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FORMER FOOTBALLER STAN COLLYMORE BLASTS TWITTER FOR NOT DOING MORE TO GET RID OF ABUSIVE TROLLS

Via The Daily Mail Former footballer Stan Collymore has accused Twitter of ‘not doing enough’ to combat abusive tweets on the social networking site after he was targeted by internet trolls. Police confirmed on Tuesday night they were investigating a series of offensive messages directed at the ex-England striker after the pundit suggested Liverpool striker Luis Suarez cheated by diving during Saturday’s match against Aston Villa. Collymore retweeted some of the abuse he has received since the match – three days ago []

UK NEWS: JURY SAYS MARK DUGGAN WAS LAWFULLY KILLED BY POLICE (REACTIONS TO VERDICT)

Via BBC News Mark Duggan, whose death sparked riots in England in 2011, was lawfully killed by police, an inquest jury has concluded by a majority of 8 to 2. The 29-year-old was shot dead by armed officers in August 2011 in Tottenham, north London. Following the inquest at the Royal Courts of Justice, his aunt Carole Duggan said her nephew had been “executed”. Mr Duggan’s brother Shaun Hall said: “We still fight for justice.” There were angry scenes outside the courts, []

UK MUSIC NEWS: POLICE SHUT DOWN ROC NATION RAPPER K KOKE’S UP AND COMING WIRELESS PERFORMANCE

ROC Nation artist K Koke (real name Kevin Georgiou) announced on Twitter yesterday that his appearance at the Wireless music festival has been shut down by the authorities. The 28 year old North West London rapper who was acquitted of attempted murder several years ago tweeted: #mytime drops Sunday and FEDS pushed me off wireless. Hating on my whole sh*t I shoulda been tearing down stage 2 this year. Joke ting it’s like d FEDS won’t let me forward. Police are calling man gang related coz of my friends []