Author Archives: Denise Meriche - London Correspondent

Combatting Childhood Obesity in London

Talking with London Assembly member Florence Eshalomi, sheds light on what is being done to tackle childhood obesity, at Lambeth college. At last month’s question time with the Mayor, the critical issue of childhood obesity arose. With major cuts along the NHS, many are starting wonder what is being done to stop the increasing pressure on NHS funds. Along with this,

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Brexit fears rise as 60 Days to Go

Prime minister Theresa May is facing increasing pressure to negotiate Brexit terms. As Brexit approaches, fears over Brexit have not been calmed due to the uncertainty of Theresa May’s direction. Unlike Switzerland, the UK cannot negotiate enough trading deals before the deadline which is putting more strain on the PM. With 2 months to go before we finally leave the European Union, many people are still

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Jameela Jamil: ‘Photoshop Should be Illegal’

Actress Jameela Jamil, best known for her role in US TV series The Good Place, brands airbrushing as a ‘disgusting’ tool and ‘should be illegal’. Living in the 21st century, we have been bombarded with social media and how we present ourselves through it. With the easy access and use of airbrushing apps such as ‘Facetune’ and ‘Adobe Photoshop’, altering

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Apple Drops Brand New Emojis via IOS update

Apple has added more than 70 new emoji with the new ios12.1 update. Redheads finally have their own set of emojis after the release of new characters. More emotive smiley faces, new animals, food items and symbols have also been added to the keyboard. Apple has answered the call to diversify characters by throwing in grey-haired, bald and curly locked emoji people. There

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