doherty. Doherty sings in French, apparently for the first time on record, on the band’s new single ‘L Comme Liaison’. Doherty doesn’t appear in the video. Dandies posted a photo of themselves with Doherty on their Facebook page on March 17 as a “souvenir” … [Read the full story]

Mum’s emotional Facebook post goes viral

An Adelaide mother’s emotional Facebook post about a kind-hearted supermarket worker has gone viral. She says the worker is the first stranger who has treated her disabled daughter as a normal child, and it has restored her faith in humanity. Five-year-old Ella Jakas is a living miracle. A stroke left her permanently brain damaged, and … [Read the full story]

The tears of a rock ‘n’ roller

Last year, Led Zeppelin were honoured by Barack Obama at a ceremony at the White House. Here’s something I missed at the time, but have just discovered via a friend on Facebook. Following the ceremony there was a concert at the nearby Kennedy Center, which…in addition to Foo Fighters’ cover of ‘Rock ‘N’ Roll’…featured a … [Read the full story]

College girls get their Twits out

College girls in America have sparked a new Twitter craze of posting cleavage shots while wearing their college sports teams’ strips. Busty babes from the University Of Kansas sparked the ‘KUBoobs’ trend – which is also known by the hashtag #boobment. And now there are hundreds of examples across the web of supporters showing their … [Read the full story]

A square in Spain to be named after Joe Strummer

Joe Strummer of The Clash is to be honoured with a square in the Spanish city of Granada named after him. Though the iconic punk figure passed away over 10 years ago his legacy lives on and a petition on Facebook to name a square in the city after Strummer was approved by officials this … [Read the full story]

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