On 30th of June five people in Amite, Louisiana were arrested for forcing a young woman who has autism to live in the backyard of their home. The local sheriffs spotted the 22-year-old woman wandering around the back garden, covered with bug bites. She was malnourished, meaning that she was weak because she hadn’t eaten […]
With the highly anticipated release of Pokémon GO today in the UK, making it the fifth country in the world to have the game, thousands of people have already begun discussing the game on twitter with the hashtag #PokémonGO. This comes as no surprise as it was released in the US, New Zealand, and Australia […]
Yesterday marked a historical day as Theresa May made her first speech as Britain’s second female prime minister. Mrs May gained success after her only rival, another female, Andrea Leadsom quit, saying it was in the “best interests of the country”. As the longest-serving Home Secretary in modern times, May has promised a “strong, new, […]
America and the UK have always had a rather … interesting … relationship. But recently, it seems we have more in common than long-dead ancestors: namely, our political systems. However different they are, both seem to have been taken over by chilling xenophobia and racism-fuelled rhetoric. I’m an American student in the UK for the […]
“Within the next 10 years it will be possible to do a full degree from your sofa or in a café.” This is according to the founder of an online university network. Professor Daphne Koller is chief executive of Coursera, an Internet platform with around 20 million students studying courses from about 145 top universities […]
Students from the European Union starting university in the UK this autumn will still receive tribal loans online funding, University Minister Jo Johnson tweeted Monday. The minister, who supported the Remain campaign, also confirmed that EU students currently studying in the UK will continue to receive financial support for the remainder of their time at […]
In Tokyo this week, thousands of women are being encouraged to wear high heels to improve their self-confidence and posture. The Japan High Heel Association (JHA) is charging women 400,000 yen (£3,000) to complete a six-month walking etiquette class, which 4,000 women have already finished. The managing director, ‘Madame’ Yumiko, claims that high heels help […]
This morning, at 7am, the polls opened across the country, and at 10pm tonight, they will close. The fate of the country’s EU membership will be decided. The question that has raged for months will be yet more pertinent: what happens in the event of a Brexit vote? The first thing to note is that […]
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