• The Ultimate Guide To Face Masks And Coverings

    During the past few months of the Coronavirus pandemic, there has been a new staple added to everyone’s daily attire: the face mask. With so many different types appearing, it can be hard to know which are the best in terms of efficacy and practicality. Hopefully, a little light...
  • An Unmasking Of America’s Ignorance?

    America: Land of the Free. Or more accurately, Land of the Free-to-Openly-Ignore-Scientific-Facts. The hostility from certain groups in America towards various medical and healthcare issues is a frequently documented occurrence. In a 2015 National Geographic article, Joel Achenbach writes, “We live in an age when all manner of scientific...
  • UoN To Take Part In National Coronavirus Testing Methods Research Project

    The University of Nottingham will be collaborating in a national research project launched by the U.K government to evaluate the accuracy of new coronavirus diagnostic tests and test their effectiveness in different settings, it has been reported....
  • The Broadmarsh And Victoria Centres’ Owner Collapses Into Administration

    Shopping centre giant Intu, which owns the Victoria and Broadmarsh shopping centres in Nottingham, has entered into administration. In a press release, the company declared that they had enlisted three members of staff from KMPG LLP as joint administrators. This followed the company reportedly being unable to come to...
  • What Does the UK’s New Travel Quarantine Rule Mean for the Travel Industry?

    On Monday 8th of June, the UK imposed a new self-quarantine rule for travellers entering the country. All passengers arriving into the UK, including British nationals, will now have to self-isolate for 14 days at a fixed address or face a fine of up to £1000 (in England). But...
  • 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...
  • The State of the UK Economy During Lockdown and Beyond

    In April, the UK economy shrunk by a record 20.4% due to lockdown, causing irreversible damage for many families and businesses. Over the whole of lockdown, statistics also show that the economy is expected to have slumped by a quarter due to widespread contractions across the economy. Most noticeably,...