Munroe Bergdorf on TERFs and anti-trans hate crimes
"I need wider society to start doing their job." As a public figure, Munroe Bergdorf has had her fair share of anti-trans harassment. Here, she explains why the UK is riddled with transphobia:
The life of Karl Marx
His grave was defaced twice in a week- but this giant of 20th century history died over 130 years ago. This is the story of the rebellious drinker whose ideas shaped our world: Karl Marx.
Who is Stormzy?
He’s going to headline Glastonbury in 2019- another chance to speak out on the issues he cares about. And give shout-outs to his mum. This is Stormzy’s story.
The rise of Boris Johnson
Hair like a haystack, a background in light entertainment television and a long history of controversy. It's not the US President but Boris Johnson. This is his story.
3 times the British Museum didn’t return looted artefacts
“The marbles belong to the British Museum.” Not once, not twice but more than thrice. That’s how many times the British Museum has refused to return looted artefacts. 🗿
Meet JRR Tolkien
His legendary stories continue to be adapted into films, games and theater- but his life story is almost as incredible. This is the unexpected journey of the real Lord of the Rings : J.R.R. Tolkien.
5 surprising things the Crown owns
From fishes royal to most of Regent Street, here are 5 peculiar things the Crown owns. 👑
Code First: Girls wants to break women into tech
Changing perceptions, building community and boosting confidence in women: This is how Code First: Girls aims to tackle massive gender imbalance in the tech industry.
Pet therapy in retirement homes
This retirement home found a new way to improve the well-being of their residents. It's called pet therapy.
Bobby Gillespie on working class opportunity in music
"I think there's something missing in rock music, it seems kind of pointless to me at the moment." With UK pop music now dominated by the middle class, Primal Scream are one of the last bastions of working class rock and roll. This is why Bobby Gillespie remains optimistic.