On the 50th anniversary of the decriminalisation of Homosexuality in the UK, LGBT lives still criminalised in 72 countries, report finds

On the 50th anniversary of the decriminalisation of Homosexuality in the UK, LGBT lives still criminalised in 72 countries, report finds

Whilst England and Wales saw the decriminalisation of homosexuality fifty years ago today, 72 other countries and territories continue to criminalise same-sex relationships, including 45 in which sexual relationships between women are outlawed. According to an annual report released by the International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Intersex Association (ILGA),...

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456 lives shortened by nurse at Gosport Memorial hospital.

456 lives shortened by nurse at Gosport Memorial hospital.

The NHS is in the firing line after Dr Jane Barton has been accused of actively participated in shortening the lives of many patients at Gosport memorial hospital. Her tendencies for prescribing patients opioids often without justification or necessity, was deemed responsible for the deaths of 456 patients, leaving the...

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Royal Academy Summer Show

Royal Academy Summer Show

Grayson Perry is everywhere. He is in the Summer Exhibition with two pieces, a glazed ceramic piece entitled Stupid White Thing and a woodcut called Selfie with political causes, in an edition of 12 and priced at £51,600 each. He was hosting a tour of the exhibition at the press view, flouncing through the galleries in...

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Brains vs beauty: Love Island special

Brains vs beauty: Love Island special

Love Island has been the talk of the masses since it started two weeks ago. The show aims to help contestants find love, with the winning couple winning £50,000. When money is involved in a show attempting to help people find love, it is slightly concerning. It defies the main...

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High-Rise

High-Rise

“Later, as he sat on his balcony eating the dog, Dr Robert Laing reflected on the unusual events that had taken place within this huge apartment building during the previous three months.” – High Rise, Chapter One. Every writer longs to at one point have their name become an adjective....

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French lessons in Nice

French lessons in Nice

By Tanya Kovatchka Tanya is an A-Level student and contributing writer for KCW Today Doing a residential course at a language school abroad is one of the best ways to improve fluency and gain confidence. This was my exact motivation for travelling to Nice and doing a course with Azurlingua for...

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Review: Finishing the Picture

Review: Finishing the Picture

Arthur Miller’s Finishing the Picture, the final play before his death, is a brutal self-examination into the playwright’s marriage to one of the world’s most iconic figures, Marilyn Monroe. The play centres on persuading Kitty, Monroe in all-but-name, to finish the film’s production that is five weeks overdue. We never...

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Actress to host screening of film inspired by her Parkinson’s diagnosis at Everyman Baker Street

Actress to host screening of film inspired by her Parkinson’s diagnosis at Everyman Baker Street

A special screening of an inspiring film written by and starring an actress who has Parkinson’s is being screened at The Everyman Cinema, Baker Street, on Sunday 24 June at 11am in aid of the charity Parkinson’s UK.  ‘Kinetics: Parkour and Parkinson’s’ is based on the experiences of Sue Wylie, 57, who was diagnosed with...

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Chelsea Flower Show 2018

Chelsea Flower Show 2018

I f it ain’t broke, don’t fix it, is an old adage. Because it makes garden shed-loads of money for the RHS with record attendances and exhibitors’ fees, raises the profile of corporate investment businesses and provides hour upon hour of television coverage on the BBC, it should be left...

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Childhood learning disabilities linked to mental health problems

Childhood learning disabilities linked to mental health problems

Learning disabilities diagnosed in childhood are associated with mental health problems in adulthood, research from Finland has found. The Niilo Mäki Institute and University of Jyväskylä looked at individuals receiving reimbursements for psychoactive medicine and found that those who did not receive a degree or received unemployment allowance for an...

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Historic shift as women outnumber men practising as solicitors

Historic shift as women outnumber men practising as solicitors

By Mia Nareydoo Mia is 17-year-old visiting intern currently doing two weeks of work experience at KCW Today As the legal profession increases in diversity and with the ever-growing pressure for greater equality within the workplace, the Law Society of England and Wales has revealed there are now more women...

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