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Current Affairs Editor and History Student at Warwick University


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Protecting journalists means protecting the truth safety of journalists
Being a journalist can be one of the most dangerous jobs in the world; a frightening reality that has been forced even further into public consciousness over the past few months. At times, journalists and news reporters can find themselves the target of disgruntled governments and state leaders because of uncovering and reporting on issues...
Why we need to talk about Stacey Dooley and the ‘white saviour’ row
British broadcaster and documentary maker Stacey Dooley has faced criticism this week after posting a series of photos on Instagram from her recent trip to Uganda in association with Comic Relief. One of the most influential and public figures to criticise her has been the MP for Tottenham David Lammy arguing the world does not...
2018: The good, the bad and the downright ugly
When the end of another year draws to a close, it encourages people to reflect on the past year - the highs and the lows, the successes and the failures. It can be therapeutic to do so; without reflecting it is hard to know what we have learnt and where next we should go.  Here...
Fashion has a lot to answer for
Pushing the world to the limit I like most people love to spend my weekends hitting the shops, keeping my eyes peeled for a bargain. But without realising I like most people have been contributing to one of the world’s biggest environmental crises facing the world today. After coal and oil, the fashion industry is...
Mental Wealth Festival 2018: Breaking the stigma on Mental Health Mental Health Festival
Talking about Mental health has long been a taboo subject in society despite one in four people being affected by mental or neurological disorders at some point in their lives. However, in the past few years growing discussions and campaigns to raise awareness of mental health is helping to break down barriers and end the...
UK set to extradite Russian nationals over Salisbury nerve attack
The British Government is rumoured to be working to extradite two Russian nationals who are believed to have been involved in the nerve attacks in Salisbury. This request has been put forward to Russian officials following the death of Dawn Sturgess and the exposure of Sturgess’s partner Charlie Rowley, and a former Russian Colonel Sergei...
Get the politics out of football
As someone who does not normally watch football, I was surprised to find the World Cup caught my interest. As I’m sure many people up and down the country did, I (nervously) watched England play Croatia in the semi-final. Even though England did not get the outcome they wanted, I found viewing the semi-final a...
The Catholic Church sexual abuse scandal is far from over
Since the 1980s, the Catholic Church has been plagued with reports of child sexual abuse and it appears this scandal is continuing to blight the Church and local communities. In Australia, the Archbishop of Adelaide was prosecuted for his role in covering up paedophilic behaviour in New South Wales on Tuesday (3rd July). Six -month...
Norfolk: The Perfect Staycation Destination
With summer making a welcomed appearance in the UK it appears the country has gone into celebration as the sun has now arrived and looks set to stay for a few weeks. One of the best ways to celebrate the weather is to take some time off from the hustle and bustle of everyday life...
Why the Love Island hate needs to stop
As the country is in the midst of World-cup mania with millions glued to the TV following England’s exploits in Russia, the country is equally obsessed with another program; Love Island. Every night millions of people across the UK tune in to get their fix of drama as they follow the exploits of a group...