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Monday, August 10, 2020
A new multi-functional community space that was set to open the doors of its Brighton venue on July 4th has launched a Go Fund Me campaign, after it had £4,000 worth of equipment stolen during a break-in.  Glitch, the hair salon, coffee shop and live music venue was broken into...
The man with the vaccine plan: revolutionary or risky?  Even Bill Gates acknowledges the dangers of vaccinating the world. But if Bill Gates wants it, that’s what the world gets. 20 years ago Bill and Melinda Gates became acquainted with vaccine injustice, specifically, children in some parts of the world dying...
The week before last brought a familiar heatwave as highs of 31 or 32 degrees were reported across the country. On one day a sweltering 30 degrees led to many flocking to Brighton beach. Thousands decided flock to the Southern England beach to try and enjoy the warm weather....
The Government has unveiled a £1.57bn support package to help protect the futures of Britain's "world-class cultural, arts and heritage institutions." Thousands of organisations across a range of sectors including theatres, historic sites, museums, galleries, live music venues and independent cinemas will be able to access emergency grants and loans. The...
Pubs and restaurants in England are set to re-open tomorrow, having been closed since March 20th.  Finally, people will be able to satisfy their craving for a cold pint in a pub garden or a meal they haven't had to cook themselves. But, be prepared, it's going to be a...
A statement in support of this weekend's Trans Vigil has been released by Councillor Amanda Grimshaw, Equalities lead for LGBTQ+ at Brighton & Hove City Council. The Facebook page used to organise the vigil, which is set to take place at 1pm on July 4th at Dorset Gardens, explained the...
Simon Cotton, University of Birmingham Ever been in love? You’ll know the rush. That’s chemistry at work. Our brain produces molecules such as 2-phenylethylamine, the mood enhancer also found in chocolate. But eating chocolate won’t make you fall in love – enzymes in your liver break it down before it...
Nestled between Lancashire’s stand-out beauty, the Forest of Bowland, and the breathtaking vistas of the Yorkshire Dales, the serene, postcard-perfect village of Clapham seems far removed from the COVID-19 pandemic. But when the British government announced a nationwide lockdown in mid-March, Clapham went on high alert. Local residents formed what...
The British Government should look to kickstart the economy by investing heavily in green projects, the International Monetary Fund's chief economist has said.  Warning that the UK is not guaranteed the V-shaped recovery that many policymakers are hoping for, Gita Gopinath, the IMF’s economic counsellor, told MPs on the Treasury...
In response to the growing amount of rubbish accumulating on Brighton & Hove beaches and parks, which on Thursday 25th June reached its highest ever point in a single day at 11 tonnes, the council has set out new measures. They have been facing public pressure to clean up the...