50 Cent to stand trial on sex-tape charge despite having filed for bankruptcy

50 Cent to stand trial on sex-tape charge despite having filed for bankruptcy
Catchup News learns today that a federal judge has ruled that rapper 50 Cent will have to stand trial on charges of leaking a sex tape after...
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Sepp Blatter carries a sinister warning for Uefa

Sepp Blatter carries a sinister warning for Uefa
Catchup News brings you reports that when he was re-elected as Fifa president for another four-year term, Sepp Blatter declared he was the “president ...
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JK Rowling criticises Westboro Baptist Church in yet another brilliant Twitter quip

JK Rowling criticises Westboro Baptist Church in yet another brilliant Twitter quip
Catchup News was delighted to hear today that JK Rowling has once again demonstrated her considerable talent for shutting down vitriolic Twitter ...
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Hashtag has been crowned UK children's word of the year

Hashtag has been crowned UK children's word of the year
Catchup News realises that you may like it, loathe it or haven’t heard of it – but you're about to see a lot more of the downright bizarre new UK chil...
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There's now a robotic butt that help medical students learn prostate exams

There's now a robotic butt that help medical students learn prostate exams
Catchup News has often wondered, as you may have yourself, how medical students practise prostate examinations? We haven’t actually wondered about tha...
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Kenyan Lawyer offers President Obama some cows for daughter's hand in marriage

Kenyan Lawyer offers President Obama some cows for daughter's hand in marriage
Catchup News was baffled to hear reports today that a Kenyan lawyer has offered Barack Obama a flock of livestock in return for his eldest daughter’s ...
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Revealed: three out of four chickens from a supermarket have a nasty bug

Revealed: three out of four chickens from a supermarket have a nasty bug
Catchup News was horrified to hear today that researchers have found that almost three-quarters of fresh chickens bought in UK shops contain...
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The first confirmed murder in history seems to have taken place 430,000 years ago

The first confirmed murder in history seems to have taken place 430,000 years ago
Catchup News learns today that a death 430,000 years ago may be the first confirmed murder in human history. So it’s officially not just “these days” ...
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George Clooney has a stern message for aging actors who dye their hair

George Clooney has a stern message for aging actors who dye their hair
Catchup News realises that up until Amal Clooney came on the scene, with her international human rights background in law, three languages a...
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The screenwriter of the Grace of Monaco film has been adding to all the criticism of it

The screenwriter of the Grace of Monaco film has been adding to all the criticism of it
Catchup News knows that when it was practically laughed out of it’s Cannes Film Festival premiere last year, Grace of Monaco was set for a pretty trou...
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Benedict Cumberbatch and other celebs urge government not to repeal Human Rights Act

Benedict Cumberbatch and other celebs urge government not to repeal Human Rights Act
Catchup News learns today that stars and campaigners alike have called on the new government not to bin the Human Rights Act in an emotional seri...
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Taylor Swift is now the youngest person ever to be included on Forbes most powerful women list

Taylor Swift is now the youngest person ever to be included on Forbes most powerful women list
Catchup News learns today that Taylor Swift has become the youngest woman ever to be included on Forbes most powerful women list. Good for her, we’re ...
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Taylor Swift is now the youngest person ever to be included on Forbes most powerful women list

Taylor Swift is now the youngest person ever to be included on Forbes most powerful women list
Catchup News learns today that Taylor Swift has become the youngest woman ever to be included on Forbes most powerful women list. Good for her, we’re ...
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WTF has just been added to the dictionary

WTF has just been added to the dictionary
Catchup News brings you reports today that Merriam Webster has updated its dictionary to include words such as clickbait and emoji. It’s about time. T...
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Tinder is apparently the cause of a 79 per cent increase in STDs

Tinder is apparently the cause of a 79 per cent increase in STDs
Catchup News learns today that a US state has blamed what it calls an “epidemic” of sexually transmitted diseases on hook-up apps such as Tinder and G...
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New research shows fatty foods might not be bad for us after all

New research shows fatty foods might not be bad for us after all
Catchup News hears reports today that the US government has dropped fatty foods containing cholesterol - previously thought to cause heart disease and...
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Oculus Rift is making plans to put your Facebook wall on your real wall

Oculus Rift is making plans to put your Facebook wall on your real wall
Catchup News learns today that Oculus Rift has bought British company Surreal Vision, which is leading to hopes that the two companies might develop k...
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A cognitive scientist has warned that erasers are 'an instrument of the devil’

A cognitive scientist has warned that erasers are 'an instrument of the devil’
Catchup News hears strange reports today that a cognitive scientist has warned that erasers are "an instrument of the devil" and has called for them t...
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If you don't want your self-driving Volvo to plough into pedestrians you’ll have to pay extra

If you don't want your self-driving Volvo to plough into pedestrians you’ll have to pay extra
Catchup News hears today that a video that shows a self-driving car attempting to park but actually plowing into journalists might have resulted from ...
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A swimmer dropped his iPhone into the sea and it recorded the entire thing

A swimmer dropped his iPhone into the sea and it recorded the entire thing
Catchup News learns today that there’s a fair few reasons to get a waterproof iPhone case before summer, but this one may well be the coolest. Gregory...
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