Latest stories - Laura Byager

92 Days Ago   In Dead Pixels, we follow a group of friends who pass the majority of their time together on the green pastures of the online game Kingdom Scroll — a fictional RPG that just happens to look a whole lot like World of Warcraft.

97 Days Ago   A lot of people seem to think that Noah Centineo, current #1 teen heartthrob, is the spitting image of Mark Ruffalo, teen heartthrob #1 of the '90s.

98 Days Ago   Master of cooking and swearing, Gordon Ramsay, has been a meme culture staple since 2015 when he invented the "idiot sandwich" (the act of putting two slices of bread around someone's face) in a sketch on The Late Late Show.

98 Days Ago   In case you'd forgotten – or you're simply too young to possibly remember – Ryan Reynolds was once in sitcom called Two Guys, a Girl and a Pizza Place.

99 Days Ago   It's hard to imagine how you'd get something as massive as a black hole onto something as small as a 50p ($0.65) coin. But the Royal Mint just did exactly that.

99 Days Ago   Certain Republicans have been busy distancing themselves from Trump's former campaign chairman Paul Manafort after he was sentenced to 47 months in prison for tax and bank fraud.

100 Days Ago   Chrissy Teigen just got a hamster, and like any new pet owner, she has a lot of questions about her furry companion. Like if it's normal for the little critter to furiously gnaw at her cage?

100 Days Ago   Sometimes the universe just hands you a set-up for a joke so perfect that you have no choice but to go for it. The universe – or in this case, Twitter – just presented director Josh Trank with the perfect opportunity to subtly burn himself and one of his, er, less successful career endeavours.

103 Days Ago   Game of Thrones has been accused time and time again of being a fundamentally misogynistic show, careless in its depictions of violence, sexual assault and abuse of female characters.

103 Days Ago   Governments all over the world are still failing women every single day, and it's still far too dangerous for women to speak out about issues of discrimination and abuse.

103 Days Ago   We're all getting older all the time. And while that thought may not be the nicest to some people, hearing comedian Pamela Adlon share her honest thoughts about ageing and bodies will definitely make you feel better.

104 Days Ago   The first ever screen adaptation of Nobel Prize winning author Gabriel García Márquez's classic novel One Hundred Years of Solitude is coming to Netflix. The streaming service will be turning the 1967 magical realist masterwork into a Spanish language original series, the company said in a press release.

104 Days Ago   None of us really know how we would behave if we suddenly found ourselves face-to-face with with a real A-list Hollywood movie star. Writer and creator of play-turned-tv show Fleabag told Stephen Colbert on The Late Show, that when she first interacted with Queen Meryl Streep herself, she was not quite as cool as she perhaps would have liked.

105 Days Ago   Turns out, the cast of Game of Thrones was just as excited as we were when the final trailer for the show dropped. Danish actor Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, who plays Jaime Lannister, shared a video of himself on Instagram watching the trailer, and he seemed pretty excited about it.

105 Days Ago   For the next month, our lives are going to be full of nothing but teasing, hype-building press interviews with the cast of Game of Thrones, and honestly, we're here for it.

106 Days Ago   TripAdvisor is promoting hotels and other businesses that are at the centre of rape and sexual assault allegations, even after users notify them of alleged attacks by staff members, a Guardian report finds.

106 Days Ago   Our emoji keyboards are ever-expanding, as the pictograph language continues to evolve and become more and more inclusive of all users. Up until this point, any emoji featuring two or more people was only been available in the default emoji yellow on iOS.

106 Days Ago   Anyone who's seen Phoebe Waller-Bridge's dark comedy show Fleabag knows that the titular character will say pretty much anything. But Waller-Bridge just revealed in an interview with Digital Spy that when working out the script for Season 2 of the show, there was one thing that the BBC made her change.

107 Days Ago   Founder and CEO of UK designer chain Ted Baker, Ray Kelvin, has resigned following allegations that he forced female employees to embrace him and asked them to sit on his lap.

107 Days Ago   It was not without controversy that Netflix movie Roma was nominated for no less than 10 Oscars at the 2019 Academy Awards, taking home three. And after Steven Spielberg himself joined the choir of Netflix critics, saying that Netflix should only be considered for Emmys, not Oscars, Netflix responded with a tweet about cinema and accessibility of entertainment.

107 Days Ago   Just like a cat will always land on its feet, a pair of Vans sneakers will always land on their soles when thrown into the air.

110 Days Ago   From April 8, private hire vehicle (PHV) drivers will no longer be exempt from the £12.50 ($16.55) daily congestion charge to drive in central London under mayor Sadiq Khan's new rules.

110 Days Ago   The most used platform for groomers is Instagram, according to an NSPCC report based on police data. Grooming is defined by the NSPCC (National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children) as the act of building an emotional connection with a child to gain their trust for the purpose of sexual abuse or exploitation.

111 Days Ago   Even stars of the X-Men movie franchise need a little help from BuzzFeed to figure out which of the superheroes they're most like. This includes X-men: Dark Phoenix star Jessica Chastain, who took a BuzzFeed quiz with Jimmy Fallon on The Tonight Show.

111 Days Ago   Taylor Swift may still be kinda secretive when it comes to letting fans know whether or not she's releasing a new album anytime soon. But she just opened up about her relationship to pop music and songwriting in a personal essay in the April edition of Elle UK, The Music Issue.

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