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Boris Johnson’s planned cuts to Universal Credit to affect 5.7 million families

Boris Johnson has caused controversy following his plan to cut Universal Credit by £20-a-week in April despite criticism from Labour and Red Wall Tories in… Read More

Biden begins to dismantle Trump’s legacy

Photo credit: Reuters/ Tom Brenner Despite having only been in office for a few days, Biden has already taken great pains to differentiate his administration… Read More

Leeds Climate Commission Presents Roadmap to Net-Zero

Soon, governments will be looking towards recovery with plans for an economic stimulus worth trillions of dollars. The stimulus will have adverse consequences for CO2… Read More

“I will be a President for all Americans ”Joe Biden inaugurated as the 46th President

After a long and unique presidential race, Joseph Robinette Biden Jr. was sworn in as the 46th President of the United States of America. In… Read More

Editorial: Russell Group student newspapers for no-detriment policy

As the editors of Russell Group student newspapers, we are writing collectively to request a reversal of the Russell Group’s statement, 7 January 2020, ‘on… Read More

Shoppers could save £81 a year if they switch to sustainable shopping

Research from Gumtree shows that if shoppers bought second-hand items, they could save collectively over £4 billion (around £81 per person). Zero Waste Leeds stresses… Read More

Critics attack PrettyLittleThing for 8p sale

Last week, online shopping giant, PrettyLittleThing (PLT) sent shock waves through the fashion industry by announcing a 99% off Black Friday sale that saw dresses… Read More

The proportion of students getting first-class degrees is rising

The proportion of students graduating with firsts has increased significantly in England over the past eight years, with the Office for Students, the higher education… Read More

MSc student is a granted a tuition fee waiver after a successful GoFundMe campaign

Liam Knights, an MSc student at the University of Leeds has recieved a tuition fee waiver after launching a successful GoFundMe to raise the funds… Read More

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