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Monday, June 27, 2022
The deadliest fighting in years between Israel and Hamas had by mid-May killed over 200 Palestinians in Gaza, including dozens of children, and at least 10 in Israel. Both sides are accused of violating international law – Israel for its alleged disproportionate bombardment of residential buildings and Palestinian groups...
British rivers are under attack. In fact, they have been under attack for a number of years, and from multiple directions. As a result, all English rivers failed to meet quality tests for pollution under the EU’s water framework directive in results published this month. Entire ecosystems are disappearing,...
Dozens of celebrities began a social media account freeze yesterday to protest against the spread of "hate, propaganda and misinformation." Big names including Jennifer Lawrence, Kim Kardashian West, Leonardo DiCaprio and Katy Perry announced they would not be posting any content on their social media pages for 24 hours. In a...
Black Lives Matter protests fighting for anti-racism have been occurring worldwide since March, and Brighton & Hove is no exception.  Protests have been taking place to put pressure on elected officials to make the changes suggested by petitions, letters, social media posts, etc.  The Official Brighton Black Lives Matter Group (Brighton...
The closure of nightclubs and other music venues in response to the coronavirus pandemic has led to the return of a controversial cultural phenomenon that first appeared in Britain during the late 1980s. Up and down the country, illegal raves have been talking place in disused airfields, forests and abandoned...
Three Labour Group members have resigned and/or been suspended from the national Party within one week, meaning Brighton & Hove City Council's largest elected group is now the Greens. The first resignation came from Councillor Anne Pissaridou, the former Chair of Brighton & Hove City Council’s Environment, Transport & Sustainability...
Non-profit organisation The Good Law Project (GLP) has issued high court proceedings against the Government, alleging breaches of procurement law and apparent bias in the granting of a coronavirus-related contract to long-standing associates of Michael Gove MP and top Conservative advisor Dominic Cummings. The case relates to an £840,000 contract...
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...