Teenagers Sentenced to Minimum 21 and 24 Years for Murdering Schoolboy

By Milly Saber An innocent 16 year old boy from Southall was murdered in November 2021 by two 18 year olds, both of whom mistakenly thought this boy was part of a rival gang. On 6th March 2023, Vanushan Balakrishnan and Ilyas Suleiman were found guilty for the murder of 16 year old Rishmeet Singh, […]

Ealing Hospital Volunteer Has Seen Third Coronation at 101 Years Old

By Milly Saber At 101 years old, Beryl Carr, a volunteer at Ealing hospital, saw three Royal Coronations in her lifetime: King George VI in 1937, Queen Elizabeth II in 1953 and King Charles III last weekend. Carr volunteers at the League of Friends Cafe at Ealing Hospital, and has done some celebrating of her […]

The London Air Ambulance is Up Against Time: Help Now

By Sophie Robinson The London Air Ambulance service is a charity which mainly runs on people’s donations. Before the 29th of April, I was unaware of the situation this charity was in – they currently have two helicopters to service London, with a population estimated at 9,648,000. However, the two helicopters they have are very […]

Ealing to be the first UK urban setting to reintroduce beavers

By Lucia McQuillan-Puccetti Ealing will be the first urban-setting to introduce beavers in the UK, as part of a rewilding project. In the 16th century, beavers were hunted all across Britain for their meat, fur and glands; only last year were beavers acknowledged as native wildlife and given legal protection in England. Thanks to the […]

Tropical Cyclone Freddy causes havoc in Malawi

By Shibani Clington Fernando On the evening of 22nd of February 2023, it was suspected that the tropical Cyclone Freddy would hit the coast of Mozambique with potentially ferocious winds and heavy rainfall that was expected to reach the maximum of 200mm of rain over twenty four hours. The citizens were warned that there could […]

Nobel prize-winning author Kenzaburo Oe dies at the age of 88

By Shibani Clington Fernando Kenzaburo Oe’s writing career was strongly influenced by French and American literature.  He was born in a small village in Japan called Shikoku. His family were wealthy landowners who lost all their land in the land reform foisted from the Second World War. The war ended when he was 10. This […]

Obesogens – How do they effect Humans?

By Aishani Balakumar What is an Obesogen? Before we go into more about obesity, it is important that we know what an obesogen is. There are around 50 chemicals, possibly even more, that contribute to obesity and one of the main ones are obesogens. An obesogen is a chemical which allows a living organism to […]

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Tiktok: A Weapon of Youth Destruction?

By Sienna St. Paul Scientists are growing concerned about the effects that the app TikTok is having on the brains of young people, and they are convinced that ‘TikTok Brain’ is a real thing. TikTok’s popularity exploded during the early days of the pandemic, where many people were struggling to find a source of entertainment […]

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Gary Lineker’s ‘Controversial’ Comments

By Anaya Garr Gary Lineker Gary Lineker, an English former professional footballer, who is now a BBC football commentator, has tweeted what can be viewed as controversial comments on his Twitter account. As part of the BBC, he is legally obliged to be impartial to any political topics as it is a national platform for […]