The controversy surrounding Assange is complex, and whilst his retreat is not to be held as conclusive evidence that he is a rapist, his refusal to return to Sweden, for whatever reason, is certainly ironic when he is speaking at an institution that prides itself on the promotion of free speech. His self-imposed imprisonment represents a denial of exactly that.
We can all learn a lesson from Mean Girls here: "Calling somebody else fat won't make you any skinnier. Calling someone stupid doesn't make you any smarter. And ruining [someone else's] life definitely didn't make me any happier."
I don't know how long Mum has left. I know that she's tired, that she's been battling this illness for a long time and it's not a nice position to be in. We're lucky because we have an amazing network of friends around us who constantly offer lifts, food, hugs, and an ear.
With this week being OCD Awareness Week, I have decided to write down my experience of OCD. I am trying to be more open about the Mental Illnesses that I suffer from in hopes that it will help others.
This summer, I packed a bag and my passport. I boarded a train, then checked into a hotel. When I'd finished sprawling across the squishy bed, checking out the bathtub and playing around with the TV, I was ready to head out and explore this new place I'd travelled to...
The issue surrounding Ashley VanPevenage struck another nerve in me when it comes to how society views and deals with acne. For those of you who don't know, Ashley VanPevenage put out a photo of her skin before and after make up, revealing her bad skin.
The most watched television programme of the year was the final of a baking competition. Almost a quarter of the nation tuned in to see Nadiya Hussain win the Great British Bake Off, a competition comparable to those held at village fetes the nation over. But Hussain's victory is much more important to British society...
Is this the type of organisation we want the EU to be? One that supports corporations over the welfare of its population. One that ignores referendums, lacks democratic legitimacy and is focused upon the privatisation of public services...
It is clear that Mr. Cameron has become terminally self-righteous. He really wants women, BAME and LGBT+ people in this country to believe that his 'compassionate conservatism' has substance - it doesn't.
For many of us a holiday is a time to relax and forget about our worries. But for some this is not always possible, so what is it like to be a traveller with mental health issues and what advice is there?
Youth unemployment is indeed everybody's business, and we are confident that our partnership can make a difference to many thousands of young people's lives.
No one has yet been able to tell the full story of why Jeremy Corbyn rose from rank outsider to winning the Labour Party leadership.
As the Conservative Party Conference draws to a close, we have been treated to some of the worst displays of political intolerance by the British New Left since the riots which followed the General Election. However, as Conservatives, we must not allow ourselves to be intimidated, nor to simply consider such behaviour an "occupational hazard" of being right-wing in Britain today.