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Protests against educational cuts
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Protests against educational cuts

Following the continued large-scale protests in London during November and December 2010 in light of the coalition government’s proposal to triple university tuition fees and to cut financial aid to poorer students, student and trade union bodies will once again take to the streets in an attempt to ensure these […]

Why does London seem so dangerous?
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Why does London seem so dangerous?

Outside the window of most London flats, a siren can be heard whirring nearby with each passing minute. In flipping through the latest newspaper, it’s hard not to note a theme in the headlines: ‘Victim gets fresh with knifeman,’ ‘Hunt for Covent Garden attacker,’ to the more absurd, ‘Man jailed […]

Homeless, not a priority for the government
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Homeless, not a priority for the government

Sofia Ahmad Crisis (the National Charity For Single Homeless People) estimates that there are around 400,000 left out of the official statistics for homelessness. The merriment and family cheer in the festive season only serves to underline their misfortune – at a time when government cuts to housing benefit threaten to exacerbate […]