News & Views

6 July 2016

Laura Trott encourages girls everywhere to keep playing #LikeAGirl

How many times have you heard comments like "girls shouldn't play that sport" or seen girls' teams playing in half-filled arenas? What impact does this have on girls and their ...

6 July 2016

Chilcot Inquiry: There was no need to go to war in March 2003

Sir John Chilcot has today finally given his report into the Iraq War which started in March, 2003, concluding that there was no need for the United Kingdom to go ...
6 July 2016

Oscar Pistorius sentenced to six years for the murder of Reeva Steenkamp

Oscar Pistorius has today (June 6) been sentenced to six years in prison for the murder of Reeva Steenkamp, in a sentencing handed down by Judge Thokozile Masipa - the ...
4 July 2016

Nigel Farage resigns as leader of UKIP

Nigel Farage has stood down as the leader of UKIP this morning (July 4), saying that he has "done his bit" following his win during the EU Referendum. Speaking at ...

24 June 2016

EU Referendum Result - 'Today I'm sad, scared and worried for the future'

Today I'm sad. Today I'm scared. Today I'm worried for the future of my 12-year-old sister, 6-year-old brother and 24-year-old self. A little earlier I discovered that the majority of ...

24 June 2016

David Cameron resigns as Prime Minister following Brexit result

Prime Minister David Cameron has chosen to step down from his position after the United Kingdom voted in the EU Referendum to leave the EU. Outside Downing Street, Cameron was ...
21 June 2016

David Beckham backs Remain in Europe campaign

With the EU Referendum voting just around the corner this coming Thursday, June 23, David Beckham has come out in support of the Remain in Europe campaign this morning (June ...
17 June 2016

Let's call it for what it is - Jo Cox was murdered by a far-right TERRORIST

There have been a lot of words used to describe the man that allegedly brutally murdered Labour MP Jo Cox yesterday (June 16), but one that much of the mass ...
10 June 2016

The Crown Jewels recreated with 2,500 flowers

Floral artist and five times gold medal winner at RHS Chelsea Flower Show Jpseh Massie has been commissioned to create The 'G'rown Jewels by high street retailer Wilko, in celebration ...

18 May 2016

One for every soldier - the Poppy Pins paying tribute to the fallen from the first day of the Battle

TMB Art Metal is creating a limited series of pins - 19,240 in total - one for every soldier killed on the opening day of the battle, 1 July 1916. ...
10 May 2016

Bullying Sheridan Smith is not going to help her battle her demons - if indeed she has any to fight

Do a quick Google search for Sheridan Smith today (May 10). Or even take a look on Twitter to see some of the abuse she's having to sustain. Forced to ...
11 April 2016

George Osborne publishes tax return - had £200,000 income last year

George Osborne has today bowed to public pressure to reveal his tax return, showing he had an income of almost £200,000 last year before paying £72,000 in tax. Prime Minister ...

8 April 2016

Kesha never stood a chance with her New York judge

Earlier this week (April 6), Kesha's appeal to be released from her record label and contract under Sony and Dr. Luke was rejected by the court. Kesha claims that producer Dr. ...
1 April 2016

EXCLUSIVE Donald Trump to paint White House gold and rename it 'Trump House' if he becomes President

Donald Trump has revealed that he'll be painting the White House gold and renaming it 'Trump House' if he becomes the President of the United States. As part of his ...
31 March 2016

Jessica Elliot Discusses Lack of Diversity In Performing Arts

Jessica Elliot is calling for greater diversity within performing arts - a problem that has really been pit in the spotlight more than ever this year. We caught up with ...

24 March 2016

The Changing Face Of Modern Britain

A new report from Crimson Hexagon, a business intelligence company specialising in analysing and interpreting social media 'big data', has revealed how British culture is fundamentally changing. Since 2010, 850 ...
22 March 2016

Islamic State claim responsibility for Brussels airport and Metro's Schuman station terror attacks

UPDATE: Islamic State has claimed responsibility for the terror attacks in Brussels, with the group's statement published by IS-linked Amaq News Agency, according to media in Egypt. 34 in total have ...
18 March 2016

Bad Blood: The Period Policy

I'm sure by now we have all heard the latest news about a company in Bristol who have just introduced a 'period policy.' Now I'm all for the gender equality ...
17 March 2016

Britain Scores Low On ‘The World’s Happiest Countries’ List

Denmark is the happiest country in the world, with Britain trailing behind, sitting at number 23, according to the World Happiness Report, published today by the Sustainable Development Solutions Network ...
17 March 2016

The Inspirational Women Of The World

Women are now able inspire and influence change in the world, and now women with power and in the public eye are able to use their status for the better ...
16 March 2016

Disability benefit cuts and nationwide academies: Breaking down George Osborne's 2016 Budget

Chancellor George Osborne delivered his Budget to the House of Commons today (March 16), with some key policies being highlighted including sugar tax and options for a 'lifetime ISA'. Here ...

4 March 2016

Why I Love Being A Woman

There are so many great things about being a woman, some of the most popular answers to this question include: being a mother, being able to multi task, having a ...
3 March 2016

Sam Smith controversy - How can we as LGBT+ ask for acceptance when we don't accept each other?

There's a lot of stuff being said about Sam Smith's acceptance speech at the Oscars. Mentioning that he read an article which he THOUGHT said no openly gay man PERIOD ...
24 February 2016

Is Colour-Blind Theatre Too Much To Ask For?

From the moment that the 2016 Oscar Nominations were made official, the lack of diversity amongst the chosen few put forward for the prestigious awards has rightly commanded plenty of ...