By Naomi Doddridge Between July and September last year Dorset police lodged 104 hate crime offences according to new statistics. The figures show that after the Brexit vote hate crimes across Dorset saw the highest increase in the country since records begun in 2012. The UK voted to leave the European Union on the 23rd of June. It’s not only Dorset police who have … [Read more...] about Dorset sees an all time high in hate crimes
By Rebecca Belbin Staying up until five a.m. staring at screens with squinted eyes sums up the many millions of us who decided to forego sleep in favour of following the 2016 US Election. And what a night it was. US and UK news outlets – as always - dramatised the occasion to the absolute maximum. CNN’s John King a particular standout to watch, with his relentless … [Read more...] about America is Red: Trump elected President after shock Clinton defeat
By Rebecca Belbin Donald Trump Key Politics: To build a wall bordering Mexico to control immigration, a healthcare reform. He also wants to put an end to China’s illegal export subsidies, deport all illegal immigrants and halt Muslim immigration as long as the threat of ISIS persists. For many, Trump would appear to be nothing but a business tycoon. A man who climbed … [Read more...] about 16 days until the US election
One simple vote on 23rd June could completely change the face of the sport we all know and love. Football may not be one of the first things you think of when deciding which way to vote in the upcoming European Union referendum, but it’s important to note that the outcome could dramatically change the game as we know it in this country forever. From young European players … [Read more...] about English football braced for Brexit?
“I wont be voting. Although the manifestos are good I don’t believe their word will be kept,” says Jameelah Graham, 19, from West London. The Eurobarometer surveyed 15-30 year olds to find out whether they had voted in the last 3 years and whilst Malta had a strong lead (76%), us Brits we were ranked last (35%). For many young people the word politics doesn’t conjure up an … [Read more...] about Political disengagement with the youth in society