PMQs: Garden party 'apology' brings the Prime Minister's position into question once again


Yesterday’s Prime Minister's Question Time was dominated by scathing criticism of the government after the Prime Minister finally admitted to attending a garden party during the height of lockdown. It comes after another round of damaging emails have sufaced, the latest of which show his principal secretary encouraging more than 100 staffers to attend a bring (their) own booze event at Downing Street.

Full Interview: Birmingham's Cllr Sharon Thompson discusses life in politics with her niece, Meesha Hall


What is it like to be a cabinet member in local government and what would it mean for your outlook in leadership? 

Christian Weaver: 'My goal is to make the law work for ordinary people'


I’m Christian, a 27 year old barrister.

Let me ask you a few questions.

If your landlord changed the locks and you could no longer access your home – would you know what to do? If your younger brother called you from a police station, could you tell him his rights? If bailiffs knocked on your door right now – would you legally know how you can respond?

WATCH: Sovereign Comics discuss using edutainment to highlight the dangers of county lines during Global Crime conference


If you don’t know Dean and Paul of Sovereign Comics I’m sure you will soon. The pair lead the London-based comic book group and have long been consistent around two fundamental points:

Nationwide Kill the Bill protests lined up for this Wednesday


With the Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts (PCSC) Bill - otherwise known as the policing bill - returning to the House of Lords this Wednesday (8th December) the public are once again demanding an end to a bill that appears destined to severely restrict protest.

Chidiebere Ibe is breaking new ground for black medical illustration


Disparities in health outcomes are not a new phenomenon. It was most visible during the first wave of the pandemic last year, but it was also evident in recent coverage of the Black maternity health controversy earlier this year.

During a Channel 4 documentary aired in March, Dr. Christine Ekechi discussed how the origins of medicine had contributed to the inequalities found in present-day healthcare outcomes.

Britain's colonial past brought into focus as Barbados becomes the world's newest republic


It is an event which has been covered everywhere. Its significance has seemingly resonated far beyond the Island's own small borders: Barbados is now a republic after having removed Queen Elizabeth II as its head of state.

The reaction has been a mix of celebration but also reflection as to what the moment represents. Sandra Mason, who was also the first woman admitted to the bar in the country's history, will now lead as Barbados' first president.

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