• UK’s Extreme Inequality

    The UK’s six richest people control as much wealth as the poorest 13 million, according to recent research by The Equality Trust. Within the last decade, the number of billionaires in the UK has almost doubled and the wealth of the UK’s billionaires has also more than doubled. Notably,...
  • Update: UCU Strike Action

    Wednesday 4th December saw the end of University and College Union (UCU) strikes as negotiations with UUK were reopened. Striking staff have returned to work but the UCU stresses that the industrial action over pensions, pay and equality is not over yet. The strike action has highlighted major flaws within...
  • General Election Candidates for Broxtowe

    The ballot paper in Broxtowe will be unlike most others around the country. It will come without a Liberal Democrat, with a candidate for The Independent Group for Change and will also star “Militant Elvis”. News reporter Simeon Lee investigates more on the candidates. The 2017 general election race...
  • Chief Rabbi Condemns Labour Antisemitism

    Jeremy Corbyn’s handling of antisemitism allegations has made him “unfit for high office”, the Chief Rabbi has stated, with further warnings that the soul of the nation is at stake in next month’s general election. In an open comment to The Times, the Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis noted that...
  • Decade of Exceptional Global Heat

    Scientists have confirmed that the 2010-2019 period has seen the highest average temperatures in history, making it the warmest decade on record. Such “exceptional” global heat around the world has been driven by greenhouse gas emissions, the WMO (World Meteorological Organisation) has stated. Scientists have described how greenhouse gas...
  • UoN Student-Staff Solidarity Occupation

    A collective of students gathered in the Trent building foyer occupying both the space outside the Vice Chancellor’s office and the presiding hallways. This non-violent action comes ahead of a number of concerns about higher education institutions. The group have set out a list of commands specifically to the...
  • UK Inequality Among Worst of Developed Countries

    On Wednesday 27th November, new research from Think Tank IPPR North found that the UK is ‘consistently more divided than any comparable country’ when it comes to mortality, productivity, income, unemployment, and politics. The researchers found that mortality rates, the number of people that die comparable to the size of...