General Election 2017 – The importance of voting

Theresa May recently announced her plans for the snap UK General Election, which is to be held on the 8th of June. The past few years have been rife with voting, and even more politics and debate may be grating on your soul. But now more than ever, it is imperative that you use the … Continue reading General Election 2017 – The importance of voting

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A High Court ruling denies government appeal in historic case over Brexit

The court found that the British Government does not have the right to enable Article 50 without consulting with MPs first. The Government appealed against the original ruling given in November which stated it would be unlawful for it to rely on its executive powers to implement the decisions made in the June Referendum. Although this … Continue reading A High Court ruling denies government appeal in historic case over Brexit

In the wake of Donald Trump’s inauguration, Southampton held its own Women’s March in protest

Like thousands all around the world, women, men and children gathered together at Southampton's Bargate to stand up for equality. Event organisers expected only a small crowd due to the short time in which the day had been planned - but were surprised to receive a crowd of over a hundred protesters. Students Veronika Rudolf … Continue reading In the wake of Donald Trump’s inauguration, Southampton held its own Women’s March in protest