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The US Government Begins Shutdown

The US Government Begins Shutdown

Various sectors of the US government are being shutdown after a new budget could not be agreed upon by the Senate.The bill, which would extend funding for the government until 16 February needed 60 votes to be passed. It received…
Oscar Pistorius has jail sentence doubled.

Oscar Pistorius has jail sentence doubled.

This morning, the Supreme Court of Appeal in South Africa increased the jail sentence for Oscar Pistorius, from 6 years to 13 years and 5 months. Pistorius shot girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp 4 times through a locked bathroom door, after mistaking…
The coup in Zimbabwe: the most peaceful option?

The coup in Zimbabwe: the most peaceful option?

At 93 years old, it could be suggested that Robert Mugabe was intending to be President for life. This assumption only supported as he was selected as the sole candidate for the ruling party for the 2018 election. But that…
16: Too young to vote?

16: Too young to vote?

This week saw The Labour Party release a video promoting the issue of giving 16 year-olds the right to vote. But is it too young to vote? This video in particular claims that at 16, you can get married, join…