Dirty Beauty, Ugly Fashion?

“They are making us believe that we are rich or wealthy because we can buy a lot but in fact they are making us poorer and the only person who’s becoming richer is the owner of the fast fashion brand.” Livia Firth, Creative Director of Eco-Age, speaking at a conference on the future of Fashion in … Continue reading Dirty Beauty, Ugly Fashion?

United Kingdom prepares to Celebrate Diversity at Eurovision 2017

The UK have selected their song for the upcoming Eurovision Song Contest in Ukraine. Six acts performed during the national selection show on BBC Two on Friday 27th January, all with the same hope - to represent the United Kingdom at Eurovision 2017. Following a public vote and an official jury vote the results were revealed, … Continue reading United Kingdom prepares to Celebrate Diversity at Eurovision 2017

A High Court ruling denies government appeal in historic case over Brexit

The court found that the British Government does not have the right to enable Article 50 without consulting with MPs first. The Government appealed against the original ruling given in November which stated it would be unlawful for it to rely on its executive powers to implement the decisions made in the June Referendum. Although this … Continue reading A High Court ruling denies government appeal in historic case over Brexit

In the wake of Donald Trump’s inauguration, Southampton held its own Women’s March in protest

Like thousands all around the world, women, men and children gathered together at Southampton's Bargate to stand up for equality. Event organisers expected only a small crowd due to the short time in which the day had been planned - but were surprised to receive a crowd of over a hundred protesters. Students Veronika Rudolf … Continue reading In the wake of Donald Trump’s inauguration, Southampton held its own Women’s March in protest

Cardiff’s Doctor Who Experience to close next year

The popular tourist destination will close its doors next year.  It was confirmed last month that the Doctor Who Experience would be closing its doors next year after five years in Cardiff. The popular attraction, which throws fans into the world of Doctor Who, has been a favourite since it opened in the Welsh city … Continue reading Cardiff’s Doctor Who Experience to close next year

Donald Trump beats Hilary Clinton in race to become US President

Donald Trump will become the 45th American president after beating Hilary Clinton in what has been an incredible race. The Republican candidate won the vote with 278 votes, beating Clinton's 228 votes overall. Outgoing president, Barack Obama congratulated his successor via telephone soon after the result was confirmed. Trump was also invited to the White … Continue reading Donald Trump beats Hilary Clinton in race to become US President

Dutch students receive rent free accommodation in nursing homes

The Netherlands, it seems, are leading by example and bringing the older and younger generations together through a new 'intergenerational' project which allows students to live rent free in spare retirement home rooms. Dani Cox reports. Six students from the universities of Saxion and Windesheim have taken up the opportunity and are now living side … Continue reading Dutch students receive rent free accommodation in nursing homes