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:

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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.

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#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. 🐄🐄🐄🚶‍♀️🚶🐄🐄🐄

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.

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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. ♻️🌍

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".

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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.

Surprising facts about school uniform


It's rare in Europe, but 98% of UK secondary pupils are trudging back to school today in uniform. Here are 3 surprising facts about them. 👔✍