Gotham By Gaslight

New Gotham By Gaslight Clip

17th January 2018

DC’s next animated, Gotham By Gaslight movie comes out next month on DVD and Blu-Ray. But until then, we have one more clip to show. Gotham By Gaslight will be based on the 1989 comic, set in an alternate DC universe. In a Victorian-era Gotham City, Bruce Wayne has been falsely blamed for the murders […]

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Ford to Invest £8bn in Electric Cars

16th January 2018

Car company Ford says it will boost its investment in electric vehicles to $11bn (£8bn), more than double its previous commitment. Chairman, Bill Ford, said the carmaker would have 40 hybrid and electric vehicles in its vast car range by 2022. This comes after countries around the world have put more pressure on carmakers to […]

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Grand Theft Auto V

Charts and That

16th January 2018

Hello there and welcome back to Charts and That! We have another few lists of movies, games and music! Grand Theft Auto V, Darkest Hour and Ed Sheeran dominate this week! We’ll start with games this week, where not much has shifted. Grand Theft Auto V has taken the top spot from FIFA 18 with very […]

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UKIP Leader Ends Relationship with Racist Girlfriend

16th January 2018

After a series of racist comments towards Megan Markle were released from his girlfriend Jo Marney, Henry Bolton, the leader of UKIP has dumped her . Jo Marney sent texts claiming that black people were ugly and Prince Harry’s recently revealed fiancé would ‘taint’ the royal bloodline. Bolton said the couple’s relationship was ‘obviously quite […]

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British Vogue Ends Relations with Photographers

15th January 2018

Vogue UK has ended its relationship with two photographers after multiple allegations of sexual exploitation of male models in the US. Mario Testino and Bruce Weber have both had ties severed with the company. The magazine confirmed this after Anna Wintour, the New York-based artistic director of Conde Nast, said they would not be commissioning […]

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MLK Jr. Day Tarnished by Trump

15th January 2018

Weirdly however, this blunder comes from Melania Trump, after she tweeted out during Martin Luther King Jr day. Trump was too busy golfing.  Almost as tone deaf as her husband, she said: Today we honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. & his service to this great country. I am honored to be First Lady of […]

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Wolf Spotted in Belgium After 100 Years

15th January 2018

A wild wolf has been spotted in Belgium for the first time in more than a century. It made its way from Germany, showing population growth. Conservationists were excited to see wolves starting to spread out. Wolves once roamed around much of Europe, but populations dwindled after over-hunting, industrialisation and urbanisation. This also comes from […]

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Florida Man Wins $451m Jackpot

15th January 2018

A 20-year-old from Florida says he plans to ‘have some fun after being named the sole winner of the $451m (£330m) jackpot. Shane Missler matched five numbers and a bonus ball to grab the fourth largest pot in the US game’s history. He opted to received a one time payment of $282 million, instead of […]

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A Week in Mild Amusement

15th January 2018

  Ex Lib-dem leader Tim Farron has stated that he regrets saying gay sex is not a sin during the run-up to last years general election. Farron expressed disappointment at how the media had seemed to only be interested in his Christian beliefs and less in the policies of the party. Apart from the fact […]

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Dua Lipa Makes Brit Award History

15th January 2018

Dua Lipa has been nominated for five Brit Awards, including best album and best video. Until now, no other female artist has received five nominations in one year. She tweeted as the short lists were announced: Lol how is this real — DUA LIPA (@DUALIPA) January 13, 2018 Ed Sheeran is also up for multiple […]

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UK Teething Problems

15th January 2018

Over recent years, the UK has had a serious problem with sugar consumption. Though ignored by many, this has led to a huge increase in hospital tooth extractions for under-18s. According to research in 2012-14, the average amount of sugar consumed for those aged between four and 10 was 13.4% of daily calories and 15.2% among […]

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Would Your City Survive a Nuclear Blast?

14th January 2018

Hawaiian officials made a colossal blunder on Saturday. This text message was sent to Hawaiian mobile phones 08:07 (18:07 GMT): “Ballistic missile threat inbound to Hawaii. Seek immediate shelter. This is not a drill.” It took 38 minutes to correct the error, meaning that for nearly 40 minutes there was chaos in the state. “There […]

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Brandon Lewis Calls for Respect

14th January 2018

After receiving what can only be described as a good and thorough online roasting during last year’s snap election, it’s no wonder the Tories are looking to get the Labour Party to sign a ‘Respect Pledge’. New Conservative Chairman Brandon Lewis has urged Labour to sign up to set of guidelines that could see party […]

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Uni Struggles: Unpleasant Flatmates

14th January 2018

In a similar way to TV shows such as Big Brother and I’m A Celebrity, it is near impossible to put a group of complete strangers together and expect them all to get along with no drama. Most university accommodation houses about 4-10 people per flat and it’s all completely random. The first semester of […]

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Apple Health Data Used in Murder Trial

14th January 2018

Here at B**P, we’re always discussing technology and the impact it has on our everyday lives. Though there’s no denying that new technology can sometimes be a little frightening, it’s often pretty useful too. That’s certainly the case with this story, where a suspect’s Apple health data was used as crucial evidence in a murder trial. […]

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Why Young Tories Are ‘Too Shy’

14th January 2018

As the great Winston Churchill once said, ‘If a man is not a socialist by the time he is twenty, he has no heart. If he is not a conservative by the time he is forty, he has no brain’. Despite Churchill’s wisdom, there are some young people who skip the first part and become teenage […]

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Steel City Derby

12th January 2018

Tonight we see one of the most highly passionate derbies’ in English football – the game between rivals Sheffield United and Sheffield Wednesday. The Sheffield derby seems to be forgotten by some football fans due to the five- year break since United gained promotion. United has the most win in the derby with 49 since […]

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Dark Souls Remastered

Dark Souls Remastered Confirmed

12th January 2018

Bandai Namco has confirmed that a Dark Souls Remastered is being released for PS4, Xbox One and PC on 25th May this year. This is in addition to the Nintendo Switch version that was revealed during a surprise Nintendo Direct event. According to the press release, Dark Souls Remastered is being developed by From Software. […]

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Justice League: Dark – Film Review

12th January 2018

Remember ages ago, we shared a promo for Justice League: Dark? Well, I had a watch and have come to a verdict. Read on my friend. Magic is something of a mystery when it comes to comics. There are plenty of famous characters who hold powers beyond just super-powers. Magic has been a force in […]

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eSports

PUBG Not eSport Ready

12th January 2018

2017’s runaway hit PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds is not ready for the eSport scene, according to the creator. Brendan Greene says that: ‘Battle Royale could be an amazing eSport, but we have to get it right.’ This is even though tournaments have already been held around the world, and eSports award in a cabinet and an active […]

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Us embassy

Trump Cancels February Visit

12th January 2018

President Trump has cancelled a planned visit to the UK that was scheduled in February, where he was expected to open a new US embassy. The $1bn building was supposed to be graced by Trump’s ghastly appearance later next month, but tweeted (obviously) that he was ‘not a big fan’ of the new embassy. It […]

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Black Panther

Advance Ticket Sales Sore for Black Panther

12th January 2018

Advance sales for Disney-Marvel’s Black Panther are the highest for any Marvel movie, topping the likes of Civil War within 24 hours. Sales launched at the beginning of the week for the February bound movie. Out of most of the Marvel movies to date, this has been the most anticipated, clearly. Chadwick Boseman stars as […]

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Facebook Plans Major News Feed Changes

12th January 2018

Facebook has unveiled planned changes to how its news feed works, making posts from businesses, brands and media less prominent. Instead, content that promotes conversations among family and friends who use the site will be emphasized, explained by Mark Zuckerberg, the chief executive. The firm acknowledged organizations on Facebook may see the popularity of their […]

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James Franco Accused of ‘Abuse of Power’

12th January 2018

James Franco has been accused of sexual misconduct or inappropriate behaviour by five women, including students from his acting school. The US media has reported that the actor-director’s former students and an actress who said Franco was her mentor, all claim they were victims of ‘an abuse of power’. This comes after claims against Franco […]

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Slur

Trump Denies Slur Against Migrant countries

12th January 2018

The Washington Post used a swear word in one of their headlines for the first time in a long time yesterday. Trump has denied using foul language to describe the countries. *We will be using the slur. Just to get the message across* Trump apparently used the term ‘shithole countries’ to describe migrant countries where […]

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Vegans Rejoice

12th January 2018

  Over recent years, there has been a significant increase in veganism, a plant-based diet avoiding all animal foods. However, it can still be difficult to find vegan friendly food in many supermarkets and shops. So, to hear that Tesco have released their own-brand vegan range is great news – and, we’ve heard it’s delicious. […]

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New Online Support for Young Asthma Sufferers

12th January 2018

Asthma is a serious respiratory condition that affects over 5 million people in the UK. Despite being the nation’s most common lung disease, many people are unaware of the risk it poses. That’s where Beat Asthma comes in. In the hope of raising awareness about how to keep asthma under control, respiratory experts at the […]

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Margot Robbie’s I, Tonya Troubles

11th January 2018

Margot Robbie is up for a Bafta for her performance in I, Tonya, the story of Tonya Harding, during the rise and fall of her career. The Suicide Squad star spoke to a bunch of magazines about the strain the role put on her as a person. From 5am starts, to punching a co-star in […]

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Venomverse: Comic review

11th January 2018

Weird, I’ve never reviewed a comic before. Let’s give a shot, starting with the latest from Marvel Comics, Venomverse. As we already know, when it comes to comic books, there are thousands of alternate universes. From Spider-Man being Gwen Stacey in one, to Spider-man (and everyone else) being zombies. It’s a way to form countless […]

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Venom: First Official Image

11th January 2018

While Sony may have given Spider-Man to Marvel studios, they still retained the rights to some of Spidey’s villains. Venom being one of them. The first official image from the film has been released, showing om Hardy as reporter Eddie Brock. It’s not the most exciting image, however if it’s a prelude for what is […]

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Gillian Anderson Finished with Scully?

11th January 2018

With the news of a new season of X-Files, Gillian Anderson shared that she is ready to move on from the role of Scully. Well, this has been all but confirmed, as she shut down the notion of returning to the character at any point. Gillian Anderson started playing the role in 1993 and has […]

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S Club 7 – Sell It on Ebay

11th January 2018

S Club 7’s Paul Cattermole has listed his 2000 best newcomer Brit Award on eBay and has garnered quite a bit of attention. He also offered a meet and greet, with a photo, depending on where the highest bidder lives. The item has been described as ‘very good’ with ‘signs of age’. Two years ago, […]

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Black Widow Movie in the Works

11th January 2018

The one question we’ve all asked about Marvel Studios is, where is the Black Widow movie? Well, after finding a writer, we might be one step closer. Variety reports that marvel has now found a writer for the project, Jac Schaeffer. The movie is still in the ‘very early’ stages of development. More importantly, Marvel […]

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Michael Douglas

Michael Douglas Denies Sexual Assault

10th January 2018

Michael Douglas has spoken out to deny a claim of improper sexual conduct, before it was even made public. He described the situation as a nightmare. The Hollywood star said that he ‘felt the need to get ahead’ of the allegations and to share his concerns before a story was published. He said a former […]

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YouTube Are Upset by Logan Paul.

10th January 2018

In case you didn’t know, YouTube suck at doing their job of regulating videos, due to the recent content released by Logan Paul. The firm released a statement on Twitter, communicating the fact they had been listening to the community, acknowledging the fact they had taken a long time to respond. YouTube said it was […]

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Twitch Spent A lot of Money on Overwatch

10th January 2018

Twitch recently announced it had secured exclusive broadcasting rights for the Overwatch League. A new report asserts just how much the deal cost. The streaming service apparently dropped $90 million on getting the broadcast exclusivity. This means that they will be streaming the next two seasons of Overwatch League games. The number comes from Sports […]

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G-Eazy Ends Partnership with H&M

10th January 2018

After a certain advert resulted in uproar, rapper G-Eazy has backed out of a deal with H&M for his new clothing line. woke up this morning shocked and embarrassed by this photo. i’m deeply offended and will not be working with @hm anymore… pic.twitter.com/P3023iYzAb — The Weeknd (@theweeknd) January 8, 2018 The advert in question […]

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Adopt-a-Hunter Today!

10th January 2018

This is too precious for words. Given the upcoming release of Monster Hunter World, a group of fans have dedicated themselves to helping new players, through Adopt-a-Hunter Monster Hunter games are tough. They require perseverance, a steady hand and patience. You aren’t going to go from hunting cows to dragons in one night. A new […]

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Midweek Blues

10th January 2018

Milly Bobby Brown wore black in support of the Time’s Up initiative, in response to the ‘Weinstein affect’ and the #MeToo campaign. Ariana approves. The Stranger Things star was up for a  Primetime Emmy Award, for Outstanding Actress in a Dram Series and a Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama […]

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Lana Del Radioheadache

10th January 2018

If Lana Del Rey’s Lust for Life has become an integral part your own life since its release, it’s likely you will have formed emotional attachments. I also fully empathise. Therefore, when this comes under threat it probably feels personal. Very personal.     Del Rey announced recently that Radiohead were suing her for copyright […]

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The plague of cinematic universes: Fox

10th January 2018

In a way, 20th Century Fox had the bare bones of shared continuity all the way back in the year 2000 with the release of the first film featuring the X-men, characters purchased from Marvel in the 1990s. Their only mistake was that, distinct from the now familiar Marvel formula, where a run of solo […]

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How to Remove Toxic People From Your Life

10th January 2018

The last thing anybody needs is a “friend” who makes you feel mentally exhausted, inferior or stressed. Life is difficult enough as it is without surrounding yourself with people who don’t have your best interest at heart. A toxic person is somebody who makes you feel you’re not good enough and brings unnecessary negativity into […]

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Could Trump beat Oprah?

10th January 2018

The Golden Globe Awards took place across the pond late Sunday night to early Monday morning UK time – and they were a powerful statement of solidarity and equality, with stars highlighting the prevalent issue of sexual assault and harassment in Hollywood. Oprah Winfrey, actor, businessperson, philanthropist and TV host, stole the show with a […]

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Charts and That

9th January 2018

Hello there and welcome back to the latest Charts and That, your home for lists of stuff that’s popular and such. We’re also rather vague. First up, films! Looks like the UK followed suit when it comes to Jumanji. The blockbuster recently took over The Last Jedi in the US and it seems to have […]

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Black Panther

The Latest Black Panther Teaser is Sick

9th January 2018

Airing on ESPN last night, the latest look at Black Panther sees our man T’Challa leaping over cars, throwing dudes around and generally being cool. Andy Serkis is introduced as the films primary antagonist, as Ulysses Klaue, an arms dealer working out of South Africa. He has a vendetta against Panther and the rest of […]

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Microbeads Banned In the UK

9th January 2018

After a warning in 2016, microbeads are now illegal to use in care products like exfoliating scrubs, toothpastes and shower gels. It was proven that they have a negative impact on the environment, causing harm to animals and the environment. When they are washed down a drain, they enter the seas and are swallowed by […]

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LG

Anarchy Reigns

9th January 2018

A robot created by LG to help users control their smart homes, repeatedly failed on stage at its CES debut. The LG robot is the anarchist we need. Cloi was meant to be the centerpiece of LG’s presentation where it was supposed to show their latest artificial intelligence, and how it could enhance use of […]

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The Baftas are Coming!

9th January 2018

Guillermo del Toro’s The Shape of Water is leading the way in this years Baftas, with 12 nominations in total and a whole lot more. The fantasy romance shows the growing relationship between a janitor, played by Sally Hawkins and an amphibious creature being held in captivity. Other nominations include Darkest Hour, Three Billboards Outside […]

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Why You Should Never Buy the Sun

9th January 2018

The Sun is one of the most problematic newspapers in Britain. Countless campaigns and petitions have been created to ban the Sun but despite this, it still has a readership of 2.7 million Brits. Most shops in Liverpool refuse to sell the newspaper as their city has a particularly bad history with the Sun. I, […]

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A week in mild amusement

9th January 2018

Theresa May, in a blistering display of chastisement not seen since you laughingly called your dog a ‘bad boy’ while snapchatting him chewing up kleenex, has said she’s ‘not impressed’ with Toby Young’s scintillating Twitter history. She said Young has been assured that if he talks that way in the future, his shiny new job […]

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