Toppled? Museum curator who tweeted guide about vandalising ‘racist’ statues has left her job

Toppled? Museum curator who sparked outrage after tweeting a guide about vandalising ‘racist’ statues using household items has left her job Museum curator Madeline Odent posted guide about vandalising ‘racist’ statues Her comments led to calls for her to be sacked from her taxpayer-funded job Royston Town Council has refused to say if Ms Odent … Read more

Egypt invites Elon Musk to see Great Pyramids after he tweeted they were ‘built by aliens obviously’

Elon Musk was invited by a top Egyptian official to see the Great Pyramids for himself after he resurrected the old conspiracy theory that they were built by extraterrestrials.  The CEO of electric vehicle maker Tesla, who also is founder of aeronautics firm SpaceX, gave credit to ‘aliens’ for building the pyramids in Giza near Cairo … Read more

Cambridge University backs academic who tweeted ‘White Lives Don’t Matter’

The University of Cambridge has spoken out in support of one of its lecturers who was hit by a wave of abusive messages and death threats for tweeting ‘White Lives Don’t Matter’. Dr Priyamvada Gopal, 51, who teaches in the Faculty of English at Churchill College, took to the social media platform on Tuesday evening to write: … Read more

Tories suspend activist who tweeted Labour shadow minister Naz Shah ‘should go back to Pakistan’

Tories suspend activist who tweeted that Bradford-born Labour shadow minister Naz Shah ‘should go back to Pakistan’ Conservatives said Theodora Dickinson was being investigated on Friday  She targeted Labour shadow minister and Bradford West MP Naz Shah  Ms Dickinson, who deleted the tweet almost immediately, later apologised  By Georgia Simcox For Mailonline and Pa Published: … Read more

Hertfordshire police arrive at home of museum curator who tweeted how to destroy bronze statues

Police arrived at the home of Oxford-educated Madeline Odent this evening after she tweeted a guide on how to destroy bronze statues in the wake of recent Black Lives Matters protests. Museum curator Madeline Odent wrote a series of tweets last night on how to destroy bronze statues such as the one of Edward Colston … Read more