• 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...