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Legal marriage age changes in England and Wales

In February 2023, a law changing the legal age of marriage to 18 came into action in England and Wales. Before, marriage was legal in all parts of the UK…

Firefighters take ongoing pay dispute to Holyrood

On Thursday 27 October, hundreds of firefighters protested outside of Holyrood in response to a proposal for a five per cent pay rise. After being balloted for this pay rise,…

Students cut back on socialising due to cost-of-living crisis

Over three-quarters of students are cutting back on socialising due to the cost-of-living crisis. Other categories that students are cutting back on include clothing and food. 77 per cent of…

EasyJet to stop using carbon offsets amid doubts over effectiveness

EasyJet has ditched its program to offset its carbon emissions with carbon offsets. Instead, the airline has announced plans to meet net-zero goals by reducing carbon output in its day-to-day…

Upcoming Criminal Justice Bill to include scrapping of ‘not proven’ verdict

A proposed amendment to Scots law, unveiled by First Minister Nicola Sturgeon in early September as part of the upcoming Criminal Justice Bill, means that the ‘not proven’ verdict will…