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 […]

Climate Change – Europe recorded the hottest summer on record in 2022

By Lucia Puccetti Global Warming, as a product of consumerism, deforestation and industrialisation, is having drastic effects on our planet – the impacts of which can already be seen in Europe today. In 2022, Europe recorded its hottest summer ever, with twelve European countries breaking their monthly temperature records, with temperatures  at least 1.9°C above […]

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 […]

Vincent Van Gogh Exhibition

By Evie Ward It is an amazing experience to visit the Vincent Van Gogh exhibition and is something that is easily accessible from where we live in West London. It is an outing that would be enjoyable to go on with your family or even with your friends if that is the sort of thing […]

Peruvian people protest against Boluarte’s leadership

By Olivia Henry The country of Peru has fallen into a state of political and social anarchy since its president Pedro Castillo was removed from office. He was detained on charges of rebellion after a failed coup attempt in which he announced he would dissolve congress and install a “government of exception” in its place. […]

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 […]

‘Love Island’ to promote sustainable fashion in latest series

By Milly Saber ‘Love Island’, which had previously been linked to the online clothes retailers ‘Missguided’ and ‘I Saw It First’, shed its fast fashion stigma in 2022, with the help of a partnership with eBay. The series has millions of views in the U.K., and provides brands with unmatched exposure during its primetime slot. […]

Lionesses round off successful year at the BBC sports awards

Following their victory at the Women’s Euros in the summer of 2022, the England Women’s National Football team have been named BBC sports team of the year. After a 2-1 win against Germany with 25-year-old Chloe Kelly scoring the extra time winning goal, the Lionesses became the first English national football team to lift a […]