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Coronavirus Leaves British Nationals Stranded Abroad

With 50,000 Britons reportedly stranded in foreign countries amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, the UK government has received criticism for its failure to help those affected. Today, Tuesday 31st March, the Foreign Office has announced it will be...

Asylum Seeker Evictions

Asylum Seeker Evictions Halted due to COVID-19

As part of the national effort to stem the spread of COVID-19, the Home Office has announced the postponement of all asylum seeker evictions for three months.  With the number of confirmed cases of Coronavirus growing each day, it is positive...

Racism Against Staff on the Coronavirus Frontline

NHS nurse Reizel Quaichon has spoken out after being abused due to the colour of her skin. Reizel posted on Facebook to bring awareness to the horrific incident and highlight just how traumatic it is to be a victim of hate crime. Xenophobic abuse of...

UK government response to coronavirus

The Politics of Pandemics

In the midst of a pandemic, the importance of strong leadership truly hits home. It shouldn’t take such horrific circumstances for this to be the case but, for many people, life tends to crawl on in its typical fashion no matter which Prime...