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Patients Visit A&E 50 Times A Year

January 13, 2014 // 0 Comments

No one wants to spend time in any A&E and a short trip can end up taking up all your time. However there are numerous campaigns by the NHS which are urging people not to [...]

Banning the Burger Van

January 12, 2014 // 0 Comments

Everyone remembers when Jamie Oliver came into our schools and took away the Turkey Twizzlers and chocolate filled donuts. The heartbreak it caused! But since 2002 schools [...]

David Coleman 1926-2013

December 30, 2013 // 0 Comments

“Athletics lost its greatest commentator”- the words of the British Olympic Association’s Lord Coe after the news of David Coleman’s passing last week. The 87- [...]

Turning Back the Clock on Equality in India

December 21, 2013 // 0 Comments

Last Wednesday 11th December India’s LGBT community suffered a great blow when the Indian Supreme Court recriminalised certain sexual acts that it deemed to be [...]

Nelson Mandela: 1918-2013

December 15, 2013 // 0 Comments

South Africa and the rest of the world have been in mourning over the last ten days since the death of Nelson Mandela on 5 December age 95. South Africa’s first black [...]

It’s lonely at the Toff for Boris

December 12, 2013 // 0 Comments

Whatever you make of Boris Johnson, he certainly gives personifying London a good go: exuberant and enigmatic with just a touch of nastiness – a Plato to many, a [...]

Lessons from Mandela

December 10, 2013 // 0 Comments

If you walk into, say, Primark or New Look on any given day, then you will find jumpers and t-shirts emblazoned with faces deemed representative of objectively brilliant [...]

Top news stories of the month: November

December 9, 2013 // 0 Comments

Ian Watkins pleads guilty to attempted rape Lead singer of Welsh rock band Lostprophets, Ian Watkins, has pleaded guilty to a number offences, including the attempted rape of [...]

Christmas festivities in Nottingham

December 8, 2013 // 0 Comments

When you’re at university it’s not always easy to find out what is going on in the city, especially one off events like events at Christmas. Christmas [...]

British weather: Why can’t we cope?

December 8, 2013 // 0 Comments

You have to admire their cynicism in the face of British weather. Come rain, sunshine, snow or wind we’re never happy and notoriously – we can’t cope either. As St Jude [...]
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