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Culture

The World’s Most Deadly Book

J D Salinger's book 'The Catcher in the Rye' has been connected to some of the most famous murders of the last few decades but why?

Quarantine Reading Suggestion: The Wonderfully Ordinary World of Anne Tyler

Redhead by the Side of the Road, Anne Tyler's latest novel about the rhythms of everyday life, is a comforting and meaningful quarantine read.

Easter with a Twist

As Easter Sunday approaches and we find ourselves still stuck indoors, how can we celebrate the holiday under this unique circumstance and still make it an enjoyable day with loved ones? Read this article to find out why Easter doesn't have to be different this year, even though it feels like it might be.

Politics

The Coronavirus Pandemic and its Propensity to Trigger Racist Agendas

If given the choice between carrying on daily life during a pandemic, at the expense of the most vulnerable, or lockdown with free food, treatment and essentials, it would appear favourable to choose the latter option. Lockdown with free access…

Donald Trump Acquitted of all Charges

This is the third president to have been impeached, but not convincted, in the United States.

Green Party Announces Action Plan to Tackle Climate Change

The Green Party presents solutions to environmental, social, and economic issues as the climate crisis looms.

Health

The Challenges of Working From Home - And What to Do About Them

As millions adjust to working and learning at home, remember the importance of keeping a schedule and maintaining a work-life balance.

Mental Illness and the Coronavirus

It's the same thing every day: Wake up, find ways to make the day go by quicker, go to bed, and do the same thing the next day all while being confined to your home. Covid- 19 has undoubtedly changed the world…

Fake News is an Epidemic in Itself

Coronavirus isn't the only thing that's contagious right now.

Students

Scandal: An Education Misfortune

Scandal in the education system both in the UK and US.

A Movement For Climate Change - #FridaysforFuture

Greta Thunberg the young pioneer for climate change is nominated for a Noble Peace Prize at 16. She inspired a march that was done all over the world on March 15th 2019.

The Young Ambassador's Apprenticeship Fair

I got the opportunity to interview a few of the Young Westminster Foundation's Young Ambassadors about their first community event.

Entertainment

Reviewing Classics - Written on the Wind (1956) - Douglas Sirk

Douglas Sirk's 1956 drama Written on the Wind became a blueprint for melodramtic storytelling for decades after its realse.

Reviewing Classics - Autumn Sonata (1978) - Ingmar Bergman

Ingmar Bergman's tense portrait of a mother and daughter still stings 40 years after its release, thanks to masterful performances by Ingrid Bergman and Liv Ullmann.

Reviewing Classics - Salaam Bombay! (1988) - Mira Nair

Samir reviews Mira Nair's Oscar-nominated social drama Salaam Bombay!

Sports And Games

The Premier League's Fight Against Coronavirus

What is happening with this season Premier League games and who will get the title?

Premier League January Transfer Deadline 2020

A look into the signings made by the top six in the Premier League before the January transfer window closes.

Mourinho Set for Debut as Spurs Manager

Jose Mourinho has been appointed as the new Tottenham Hotspur Head Coach shortly after Mauricio Pochettino was sacked.

2018 FIFA World Cup Russia

France 4-2 Croatia: Les Bleus Crowned World Champions

France took on Croatia in the World Cup 2018 Final at Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow.

Belgium 2-0 England: Both Teams Coming Home

England played their final 2018 World Cup game against Belgium for a chance to finish 3rd.

World Cup Finals 2018 - France vs Croatia: Preview

France will take on Croatia in the World Cup 2018 final on Sunday afternoon the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow.

Crime

Week of Unrest as Floyd’s Murderers yet to be Brought to Justice

Protests have increased as the police officers who have murdered George Floyd are yet to be brought to Justice

Justice for Ahmaud

Trending everywhere is the story of a young man from Georgia who was brutally murdered in an act of racial violence. Read about the publics cries for justice and how you can support Ahmaud Arbery.

Harvey Weinstein Found Guilty in Historical Case

Harvey Weinstein, a former powerful Hollywood movie producer, was found guilty on sexual assault and rape charges on February 24. Weinstein made headlines in 2017 when numerous victims came forward about his sexual attacks on them. Around…

Podcasts

Hidden Voices - FIFA World Cup 2018

William, Luis, Samir & Kaled discuss their favourite moments of the FIFA World Cup 2018 in Russia for this episode of Hidden Voices.

Hidden Voices - Faith, Identity & Belonging

This episode of Hidden Voices covers all things related to faith, identity & belonging as Samir, Kaled & William host a comeback to the platform. The episode was made in celebration of the Photography & Creative Writing Competition with Paddington Arts.

Hidden Voices: Media Representation

Hidden Voices is ScribersHive's new podcasting programme hosted by our writers and creative artists discussing current events. Each episode is scheduled once a month and gives our audience a chance to hear different perspectives on the issues…

Art Work

Other

Twin Telepathy: Fact or Fiction

My whole life, people have asked me questions like: "What is it like being a twin," "Can you read each other's minds," or "When one of you is hurt, does the other feel pain?" I've always tried to ignore these questions because, to me, they were both absurd and uncomfortable. Today I avoid these questions no more. Today I'm going to tell you what it's really like being a twin.

Area 51 Raid: The Day is Upon Us

In June there was an event created to raid Area 51, millions signed up.

Why Bees are Disappearing From the UK and Why it Matters

A look at why certain species of bee are declining in the UK and the effects this could have in the future.

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