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Is scrapping the tampon tax enough?


Kelly Corcoran on the decision to repeal the 5% tampon tax...

Roast, Toast and Soapbox


This week's soapbox is certainly divergent- biscuits and bush fires are on the radar of our writers. ...

Is another UK general election a good idea?


Like a broken record, on 28 October the EU agreed to Boris Johnson’s request for an extension on Brexit negotiations, granting what they have called a “flextension”. Thus,...

Newcastle University leads global humanitarian research hubs


Newcastle University is demonstrating its commitment to providing a safer and more prosperous future as two experts set plans to lead two of the twelve UK Research and Innovation...

Body cameras trialled to deter emergency worker assaults


With the number of physical assault reports on North East Ambulance Service (NEAS) staff having increased by 23% compared to last year, plans have now been introduced for staff to...

Defeat Homesickness Whilst at Uni


When preparing to come to university, one thing I never considered was the draining homesickness that I would experience. But everyone does suffer from it in one form or another....