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“Mr Cameron, you’re making an enormous mistake.”

Hollywood star and environmental activist Mark Ruffalo has called upon David Cameron to change his stance on allowing fracking to occur in the UK. Ruffalo’s statement comes as energy firm Cuadrilla seeks to appeal against West Lancashire Council’s decision to reject their plans for exploratory fracking. Calling Cameron’s decision a “legacy mistake” in a web …Read More

Iowa caucus results – What does it mean for the nomination race?

From across the pond, the United States’ electoral system always seems to baffle.  Many ask, why have such a long-winded process to elect party nominees, lasting over four months with multiple different stages?  Regardless of why this may be, the primary and caucus season never fails to live up to expectations, and is an exciting …Read More

Sir Terry Wogan: A Tribute

Sir Terry Wogan was one of the greatest. He had an irresistible voice and personality. For many, he was known and revered. Characteristically a funny person, he established the Breakfast Show on BBC Radio 2. Etching it onto the consciousness of the British public.   Born in 1938 in Ireland, he first began his career …Read More

New Banksy graffiti criticises ill-treatment of refugees in Calais

Artwork positions crying Les Miserables child next to interactive QR code linking to alleged footage of French troops tear-gassing desperate migrants. An unsettling graffiti mural has appeared this weekend on the French Embassy in London. The artwork, by elusive graffiti artist Banksy, depicts Causette, the small child from musical Les Miserables, and a geotag linking …Read More

Burn FM joins forces with Alvechurch Middle School in radio project

Burn FM opened its doors to year 7 pupils from Alvechurch Middle School, as they visited the studio for a radio experience day in order to aid their school-based radio project. In what was a roaring success, the Alvechurch pupils were able to participate in a number of activities that were intended to prepare for …Read More

Vigils held as Pakistan mourns victims of University terror attack

Vigils have been held around the world in the memory of at least 22 people killed in a university terror attack in Charsadda in Pakistan. Militants raided the Bacha Khan University campus on Wednesday, opening fire on students and faculty staff, aiming to cause maximum casualties during the poetry event that had been planned in …Read More

Should Donald Trump be banned from the UK?

There was a three-hour debate in parliament on Monday as to whether U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump should be banned from entering the UK. The debate was called after over half a million Britons called for him to banned following his comments on Muslims, expressing that they should be banned from entering America. The …Read More

New Executive Order on Gun Restrictions Released

Recently gun legislature in the USA has been put under scrutiny following the shooting in California which left 14 people dead. Gun crime has always been a big problem in the USA, in 2015 alone there were 353 mass shootings. The number of people who die annually from gunfire is so extensive in the US that …Read More