• Editorials Are vaccine passports fair?
    As the world responds to life with Covid, vaccine passports are going to be an essential tool in maintaining safety. While these passports seem necessary, are they an objectively fair system? The vast majority of people in the UK have embraced and accepted the usage of vaccine passports, but there are some who believe that […]
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  • News Alec Baldwin Shooting: What We Know
    The tragic death of a woman working onset of the film, Rust, occurred when star and producer Alec Baldwin discharged a loaded weapon after it was handed to him by the assistant director. Cinematographer Halyna Hutchens was fatally shot while the director Joel Souza, standing behind her, was injured. Investigators in Santa Fe County have […]
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  • News La Palma volcano so far
    The Cumbre Vieja volcano on the Canary Island of La Palma has erupted, spewing molten lava down its rocky sides and forcing all residents to avoid the outdoors for the time being. The lava glows so brightly that it can be seen from space. According to the Volcanic Institute of the Canaries, the magma formed […]
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  • News £800k to make North East safer for women
    Northumbria Police and Crime Commissioner Kim McGuinness has promised an £800,000 investment to make the North East safer for women. The funding includes extra CCTV in parks linked to control rooms, Metro safety volunteers on patrol, and an independent review of street lighting. The Safer Streets funding package is part of the Home Office’s £25m […]
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  • Editorials Sarah Everard and the Met Police failure
    When Sarah Everard, a marketing executive living in London, a Durham University graduate; a girlfriend, friend, daughter; a human being, was abducted, raped, and murdered by a complete stranger when she was walking home one evening, the nation was shook. For days, social media was ablaze with rightly furious women posting about what had happened […]
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  • News Children can now report nude photos of themselves online
    If you are under 18 and worried that a nude photograph or video of yourself may end up online, you can report this using a new tool on the Childline website to prevent it from being uploaded. Childline, ran by the NSPCC, provides free help and support to under-18s and has teamed up with the […]
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  • Editorials Is EURO 2020 using vaccine passports a good idea?
    It has recently been revealed that for the upcoming group stages of EURO 2020, vaccine passports will be used as a means of allowing fans into Wembley for the group stages. But is this fair for most supporters? Although the initial headlines may have created concerns for younger fans who haven’t had an opportunity to […]
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  • Editorials Are single-sex schools the safest prevention of sexual harassment?
    There is a timely, outdated belief that has parents wanting their sons to go to mixed-sex schools to benefit from the civilising influence of girls, and for their daughters to go to single-sex schools, to protect them from the corrupting influence of boys. Or, as reported now, to protect them from sexual harassment. Of course, […]
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  • Editorials Why is there still no law against street harassment?
    Sarah Everard’s tragic story has sparked such a valuable conversation, with many women sharing their experiences surrounding sexual harassment and discussing how vulnerable they feel walking the streets alone. According to a survey from UN Women UK, 97% of women between the ages of 18-24 said they had been sexually harassed, with 80% of women […]
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