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Apr
24

⏳ NewsFix: Closing a Wonderful Chapter

Morning all, For a year and a half now I have spent each morning searching through the news to see what is going on in every corner of the world. Today, the news I’m bringing to you hits a lot closer to home. Our
2 min read
Apr
09

🇺🇸 Hunter Biden: Misinformation or Media Bias?

Morning all, In recent weeks, President Biden's son has been hitting the headlines once again. What is particularly interesting to note is the different ways in which Hunter is reported upon across different US media outlets. If anything, he serves as an example of just
12 min read
Mar
26

🏳️‍⚧️ Fair Game? Trans Participation in Sport

Morning all, Last week, Florida's Governor refused to recognise a trans woman's victory in what BBC News described as "the highest US national college swimming title". The topic of trans participation in sport is becoming as political as it is polarising. While some celebrated the
10 min read
Mar
19

👨🏼‍💻 Julian Assange: The Character Behind the Controversy

Morning all, In a few days time, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is set to marry Stella Moris in England's Belmarsh prison. During the extraordinary and secret relationship, the pair had two children - all whilst Assange was living in asylum in the Ecuadorian Embassy. Even
10 min read
Mar
05

⛽️ Bad Energy? Europe's Reliance on Russian Oil and Gas

Morning all, Since the invasion began more than a week ago, much of our coverage has quite rightly focused on both the civilian impact, and the geopolitical implications to this war. Today, we want to explore Russia's role as an energy giant, and what that
10 min read
Feb
19

🙏🏼 Tibet and China: The Last Dalai Lama?

Morning all, The Dalai Lama is one of the most recognisable faces around the world - but did you know there are very real concerns he might just be the last one?   It is a fascinating topic that incorporates religion, history, geography and politics -
10 min read
Feb
12

🇦🇫 Afghanistan: The World's Largest Heroin Exporter

Morning all, This Tuesday will mark six months since the fall of Kabul, the chaotic withdrawal of US troops, and the return to Taliban rule in Afghanistan. In the months since, with the majority of the western world not recognising the Taliban as the country's
9 min read
Feb
05

🇨🇳 Xi Jinping: The Person Behind China's Powerful Presidency

Morning all, There are very few people in the world that are public figures, yet intensely private people. China's president, Xi Jinping, is arguably one of the most powerful and recognisable people on the planet, but how much is actually known about his personal life?
14 min read
Jan
29

🌏 Bitcoin: What's the Environmental Impact?

Morning all, We’ve all heard of Bitcoin - but how many of us understand what it actually is and where it came from? When it comes to cryptocurrency, the cost of it is often and understandably discussed in monetary terms - but what about
10 min read
Jan
22

🇺🇦 All Eyes on Ukraine: Is Russia Going to Invade?

Morning all, Today marks Unity Day in Ukraine - a day that commemorates the unifying of the east and west of the country back in 1919. Now, more than a century later, Ukraine's future remains of huge concern to the West - with Russian troops
10 min read