Chris Manktelow argues that COVID-19 has acted as a mirror for our society.
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.
Introducing ‘Love to Hate’, a series which explores the gritty roots of football’s most intense rivalries. Pete Syme, Online News Editor, kicks us off by investigating the Old Firm Derby, where Scottish football’s heavyweights Celtic and Rangers clash. Scottish football may not have the most prodigious history, with their national side never having progressed beyond […]
Our Features writers review the lives and careers of senior members of Boris Johnson’s Cabinet. Dominic Raab – by Adam Robertson Charlton The son of a Jewish immigrant who fled Czechoslovakia after the Munich Agreement, Dominic Rennie Raab was raised in bucolic Buckinghamshire, separated from London by the Colne Valley. A karate blackbelt, he competed […]
If you asked the ‘archetypical’ university student what is their favourite type of alcohol, the response would be A LOT (and for a reasonable price, naturally). Yes, it is undeniably true that alcohol plays a big role in many student’s social lives, whether it be that glass of wine at the end of the day, […]
Online Features Editor Bryan Knight offers an analysis of the divisive nature of international politics and explains why there is a need for a return to civility. In recent weeks, several critics of American President Donald Trump were sent suspicious packages containing pipe bombs. The apparent threat, made to the recipients, seems climactic of a […]
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. […]
The Foreign Secretary, Boris Johnson, has returned from his five-day Latin American tour of Peru, Argentina and Chile that was conducted from the 19th to 23rd May. The tour gave Prime Minister Theresa May some much needed breathing space to attempt to affirm her government’s position regarding what form the UK’s exit from the European […]
Just before Christmas, Theresa May returned from Brussels a hero. In the space of a week she had seemingly salvaged a process that appeared on the brink of collapse, as the Democratic Unionist Party – her government’s only lifeline in the House of Commons – had refused to endorse the preliminary deal on the Irish […]
The hype surrounding Dave, aka Santan Dave, has been bubbling away under the mainstream surface for some time now. Alongside UK grime stalwart AJ Tracey, he has released a steady stream of high-quality singles over the past year, each slightly different from his 2016 breakout EP Six Paths. A co-sign from Drake, adverts with Foot […]