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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 […]

Trapped on the Streets

By Milly Saber There has been a rise in the number of people sleeping on the streets by virtue of the cost of living crisis.  With more than 100 beds now accessible, beds for eligible rough sleepers are at a record height. Additional government funding has been secured by Ealing Council to offer extra assistance. […]

Sturgeon steps down after eight years of leadership

By Sophie Robinson Nicola Sturgeon, the first minister of Scotland, has announced her intent to resign after eight years and just under four months of leadership. She was the first female leader of Scotland, as well as the longest serving first minister. In her speech, she said that she would resign after a new leader […]

Riots in Brazil cause political uproar

By Niamh McDermott About 1,500 supporters of former President Jair Bolsonaro were arrested after raids on the Capitol, the presidential palace and the Supreme Court Security forces cleared a protest encampment in front of the army headquarters in Brasilia, where some 3,000 Bolsonaro supporters had pitched tents. They rejected his defeat in October’s elections and […]

Iraq Football Stadium Stampede before Gulf Cup Final

By Natalie Hartley Thousands of fans went to the Basra International Stadium so that they could watch Iraq play Oman in the final of the Gulf Cup. This tournament is contested by Kuwait, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Yemen, Iraq, Oman, and the UAE. It was the first time since 1979 that Iraq hosted the Gulf […]

Rocket Launch fail

By Niamh McDermottThe first satellite mission to launch from British soil has failed. A jumbo jet operated by US company Virgin Orbit has carried a rocket from Newquay, Cornwall, over the Atlantic Ocean. The rocket launched and appeared to ascend correctly, but then news came from the company that there was an “abnormality” in the […]

The Coronation’s colonial concerns 

By Sofia Diaz On the 6th May 2023, Charles III’s coronation will take place and although for many it is going to be a time of celebration, for others it will be a time of criticism for Britain. While most of the attention should be focused on the future King, recently, focus has shifted onto […]

World’s Oldest Person, Sister Andre, Dies

By Natalie Hartley The oldest person in the world, Ms. Randon, who was under the name Sister Andre, died at the age of 118. She was born in 1904, in the south of France, and spent most of her life devoted to Catholicism. In an interview, she said, ‘People say that work kills, for me […]

The UK government blocks Scotland’s gender law reform

By Natalie Hartley The UK government has made the decision to block Scotland’s gender law reform. This becomes the first time a Section 35 order has been used, that is the order that allows Westminster to stop something the Scottish Parliament has voted to become law. The reform would have make it simpler for residents […]