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Teenager makes history after becoming the youngest UK lawyer

Teenager makes history after becoming the youngest UK lawyer

A teenager from the US has become one of the youngest people to qualify for the bar, according to recent reports. High flier Gabrielle Turnquest has not only become the first person to qualify for the bar at the age of 18, she has also been given a choice of countries to practice in. Turnquest was always something of a[Read More...]

Border agency sparks race row with racial profiling

Border agency sparks race row with racial profiling

The border agency has been out in force this week after starting a campaign to target dark-skinned people in London. Non-white people in London have been subject to random stop and searches and required to produce their identity for the Border agency. Despite the fact that stop and searches were ruled illegal by the European Court of Human Rights in[Read More...]

Government proposes to bring back national service

Government proposes to bring back national service

Teenagers in the UK may soon be forced to join the army if a new Bill that is currently making the rounds in parliament gets through. The National Service Bill was introduced as a private members Bill and is due to be debated again by the House of Lords in September. If the Bill is passed by both houses of[Read More...]

Millions pledge to defeat Monsanto

Millions pledge to defeat Monsanto

Millions of people across the world have vowed to take on Monsanto on May 25th this month, it has been revealed. Protesters from over 286 countries are set to join the global rally against the food giant which was once dubbed as the “most evil corporation” on the planet by health campaigners. Monsanto is infamous for producing genetically engineered food[Read More...]

Jimmy Tarbuck

Jimmy Tarbuck case highlights concerns over secret arrests

From the people that brought you secret courts…please welcome to the stage..secret arrests. Sounds like the header for a bad comedy doesn’t it? But this latest scandal over Jimmy Tarbuck has proved to be no laughing matter. Less than a week after UK MPs effectively voted away the right to fair trial in Britain by paving the way for secret[Read More...]