Final day of SNP conference

Tensions rise as Nicola Sturgeon paves the way for a second Independence Referendum. As the final day of the SNP conference gets underway Nicola Sturgeon is set to send a message of hope. Today, the First Minister is expected to declare how … [Read more...]

University’s Student Union rejects YouTuber Count Dankula’s event

University of Stirling Student Union's rejection of the famous YouTuber Count Dankula's event request causes controversy on campus. On September 26th, University of Stirling Student Union received a booking request for an event hosted by the … [Read more...]

Meadowbank Centre in funding crisis

Concerns arise amid council vote. Councillors are set to decide whom to award the contract for building the new state of art sports centre in Edinburgh. However, questions are raised over where the money for the project will come from. The Edinburgh … [Read more...]

Fast fashion, faster damage

Fast food, fast cars and now there is even fast fashion – a contemporary term used for the cheap and trendy throwaway clothes we buy from budget retailers. These garments might be perfectly good at the time of purchase, but they soon both fall apart … [Read more...]

EN4 Morning News Brief

Good morning. This is the EN4 news brief for Tuesday the second of October. Here are this morning’s top stories. The Scottish Tories plan to beat back Boris The Conservative Party Conference enters its third day today and the big news is … [Read more...]

1p and 2p coins could be scrapped thanks to a rise in electronic payments

The penny could become a thing of the past, thanks to the rise in contactless and digital payments. Phillip Hammond has told of his controversial plans to get rid of the 1p and 2p coins, as well as the £50 note, in the Autumn budget. This comes … [Read more...]

Pre-Historic Briton Breakthrough

Scientific analysis shows a Briton's remains from 10,000 years ago had dark skin and blue eyes. Academics from London’s Natural History Museum extracted DNA from Cheddar Man-Britain’s oldest full skeleton-was discovered in 1903. College  researchers … [Read more...]

Successful first launch for Space X’s Heavy Falcon

Elon Musk’s latest test rocket, the Falcon Heavy, has blasted off from Cape Canaveral, in a historic launch. The departure of the rocket was risky, with only a 50% chance of a successful lift off, according to the Space X CEO. After the event he … [Read more...]

The Hedgehog Problem Spikes

The furry garden friend of every UK home continues to be under threat. At least half the population of our native hedgehogs have been lost from the British countryside over the last two decades, warn two wildlife charities in a report issued … [Read more...]

James Bulger killer sentenced for indecent images

Jon Venables, one of the killers of toddler James Bulger, has been sentenced to 40 months in prison for possessing images of children. Appearing via video link at the Old Bailey, Venables pleaded guilty to possessing more than 1,000 indecent images … [Read more...]