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Monday, September 28, 2020
On the 7th July, Johnny Depp’s libel trial was set in motion. The 57-year-old actor was suing News Group Newspapers and The Sun’s executive editor, Dan Wootton. He’s suing The Sun after they published an article calling him a ‘wife beater’. The article referred to allegations made by Amber...
Young People Need Your Help More Than Ever: Sleep Anywhere But Your Bed to Help Prevent Youth Homelessness Family breakdown is a leading cause of youth homelessness and pressure created by COVID-19 has drastically increased the number of vulnerable young people presenting as homeless in Sussex and Surrey. Since March, YMCA DownsLink Group, who...
2020 has been a tumultuous year to say the least. A deadly pandemic has swept the globe, shining a light on those governments that were equipped to deal with a crisis, and exposing those that were not. Furthermore, following yet another series of extrajudicial murders in the US, people have...
Last week the US-based furniture and household goods e-commerce company Wayfair were accused of allegations of child trafficking. The company came under fire for allegations of  “child and human trafficking” because it sold high-priced furniture on the website but under the names of children who were previously reported as...
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...
Amazon and Enterprise Nation, the small business support network, are launching the Amazon Small Business Accelerator, a major support package for more than 200,000 small businesses and startups across the UK.  Hazel Reynolds, a local entrepreneur who has a successful business selling games to customers around the world, has helped...
Brighton residents started queuing early this morning as non-essential shops re-opened after having been closed for nearly 3 months. All shops in England are now permitted to open, provided they take extra precautions to ensure social distancing regulations can be adhered to. Prime Minister Boris Johnson urged people to "shop,...
Brighton Journal recently spoke with Amy Goble, founder of local calligraphy business, The Amyverse. We learned about her business's sustainability efforts, charitable donations, what impact coronavirus has had, where her love for calligraphy began, and plenty more. Get ready to dive head first into The Amyverse!   How did you first...
Booktube is a huge online community of both readers and writers who share all their thoughts on everything bookish. If you’re looking for some recommendations for a particular genre or perhaps a review on a book you’re considering buying, booktube is the place to go. But with such a...
Last week, Click it Local, the delivery service hoping to help independent businesses compete with the likes of Amazon, launched in Brighton. Already, 20 local retailers have signed up to the platform, including Barney’s Deli, stationary shop Pen to Paper, and pet supply shop The Pet Shed. For a flat rate of £3, customers...