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Global Affairs

Stay up-to-date with our top stories of political and social interest. Featuring the big headlines, bite-size pieces and language orientated news. 

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THE REINTRODUCTION OF THE EASTERN BLACK RHINO IN KENYA

18 Apr 2024

The Reintroduction of the Eastern Black Rhino in Kenya

After more than 50 years, the Eastern Black Rhino returns to a central Kenyan plateau. Editor in Chief, Harriet, dives into the details of this incredible conservationist effort.

The Reintroduction of the Eastern Black Rhino in Kenya

18 Apr 2024

Ladies Lounge: The Story of One Man’s Entitlement and Why That’s The Point

The Ladies’ Lounge installation at the Museum of Old and New Art (MONA) in Tasmania has drawn international attention recently, as one man launched a gender discrimination complaint after being turned away from the women-only exhibit. Holly Cromwell reports.

Ladies Lounge: The Story of One Man’s Entitlement and Why That’s The Point

10 Apr 2024

Cannabis Legalisation in Germany

Welfare Officer Liv looks into the recent legalisation of cannabis in Germany.

Cannabis Legalisation in Germany

5 Apr 2024

'A Victory for Feminism': How France Made the Right to Abortion Part of its Constitution

In near direst response to the shift some countries have made towards restricting the right and access to safe abortions, France has become the first ever country to explicitly include abortion as a "guaranteed freedom" in its constitution, but this hasn't been without its struggles.

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'A Victory for Feminism': How France Made the Right to Abortion Part of its Constitution

11 Mar 2024

Russian: The Language of a Coloniser

Should the use of Russian language be legislated against in the Baltic states?

Russian: The Language of a Coloniser

11 Mar 2024

The Bubbling History of Boba

Bubble tea is currently a major trend, but what are its origins and who invented it?

The Bubbling History of Boba
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Meet the Editor

Emma is our Current Affairs Editor for 2023-24. She is a second year International Media and Communications student and aspiring journalist. She loves being a part of Lingo as it allows her to combine her passion for arts, cultures and languages with writing articles.

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