There is something fundamentally wrong in a world where the higher powers are cashing in on our monthly periods and subtly undermining the female gender and its needs. It is not just a female right to be given access to free sanitary products, it's a human right. If Brunel's student union implement free sanitary products for their female students, it's a lesson for all.
As political double-acts go, the avid newt-keeper and the transvestite comedian is far from a conventional soapbox duo. Particularly when it's the newt enthusiast in question is the earnest, working-class Ken Livingstone, pairing up with the flamboyant and unapologetically cosmopolitan Eddie Izzard.