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    War Looms in South America: Guyana under Siege

    Thomas Martin    The dispute between Venezuela and Guyana over the Essequibo region has been long under dispute until, in 2023, Venezuela announced that their own referendum, claiming to have overwhelming support for the annexation of the Essequibo region, sparked fears of a Venezuelan invasion, leading to the Guyana-Venezuela...
  • The Nottingham Cinematic Experience

    Nottingham is home to a variety of cinema locations, from the world’s former smallest cinema to one of the world’s best cinemas. However, finding the best value may be difficult for students on student budgets. From Cineworld to The Savoy, Impact’s Thomas Martin reviews each potential cinematic experience....
  • “A Light Explanation of a Financial Market Frenzy” – Film Review: Dumb Money

    Surrounded on all fronts by major cinematic releases, from Barbie and Oppenheimer to Killers of the Flower Moon and Napoleon, Dumb Money was never going to be a major blockbuster. Thomas Martin reviews....
  • The Battle of Hastings: Uncovering Harold II’s True Fate

    Thomas Martin With the 14th October marking the 957th anniversary of the Battle of Hastings, this period provides a time for historical reflection on the events that took place on Senlac Hill, and deliberation over the fate of Harold II.  Thomas Martin, rejects the accepted narrative of Harold’s II’s...
  • George Lucas: Grand Master Jedi of Lucasfilm

    Thomas Martin ‘Having a new home within the Disney organisation, Star Wars will certainly live on and flourish for many generations to come,’ said George Lucas after his Lucasfilm was acquired by Disney for $4.05 billion ($1.855bn in stocks) on October the 30th, 2012. This sale was the culmination...
  • Eurovision 2023: Dancing with Politics?

    Singer Loreen led Sweden to win the 67th Eurovision contest in a wild Liverpool Arena. The win puts Sweden joint with Ireland at a record seven Eurovision victories, and Loreen herself becomes the first woman to win twice. However, as usual, politics finds a way to inject itself and...
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    GP Booking Systems: Reforming The NHS, Or Entrenching Chaos?

    Having recently used the NHS after getting tonsillitis, Thomas Martin has experience of how prescription medication is issued. Whilst it was simple overall, there seemed to be a lot of back-and-forth between the doctor, the receptionist, and the pharmacy. Therefore, it felt pertinent to address the new Primary Care...