Trump threatens to revoke Press Credentials

Trump threatens to revoke Press Credentials

President Trump took to Twitter on May 9 to once again denounce the media’s coverage of him. In his tweet, the president stated: “The Fake News is working overtime. Just reported that, despite the tremendous success we are having with the economy & all things else, 91% of the Network...

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Life in the fast lane: Over 40s are the worst speeding offenders

Life in the fast lane: Over 40s are the worst speeding offenders

40-50 year old drivers are the worst offenders when it comes to speeding, according to Smartdriverclub’s ‘Profile of a speeder’ report. Based on the driving behaviour of 6000 motorists ranging from 17 to 80, the car service found that middle-aged drivers were most susceptible to speeding for a variety of...

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Workers rally for “new deal” in central London

Workers rally for “new deal” in central London

Despite cloudy and wet conditions demonstrators lead by the Trades Union Congress (TUC) gathered on May 12th in Central London by the thousands to demonstrate against unfair wages, Zero Hour Contracts, and austerity measures. Workers involved in current disputes including those at restaurant chains TGI Fridays and McDonald’s joined the...

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Pakistan passes transgender equality law

Pakistan passes transgender equality law

On May 9th, Pakistan passed a law to guarantee the basic rights of transgender people in the country. According to the bill, the purpose of the law is “to provide for protection, relief and rehabilitation of rights of the transgender persons and their welfare and for matters connected therewith and...

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Early years minister visits Busy Bees nursery

Early years minister visits Busy Bees nursery

Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Children and Families Nadhim Zahawi MP visited local nursery Busy Bees Westminster to discuss important challenges affected the early years sector with staff. During the tour, Mr Zahawi witnessed how the Busy Bees children are encouraged to learn through play activities. These included bespoke learning...

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Rohingya Crisis Continues

Rohingya Crisis Continues

On May 7, the Pre-Trial Chamber at the International Criminal Court (ICC) invited Bangladesh authorities to submit observations on whether the court should exercise jurisdiction on “circumstances surrounding the presence of members of the Rohingya people from Myanmar on the territory of Bangladesh” and on the possibility of the Court...

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Fin-Wrech: How FinTech upended the banking sector

Fin-Wrech: How FinTech upended the banking sector

Ever since the days of Tellson’s Bank in A Tale of Two Cities, banking has long been perceived as one of Britain’s most byzantine institutions. Described by Dickens as a ‘triumphant perfection of inconvenience’, Tellson’s Bank epitomised the foggy backroom dealings, gratuitous customer service and paralysing inefficiency synonymous with today’s...

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Monet & Architecture

Monet & Architecture

National Gallery Until 29 July 2018 Admission £20 (weekdays), £22 (weekends) nationalgallery.org.uk Try and categorise Monet by subject, and one might come up with gardens, certainly at Givenchy later in life, landscapes and seascapes, and maybe the odd haystack. Some years ago, the National Gallery must have been casting around...

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School referrals in London and the south east for mental health treatment up by 20%

School referrals in London and the south east for mental health treatment up by 20%

The number of referrals by schools in London and the south east seeking mental health treatment for troubled pupils has increased by a fifth in the last three years, the NSPCC reveals today.   In a Freedom of Information request to NHS Trusts in England, the National Society for the Prevention...

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