News & Views

15 November 2018

Theresa May's government is falling apart as resignations continue to pour in

UPDATE: Following the wave of resignations today, Conservative MP Jacob Rees-Mogg has called for a vote of no-confidence in the Prime Minister, and has submitted his own letter in the ...

14 November 2018

Theresa May faces fresh criticism over proposed Brexit deal; but will her Cabinet back her anyway?

Theresa May is today meeting with her Cabinet to discuss a finalised deal she has come to with the European Union, regarding the terms of the United Kingdom's exit in 2019. ...

12 November 2018

From the size of his poppy to his choice of coat, it seems Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn cannot win

Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn has been criticised for many reasons in the past. Whether or not you agree with his politics or the approach his party would take whilst fronted ...

9 November 2018

The free press must rally around CNN's Jim Acosta if they hope to survive the Trump administration

Less than 24 hours after this year's US midterm election results came through, which saw the House majority flip from Republican to Democrat by quite a large margin but the ...
1 November 2018

Employee Rights Day - what does it mean for women?

We are all equal in the workplace but some of us are more equal than others… as George Orwell almost said. The UK’s first #EmployeeRightsDay today (November 1, 2018) shines a light ...
26 October 2018

Trump's attempts to erase the trans community is both dangerous and disgusting - but he will not win

The Obama administration was never a perfect one. There were plenty of mistakes made along the way, which handed ammunition to his critics. One of the biggest myths drawn up ...
25 October 2018

Why the #MeToo "witch-hunt" parallel is a complete joke

There seems to be a running theme with regards to the cynicism surrounding the #MeToo movement in that it is being continually referred to as a "witch-hunt". Of course, women ...

23 October 2018

Thousands of women strike in Glasgow equal pay walkout - and they've got a heap of support

The UK and in particular Glasgow, Scotland is playing host today to one of the biggest strikes over equal pay the country has ever seen. Around 8,000 women and supporters ...

22 October 2018

What to do when you hear hate speech on public transport

It happens far too often. At least once a month we come across a video filmed by a passenger on aeroplane, bus, train or subway revealing some disgusting excuse for ...
19 October 2018

Work on you! The key to living a happy life

“Don’t be so selfish! You’re going back to work too early. Your children are so young, stay at home.” Every day, I meet a mother who is stuck in between ...
17 October 2018

What does your favourite dog breed say about you?

We’re a nation of animal lovers, with 24% of the UK having voted dogs as our most loved furry pals. We embrace our animals as part of our families; dogs ...
12 October 2018

ONE.org say: Poverty is Sexist

Have you ever asked a child, whether they’re your own, a relatives, or a friends, what they want to be when they grow up? If not, then you were definitely ...

12 October 2018

Giulia's unmissable events this October 2018

Well here we are, it is officially October. It’s time to dust off those coats from the depths of your wardrobe and gorge yourself on pumpkin spice lattes. Whilst I ...

9 October 2018

Could this be the app that gets you a job in 24 hours?

In the current climate, young people are struggling more than ever to secure jobs - either full time or part time between studies. With casual jobs becoming more and more ...
5 October 2018

5 ways to cure your hangover this London Cocktail Week

Had your fill of London Cocktail Week and wondering how to get over that dreaded hangover? We’ve got five hangover busting tips to keep you feeling fresh no matter how ...

24 September 2018

Why men must contribute to the gender equality conversation, by Nick Haines

Gender equality is a topic that we hear about daily and yet things aren’t shifting fast enough. While it seems we are moving forward in some ways - Women speaking ...

24 September 2018

Should we be concerned about the digitisation of our social lives?

Is this another wayward-young think piece? Think pieces on the wayward young are perennial. So much so, in fact, that opening an opinion piece on the wayward young by acknowledging ...
20 September 2018

Some of the most memorable disappearing acts of our generation

With the release of A Simple Favour, which follows Stephanie (Anna Kendrick) as she tries to work out what really happened to her missing best friend Emily (Blake Lively), we ...

19 September 2018

IVF: The couple's issue - what you need to know

Infertility is becoming a topic increasingly spoken about, but usually from a female perspective. Many women put off having children for personal reasons until later in life (from a body ...

18 September 2018

Worrying numbers of UK managers feel their gender/age has diminished colleagues’ confidence in them

New research  amongst UK managers reveals attitudes towards training and confidence in the workplace. Worryingly, women were five times more likely to feel that their gender hinders confidence in them, ...
17 September 2018

Weaker sex? When women beat men in sport

Weaker gender in the sport world? It is history now, as we can find females among the very best there is across different sports and activities. Women have debunked the ...
14 September 2018

The to-don't list matrix

Some days, if not every day, number one on your To Do List should be "Don't Do a To-Do List." If you have a vendetta against someone, of course, you ...
11 September 2018

Average cost of a funeral in the UK rises 4% on 2017

If you ask a large group of people to raise their hands if they’ve thought about the cost of their death, then you’re not very likely to see many in ...

7 September 2018

6 top tips from social media expert Doone Roisin on creating the perfect Instagram account

Want to know how to create the best Instagram account and stand out among the 95 million posts uploaded every day? Doone Roisin (30.6k followers), social media expert and owner of Sweet ...