UK & Ireland

The Meghan Markle Interview: How it can help us to identify racism within the British media and ourselves

Oprah Winfrey’s interview with Prince Harry and Meghan Markle (The Duke and Duchess of Sussex) aired on the 8th of March on ITV at 9pm. It was watched by more than 49.1 million people worldwide, with 11.1 million viewers from the UK alone. During the interview, the Sussexes accused…

Danielle Chebe

Behind closed doors: Britain's homeless crisis

‘He closed his eyes and slept for 15 hours unbroken.’ That was the survival story of 38-year-old Paddy, a man who finally found shelter after being homeless since 1998. But not everyone is as lucky.…

Hia Alhashemi

“There is no planet B!”: Why the idea of net-zero carbon emissions no longer seems impossible.

Climate change, pollution, emissions: 4 words that the world seems to know but doesn’t seem to fully understand. For many years scientist have argued about climate change, and whether it is just a hoax created by fear-mongering governments and incompetent scientists;…

Alexia Thompson

'Snowflakes': The term that undermines a generation

‘Snowflake’ is a derogatory term used to describe an easily offended person, or someone who believes they are entitled to special treatment on account of their supposedly unique characteristics.…

Lillie A Sharpe

Football for the fans vs Football for the profit: A Question of Sport

The proposed Super League plans announced on 18 April have brought forward the question of the current culture of football and who it is really working for.…

Kallam Nandra

The smoke of sleaze begins to cloud the Conservative Party once again. Can Boris stop the rot?

It was a fresh-faced Tony Blair who rose, grinning, to the despatch box in the summer of 1994. The road ahead wasn’t clear, but he certainly faced fewer obstacles than Labour leaders of old.…

Alfie Penfold