Why Demonising Social Media and Banning Students Won't Help

Why Demonising Social Media and Banning Students Won't Help

Roberts Zivtins  17.12.2015
Since beginning my PGCE in September several fellow trainees and guest speakers have called for students to be barred from using site likes...
David Cameron Still Hasn't Learnt His Lesson About Tweeting Pictures Of Himself

David Cameron Still Hasn't Learnt His Lesson About Tweeting Pictures Of Himself

Ryan Barrell  15.12.2015
British astronaut Tim Peake made history this week, and most Brits were glued to their TV screens as he shot off towards the International...
Star Wars Fans Are Trolling Each Other With #StarWarsSpoilers

Star Wars Fans Are Trolling Each Other With #StarWarsSpoilers

Ryan Barrell  15.12.2015
As the premiere of 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' approaches, every die hard fan will be worried about the unforgivable - people carelessly...
#BritishAstronautProblems Serves To Warn Tim Peake Of The Hazards Of Space Flight

#BritishAstronautProblems Serves To Warn Tim Peake Of The Hazards Of Space Flight

Ryan Barrell  15.12.2015
With Tim Peake becoming the first ever British astronaut aboard the ISS, there's a few problems we haven't quite worked out yet. Is there...
How To Tell If Your Twitter Account Has Been Targeted By Government Hackers

How To Tell If Your Twitter Account Has Been Targeted By Government Hackers

Nitya Rajan  14.12.2015
Twitter is warning users who may have had their accounts "targeted" by government hackers. In an email, the site said "state-sponsored...
Saudi Billionaire Tells Trump He's A 'Disgrace To All America'

Saudi Billionaire Tells Trump He's A 'Disgrace To All America'

Paul Vale  12.12.2015
NEW YORK – A well-known Saudi billionaire attacked Donald Trump on Friday, calling the presidential candidate “a disgrace not only...
Tweeters Take Aim At Donald Trump's Lies With #TrumpFacts

Tweeters Take Aim At Donald Trump's Lies With #TrumpFacts

Ryan Barrell  9.12.2015
Republican frontrunner Donald Trump recently made headlines when he claimed there were areas of London police were afraid of going due...
Why Hashtag Politics Is A Positive Trend

Why Hashtag Politics Is A Positive Trend

Bruce Daisley  8.12.2015
The delight of this weekend's #YouAintNoMuslimBruv - which had reached 125,000 Tweets in about five hours on Sunday - was that a uniquely...
Twitter's Top Moments Of 2015 Reveal The Best, And Worst Of Humanity

Twitter's Top Moments Of 2015 Reveal The Best, And Worst Of Humanity

Thomas Tamblyn  7.12.2015
Twitter is the sounding board for the world. If something significant is happening around the globe, the medium through which its story...
#ExMuslimBecause - How Islam Protects the Rights of Ex-Muslims

#ExMuslimBecause - How Islam Protects the Rights of Ex-Muslims

Damir Rafi  7.12.2015
As affirmed emphatically by Islam, faith is a matter for the heart. If the so-called Muslim scholars today truly wanted to prevent apostasy,...
Finland Could Have The Perfect Answer To The British Welfare State

Finland Could Have The Perfect Answer To The British Welfare State

Eve Hartley  7.12.2015
Finland's government is formulating plans to scrap benefits completely and to give each of its citizens the same basic income of 800 euros...
In Defence of Stella

In Defence of Stella

Kate Milner  6.12.2015
This week the Walthamstow community seems to have cracked itself apart. For once it wasn't about Mini Holland, the controversial scheme...
Student Complains About Scotland's Weather, Scottish Person Calls Him 'Racist'

Student Complains About Scotland's Weather, Scottish Person Calls Him 'Racist'

Lucy Sherriff  4.12.2015
It is practically a requisite to complain about the weather if you live in Britain. But not if you happen to reside in Scotland. Oh no. That's...
MP Reveals Fears For Pregnant Wife After Being Sent 'Emoji Death Threat'

MP Reveals Fears For Pregnant Wife After Being Sent 'Emoji Death Threat'

Sarah Ann Harris  4.12.2015
An MP has spoken of his fears for his pregnant wife after he was sent an apparent death threat using emojis on Twitter. Labour MP Neil...