Foreign Correspondent in Japan, Will Goddard, explores the Japanese Criminal Justice system. He poses that the close relationship between convenience and justice could have damaging consequences.
Hong Kong’s Extradition Protests: A Fight for Hong Kong’s Sovereignty? Cheryl Pui Yau Ip, Foreign Correspondent in Hong Kong, provides an analysis of the extradition protests in Hong Kong and what motivated people to take action. The driving force behind the protests is that the extradition bill could allow suspects from Hong Kong to be […]
Theseus Stefanatos reports on the recent Conservative race for No.10 and examines the campaigns of all the top candidates.
“Trying to enforce non-meaty alternatives to phrases like ‘bring home the bacon’ will only harm the veganism cause” writes Jessica Brown for The Guardian. Like me, she sweat buckets trying not to come across as the cliché ‘veggie police’ – the accusation that comes with every plant-based lifestyle. A vegan is someone who doesn’t eat […]
July 9: Ethiopia ends its state of war with Eritrea, which had been going on for decades. The decision will “promote close cooperation in political, economic, social, cultural and security areas”, according to Yemane Gebremeskel, Information Minister of Eritrea. October 16: The Council of Ministers, Ethiopia’s cabinet, is reshuffled – 10 of the positions, reduced from 23 […]
A month ago, I was fortunate enough to be in Chile for by far their most important holiday of the year, “Dieciocho”. These celebrations are characterised by three things: terremotos (a Chilean drink of wine, grenadine and pineapple ice-cream); asados (Chilean barbecues); and pisco-filled drinks, aka their national grape-based spirit. This holiday damages the liver and […]
The gay community has been slowly making strides toward legislative progress in the Western world, with Australia recently having voted in support of gay marriage. Yet the world still has leaps and bounds to go when it comes to equality everywhere, whilst some countries legalize same-sex couples adoptions, others criminalize same sex relationships. Features writers explore the world of LGBTQ+ movements around the globe. […]
Sol Campbell When ex-England international footballer Sol Campbell retired in 2011, convention indicated that an unsuccessful spell managing in the lower leagues, perhaps at Swindon Town, before becoming a pundit who appeared on Match of the Day four or five times a year, was likely to follow. Yet, the divisive Campbell confounded expectations with a […]
Five hundred years ago, on 31 October, Martin Luther nailed a list of ninety-five theses onto the door of a church in Wittenberg, sparking a reformation not only in his native Germany but within the whole of Christendom. The theses themselves were primarily concerned with the extravagances undertaken by bishops and monks, and the over-exalted […]
On October 24 at an investment conference in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin-Salman announced NEOM, a high-tech, futuristic city with a $500 billion pricetag. It’s one of the most ambitious projects in the the country’s Vision 2030 program, which seeks to pivot Saudi Arabia from an oil-based banana republic into a leader […]