Petitions

Government Urged To Introduce Suicide Awareness Education Following Tragic Deaths

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 27.02.2014 | UK Universities & Education

The government is being urged to provide education for young people about the dangers of self harm and suicide following the tragic deaths of two youn...

These Resolutions Will Change Your Life in 2014

Sophie Alderson | Posted 06.03.2014 | UK Comedy
Sophie Alderson

With the excesses of Christmas behind you, it's time to make some changes for the better...

Lucy Sherriff

Police Investigate Leeds Club Licence After Pro-Rape Video

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 11.10.2013 | UK Universities & Education

Police are investigating a club after the promoter for one of its nights was caught using a pro-rape video to advertise an event. On Tuesday, Tequi...

Lucy Sherriff

Campaign To Shut Leeds' Club Night Over Pro-Rape Student Video

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 10.10.2013 | UK Universities & Education

A petition has been set up to close the club night responsible for a pro-rape video - but the event promoters have insisted they want to "change for t...

Petition Calls On Coalition To Fund 'Back To The Future' Hoverboard

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 23.07.2013 | UK Tech

Great Scott! A petition has been launched on a government website to boost funding for the development of hover boards. The demand has been issued ...

How Mary Seacole Opened My Eyes to the Power of the Web

Simon Woolley | Posted 16.07.2013 | UK Politics
Simon Woolley

The Jamaican Mary Seacole became an heroine when she travelled over 4,000 miles to nurse and attend sick British soldiers in the Crimea during the Crimean War. During her life her exploits were revered, by royalty, the military elite and thousands of ordinary citizens. More than 100 years later, tens of thousands of school children view Seacole as a wonderful role model.

Is Gove Trying To Airbrush Climate Change Off The National Curriculum?

PA | Posted 03.05.2013 | UK Universities & Education

Education Secretary Michael Gove is trying to "airbrush" climate change from the national curriculum, shadow climate change minister Luciana Berger ha...

Coming To A School Near You?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.04.2013 | UK Universities & Education

Education secretary Michael Gove is the subject of a petition calling for him to work in a comprehensive secondary school for a term, shortly after he...

The Battle For RIchard's Remains: Leicester Trumps York

The Huffington Post UK | Tom Moseley | Posted 07.02.2013 | UK

It was a battle fought with online petitions rather than swords and longbows. The tussle for the remains of Richard III has pitted Leicester agains...

E-petitions Show Britain is no Hotbed of Angry Reactionaries

Stuart Bonar | Posted 20.12.2011 | UK Politics
Stuart Bonar

When the new e-petitions system went live all the talk was of the return of the death penalty. Those of us of a more liberal mindset braced ourselves for an outpouring of the most reactionary, kneejerk populism imaginable.

Will Kenya Airways Deport Tortured Gay Ugandan?

Joe Mirabella | Posted 17.10.2011 | UK
Joe Mirabella

In less than 24 hours, more than 2000 people have joined a petition campaign started on Change.org calling on the Home Office to halt the deportation of Robert Segwanyi to Uganda, where he was imprisoned and tortured for being gay.