Syria ‘chemical attack’ prompts social media messages

Warren Fyfe

Image copyright Twitter Image caption Some are changing their online profile pictures to plain yellow following a suspected chemical attack in Syria’s Idlib Images are being shared on social media conveying humanitarian and political messages in light of the suspected chemical attack in Syria’s northern Idlib province on Tuesday. Dozens of civilians, including children, were [...]

Memes mocking Facebook roll out Stories for everything

Warren Fyfe

Image copyright Twitter/@MattPostSaysHi Stories for everything The internet is poking fun at Facebook’s newly-launched Stories feature on its app. Stories is a feed of videos and pictures in the top strip of an app that typically disappear within 24 hours. While it originated in Snapchat, similar features have recently been added to Facebook-owned Instagram, Facebook [...]

The jockey who raced again after reading his own obituary

Warren Fyfe

Image copyright Getty Images When National Hunt jockey Declan Murphy suffered a disastrous fall at Haydock Park in 1994, after winning all the major races that season, the Racing Post published his obituary. But as he explains here, a furious determination got him back in the saddle. I was probably four when I sat on [...]