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Life

Love Island Is A Rom Com And It’s Got All Our Favourite Tropes

Dami and Indiyah in the Love Island villa.We’re well into the swing of Love Island by now. Couples have formed, tensions are high and we, the audience, are very entertained.Anyone who’s a romantic fiction reader or rom com obsessive will have noticed some of their favourite storylines forming right before our eyes.And the good people of Twitter are calling out these tropes as they see themwe are getting all the tropes […]

today28 June 2022

air travel

Here’s What The BA Strikes Might Mean For Your Summer Holiday

Ground staff working for British Airways at London Heathrow airport have voted to strike this summer in a pay dispute – the strike is due to take place in July. The BA workers, who are members of the GMB union and mostly check-in staff, are striking over pay.Their wages were cut by 10% due to the decrease in flying during the Covid pandemic. While BA has now offered a one off […]

today28 June 2022 1

Abortion

No, Telling Men To Get Vasectomies Is Not The Answer Right Now

A vasectomy sign at a pro-choice protest in the US.Since news of the overturning of Roe V Wade broke on Friday, ending the constitutional right to abortion in the US after almost half a century, abortion rights activists have galvanised, and social media efforts have amplified. You may have seen posts alluding to the fact that a woman can only foster one full pregnancy a year, while a man can impregnate multiple […]

today28 June 2022

Abortion

Roe V Wade: What Does The US Ruling On Abortion Rights Mean For The UK?

Demonstrators outside the US embassy in London to protest against the decision to scrap constitutional right to abortion.The absolute right to terminate a pregnancy was overturned in the US on Friday.The astounding news was first leaked back in May when the Supreme Court was first considering it, and it has now passed into law.While this technically only impacts the States, the implications have left people all over the world – particularly […]

today27 June 2022 1

Health

Why You Might Be Asked To Travel Across The Country For Surgery

People who remain on the waiting list for health treatments are being asked whether they are prepared to travel to receive treatment.NHS England is set to “virtually eliminate” the list of those who have waited more than two years for treatment, the chief executive has said, as patients are given the option to be treated more quickly at hospitals in different parts of the country.Of course, this plan will do […]

today27 June 2022

festivals

6 Things People Leave Behind At Festivals (And Really, Really Shouldn’t)

Festival-goers help in cleaning up the venue at the end of Glastonbury, on June 27, 2022. Glastonbury is over, but the big cleanup has just begun. Collecting waste abandoned by festival-goers has taken between four and six weeks in previous years.Now, a new survey has revealed the items people are most likely to leave behind, lose or break at festivals, despite 81% of people saying they think festivals generate too much waste, […]

today27 June 2022 1

Abortion

‘Back to the Middle Ages’: The Glastonbury Acts Who Spoke Up About Abortion

Many stars spoke outOn Friday, the Supreme Court delivered a verdict that reverberated around the world. The justices voted to strike down Roe v. Wade, dismantling the half-century-old precedent that protected abortion rights across America. The decision has given states the go-ahead to dramatically limit access to reproductive health care.Their ruling will now go nationwide: allowing states to implement strict abortion restrictions that will force some people to continue unwanted and unsafe […]

today27 June 2022

annual leave

5 Ways We’re Doing Annual Leave All Wrong (Starting With The Name)

Sir, put that laptop away.You’re reading Life-Work Balance, a series aiming to redirect our total devotion to work into prioritising our personal lives.Us Brits have a weird relationship with annual leave. Though some of us are meticulous with it, planning every day down to a T so that we can utilise the calendar, others are lax or downright negligent when it comes to taking time off work.The latter might especially be the […]

today27 June 2022

Health

10 ‘Harmless’ Nighttime Habits That Are Secretly Ruining Your Sleep

Experts share the common nightly behaviors that could be the source of your exhaustion.We know the importance of habits. Many people try to cultivate good ones, like eating healthier, reading more or getting more sleep.Unfortunately, sometimes we unintentionally set ourselves up for failure. especially when it comes to sleep. What we don’t always realise is that some of the things we do before bed might actually be making our kip […]

today26 June 2022

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