Eight in ten men take phone or tablet to dinner and admit playing with it

Eight in ten men admit playing with their phone or tablet during dinner Men would rather sit on their smartphone or tablet than engage in person Women say that 76 per cent of them browse the internet in silence By Daily Mail Reporter PUBLISHED: 23:46 GMT, 4 March 2013 | UPDATED: 02:37 GMT, 5 March 2013 An incredible 80 per cent of men in the UK admit playing on their smart phone or Internet tablet during dinner, according to a new survey.

Anjem Choudary: Hate preacher pocketing 25,000 a year in benefits calls on fanatics to live off the state

'Claim jobseeker's allowance and plan holy war': Hate preacher pocketing 25,000 a year in benefits calls on fanatics to live off the stateAnjem Choudary called benefits 'Jihadseeker's allowance'The extremist told followers they must hate democracy and freedomAlso listed bizarre sharia laws, including 'not riding cats and sheep' By Daily Mail Reporter PUBLISHED: 11:22 GMT, 17 February 2013 | UPDATED: 13:21 GMT, 17 February 2013 Anjem Choudary has been recorded telling followers to claim benefits as part of their struggle to bring sharia law to the UK A controversial Muslim cleric who lives off benefits is urging his followers to also sponge off UK taxpayers by claiming their 'Jihadseeker's allowance'. Anjem Choudary, who in the past has planned to disrupt the minute's silence on Remembrance Sunday, also openly mocked hard-working Britons, calling them 'slaves'. The Sun newspaper secretly filmed him saying Islam will overrun Europe, David Cameron and Barack Obama should be killed and calling the Queen 'ugly'.

Kirstie Allsopp"s Twitter attack on childbirth charity

Kirstie Allsopp's Twitter attack on childbirth charity: Presenter dismisses its advice and calls it a 'scary organisation' By Simon Cable and Paul Revoir PUBLISHED: 00:58 GMT, 4 January 2013 | UPDATED: 08:51 GMT, 4 January 2013 Kirstie Allsopp has become embroiled in a Twitter row with the UK’s biggest parenting charity. The TV presenter attacked the National Childbirth Trust over its pro-natural birth stance, dismissing its advice as ‘b*******’ and calling it ‘a politicised, dogmatic and scary organisation’. The controversial tweets to her 272,000 followers prompted one NCT teacher to threaten her with legal action.

Teenagers riot over Instagram sex rumours: Swedish students go berserk at police outside Plusgymnasiet high school in Gothenburg after hundreds of…

Teenagers riot over Instagram sex rumours: Swedish students ‘go berserk’ at police after hundreds of ‘slut’ photos posted online 17-year-old female student allegedly behind 'slut' Instagram postings Hundreds of students protest outside her school and later in shopping mall | UPDATED: 20:00 GMT, 18 December 2012 Riots broke out at a high school in Sweden today after a female student allegedly named and posted pictures of local 13 and 14-year-old girls, calling them 'sluts'. Running battles were fought with police as students gathered outside Plusgymnasiet high school in Gothenburg where the accused student is believed to study.

The Pope joins Twitter and racks up 70,000 followers within hours

The Pope joins Twitter for first time and racks up 70,000 followers within hours (only 1.2billion to go then)The official account went live today and was deluged with followersThe Pope will begin tweeting on December [email protected] handle means both 'Pope' and 'Bridge builder' | UPDATED: 14:16 GMT, 3 December 2012 God's representative on Earth will soon be spreading his holy message via Twitter He already has 1.2 billion 'followers' in the standard sense of the word but the Pope now has another type after entering what for any 85-year old is the brave new world of the social media site. It was today announced that Pope Benedict's official handle on Twitter will be @Pontifex and within hours of the account going live this morning, the feed had attracted more than 70,000 followers

Labour MP Ben Bradshaw tweets horror at state of Parliament"s crumbling plumbing

'Urine is pouring through my ceiling': Labour MP Ben Bradshaw tweets horror at state of Parliament's crumbling plumbing Former Culture Secretary uses Twitter to reveal his office 'stinks' after urinal springs a leakExeter MP thanks staff for wearing strong perfume to disguise the smell Houses of Parliament are in need of urgent repairs worth 1.6billion | UPDATED: 17:39 GMT, 28 November 2012 A former Cabinet minister tonight revealed urine has been pouring through the ceiling of his Commons office. Labour MP Ben Bradshaw took to Twitter to complain that his office ‘stinks’ after sewage from a toilets above his office seeped through Parliament’s crumbling walls. The former Culture Secretary revealed Victorian copper piping was to blame for the disgusting plumbing problem which has plagued his office for two days.