Tag : scandal

Condemnation in name only: abuse in the Catholic Church

4 months ago / 0 comments

On the 20th August 2018, Pope Francis wrote in a letter that he condemned the “atrocities” of child sex abuse and the subsequent “clerical cover-ups” to the more than 1.3 billion members of the Catholic Church. In it, he asked for forgiveness for the magnitude of mistakes that were made … Read More

‘Oxfam Sex Scandal’ Hits Close to Home

11 months ago / 0 comments

The ‘Oxfam scandal’ has dominated headlines since allegations were published about its staff hiring prostitutes whilst working overseas in crisis hit regions. As more and more accusations have been released, on Monday 12 February, the Charity Commission – the independent regulator of charities in England and Wales, opened a new … Read More

Oxfam In Crisis: Will the Charity Survive?

11 months ago / 0 comments

Oxfam, one of the UK’s leading charity organisations, was accused by a report in The Times on February 9 of concealing the findings of a 2011 inquiry into allegations that its senior staff paid for sex with Haitian earthquake victims, in the aftermath of the crisis that left 200,000 people … Read More

University Refuses to Waive Fees Following Funding Scandal

1 year ago / 0 comments

Some of Nigeria’s brightest undergraduate students in the United Kingdom have had their funding withdrawn by the Nigerian government without their knowledge, leaving many facing deportation. The Nigerian High Commission confirmed that 152 students had been affected by the scandal, and stated that the bursary scheme had folded as a … Read More

Phones explode and Samsung’s shares implode

2 years ago / 0 comments

(Photo : REUTERS/Dado Ruvic) Following the release of the Galaxy Note 7 in August, Samsung was riding the wave of success after rave reviews for their innovative new design, which claimed to push the boundaries of previous smartphone capabilities. Offering premium wireless charging and a more responsive iris scanner, the … Read More

Lack of accommodation at Warwick forces students to share rooms

2 years ago / 0 comments

Many students at Warwick University have been left no choice but to share single bedrooms or stay in hotels due to a rush of EU students enrolling ahead of Brexit. Around 120 new undergraduates are having to share a single bedroom with a stranger, while 150 postgraduates are staying in … Read More

The Volkswagon Emission Scandal

3 years ago / 0 comments

Over the past week it’s emerged that Volkswagon have been ‘cheating’ in their emission tests by making their cars appear far less polluting than they are. Volkswagon clearly see a different meaning to cheating than the rest of us. Whilst most students would consider cheating to be taking notes into … Read More

Piggate is just a distraction

3 years ago / 0 comments

The real scandal is what Cameron is doing to this country. Rarely does the Westminster bubble provide us with such explosive entertainment as it did last week. When it was alleged that the Prime Minister had “put a private part of his anatomy into a dead pig’s mouth”, social media … Read More