• Should FIFA allow England and Scotland to wear the Poppy?

    With the international break now upon us, there has been further controversy surrounding the FA and English football. This time the feud is with FIFA, who have banned wearing poppies on Armistice Day. Traditionally, the British public wear the poppy symbol at this time of year to remember those who...
  • The Six Nations: What to expect

    Rugby fans across the UK braced themselves for the return of the six nations tournament last weekend. The oldest international Rugby competition in the world is a colourful and engaging spectacle watched and attended by millions. This year it is the 122nd edition of the tournament which began as...
  • Six Nations: Review

    Whether it was Courtney Lawes running over the poor French fly-half, or seeing Ireland retain their crown as Six Nations champions, no-one can deny that the last week of the Six Nations was a true spectacle. Northern Hemisphere rugby is forever being called boring and flat in comparison to...
  • 2015 ICC Cricket World Cup: The Tournament So Far (Part 2)

    In Part 2, Laura runs the rule over the rest of the nations in the competition and tells us which games to look out for… New Zealand Whilst New Zealand have always been considered as one of the main players in a home tournament, their ability has been somewhat...
  • Six Nations: Weekend Review

    So the first weekend of the Six Nations is over, and it came with some almost surprises along the way. England triumphed in Cardiff, whilst reigning champions Ireland struggled to victory in Rome, and France were unconvincing in their win against brave Scotland. Wales V England 16-21 Millennium Stadium...
  • A-Z of capital cities: Edinburgh

    If things had panned out different in September, Edinburgh could have turned into a foreign destination for Brits; yet besides the politics lies a city enriched in diverse culture, arts and history. It is not only Scotland’s capital but also one of the world’s most fascinating cities. Famous for...
  • Scottish Independence: A Nottingham Perspective

    Yes or No? It’s been the question on every Englishman and Scotsman’s lips these past few weeks. I am talking about the minority campaign that has become a mainstream debate. It has inspired impassioned arguments, mobilised a united scurry of Westminster politicians, even managed to piss off the Spanish...