School girls or Brides?

The Covid-19 pandemic has affected the world as we know it. Mandatory masks and offices closing down, however, in Somalia, the pandemic has affected another aspect that many would never even think of. The sexual intercourse related crimes bill has been recently drafted which would allow young girls to be married once they are ‘sexually… Continue reading

Justice for who? Jacob Blake

As tension in the US continues between police authorities and the Black Lives Matter protests, the latest tragedy sparks major unrest in the city of Kenosha, Wisconsin. On the 23rd of August, police shot an unarmed man, Jacob Blake, 7 times resulting in paralyzation from the waist down. Alongside this, Blake has suffered major injuries to his… Continue reading

Gordon Ramsay is on TikTok!

TikTok has become a new obsession for many during this pandemic, including Michelin-star chef Gordon Ramsay. He is known for Kitchen Nightmares, Hell's Kitchen and Hotel Hell, where he uses his cooking expertise to judge other's cooking abilities. TikTok has become another platform for him to showcase his iconic TV persona- the rude, swearing and… Continue reading

Fraud for Tea at The Ritz?

Afternoon tea at The Ritz London is a luxury British experience where customers indulge in a fine selection of biscuits, sandwiches and tea. Customers who have booked reservations have become victims of scamming as fraudsters pose as hotel staff to steal payment details.  Information on how they find the booking information is unknown. These fraudsters… Continue reading

Food & drink during COVID-19

From eating inside, to selling groceries and alcohol from their restaurants: Restaurateurs are not willing to give up in the war against COVID-19. The pleasure of discovering new dishes or rediscovering old flavours, forces human ingenuity to excel, hence why many restaurants have organised themselves. By setting up deli counters, they're maintaining sales and above… Continue reading

COVID-19 Homeless Crisis

As the UK government’s ban on landlords evicting tenants come to an end next week, many fear becoming homeless is around the corner. When the country went into lockdown to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, many structures were implemented by the government to protect residents in the UK. Besides the furlough scheme, one… Continue reading

Workplace allegations lead to a loss

Following allegations of sexual misconduct, unfair treatment, and racially insensitive remarks, three producers chose to leave The Ellen DeGeneres Show. Executive producers Ed Glavin and Kevin Leman, as well as co-executive producer Jonathan Norman resigned from the TV show after allegations were made by former staff members. BuzzFeed News reported 36 interviews with former staff… Continue reading

FRIENDS OF THE FOREST

Throughout covid-19 I found myself getting lazier and lazier, walks looked to me like a boring alternative to an exciting lunch with my friends and a glass of bubbly in hand but what I wasn’t realising was the impact this was having on my mental health. ‘A study of nearly 350,000 medical records showed that… Continue reading