• Editorials Ten Things You Didn’t Know About New Zealand
    New Zealand – the land of the long white cloud. There could be a heatwave in one town and a few miles away, a blizzard affecting its neighbour. There is simply no other place like it. With such a beautiful landscape and fascinating culture, there are sure to be interesting aspects about it that even […]
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  • Technology SpaceX astronauts splash down in style
    SpaceX sent its first all-civilian team to enter space and it was a resounding success. The four one-time astronauts successfully splashed back down in the Atlantic Ocean, just as planned. Billionaire Jared Isaacman and the three civilians, Sian Proctor, Hayley Arceneux and Chris Sembroski, became the first ever private, non-astronaut crew to have orbited the […]
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  • TV Every Doctor Who Revival Episode Rated (Series Twelve)
    Doctor Who’s latest season and Jodie Whittaker’s second in charge of the TARDIS. Will we see a resurgence of quality in the show that misfired a few too many times last series? It’s evident that the presentation and effort has multiplied tenfold in comparison to series eleven, with all four main actors seeming more comfortable […]
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  • Editorials How penicillin changed the world
    Penicillin can be easily taken for granted. It is one of the most common treatments for various infections and is used worldwide by millions of people. However, the discovery of the medicine was a complete accident and turned out to be one of the most important and spectacular strokes of luck that has occurred in […]
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  • Sport Sports Weekly
    The world of sports had its fair share of ups and downs this week – in football especially as some clubs rise while others plummet like never before. As well as this, Eddie Jones brings much-needed firepower to his England squad, while Anthony Joshua prepares for the fight of his life. Let’s discuss it all […]
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  • Editorials Can psychedelics unlock depression?
    Psychedelics may well be the key in the fight against mental health issues infecting our minds such as depression. Drugs like magic mushrooms, psilocybin, and DMT have been researched and studied for years and the results appear conclusive across many major studies. These substances have a substantial effect on conditions like anxiety and depression. If […]
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  • Editorials The Life of Ariana Grande
    Ariana Grande has had a long and varied career for someone so young. Here we take a look at her life and career. Grande was born on 26 June 1993 in Boca Raton, Florida, to Edward Butera, a graphic designer, and Joan Grande, the CEO of Hose McCann communications. She took to singing and acting […]
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  • Editorials How the Cold War Changed Everything
    The Cold War was one of the most significant events of modern history. Although both World Wars were vastly more terrible and on a much larger scale, the Cold War shaped society in a way that keeps the entire planet in a status quo we still see today. It is the decades-long saga of two […]
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  • TV Every Doctor Who Revival Episode Rated (Series Eleven)
    Doctor Who goes through its most radical changes since its revival. With a new showrunner, new production team and most significantly, Jodie Whittaker becoming the first female incarnation of the Time Lord. A hard reset was on the cards for the show and Series Eleven did just that. Did it stick the landing or did […]
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  • Editorials What are black holes?
    Black holes are one of the most enigmatic and fascinating concepts in the universe. As terrifying as they are mind-boggling, black holes have been the subject of rigorous study and interpretation for many years now. So what exactly are they? Black holes are a region of spacetime formed from the death of a giant star. […]
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  • Sport Sports Weekly
    Sports are the gifts that keep on giving, and this week, in particular, was one full of drama, tears, pain and triumph. From Manchester United’s capitulation to Australian Rugby’s jubilation. Lewis Hamilton crashing and Emma Raducanu rising like never before. There is a lot to talk about here. So let’s get started. Football Manchester United […]
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  • Sport The Rise of Emma Raducanu
    Emma Raducanu has been dominating the headlines lately and it is easy to see why. Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past few weeks, it’s impossible not to listen and smile at the story of this outstanding young tennis player. Here we will cover her story, from her early days to the […]
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  • Editorials Repealing the Dangerous Dogs Act
    The Dangerous Dogs Act 1991 has received public calls to be removed from all forms of UK legislation after 30 years. Animal welfare activists are campaigning for a review of the Act which prohibits ownership of certain types of dogs. The Scottish SPCA has accused the Act of discrimination against certain dog breeds, including the […]
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  • Music Ariana Grande’s Top Five Songs
    I’ve been on record stating the ambitious declaration that Ariana Grande is the most accomplished female vocalist since Mariah Carey. It’s an opinion I stand by. Grande has earned more than 85 million certified units in the US and, with 90 billion consumed streams so far, she is the most streamed female artist of all […]
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  • TV Every Doctor Who Revival Episode Rated (Series Ten)
    Doctor Who lead actor and showrunner, Peter Capaldi and Steven Moffat, were set for one last series. With them came Matt Lucas as the bumbling android Nardole, and newcomer Pearl Mackie, stealing the hearts of everyone as the infectious Bill Potts. I feel like Series Ten is slept on by a lot of people. It’s […]
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  • Sport Sports Weekly
    Sports are heading into the autumn months, which can only mean things are, ironically, heating up. We have a look at the chaos that is the international break in football, the two most talked-about tennis players alive fulfilling their potential, and the strangest yet most sensible possible choice for a boxing match commentator. Football Eight […]
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  • Movies Can cinemas recover from Covid?
    Cinemas were experiencing a steady revenue decline even before the pandemic. The restrictions ended up causing an almost total collapse. Tentpole franchise films ended up moving to streaming services. Blockbusters like No Time To Die, Dune and Black Widow were delayed more times than you count. Now we ask: can cinemas recover? Recommended Reading: Film […]
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  • Sport Why the Paralympics is special
    Following the Paralympics closing ceremony and Team Great Britain excelling in the medal count, there is a buzz around the event. Many are asking what the Paralympics is all about, and what differentiates it from other sporting events. The Paralympic Games are held just after both the summer and winter games and are specifically designed […]
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  • Editorials The Story of the Tongan Castaways
    The Tongan castaways is one of the most astonishing stories that almost nobody talks about. In 1965, a group of schoolboys from Tonga dodged a day in the classroom, deciding to steal a boat and set sail. In their stormy journey across the sea, the boys found themselves shipwrecked on the remote island of ‘Ata. […]
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  • TV Every Doctor Who Revival Episode Rated (Series Nine)
    After stumbling out the gates, Capaldi’s second stint on Doctor Who proved to not only be a significant improvement but one of the greatest the show has ever had to offer. And it is so easy to overlook. Dominated by two-parters, the ninth series is home to some of the strongest episodes yet, rivalling Series […]
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  • Education Mental health hindering exams
    As the next academic year begins, mental health issues among school pupils have started showing a huge impact on their studies. According to ITV news, pupils suffering with mental health issues are three times more likely to underperform at GCSE level. The statistics here include pupils from disadvantaged backgrounds, as well as those who have […]
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  • Sport Sports Weekly
    It’s deadline day! The flurry of high-profile signings dominates the sports headlines as the likes of Ronaldo, Griezmann, and Mbappe steal the limelight. Alongside this, we look at all things Paralympics this week, as well as the most contentious boxing match between a YouTube star and a UFC champion ever. Football It’s a done deal, […]
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  • Editorials Ten Things You Didn’t Know About Brazil
    Brazil is one of the largest, most fascinating places on Earth, with one of the most detailed and layered histories of any country. Modern Brazil is just as interesting, and here we will look at ten facts about it here today. 1. Tribes Brazil has a high number of nomadic tribes who have had no […]
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  • Editorials Banksy: 30 Years of Mystery
    Banksy, the enigmatic street artist, has struck again. This time, artwork in East Anglia has cropped up and through his Instagram page, Banksy has confirmed that he was responsible. The artwork includes three children in a boat, a couple dancing on top of a bus shelter, and a large rat relaxing in a deckchair while […]
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  • Editorials Every Doctor Who Revival Episode Rated (Series Eight)
    Doctor Who’s new direction begins with Peter Capaldi taking the reins and Jenna Coleman in support. A life-long Who fanatic, we can only guess how Capaldi felt when offered the role of his dreams. Regrettably, Series Eight is the weakest of Capaldi’s three outings. Maybe Steven Moffat was burnt out by the year before, we’ll […]
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  • Sport Sports Weekly
    Sports never stops. This week we talk about the insane transfers being made right now in the football world, as well as the plan hatched to seal the safety of the Afghan women’s team. In addition, we go over the ridiculous world of YouTube boxing bouts, governing sports bodies pointing fingers at each other and […]
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  • TV Every Doctor Who Revival Episode Rated (Series Seven)
    Doctor Who’s seventh series was pretty significant. Not only was it the third and last full season to feature Matt Smith as the Eleventh Doctor but it fell in line with the 50th anniversary of the show. To say that Steven Moffat’s hands were full is an understatement. The focus on the anniversary special meant […]
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  • Movies Film Review: The Suicide Squad
    If missing the point was a competition then 2016’s Suicide Squad would be the champion at something for once. In what, by design, should be a violent yet darkly comedic bloodbath of Z-list supervillains, we get a humiliating experience for everyone involved. Luckily, James Gunn is a filmmaker who specialises in zany pieces about oddball […]
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  • Sport Sports Weekly
    Sport has taken a dip in the aftermath of some gigantic summer tournaments. However, the new season is just getting started. So let’s ramp up the buzz in sports today by going through the latest stories. Football Chelsea coach Thomas Tuchel proves to be a class act by giving National League side Weymouth a post-match […]
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  • TV Every Doctor Who Revival Episode Rated (Series Six)
    For many people, this is where Doctor Who seemed to descend in quality for them. Steven Moffat’s reliance on confusing and over-arching stories was putting more people off than intriguing them to keep watching. However, if you put that to the side, I believe series six has some very solid episodes, and even a lot […]
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  • Movies Alien: Less is More
    With everything the Alien franchise has become, it’s easy to forget just how magnificent and influential the original film is. A lot of people say they prefer Aliens, the action-oriented sequel from James Cameron. But what Ridley Scott’s magnus-opus Alien sets out to do, it does like no other film can. Alien’s biggest strength is […]
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  • Sport Sports Weekly
    All things, good and bad, must come to an end. Let’s look at the major stories from the culmination of some huge sagas in sport. These include the final rounds of the Olympics, the dramatic clash between South Africa and the Lions as well as the most documented transfer in football history. Olympics The curtain […]
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  • Editorials Social Media: The Case For Quitting
    Back in December 2017, Star Wars: The Last Jedi had just hit cinemas. As someone who had fallen victim to unwarned spoilers on the internet before, I hatched a simple plan. I¬†deleted my social media apps temporarily. Facebook, Instagram, all of them. What happened, however, was more than I could have ever anticipated. Gone was […]
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  • Environment Why bees are so important
    Many believe big change is needed to protect the planet and the people on it. In reality, it is the smallest creatures flying around that keep everything in balance. Those creatures are bees. What do bees do that is so essential? The list is so numerous you couldn’t even begin to count. For a start, […]
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  • News Meteor showers over Britain
    We are in for a treat. Between now and 23 August, keen stargazers will be lucky enough to see a miraculous sight. As many as 150 meteors lighting up the sky per night. For those who don’t know, meteors are comets when they have broken up into pieces. They crumble as they come too close […]
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  • TV Every Doctor Who Revival Episode Rated (Series Five)
    It seemed like an impossible task to replace David Tennant. The job on new showrunner Steven Moffat and the unknown actor cast as the Eleventh Doctor seemed nigh-on impossible. Yet somehow, Series Five of Doctor Who is considered one of the best ever. And this is all thanks to the blazing confidence and ambition set […]
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  • Sport Sports Weekly
    With Team GB winning well at the Olympics, the Lions Tour, and the football transfer window reaching boiling point, we take a look at the past weeks hottest headlines. Olympics Dina Asher-Smith had to unfortunately pull out from her 200m event after a hamstring tear worry. The British record holder held an emotional interview with […]
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  • Editorials Ten Things You Didn’t Know About South Korea
    South Korea has enjoyed a rapid and prosperous ascent to one of the world’s leading countries. That being said, there are still many interesting and unique aspects to its culture. Let’s go through ten of them here today. If you want a job in South Korea, best to have a clean-shaven face. Beards are not […]
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  • Reviews Doctor Who: Every Revival Episode Rated (Series Four)
    The final season for showrunner Russell T Davies and the Tenth Doctor, David Tennant. Series Four is arguably the most acclaimed, iconic, and beloved season of television the show has ever produced. So loved was this era that five special episodes were produced throughout 2009 to pay tribute to their final days. All these episodes […]
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  • Movies Film Review: Bo Burnham: Inside
    Bo Burnham is in many ways a perfect figure to usher in this new wave of pandemic performance art. He is a figure of millennial endeavour, being a musical comedian who got his start on YouTube over a decade ago. One of the original internet content creators, a type of job spearheaded by this generation, […]
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  • Sport Sports Weekly
    The Olympics are well underway, with surprises left, right and centre. Here we’ll have a look at the most prominent stories as well as what’s happening outside in the world of sport. Olympics The USA leads the medal charge with 30 so far but China’s twelve gold medals mean they take the glory in the […]
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  • News Trafficking victims found in cannabis factory
    Scattered cooking pots. Matted covers clustered all over the floor. Cardboard for beds and full bottles of urine. This is what was discovered by Catalan police when rescuing sex trafficking victims inside a cannabis production facility. This horrific and bizarre crime scene has happened under the noses of mainstream media. Eight people have been arrested […]
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  • Reviews Doctor Who: Every Revival Episode Rated (Series Three)
    If series one was the season that got me into Doctor Who, series three is what made me love it. Some of the episodes here genuinely changed my life. The Tenth Doctors stories become darker, more inventive and more entertaining as he is pushed to new extremes. Does it still hold up? Let’s find out. […]
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  • Editorials Lockdown: The Damage on Children
    A study conducted by University College London has concluded that the harm of lockdown school closures extends to children, with the most common illness being anxiety. Around 60% of boys and 47% of girls are said to be the major casualties. It has long been known that lockdown has had a tremendous impact on mental […]
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  • Movies What’s Coming to Cinemas?
    Cinemas are back in full swing and it is summer season. There is a slate of upcoming blockbusters that are sure to spark interest among many who have been away from the big screen for a long time now. Let’s have a look over what is set to come out in the next few weeks. […]
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  • Sport Sports Weekly
    With the Euros now over, our attention turns to other summer sports. The main headlines for the next few weeks will be dominated by the Olympic games but that doesn’t mean the world of sport, from Formula One to boxing, will not be dramatic in different ways. Football Football’s Team GB women began their Olympic […]
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  • Sport Sports Weekly
    England fought valiantly to the end but it was Italy who took the spoils. Even without this, it was a massive week in sports and a disappointment for the Lions. Let’s have a look to see what else has happened. Football Three players from England have been represented in UEFA’s official Team of the Tournament. […]
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  • Editorials Doctor Who: Every Revival Episode Rated (Series Two)
    David Tennant’s first series continues the strong impact made by the first. We see the Doctor and Rose go into even more extreme dangers here. Series Two is notable for its massive fluctuations in quality between episodes. A handful here many consider classics while others are notable for their infamous poor reception. Let’s see how […]
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