• Johnson: A Prime Minister Of Broken Promises

    One of the hardest things for people to admit is when they have been conned. No one likes being made to look a fool and being the victim of a hoax or scam leaves people upset, especially if the conman has scammed them out of money and left them...
  • Fleetwood Mac’s Stevie Nicks Says She’ll Move to Space If Trump Is Re-Elected

    With the US presidential elections fast approaching, Fleetwood Mac's Stevie Nicks has expressed her strong concerns regarding the condition and future of the nation - even considering reaching out to engineer Elon Musk for a helping hand. Ryan Keane reports....
  • How Not To Politicise A Video Game

    Myron Winter-Brownhill Myron examines how games publishers exploit political iconography for profit. On August 30th Ubisoft released a trailer for their new mobile game, Tom Clancy’s Elite Squad. Setting out the game’s story, the trailer describes a shadowy cabal named UMBRA that aims to build a new world order...
  • A Beginner’s Guide To Party Politics

    Party politics is a volatile space that can appear intimidating when trying to follow it for the first time. I am by no means an expert in this field, but I am going to set out an introduction to the UK’s two largest political parties – Labour and Conservatives...
  • Is the Media Witch Hunt Justified When it Comes to Dominic Cummings?

    When watching the Dominic Cummings press conference last week, there was one thing that stood out to be as the defining factor in his case. It was when he said “there were journalists outside my house. I was getting threats.” That to me, made his leaving London in April...
  • How Have Different World Leaders Coped With COVID-19?

    There are many factors which make it difficult to accurately compare the responses of individual countries to the global COVID-19 pandemic, such as population size and population density. However, there have been undeniable shortcomings in the US, whilst Taiwan is a textbook case study of how to cope in...
  • Lockdown Restrictions: Should They Be Tightened or Loosened?

    I experienced first-hand the COVID-19 situation in Spain. I had been studying in Zaragoza since January and then returned to the UK on the 18th of March after being given permission from the Year Abroad Team. I saw how quickly the disease spread, and how quickly it overwhelmed Spain....