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Protesters prepare for Donald Trump’s UK visit

Protesters prepare for Donald Trump’s UK visit

Activism, culture, Politics, Society, UK
Words: Delmar Terblanche Subbing: Loriane Jacquemart President Donald Trump’s upcoming visit to the UK promises to bring chaos to the capital, even though he’s spending just one day there. Protesters have promised “a carnival of resistance” with organisers declaring that smaller protests would be taking place throughout the country, controlled by smaller, uncoordinated groups who have “taken on a life of their own”. Meanwhile, The Police Federation has warned that the visit will impose “unquestionable pressure” on police officers as they strive to maintain peace and security among the protests. The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has defended the right to protest, provided the demonstrations are peaceful. This defence includes approval for a giant blimp which portrays the presid
London crime rates soar past New York

London crime rates soar past New York

News, UK, World
Words: Leanne Hall | Brenda Zini     The Office for National Statistics has released new data implying that London now has a higher crime rate than New York. The number of violent crimes logged by police has risen by a fifth (19 per cent) to 1.2 million compared to the previous year. Criminal justice experts insist the rise of crime in London is due to the way it is policed, budget cuts have reduced the number of neighbourhood patrols. Meaning police will come after the crime has happened, and are not there to prevent it. Unlike New York where the police department have seen an increase in neighbourhood patrol and a decrease in crime rate. President...

Madonna: “Women Hate Women”… Where’s The Girl Power?

Celebrity, Entertainment
When interviewed on Billboard magazine, about why Donald Trump received 53% of votes from women despite his open derogatory views of women - the singer ranted about women's lack of girl power. Is she right? Reporter: Raynor Fry | Sub editor: Martina Di Gregorio Source: Entertainment Weekly She continued: ‘Women hate women. That’s what I think it is. Women’s nature is not to support other women. It’s really sad. Men protect each other, and women protect their men and children. Women turn inward and men are more external. A lot of it has to do with jealousy and some sort of tribal inability to accept that one of their kind could lead a nation.’ Some women Trump supporters disagreed... strongly. Madonna is nothing more than an overpaid WHORE. I do not care what she thinks and y

The top five artists that hilariously illustrate what we’re all thinking about the US election

President-elect Donald Trump… well, there’s a sentence we never thought we'd write. Reporter: Anisha Chowdhury | Sub-Editor: Chloe Chapman   These elections have been long and tiresome, with plenty of animosity on either side. However, from every democratically controversial event in history, comes a wealth of incredible art and music. We’ve collected some of the awe-inspiring political work artists have already done, and it is plain to see the distain from within the creative contemporary world.   5. Dave MacDowell MacDowell doesn’t hold back with his creatively vivid, colorful pieces. His work features dark humour and satire, combined with popular culture. These specific acrylic works are pretty shocking to look at, but they cannot get much more shocki