Sam Fender on male suicide
"There's no such thing as a snowflake, sociopaths use that word to describe people with empathy." On #WorldSuicidePreventionDay singer Sam Fender told Brut the tragic story behind his song "Dead Boys."
Robert Mugabe is dead
He was forced to retire as head of state in 2017. Robert Mugabe, the ex-president of Zimbabwe, has died at age 95. This is the story of the hero turned dictator:
Is the UK really democratic?
"It's just how the system has worked for so long and no one's thought to undermine it." This political researcher examines whether current events taking UK politics by storm are truly "the will of the people".
Impressive footage of Hurricane Dorian
It's ravaging everything on its path. Here are impressive videos of the worst hurricane the Bahamas have ever witnessed.
#TBT Britain joins the European Community
"We could have done just as much outside Europe as we could have done in." British people were just as divided when they were set to join the EU, as they are when set to leave it. #TBT
Livestock vs. London living conditions
Here's how "cattle class" measures up to actual cattle transport- and other ways in which life in major cities can feel like battery farming. 🐄🐄🐄🚶♀️🚶🐄🐄🐄
Zero Waste Week
"99% of what we buy is either consumed or trashed." This is how a terrifying natural disaster led Rachelle Strauss to create Zero Waste Week. ♻️🌍
Boris blasted in Parliament for year-old offensive comments
"If I decide to wear a turban, or she decides to wear a hijab or a burka, does that mean it is open season... to make derogatory and divisive remarks about our appearance?" One furious MP tried to hold Boris Johnson to account for his offensive comments about Muslim women at his first PMQs: This was his response.
Jakarta, the capital of Indonesia, will be under water
A part of the Indonesian capital of Jakarta could disappear under water by 2050. So the country's president made a radical decision: change the capital.
Behind Jorja Smith's "Blue Lights"
“I don’t want to talk about stuff I don’t know.” Jorja Smith opens up about why it’s difficult to write socially engaged songs and the meaning behind her debut single "Blue Lights".