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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…
Black fashion designers here to inspire you

Black fashion designers here to inspire you

Ten years ago there were barely any black ethnic designers in the fashion industry. Since then many top artists have entered the world stage. Breaking boundaries and bringing their own unique styles, here are a few you should know. David…
Stamp duty scrapped for first time buyers

Stamp duty scrapped for first time buyers

The chancellor put the current housing crisis at the core of his 2017 budget.  On properties worth up to £300,000, stamp duty will be scrapped with immediate effect for first time buyers Chancellor Phillip Hammond unveils his plans (Source Guardian)…
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…
Is your online past coming back to haunt you?

Is your online past coming back to haunt you?

This week has seen MP for Sheffield Hallam, Jared O’Mara, suspended for comments made over decade ago. This raises the question whether the development of social media has led to the online past being an ever-present feature of the public’s…