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Doctor and Patient
Medicine, Uncategorized

Happy 70th Birthday NHS

Earlier this year, the National Health Service, commonly known as the NHS, reached its platinum milestone, celebrating its 70th birthday. The National Health Service is the organization run by the British government to supply free and easy healthcare to all citizens of the United Kingdom. The healthcare has been a vital value of the U.K. within the 70 years of being created, supplying free and quick care to all, regardless of class, age, gender, religion

Trump Baby. Credit: https://www.crowdfunder.co.uk/trump-baby
Europe/UK

Giant Inflatable “Trump Baby” To Fly Above London During President’s Visit

With President of the United States Donald Trump set to visit the United Kingdom next week, many activists are against his visit with planned protests and a giant inflatable of the President due to fly above the city. Although the exact schedule of the President is unknown, rumors state that he has plans to meet with the Queen and the Prime Minister. The inflatable is due to fly above London the morning of Friday, July

Politics

Trump Uses London Terror Attack to Push His Racist Agenda

London police report an “improvised explosive device” was detonated on a crowded London Underground train Friday morning, injuring at least 22 people. A timer was found on the device, a sign there was intent of greater damage. Police have begun a manhunt and are asking the public to share any photos or videos they have of the incident at Parsons Green station. “I had my headphones on, then I felt a kind of vibration, followed by

Europe/UK

Acid Attacks Rise in London, Prompting International Disscussion

Acid attacks: they’re nothing short of horrific and with easy access to the weapon, acid attacks have become a serious problem throughout the world. There was a time when most people who thought of acid attacks associated them with India and the Middle East. Now acid attacks are on the rise in Europe, forcing Westerners to take a look. Acid attacks are assaults using a number of acids, such as sulfuric. They are usually committed

Real Life

My Experience at TEDxTeen London 2017

TEDxTeen is an event that brings thousands of people together to enjoy a TED-like experience. It is presented by the We Are Family Foundation highlighting the work of teens from around the globe and they focus the conversation on teenagers and our ability to change the world. I attended the TEDxTeen London Conference and it was themed Bold Moves. I went to the conference by myself and it was certainly nerve-wracking, a lot of people

The Inside of Grenfell Tower
Europe/UK

Grenfell Is The Final Straw for the Disenfranchised UK

The West has an ego about its ability to provide for its citizens. The UK is no exception. Despite this ego, London, as Charles Dickens wrote, tells a “tale of two cities” – meaning the divide between the rich and the poor forms almost two completely separate worlds and living experiences. In London, 21 %of people working are paid less than the London Living Wage, and 18% of all jobs in London are considered low-paid. In

Op-ed

Can We Combat Terrorism Whilst The U.K. Still Sells Weapons To Saudi Arabia?

This morning, in response to the attacks that took place in London last night, leaders of countries and political parties across the world came out to share their contempt for the attacker and to share messages of solidarity for the victims, survivors and those affected. Theresa May’s comments have been particularly contentious, as she said “enough is enough”. May says, “there’s far too much tolerance of extremism” in the U.K., and she set out plans

Real Life

The Underlying Sexism of London’s Nightclub Scene

A few weeks back, my friend had asked me to tag along with her and some friends to a club in London equipped with guest list entry, free drinks and a section all to ourselves to which I thought that this should be fun and stress free. Big mistake. The night ended up being a bit of a disaster – we had a good time but ended up not getting into a club purely due to the fact

Op-ed

Why No One Should Support This Muslim Equals Terrorist Narrative

Yesterday afternoon, London was struck with a horrific attack which left 4 dead and 20 injured and today the perpetrator was reported to have been a Muslim man called Khalid Masood who was born and bred in Britain. Rather than respecting and mourning those affected by these attacks, people took it upon themselves to use this attack as a scapegoat to amplify their ignorant and islamophobic views by almost immediately – even before the attacker was

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