UKIP prioritises safety by cancelling rally

Following a fight at a mini-rally, a larger UKIP rally in Hartlepool was cancelled.   The Leader of UKIP was going to be present at the larger rally, but it is clear UKIP have decided that it may not be safe. It is great to see political parties putting safety concerns at the forefront in … Continue reading UKIP prioritises safety by cancelling rally

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Plane safely lands despite missing wheel

A plane safely landed in Florida despite loosing a wheel mid-flight.   The Beanstalk are glad that everyone on the plane, although perhaps shaken up, is alright.   You can watch a video of the landing here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/av/world-us-canada-39755281/tense-moment-plane-lands-without-wheel  

Spotlight: Old Disney star is making a statement.

Is Hayley Kiyoko just what the LGBTQ+ community ordered? BY Paulina Zielinska Many people feel like they owe Hayley Kiyoko a great Thank you. She is known for her part of Stella on Disney’s Lemonade Mouth movie, or playing Velma in Scooby doo. However, these days are long gone and many people do not realise she … Continue reading Spotlight: Old Disney star is making a statement.

US and North Korea: Asian allies created

As the US deploys warships and a submarine's in positions it could attack North Korea with, bonds between the US and Japan and China strengthen. Pence claimed 'President Trump is determined to work closely with Japan, with South Korea, with all our allies in the region, and with China'. Pence even later referred to Japan as … Continue reading US and North Korea: Asian allies created

Saudi Arabia on the UN Women’s Right Commission

Will Saudi Arabia's involvement with the UN Women's Rights Commission force the state to improve the way women are treated within Saudi Arabia? BY CAITLIN NOBLE Saudi Arabia has been elected to serve on the UN's Women's Rights Commission from 2018, prompting widespread criticism. One of the organisations condemning the move is human rights group UN … Continue reading Saudi Arabia on the UN Women’s Right Commission

Artificial wombs kept premature lambs alive

A "biobag" womb has successfully kept lambs born prematurely alive, improving hope for future premature human babies.   The current incubators used for premature babies can damage the lung development of the newborns. This artificial womb would hopefully provide a space where premature babies can develop more naturally. The umbilical cord is attached to a machine. … Continue reading Artificial wombs kept premature lambs alive

Today is an Afghan day of mourning

The Afghan government has made today an official day of mourning to remember the lives lost in a suicide bombing attack on an Afghan army base.   The attack is said to have targeted those leaving the Mosque in the Afghan army base near Mazar-e Sharif. The Taliban have claimed they are behind the attack. … Continue reading Today is an Afghan day of mourning