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Female Body Hair, Is It Accepted?

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Arvida Bryström, does the name ring a bell? Arvida is a Swedish model who challenges gender stereotypes and promotes mental health awareness. But this time she is making headlines for another reason. The twenty-six-year-old recently appeared in an Adidas superstars campaign, where she showed off her unshaven legs. Since then, … Read More

Nothing’s Sweet About The BAE And Uber Job Losses. But Is There A Silver Lining?

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This month we have been forewarned of two major waves of redundancies being carried out in the coming months. Two major employers, BAE Systems and Uber (which doesn't deserve the umlaut), succumbed to external factors before the imminent redundancies were revealed; competition and regulation, respectively. However, these abstract triggers will ... Read More

Lavinia Woodward – Unfairly Judged

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An Oxford student ‘too bright’ for prison is spared jail for stabbing boyfriend’. If you’ve been active on social media over the last couple of weeks, it likely you’ve seen at least one variant of this shocking piece of news. It’s a brilliant headline really – one simple sentence that … Read More

A Smoking Ban- The First Step To More Responsible Tourism

12 months ago / 0 comments

With the announcement of the new law in Thailand to ban smoking on some of their top tourist beaches, the issue of responsible tourism can’t help but be thrown into the spotlight. Having been to Thailand this summer it was shocking to see the impact tourists have on once culturally … Read More

Red Light District In Leeds – Is It Helping?

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The initiative by Leeds city council to introduce a red-light district in Holbeck in 2014 has been hotly debated ever since its inception. Since the murder of a Polish sex worker in 2015 many legitimate questions and worries about the red-light have been raised as locals began to doubt the … Read More

LGBTQ+ Asylum Seeking: An Unrecognised Struggle

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The rights afforded to us as citizens in one of the leading countries in the Western world, the UK, are often taken for granted. We forget that rights have not been afforded to us since the beginning of time; the battles for abortion rights, the right to vote, human rights, … Read More

The Conservative party conference 2017: The end of May’s tenure?

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Ever since the election on the 8th June, the Conservative party and its leader, Theresa May, have been on a downward spiral. A snap election, called by Mrs May herself, had seen her party lose its parliamentary majority despite having a 21 point lead in the polls beforehand. From the … Read More

Boris is only unsackable because May is pathetic

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In the last month, Boris Johnson has proved to be an even greater survivor than Theresa May. Of course, he’s always been prone to gaffes or careless outbursts – that’s Boris for you – but these last few weeks have taken things to a whole new level. Firstly, he went … Read More

Labour Party Conference: New Politics from the Old Textbook

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End the public sector pay cap. Abolish tuition fees. Begin a wave of nationalisations. Start a National Transformation Fund. Protect older people’s benefits. Tax the rich further. Unite the warring factions of Remain and Leave. These are some of the ideas proffered at the Labour Conference. A lot are sensible; … Read More

Looks That Kill

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In stark contrast to last month’s London fashion week, Paris fashion week opened last week with minimal disruption from animal rights activists. Laws in France prohibit groups of more than five people from protesting without a permit, they do not grant permits for protests to happen within a few miles … Read More