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News Editor: Kayla Francis
Online News Editor: Harley Stevens
Deputy News Editor: Aimee Kerr
Senior Reporter: Amy Briggs

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Michael Kors snap up Versace for $2.1bn

Michael Kors, the US fashion company, have completed their second major takeover in as many years with the $2.1bn (£1.64bn) acquisition of Versace. This follows their 2017 purchase of London shoemaker Jimmy Choo for £900m. Following the confirmation of the […]

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Primera Air, No More

Primera Air is a Danish airline which sent low-cost, long-haul flights from airline bases in the UK such as Stansted (STN) and Birmingham (BHX) direct to destinations such as New York and Toronto. After operating for 14 years, the airline announced […]

National News

Co-Cannabis Cola?

Coca-Cola has announced that it is currently watching the developing market in using cannabis in drinks. With nearly 10,450 of Coca-Cola’s drinks ingested every second, it’s hard to even imagine the beginning of such a well-known consumer product back in […]


I Want Gun Laws Now

I am not an American citizen. I have never been to America. But I want tighter gun laws in America, now. This is a topic I have found quite difficult to write about. One of the main problems I have […]

National News

#Nochella trends on the internet

With the legendary American festival Coachella currently underway, social media and the internet are full of photos and updates. This year’s festival is expected to be a big one with hundreds of acts and top headliners such as Beyoncé, Eminem, […]


Winnie Madikizela-Mandela has died

Anti-Apartheid icon Winnie Madikizela-Mandela has passed away at the age of 81, following a long illness. On Saturday 7th April, people gathered in South Africa to say goodbye to the mother of their nation. In Orlando Stadium, Johannesburg, crowds packed […]

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