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Greenhouse gases and the world’s appetite for beef

As the global population grows the food needed to sustain us has increased dramatically. Isobel Pankhurst talks to The Vegan Society and National Farmers...

Women’s Aid: We need to know when funding is coming, says Notts MP Alex Norris

Nottingham North MP, Alex Norris, has again called for more funding for domestic violence refuge, Women’s Aid. Back in December 2017, Norris had his first...

Post-pandemic teaching dilemma: What do students prefer?

Fewer students are attending in-person lectures and seminars now in a post pandemic era, found a global survey conducted by The Times Higher Education.

EXCLUSIVE: Nottingham professor attacks government handling of pandemic and says reports that vaccine is close are ‘unconvincing’

A Nottingham professor has criticised the government’s handling of the pandemic, claiming it ignored warnings from the SARS crisis of 2004 and that its...

Climate change is a priority for the British public again, says YouGov poll

Now that the UK is seeing hopeful signs of an end to the pandemic, the environment has again become a top priority for the...

Brexit: Soundtrack to a national trauma

Brexit’s taken its toll… on us, on me. On you. It’s about time we chilled out, yeah? No. Here’s some Brexit-y songs...

‘People should not be penalised for working’ – Universal Credit criticised for ‘failing people with disabilities’

With 52.7% of disabled people in employment compared to 81% of non-disabled people. Organisation research says that “many disabled people are worse off working than not working.”

High temperatures cause concerns that social distancing guidelines will be ignored

As the new social distancing guidelines have become more relaxed and people are now able to visit parks, the high temperatures set for today...

Sale of halogen light bulbs to be banned as part of the UK government’s climate change plans

The sale of halogen light bulbs will be banned from September 2021, with fluorescent light bulbs soon to follow, the UK government has announced,...

Where being gay is still a crime

Brunei has outlawed some sexual acts and introduced stoning as a punishment for them under strict Islamic law, leading to widespread criticism around the...