• Nottinghamshire Police Accused of Victim Blaming

    The Nottinghamshire police force have been criticised for victim blaming due to a Facebook post warning women they risk attacks if walking unaccompanied.  The Facebook post suggests that women should not walk alone at night as they are more likely to be assaulted or physically attacked. The post states...
  • Corbyn’s NHS Dossier

    On Wednesday 27th October, Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn brandished a 451-page dossier at a press conference, which he declared as proof for the Conservatives ‘breaking open our NHS for US corporations’ in US-UK trade talks back in 2017 and 2018. Such a dossier is an advance from earlier in...
  • Anti-LGBT School Protests Banned

    On Tuesday the High Court in Birmingham ruled a ban on the anti-LGBT lesson protests occurring outside of Anderton Park Primary School. Since May, protestors have been chanting outside of the school gates causing disruption to the students and staff. Headteacher Sarah Hewitt-Clarkson described the demonstrations as “toxic and...
  • Brexiteer Found Guilty of Harassing Anna Soubry

    In an already greatly divisive political environment, Amy Dalla Mura, a radical Brexit activist has been charged on one count of harassment against Anna Soubry between January and March of this year. Among the events that Amy Mura interrupted, on the 23rdJanuary she shouted over Soubry at an event...
  • Day One: UCU Strikes

    The first day of University and College Union (UCU) strikes has seen action in 60 universities across the UK. The planned action comes ahead of pay cuts, increased pension costs, deteriorating working conditions and overwhelming concerns about casualisation within higher education institutions. 79% of UCU members supported strike action...
  • Question Time Leaders Special: An Overview

    Last night Sheffield played host to the BBC’s Question Time leaders special. The two-hour show included questions from a hostile audience directed at the Labour, Conservative, Lib Dem and SNP leaders. Under the spotlight, all four were pressed on a range of issues. But how did each politician perform under...
  • Flooding Across the World: From Venice to Sheffield

    The recent floods at home and abroad have brought back the debate on climate change and its associated impact. Last week, Italy was to declare a state of emergency in Venice after severe floods saw an estimated 80% of the city, according to Unesco, under water. Italy’s Prime Minister,...