Category Archive: News, news, news

Hold your bets: polls are wrong again after Boris makes a Brexit from the leadership contest

If the nation was swept by a fear of uncertainty after Britain’s decision to exit the European Union, it is nothing compared to today’s sinking feeling as the face of the ‘Leave’ campaign… Continue reading

A new day dawns as Britain exits the European Union – so what happens next?

On the first sunny day of British summertime a cloud looms over Britain as it breaks its forty-year forge with the European Union. With a 72 per cent turnout on voting day, the… Continue reading

Brexit from a human view

When a baby is born the first thing we do, Is name it a boy and girl and dress it in pink or blue. We give the baby a label and suddenly it… Continue reading

EU Referendum: The Facts

The debate on whether Britain should remain within or leave the European Union has become complicated because political parties are not taking a unified party line and individuals such as Boris Johnson, who… Continue reading

Trump and Khan: which tower are you standing in?

What’s going on with this world so divided? There are two twin towers which one are you in have you decided? Are you with Trump who wants a ban on Muslims in the… Continue reading

The Queen and Cameron’s fantastically clever candid comments

In a single day, Her Majesty the Queen was caught on camera partaking in two controversial conversations. The first was with Prime Minister David Cameron when he described Nigeria and Afghanistan as ‘fantastically corrupt’… Continue reading

Women who are fat or too skinny should not be on TV

This weekend, the women of television show The X Factor came under the spotlight, but not in relation to music. Host Caroline Flack was inundated with cruel jibes about her appearance and weight… Continue reading

Corbyn should thank the Conservatives for paving the way for his ‘kinder politics’

Prime Minister David Cameron may have paved the way for Jeremy Corbyn becoming a real contender in the next General Election. In his article ‘How Capitalism Changes Conscience’, Jonathan Haidt explains how the… Continue reading

It’s Not a Numbers Game: Wake-up, This Is Real

One image gripped a nation, touched consciences, and turned the tide of emotion surrounding the ‘migrant crisis’ overnight. The shocking image of a three-year-old boy’s body washed up on the shores of a… Continue reading

Is being heterosexual out fashion?

In June, more than 26 million people placed a rainbow flag over their Facebook profile pictures to ‘celebrate’ Pride and show their support of same-sex marriage. Also in June, Caitlyn Jenner, formerly known… Continue reading

Caitlyn Jenner should make us all think of gender differently

Transgender Olympic champion, formerly known as Bruce Jenner, revealed her true self on the front cover of Vanity Fair. Coming out of surgery as Caitlyn, she has been the topic of discussion on… Continue reading

What are you eating?

Have you ever seen a flock of birds fight over one piece of bread even though there are many other pieces scattered around the garden? Maybe that one piece of bread is under… Continue reading

#IfWeRanThings

On Tuesday 24th March, Channel 4 ran an ‘If We Ran Things’ event where young people, including myself, had the opportunity to voice our concerns to MPs in the run up to the… Continue reading

Sleeping on the streets

As a journalist, I feel I have a duty to inform and educate people. But as a person, I feel I have a duty and responsibility to educate myself; particularly on matters that… Continue reading

Let’s protect the female foetus and women

As an advocate of women’s rights, it is outrageous that various groups and individuals have spoken out against tightening laws on gender-based abortions. Today, MPs will vote on whether to amend the serious… Continue reading

A Barbie bus but where are all the Kens?

Before a baby has even popped out of the womb, we identify it as a ‘boy’ or ‘girl’. When a baby is born, many dress a girl in pink and a boy in… Continue reading

What should feminism be demanding from the General Election?

Since the General Election campaigns began, we have heard a lot on immigration, debates about whether UKIP leader Nigel Farage and his party have any substance, and jokes regarding Ed Miliband forgetting half… Continue reading

I am afraid of the dark

‘I am afraid of the dark’ is a common sentence children say. Why are they scared? Is it the monsters under their bed? Is it the fear of the unknown? You may think… Continue reading

Quotes that remind us why we are the solution to terrorism

The horrific events of this week thus far have revealed just how scary our world is. It sometimes feels as though we are helpless in the face of those who hold power, make… Continue reading

‘Being Gay and Asian led me to depression’: how discrimination against South Asian gay men is a cause of mental health illnesses

In the wake of the Dewani trial, a man tells me how he felt depression and anxiety for being Asian and gay because of prevalent discrimination against homosexuals in the South Asian community. On Monday… Continue reading