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Canadian folk music star Neil Young has demanded that streaming giant Spotify remove talkshow host Joe Rogan from its service. Young said Rogan, who is one of the most popular podcasters in the world, is "spreading fake information about vaccines."
“They can have [Joe] Rogan or Young,” Neil Young wrote in a letter to his manager and label, “Not both." Young demands Spotify remove his music over "false information about vaccines" https://t.co/f1u4bDAu1L— Rolling Stone (@RollingStone) January 24, 2022
President Joe Biden has been criticized after he was caught on camera railing against a journalist. The beleaguered US leader referred to a reporter as a "stupid son of a bitch" after being asked about inflation in the country.
A flying car has been granted a certificate of airworthiness in Slovakia. The AirCar, which has a BMW engine, is capable of flying at speeds of up to 160 km/hr.
Flying car wins airworthiness certification after 70 hours of flight testing and more than 200 take-offs and landings, developers say https://t.co/U1CerskXz0— BBC News (World) (@BBCWorld) January 24, 2022
Police in London have launched an investigation into allegations that members of the UK government – including the prime minister – broke COVID-19 lockdown rules. The Metropolitan Police Service had been under pressure to probe claims that senior government figures partied while the public was forbidden from even visiting dying relatives.
🔺 BREAKING: The Metropolitan Police has announced an investigation into Downing Street parties after weeks of allegations, heaping further pressure on the prime minister https://t.co/KO9zsgUoBx— The Times (@thetimes) January 25, 2022
A French surgeon is facing legal action after trying to sell an X-ray of a woman shot in a terrorist attack. Emmanuel Masmejean's patient was wounded during the Bataclan Islamist terror attack, in which 130 people were murdered.
Surgeon faces legal action for trying to sell Bataclan victim X-ray as NFT https://t.co/kj1J2Oxs7U— The Guardian (@guardian) January 24, 2022