Newspin: Balancing the News (UK)

News for May 13, 2023

It's the weekend! Sit back, relax. Say no to always on news consumption. Newspin will keep you going just fine.

Liam Gallagher buys battered sausage in Peak District chippy -- BBC News (UK)

Oasis star Liam Gallagher visited Toll Bar Fish and Chips in Stoney Middleton, Derbyshire; Owner Peter Grafton said Gallagher had ordered a selection of food, including fish, chips and a battered sausage

Outline: (what is this?) oasis star liam gallagher

Tone: (what is this?) + positive

Discussion: (what is this?) ++ BBC, ++ Liam, ? UK

'A pasta sandwich?!' - Sam Kerr's secret to success -- BBC News (UK)

"Just plain pasta in a sandwich?" Chelsea forward Sam Kerr reveals her secrets to success

Outline:  pasta sandwich

Tone:  + positive

Discussion:  ? Fremantle, ? Liam Gallagher, ? BBC

BBC News Home -- BBC News (UK)

Saturday's Times: "PM's focus on science is hot air, says Dyson"

Outline:  president erdogan

Tone:  + positive

Discussion:  ± UK, ? India, ? China

'I thought this job would be easier', says Loch Ness Monster hunter -- BBC News (UK)

Steve Feltham gave up his job and sold his home in Dorset to move to Dores on the shores of the loch in 1991; He had hoped to make further sightings of Nessie in his first year of his search

Outline:  loch ness monster hunter steve feltham

Tone:  ++ v. positive

Discussion:  ++ Brexit, ++ BBC, ? Nessie

Man charged with manslaughter over subway chokehold death of Jordan Neely in New York -- The Guardian

Daniel Penny, a former marine, faces up to 15 years in prison if found guilty; He appeared in criminal court in Manhattan to answer the charge, did not enter a plea, and was released on a $100,000 bond

Outline:  new york daniel penny

Tone:  -- v. negative

Discussion:  -- Neely, ? Daniel Perry, ? Penny

Archbishop of Canterbury fined for speeding in London -- BBC News (UK)

Justin Welby was caught driving at 25mph in a 20mph zone in his Volkswagen Golf; The 67-year-old was driving along the Albert Embankment at Lambeth Palace

Outline:  speeding

Tone:  + positive

Discussion:  - BBC, + B, ++ London

Justin Welby says he tried three times to resolve speeding ticket fine -- The Guardian

Archbishop of Canterbury gets three points and fine for speeding

Outline:  court spokesperson

Tone:  ± mixed

Discussion:  ? Marys

Archbishop of Canterbury convicted of speeding days after coronation of King Charles III -- ITV News

Outline:  king charles iii

Tone:  + positive

Discussion:  ? Kennington, ? Ferrari, ? Corbyn

We three kings: Charles and heirs captured in new Coronation portrait -- The Telegraph

King Charles has been depicted alongside the two heirs to the throne, the Prince of Wales, 40, and Prince George, nine, in a new portrait released to mark the Coronation. Read more here

Outline:  new coronation portrait king charles

Tone:  + positive

Discussion:  + Charles, ± William, ? Prince Harry

Coronation photo shows King Charles with Prince William and Prince George -- BBC News (UK)

The King and his two heirs - new photo of Charles, William and George released to mark the coronation

Outline:  coronation photo

Tone:  + positive

Discussion:  ++ Charles, - George, ++ Am

His Majesty is pictured on the throne in full regalia with his two heirs, Prince William and his son, Prince George -- ITV News

Outline:  prince william

Tone:  ++ v. positive

Discussion:  ? netflix, ? England, ? Piers Morgan

Phillip Schofield says Holly Willoughby is his rock after reports of fallout -- BBC News (UK)

Phillip Schofield says recent weeks "haven't been easy"

Outline:  star holly willoughby

Tone:  + positive

Discussion:  ++ Phil, ± BBC, ++ Holly

Harry and others "long way off" proving hacking claims, Mirror publisher says -- BBC News (UK)

Prince Harry is among high-profile figures accusing Mirror Group Newspapers of illicit practices including phone hacking; MGN, which publishes Daily Mirror, Sunday Mirror and Sunday People newspapers, vehemently denies the allegations

Outline:  former sunday mirror journalist

Tone:  ++ v. positive

Discussion:  ++ Mirror, ++ Harry

Quiz of the week: What's Tom Hanks' debut novel called? -- BBC News (UK)

Outline:  weekly news quiz

Tone:  + positive

Discussion:  ? EpsteinIsland, ? T.Hanks, ? The Pedo Files

Royal fan held for 13 hours after Coronation mix-up -- BBC News (UK)

Alice Chambers was handcuffed and held for 13 hours at the Coronation; She was mistaken for protesters she was standing near to on the Mall

Outline:  incident

Tone:  + positive

Discussion:  -- UK, ? Britain, ++ Met

Police officer suspended after punching video -- BBC News (UK)

Incident occurred during the arrest of a man, 34, in Porthmadog, Gwynedd, north-west Wales; In the footage, a male officer was seen with his arm around the man's neck and appeared to punch him in the face

Outline:  north wales police

Tone:  -- v. negative

Discussion:  ? Harry B, ? GBH

UK economy: Cost of living and strikes weigh on growth -- BBC News (UK)

UK saw weak growth at start of year as economy was affected by strike action

Outline:  uk economy

Tone:  - negative

Discussion:  -- BBC, -- Brexit, -- UK

Frequently asked questions

Like to keep the hand crank that fuels the algorithm turning? Buy me a coffee.

Know someone who might like to get this? Send them here: Newspin

This email was sent to <<Email Address>>
unsubscribe from this list

Email Marketing Powered by Mailchimp