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Top savers: Britons are now saving more than their German counterparts
The UK has overtaken Germany as the savings champion of Europe, new data has revealed, with more Britons squirrelling money away in the pandemic.Britons have been squirrelling away more money than any of their European counterparts since the pandemic began, according to analysis by savings platform Raisin.
Afterrevealed he had during his rather than appearing like a loveable buffoon well briefed on popular children’s TV shows as he may have hoped, he came across just as a buffoon, and unleashed a torrent of mockery, with a BBC reporter even asking if
Safe to say, the speech was a bit of a disaster from start to finish - with highlights including a 25-second interval where Johnson found his place in his notes, a not at all hyperbolic comparison to Moses, and a very good indeed impression of a car (vroom).
Famous women who were demonized by the media
Despite the recent progress in gender equality, sexism in media coverage of powerful women is woefully untamed. Female celebrities and politicians have their appearances scrutinized and criticized exponentially more than men in the same position. Their appearance is tied to their likeability and eligibility for positions of power. Every step is carefully observed, the paparazzi are just waiting to capture the fall. Meghan Markle became one of the most talked-about women of the decade after marrying Prince Harry. Nasty tabloid stories and online trolling were two major factors that drove the couple to exit the royal family and attempt to live a quieter life. Almost two years after "Megxit," a report by the platform Bot Sentinel has revealed that a number of inauthentic Twitter accounts were involved in a coordinated effort to attack the Duke and Duchess of Sussex. They found that 83 troll accounts were responsible for "approximately 70% of the original and derivative hate content targeting Harry and Meghan." They were able to link many of the accounts to each other proving that it was a planned attack. The accounts in question were responsible for starting false rumors and sharing deceptively edited photos and videos. The 83 accounts they analyzed had a potential reach of 17 million users. The conclusion was that the majority of the hate generated on Twitter towards Meghan Markle was not organic. It was cunningly created and dispersed by a small, organized group. The world is slowly starting to see through the character assassinations that put these women's livelihoods at risk and try to scare them out of having a voice. Click through this gallery to see which other famous females suffered at the hands of the media, and how.
But it was our porky friend who sparked the most intrigue from viewers on social media, and the busy bees of the internet got straight to work to make some memes and jokes
So here are some of the best memes of the Peppa/Johnson genre:
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We came only to visit Peppa Pig World— Marlon Solomon (@supergutman)
"So how did you distract them from the health care bill?"
*I pretended I was a car and said I went to Peppa Pig World"
"Nice!"— Otto Von Jizzmark (@Ottojizzmark)
Breaking: Daddy Pig complains to Ofcom after Peppa and George traumatised by Boris Johnson's speech.— The Poke (@ThePoke)
".. and then he stood up in front of all the country's business leaders and started talking about Peppa Pig..."
Matthew Perry to release autobiography next year
Matthew Perry is set to release an autobiography in late 2022, as he said he feels it’s time for him to tell his own story “directly from the horse’s mouth”. He told People magazine: "There has been so much written about me by others in the past. I thought it was time people heard it directly from the horse's mouth. In this case, the horse's mouth being me." Deadline were the first to report that Matthew had signed a seven-figure deal with Flatiron Books, a division of Macmillan, for the upcoming memoir.— Parody Boris Johnson (@BorisJohnson_MP)
“Say ‘Peppa Pig World is very much your kind of place’…”— Matt Smith (Josheph Gettins stan account) (@utb_smith)
‘What do you fancy doing tomorrow, babe? Peppa Pig World again’?— Kim M-C (@KimM_C)
I once lost my place in a keynote speech to the CBI, so pretended to be a car and then told them about my day out at Peppa Pig world instead.— Jon Newton (@MrJonNewton)
"What did I tell you?"
"Don't do a speech about Peppa Pig."
"And what did you do?"
"Er..."— James Doleman (@jamesdoleman)
"Yeah, so I've just got back from Peppa Pig World.
It was absolutely epic!!!!"— Brexit Club Guy (@BrexitClubGuy)
Removing page numbers from Boris Johnson’s CBI speech.
Harry Potter. In Paris, this incredible studio inspired by the castle of Poudlard is for rent on Airbnb
© Laurent Olivier Laurent Olivier spent months developing and decorating an unusual apartment fully inspired by Harry Potter theme. Laurent Olivier has redeemed an old Parisian shop and turned it into Airbnb inspired by the world of Harry Potter. It spent months refining the decoration of this unusual apartment located in Paris (XVE). The studio has been renting since early September and already completely posted until mid-November. It's a good news for fans of the most famous English wizard.— Count Binface (@CountBinface)
Subplot alert: A lot of people recalled the allegation that former Prime Minister David Cameron may have got quite close to a pig himself during his university days:
"Spare Ticket for Peppa Pig World, you fancy coming?"— Alf (@whoelsebutalf)
Boris Johnson praised Peppa Pig World, which he described as "my kind of place."
I'd have thought it'd be more of a thing for David Cameron.— Jon Jones (@JonJonesSnr)
I remember David Cameron liked Peppa Pig, too ????
Must be an Eton thing— Not Miriam Cates MP ????♀️???????????? (@CatesParody)
Boris Johnson: Continuing a proud tradition of Tory PMs with an interest in Peppa Pig World ????— Samwise Gramsci (@Swindicalist)
When Johnson got to Downing Street he might have felt like a pig in s**t. Now he’s just in s**t.
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EastEnders fans react to unusual scene in Thursday night's episode .
Find out more about the scandalous sceneThe plan involved a group of Albert Square residents, including Janine Butcher (Charlie Brooks), enacting a thieving scheme at the nightclub.