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Civil partnership controversy: is the law discriminatory?

A heterosexual couple’s recent struggle to secure a civil partnership has forced the judiciary to reassess the appropriateness of marriage as a form of legal union in the 21st century.…

Social media gets voices heard, for better or worse

Social media offers anybody and everybody the opportunity to voice their opinions. Yet is it always a tool to be celebrated? On February 2 in East Croydon, a woman was…

Unoccupied urban buildings and their potential for the homeless

The recent activity of squatters in a central London property has drawn attention to the fact that, whilst there are increasing numbers of homeless people, there are also many empty…

One step closer to a cashless, digitised world

With Australia’s announcement that it is to make passports obsolete by 2020, the realisation of a paperless, cashless society becomes ever more feasible. Last Sunday, the Sydney Morning Herald reported…