Iranian authorities yesterday arrested the six young men and women who produced the Tehran version of Pharrell Williams’ “Happy,” the song that spawned dozens of video clips from around the world in a moment of musical global connectedness. Authorities Arrest Tehran Young People Who Produced “Happy” Video Clip
A surge in support for Ukip has cost all the mainstream parties seats and control of councils, as Nigel Farage’s People’s Army marches into town halls across the country. The Tories, Labour and Lib Dems all saw their grip on local authorities eroded as dozens of seats fell to Ukip in local elections in England.
After 57 councils had declared results, Ukip had won 87 seats, with the Tories losing 100 and Labour gaining 101. Mr Farage declared that Ukip will be ’serious players’ at next year’s general election after proving he can take votes from all the main parties. The march of Ukip’s People’s Army: Surge in support for Farage costs Tories, Labour and Lib Dems control of town halls across the country, Across Europe, support for nationalist parties makes Ukip look moderate