Aaron Loose discusses the government’s new message to ‘Stay Alert’ and the implications behind using such slogans to guide the Coronavirus pandemic
In unambiguous campaigns to ‘protect the NHS’ that emulate those seen in the war, the Government directly highlights their own failings. The public is being asked to provide for these failings through, exemplarily, donations. Rather than in disillusionment, the result will be of a public quickly forgetting the chronic societal issues that have brought this on – in the name of national pride.
Amy expresses skepticism on the outward appearance of our government around COVID-19. This being the phasing in of “draconian” measures as the government’s approach to greater palatability for the nation. This is, rather, a rouse behind which hides the Tory cabinet’s ambiguity and sudden 180 turn. The article analyses the pattern of Johnson’s behaviour that has left many in the UK unconvinced.
Coronavirus: Assessing the UK’s Public Health Response Adam Robertson Charlton examines the UK Government’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic and assesses rationale behind it. As I sit down to write this, the world is at the start of the greatest crisis since the Second World War, the biggest biological disaster since the Spanish flu. That […]
Foreign Correspondent in Germany, Rupali Naik, explains how the coronavirus outbreak has affected her year abroad and how she is dealing with the disruption.
Joe Newell reports on the government’s controversial announcement the HS2 rail link will go ahead. Since its inception in 2009, the proposed rail network High-Speed 2, or HS2, has remained divisive. The new railway aims to improve links between the north and south of England with a two-phase connection from London to Birmingham, and from […]
Catherine Loyd gives a run down of the various election gaffes that have been made so far.
Online News Editor Peter Syme reports on the recent prorogation saga and explores the Prime Minister’s Brexit options In times of increasing turbulence and uncertainty, the supreme court ruling that the government’s prorogation of parliament was unlawful has proliferated tensions as 31 October comes ever closer. Prime Minister Boris Johnson advised the Queen to suspend […]
In this Spotlight series, The Features editorial team have dug deep to keep you informed on outsider stories that were missed in mainstream news. London, as one of the most ethnically diverse cities in the world, represents for many a mentality of open-mindedness and progression, with 37 per cent of the population born outside the UK. […]
Monday 6th August 2018. The Telegraph publishes an article by the former foreign secretary opposing a ban on niqabs and burkas in the UK. In that same article, Boris Johnson goes on to refer to Muslim women wearing such headwear as looking like “letter boxes” and “bank robbers” – comments which, since the article’s release […]