Self-harm images ‘groom suicide victims’

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionMolly Russell’s father told the BBC he believed Instagram had ‘helped kill my daughter’ Harmful suicide and self-harm content online “has the effect of grooming people to take their own lives”, the suicide prevention minister has said. Jackie Doyle-Price has told the BBC that social media companies must “step up” to protect vulnerable users. It comes after links were made between the suicide of teenager Molly Russell and her exposure to harmful content. Digital Minister Margot James is to reveal details of a “new regulatory regime” for social media later. According to the Daily Mail, Ms James will promise to crack down on many of the social media platforms that have “fallen …

Who owned the plane Sala died in?

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption A minute’s silence was held for Sala and Mr Ibbotson ahead of Cardiff’s home game against Bournemouth Two days later, after a quick trip to his previous club Nantes to say farewell to friends, the 28-year-old Argentine boarded the Piper Malibu N264DB. Image copyright Ian S/Geograph Image caption Mr Ibbotson was a regular at The Red Lion pub in his hometown of Crowle Posting on a skydivers’ forum under his nickname of Dibbo in October 2012, he refers to having more than 3,000 hours flying experience, including 2,000 flying parachutists. He said he was “available at short notice, and very reliable, just back recently from six weeks flying in Norway”. As well as being …

Who scored and who wasted their money on Super Bowl ads

Los Angeles (CNN Business)Crafting memorable Super Bowl advertising remains a formidable challenge, as companies try to navigate the complicated waters of celebrity endorsements, corporate branding, hot-button issues and commercials designed to pitch products. In terms of overall product groups, tech companies left a sizable impression, with T-Mobile airing a spot in each quarter, joined by Microsoft, Amazon and Google. Notably, there was also a push for TV content from streaming services via Amazon, Netflix and Hulu, and even an ad from the Washington Post. Based on first impressions of Sunday’s big game, there wasn’t a single spot we’ll be discussing years from now, a la Apple’s “1984” ad, or even Volkswagen’s Darth Vader kid of a few years ago. But …

Family’s tribute after Sala plane death

Skip Instagram post by salaromina View this post on Instagram Report End of Instagram post by salaromina Report Image copyright Getty Images/David Ibbotson Image caption Emiliano Sala (left) was on board a plane being flown by pilot David Ibbotson Some of the club’s players reacted on Twitter. Full back Joe Bennett wrote “RIP Emiliano”, while centre-half Sol Bamba posted a black-and-white image of the teammate he never got to play alongside. Manager Neil Warnock said in his pre-match news conference on Friday he hopes Sala’s family find “peace and comfort”. He also expects Southampton and Cardiff players to wear black armbands in their Premier League match at St Mary’s on Saturday and a minute’s silence to be observed. Cardiff have …

Lindsey Vonn crashes in penultimate race of career

(CNN)It was supposed to be a happy farewell, but Lindsey Vonn crashed into netting in her opening race at skiing’s World Championships in Are, Sweden. Follow @cnnsport The American’s final race is scheduled to be Saturday’s downhill. Visit CNN.com/Sport for more news, features and videos Vonn has won 82 World Cup races, second on the all-time list behind Ingemar Stenmark (86), and is the most successful women’s ski racer of all time. She was a double world champion in 2009 and clinched Olympic downhill gold in 2010. Despite a host of injuries in recent years, Vonn fought back to clinch downhill bronze in the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang. Compatriot Mikalea Shiffrin, who started immediately before her in Are, took …

Osprey carries off vibrant-blue coral reef fish in Aruba, stunning images show

‘MOST VENOMOUS’ FISH IN WORLD DISCOVERED IN POPULAR SWIMMING SPOT PROMPTS WARNING FROM BEACHGOER “While driving along the shoreline I noticed the osprey making a splash in the ocean. I quickly parked my car and grabbed my camera,” Oversteegen, who is originally from the Netherlands but now resides on the island, told the UK.-based publication the Daily Mirror. “While flying over, the raptor looked me straight in the eyes as if it wanted to show me its just obtained trophy.” — Michiel Oversteegen “The moment I stepped outside, the osprey flew over and he was still struggling with the non-cooperating fish,” he added, noting this was the first time he’d ever seen this bird-of-prey species with a coral reef fish …

Frank Robinson, Hall of Fame baseball player who was first black manager in MLB, dies at 83

(CNN)Frank Robinson, the feared slugger who became the first black manager in major league baseball, died Thursday at 83, according to Major League Baseball. In 1975, he became player-manager of the Cleveland Indians. He managed until 2006, when he finished his career with the Washington Nationals. “Frank Robinson’s résumé in our game is without parallel, a trailblazer in every sense, whose impact spanned generations,” Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred said. “He was one of the greatest players in the history of our game, but that was just the beginning of a multifaceted baseball career.” Robinson was elected to the National Baseball Hall of Fame in 1982. This is a developing story and will be updated Original Article : HERE …

Al-Araibi imprisonment: Australia cancels Thailand training camp

(CNN)The Australian Football Federation (FFA) has canceled a proposed training camp in Thailand for its Under-23 men’s national team in a show of support for Hakeem Al-Araibi, the refugee footballer who is fighting extradition to Bahrain. But the pre-tournament camp is now in the process of being moved as international outcry at the treatment of Al-Araibi grows.

No local papers ‘means elderly ring MP’

The Harlow Star, the last of three local papers in his constituency, had recently stopped printing, the former minister said, cutting an important thread holding the local community together. Image copyright Getty Images Image caption A quarter of local and regional papers have closed in the past decade Charities for the elderly have warned that older people can be particularly affected by the loss of local services, such as High Street shops, post offices, libraries and pubs. Nyree Ambarchian, who volunteers with the Contact the Elderly charity, said: “I see first-hand that these issues are contributing to feelings of isolation. “Slowly but surely, the local fabric of our communities is being eroded by things like the decline of local newspapers, …

Ice warnings as snow disrupts weekend

Thames Valley Police say they rescued an eight-week-old baby from a vehicle which came off a road in icy conditions in Bracknell, Berkshire, on Friday night, and ended up in a ditch. Parts of southern England saw 19cm (7.5in) of snow on Friday, with motorists stuck in vehicles overnight and falling trees blocking train lines. Highways England said police had worked until 02:00 GMT on Saturday to free vehicles from the M3 near Basingstoke. Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionAmbulance rescued on snowy road in Basingstoke Up to 1,500 people were without left power in the Basingstoke area of Hampshire – but power was restored around lunchtime. Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks said its engineers had struggled …

A star is born: Future looks bright for newborn foal with superstar parents

(CNN)With so much pressure and expectation, being born to superstar parents mustn’t be easy — but that hasn’t stopped the horse racing world from getting very excited about a baby boy. Visit CNN.com/Sport for more news, features and video

Emiliano Sala: Tears for missing footballer as Nantes pays emotional tribute in Ligue 1 match

(CNN)On an emotional evening in Nantes, players and fans paid tribute to missing footballer Emiliano Sala in the French team’s first match since the plane carrying the Argentine striker disappeared from radar last week. A video featuring the 28-year-old’s highlights was played before the match and in the warm-up Nantes players wore white shirts bearing a photo of Sala and the message “On t’aime Emi” — which translates as “We love you Emi” — on the back, while a picture of the player covered the center circle. As the players shook hands before kick-off, his name was spelled out by supporters using yellow and green cards in the stands. READ: Touching tributes to Emiliano Sala Some Cardiff fans had traveled …

Mikaela Shiffrin takes aim at record books with win at Maribor

(CNN)Mikaela Shiffrin maintained her dominance on Saturday with her 13th victory of the season, comfortably winning the slalom World Cup event at Maribor, Slovenia. “It’s always a big fight, but it’s something I’m really proud of this whole season. My team has done a great job … it’s hard to put it into words.” The win came a day after Shiffrin finished tied for first place in the giant slalom with Slovakia’s Petra Vlhova. The results earned Shiffrin a Golden Fox Trophy, awarded to the highest finisher in both technical disciplines for the tournament in Maribor. “The first time I won the Golden Fox I thought, I’m starting to be more than just a slalom skier and that’s a nice …

Kickers sometimes are an afterthought, but they are key to Super Bowl success

Atlanta (CNN)Football fans see it almost every year: A team’s season coming to an end because of a missed field goal by its kicker. But a kicker has also been the source of other fans’ euphoria, like when Los Angeles Rams kicker Greg Zuerlein made a 57-yarder in overtime against the New Orleans Saints to reach Super Bowl LIII. It was the longest game-winning field goal in postseason history. Zuerlein also converted a game-tying 48-yard field goal in the fourth quarter. “We wouldn’t be here if it wasn’t for him,” Rams head coach Sean McVay said. Inside the mind of a kicker Both kickers in this Sunday’s Super Bowl agree that kicking is more cerebral than anything. “Probably 90-10 I …

Marcel Hirscher’s World Cup quest derailed by German snowstorm

(CNN)Marcel Hirscher’s quest for his eighth straight World Cup title has been put on hold. Visit cnn.com/sport for more news and videos READ: Shiffrin takes aim at record books with win at Maribor READ: Why Kitzbuhel downhill is skiing’s wildest race READ: Skiing’s bucket-list party even Arnie can’t miss Last week Hirscher won at Schladming’s infamous night slalom for his 10th victory of the season and 68th World Cup win overall. The 29-year-old Austrian skiing superstar is third on the all-time list of World Cup wins, now just 14 behind US speed queen Lindsey Vonn, who is set to retire at the end of this year. Swedish great Ingemar Stenmark, who retired in 1989, leads with 86 race victories. The …

Qatar stuns Japan to win Asian Cup

(CNN)Qatar produced the most famous moment in its sporting history Friday after defeating Japan 3-1 in the final of the Asian Cup. Qatar’s 4-0 win over the UAE in the semifinal was particularly difficult for the host nation to swallow, but this result is likely to prove even more embarrassing with celebrations likely to last all night in Doha. The boycott of Qatar, the worst diplomatic crisis to hit the Gulf Arab states in decades, followed allegations that the state was supporting terrorism and destabilizing the region. Qatar rejected the accusations, labeling them “unjustified” and “baseless.” READ: Qatar crisis: What you need to know Much of the criticism aimed at Qatar comes from its alleged support of the Muslim Brotherhood, …