Donald Trump wants packed churches by Easter. Boris Johnson wants us to stay at home except for when we go out for our one mandated walk or travel via packed tube train to the workplace that our employer insists can’t be done at home. The pubs are now forcibly closed, yet off-licenses are reclassified as allowed to open – does running out of beer mean an ‘essential shopping trip’? If it’s essential. Only if it’s all essential.
Whilst Justin Trudeau and his wife hit the headlines as the first world leader victims of Coronavirus and Trump suspends all flights from central Europe, examining the vastly disparate techniques … Continue reading Coronavirus: a global examination of disparate national containment techniques
Prime Minister Boris Johnson yesterday vowed to ‘stick with Prit’ during a conversation with This Morning presenters Phil and Holly, but is he wise to? Should the allegations against Patel, … Continue reading The problem with Priti Patel
As the media across the globe works on whipping the general public into a frenzy, Tannice Hemming examines the limitations of self-quarantine, as recommended for all those who may have … Continue reading Coronavirus: what are the limitations of self-quarantine?
Only four candidates remain in the Labour Leadership race. What have we learned about them so far, and who are the front runners? Tannice Hemming takes a look. Today, 14 … Continue reading Labour Leadership race: one week left
Following the shock announcement that Sajid Javid has resigned from Boris Johnson’s cabinet, the Association of Professional Staffing Companies (APSCo) has shared its hopes for a delay to changes to off-payroll working … Continue reading Sajid Javid’s Surprise Resignation: Recruitment Trade Body Responds
From unfounded fears about Coronavirus to ill-educated advice from our peers, what’s the risk of getting health advice online? Tannice Hemming investigates. As a mum to two children under 5, … Continue reading What’s the harm in… social media?
Without a vaccine to counteract the killer virus and the fact that the disease spreads before the host feels any symptoms, reality is fast turning into what feels like a … Continue reading Coronavirus: when should we panic?
After the serious data leak linked with the list, published on the government’s website on Friday and the news that Tory MP, Iain Duncan Smith, is due to receive a … Continue reading It’s time to ditch the honours list
Nine months ago, María Fernanda Espinosa Garcés, then President of the United Nations General Assembly, opened an event on Women in Power. Her message was stark: if we continue the … Continue reading 2019: a roundup of women in politics
Can our NHS survive this winter? With the election looming and polls suggesting a healthy Conservative majority, can the NHS make it through another cold, hard winter? How true are … Continue reading Post-election, January 2020, can the NHS survive the winter?
The toxic, burning embarrassment of this government’s record on the environment is laid bare by Boris Johnson’s cowardice. For too long, politics has completely ignored the state of the climate … Continue reading Election debate summary – Boris’ icy, block-headed ignorance on climate change