Month: November 2018

The Tulse Hill Football Club Schooling Kids On The Field To Protect Them From Knife Crime

Life at St Matthew’s Football Club starts with one simple lesson: don’t litter in the park. “Put the rubbish in the bin,” Lee Dema, the south London club’s founder says. “That’s always been the first step since I started. It’s basic stuff. This is how you should behave and treat other people.” But as the children Read More

Theresa May Confronts Saudi Crown Prince Over 'Appalling' Murder Of Journalist Jamal Khashoggi

Theresa May confronted Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman over the “appalling” murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, during a meeting at the G20 Summit in Argentina.  The prime minister met with the prince behind closed doors with a Downing Street spokesman issuing a statement on their conversation shortly afterwards. It read: “The Prime Minister stressed the Read More

Bristol City Council Sets The Record Straight On Noel Edmonds’ Bus Lane Claim

For ‘I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here!’ viewers, Noel Edmonds has truly been the gift that keeps on giving. But while you’re laughing along with him and shouting “WTF?” at whatever his latest bizarre claim is, spare a thought for Bristol City Council, who have been given the runaround by the former ‘Deal Read More

I Hope EastEnders' Consent Storyline Reminds Those Who Have Experienced Sexual Assault They Aren't Alone

I grew up an EastEnders fan. When I started working on the show I found in an old notebook my letter to the EastEnders team thanking them for bring Jake Moon in to my life via the television screen. It’s a medium that doesn’t just ‘speak’ to people, but gets inside their heads and hearts. Read More

World AIDS Day: 30 Years of Awareness And Treatment

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Like Many Middle-Aged Women, I'm An Unpaid Carer – Here's How The Government Is Helping People Like Me

We define ourselves in many ways – by our jobs, our interests, our roles in the family. I’m a Midlands girl, a working mum of four, a dog-lover. And like many other women in their early fifties, I am an unpaid carer. I’m a sandwich carer, which means I care for both a child and Read More

Putin And The Saudi Crown Prince's Enthusiastic Greeting At The G20

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Grindr's President Scott Chen Hits Headlines After Same-Sex Marriage Comments

Grindr’s president Scott Chen has become embroiled in controversy after appearing to state that he thinks marriage “is a holy union between a man and a woman” in a Facebook comment. While this viewpoint always raises eyebrows, Chen’s comment is drawing extra attention, namely because he’s in charge of a company that owns “the largest social Read More

Deaf Children Shouldn't Miss Out On The Wonder Of Books – With This App They Won't

There’s something magical about the moment you tuck your child into bed, ask them to choose a book and enter the world of storytime together. It’s a bonding experience like no other – and one that plenty of families take for granted. Deaf children often miss out on this bedtime ritual altogether. And because of that Read More

Our Fetishisation Of Overwork Is Harming Us And The Economy

The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting a different result. But in the case of the UK economy that is exactly what we have been doing for the past decade. The ONS figures out earlier this month show a continuation of stagnating productivity growth in the UK. Read More

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