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Character staining and its consequences – Johnson’s yellow journalism

Over the past few months, we have seen scandal after scandal leave Boris Johnson floundering – the Prime Minister’s disastrous handling of Brexit, the pandemic, and now Partygate have left him in desperate search of a way to deflect attention from his ever-growing number of blunders. On 31 January, the nation watched in disbelief as […]

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Law-makers and breakers: the Gray report aftermath

Boris Johnson’s unbrushed hair has long been one of his saving graces, apparently. The voters like him because of it – it makes him look like an everyman; it gives him an air of insouciance. But by last week, after one political car crash after another, his unbrushed hair was about the last thing he […]

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Is the party over for Boris Johnson?

Boris Johnson could be forgiven for hoping that the new year might bring with it some better luck for his chaotic government.  Towards the end of 2021, he found himself in his weakest position yet, embroiled in charges of sleaze levelled against his government following its botched handling of a lobbying scandal in November.  At […]

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Prince Andrew has been forced to step down- but what about Epstein’s other powerful friend, President Trump?

Prince Andrew officially stepped down from royal duties last week after growing outrage about his friendship with convicted paedophile Jeffrey Epstein and accusations of rape grew too loud to ignore. He had known Epstein since 1999, and stayed at his house in New York in 2010, after his conviction. One of Epstein’s accusers, Virginia Roberts- […]

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The Jordyn Woods scandal and what it says about media’s representation of women

The only celebrity gossip that has been on anyone’s lips has been the Khloe Kardashian, Tristan Thompson, Jordyn Woods cheating scandal. Jordyn sat down with Jada Pinkett Smith to give her tale of what happened between her and Tristan and since then, the scandal has turned from a story about the celebrity betrayal of the […]