• COVID-19 Pushes Yemen Crisis Towards Breaking Point

    The ongoing humanitarian crisis in Yemen has reached breaking point as coronavirus and famine sweep through the population. UNICEF reports that Yemen ‘is the largest humanitarian crisis in the world’ with 24 million people, who make up 80% of the country’s population, in need of humanitarian aid. Many of...
  • Sri Lanka Lonely Planet’s ‘Best in Travel’ 2019: But Why?

    Sri Lanka, the teardrop of India, is a paradise island that holds all the beauty of Asia and the bright vibrant colours of India in a less crowded quiet place. The country has had a sudden upsurge in tourism in the last few years, despite the end of the...
  • Home Run: Hull Is Where the Heart Is

    Kingston upon Hull has had a long, ugly past of being deemed one of the UK’s worst cities, which I believe is totally undeserved. The recent capital of culture investment has only added to the changing perception of this rising city and it really isn’t as bad as you...
  • Film Review – Captain America: Civil War

    When a studio spends years building up a release that is set to feature an ensemble cast, based off a hugely successful comic book, bring in crucial new characters, and gives away details in marketing material, it is quite easy for the final product to end up being completely...
  • Cameron’s Hypocritical Condemnation of Russian Action in Syria

    David Cameron told the recent Conservative Party Conference that Russian military action against Islamic State rebels and other opponents of Assad is “a terrible mistake”, and urged Putin to stop supporting his regime. The Syrian conflict is, if nothing else, extremely complex both in terms of the domestic groups...