Parliamentarians have returned to the House of Commons following the Supreme Court’s verdict on the unlawfulness of Boris Johnson’s prorogation, ready for another fresh attempt to stop no-deal. Imperative to this goal are Jo Swinson’s […]
Arts & Culture Editor Delphie Bond reviews Live Wire, a spoken word poetry night in Leeds.
With the shortlist for this year’s Mercury Music Prize being more politicised than ever, Toni Stephenson takes a look at how politics and music have become increasingly intertwined over recent years.
Boris Johnson’s government intends to prorogue Parliament for just over a month – suspending all bills, motions, and questions and cancelling any legislation still in the process of being made. While prorogation is a normal […]
I hate gender roles. Growing up I was hardly a figurehead for masculinity, resulting in regular snide questions about my sexuality and overall virility. To me, it seemed absolutely backward: was it not simplistic and […]
The UK’s upcoming ‘porn ban’ is an ill-thought out, regressive and ideological policy that isn’t fit for purpose. From the 15th July, radical and sweeping age-verification laws will take effect on adult sites, requiring an […]
Over the past year, there has been growing discontent within the LGBT+ community here in Leeds at the inactivity and inflexibility of the LGBT+ Society, which has deprived LGBT+ people at Leeds the chance to […]
Following the temporary closure of Norman Bar last month after a large brawl, Councillor Alison Garthwaite, who represents Hyde Park and Headingley, told a Leeds City Council meeting: “I assume this is grime, I know […]
A few weeks ago, when visiting Londonderry, the mood of residents was hopeful. Despite the car bomb explosions earlier in the year, people were largely unfazed, reasoning that the groups undertaking terrorist acts in an […]
On 3rd April, the South-East Asian country Brunei officially made gay sex acts punishable by stoning to death. Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah established Brunei’s Sharia penal code in 2014 with the aim of increasing Islam’s influence. […]
In a country so deeply split in the midst of Brexit chaos, the ideas of the far-right have been rapidly gaining traction. The divisive nature of a referendum always carried the risk of an increase […]
Venezuela is once again at the forefront of nations experiencing extreme political turmoil. President Maduro, the socialist dictator currently at the helm of Venezuelan politics, has lost the confidence of much of the opposition and […]