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“An ordinary person who found herself on an extraordinary journey” – Becoming by Michelle Obama

“An ordinary person who found herself on an extraordinary journey” – Becoming by Michelle Obama

Arts, Celebrity, Comment, culture, Entertainment, literature
Michelle Obama's autobiography came out this month and it’s already a global success. The book follows Michelle’s story from her childhood to the end of her husband’s presidency of the United States. What makes it peculiar, though, is the voice who takes the reader to the uncommon story of Mrs Obama: not just that of a First Lady, but that of a woman, too. In her own words, as written at the very end of the story, she feels like an “ordinary person who found herself on an extraordinary journey”. By means of this 400-pages, we can for a moment catch a glimpse of this journey. The book is divided into three parts: Becoming Me is about her childhood and the way she started shaping herself as a young woman; Becoming Us is dedicated to her love story with Barack Obama; Becoming More is
Steve Bannon, henchman to Europe’s growing nationalist movements, speaks at ‘News Xchange 2018’

Steve Bannon, henchman to Europe’s growing nationalist movements, speaks at ‘News Xchange 2018’

Comment, Immigration, Investigations, Politics, Specials
The European Broadcasting Union, organisers of yearly journalism conference News Xchange, faced heavy criticism this week for giving a platform to the highly divisive figure, Stephen K. Bannon- Voice of London's Memuna Konteh, reports from the conference. Bannon is the ex-chief campaign adviser for President Donald Trump who, since leaving that job has made it his mission to aid national populist movements in Europe; applying the same principles used to help win Trump the White House two years ago. He is also the former editor of syndicated news outlet Breitbart News, whom under Bannon's editorial eye, published headlines such as " Gay rights have made us dumber, it's time to get back in the closet". Many delegates and speakers pulled out of this year’s conference in protest of Bann
What’s changed since Canada legalised weed?

What’s changed since Canada legalised weed?

Comment, Specials, World
  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IbPoNj6jhxY&t=2s On October 17th, 2018, Canada officially legalised weed, but did this actually change anything within Canadian society? Prior to the official legalisation date, weed was decriminalised for years–meaning possessions of small amounts of weed did not carry extreme criminal penalties. Although the country is the second country ever to legalise marijuana after Uruguay, it doesn't seem like much has changed since October 17th. https://twitter.com/FraserAllanBest/status/1057646066554744832 https://twitter.com/FraserAllanBest/status/1057646995022606336 Dr Oyedeji Ayonrinde, an Associate Professor of Psychiatry at Queen's University told Voice of London: "For young engaged consumers, not much has changed. For risk-aver
But when really was the story of “A Star is Born” born?

But when really was the story of “A Star is Born” born?

Comment, Entertainment, Film & TV
Okay, one thing we must admit before we go digging further in the past, A star is born is a beautiful, classical love story we all needed after this long run of thrillers this year. Phew. It’s that story which packs all the romance and drama along with two really beautiful, talented lead actors to make its viewers go gaga over it. Literally! But even though its packed and presented as a fresh, new age musical romance drama, the story itself is as old as time, err well almost. It all began with George Cukor in 1932, when he made “What Price Hollywood?” the movie that first featured this classic beloved story. Initially it was about a struggling actress, working as a waitress who dreamt of becoming a movie queen (Constance Bennett) who meets a decent and successful yet a lousy dr
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