Four national temperature records were set in 2019, the Met Office’s annual State of the UK Climate report has found. Released on one of the hottest days of the year, the report shows that 2019 was the 12th warmest year for the UK on record since 1884. The four UK high temperature records that were Read More…
On the 30th of July, Donald Trump pinned a new tweet to the top of his twitter page: “With Universal Mail-In Voting (not Absentee Voting, which is good), 2020 will be the most INACCURATE & FRAUDULENT Election in history. It will be a great embarrassment to the USA. Delay the Election until people can properly, Read More…
Last Friday, the Hagia Sophia’s 86-year-old stint as a museum came to a fateful end as the 1500-year-old architectural masterpiece was reopened to the public as a mosque. Ju Young Han made the journey across the Bosphorus to witness this historic day.
The Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Education, Martin Williams, has written to Oxford students today to outline preparations for their anticipated return in the autumn, as the coronavirus pandemic continues.
Issy Kenney-Herbert stresses the fundamental importance of intersectionality in the LGBTQ+ community.
Katie finds herself unexpectedly relocated to Northern Ireland this summer and reflects on the changes this has brought into her life.
William Atkinson looks at the ongoing drama surrounding the Royal Family.
Sharon Chau examines the reasons why Asian countries have contained COVID-19 more successfully than the West.
Gender-based violence is not a new problem in South Africa, but it has reached a fever pitch during the Covid-19 pandemic, with hundreds breaking lockdown restrictions to grieve the violent murder of Tshegofatso Pule, a 28 year old pregnant woman, in early June. The president Cyril Rampahosa addressed the nation in response, and last year pledged a further $75M in order to address the gender-based violence pandemic. The problems, however, are far more culturally and systematically entrenched, requiring solutions which reach beyond just legislation and funding, a challenge all the more exposed during the Coronavirus pandemic.
Young people in particular are drawn to making socially impactful investments – this, coupled with micro and passive investment has led to environmental, social and governance driven financial innovations.