A hectic day for Sunday for news here at Young Academic has culminated in the news that Oklhama is still experiencing aftershocks following an earthquake earlier this morning.
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Young Academic would like to send its condolences to the families of anyone affected by the horrific car crash on the M5 last night. Police are still investigating Britain’s worst motorway accident for twenty years; the incident could even prove to be the darkest day in motorway history here in the United Kingdom.
After spending over a week at the Occupy LSX (London Stock Exchange) protest camp, Young Academic’s Features Editor gives his view on the issues surrounding the Occupy movement.
Reports are emerging that Colonel Muammar Gaddafi has been killed in his home town of Sirte in Libya. Rebels from the stronghold are claiming to have taken the life of the ousted dictator following a siege, a senior NTC official telling news corporations as authoritative as the BBC.
Young Academic brings some startling student news today as YouthNet publishes the results of a survey taken of students and young people and students in the United Kingdom. The most staggering discovery is the fact that young academic’s around the nation are more concerned by their rising debts than they are death – presumably due to the coalition’s disgusting lack of regard for those currently in higher education (excluding Oxbridge of course!).
Young Academic can bring tragic news regarding the death of British IndyCar driver Dan Wheldon. The sport’s 2011 Indianapolis 500 winner and one of the most popular drivers in open-wheel racing died yesterday at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway. An awful multi-car crash on Lap 11 of the IndyCar Series season finale unfortunately inflicted ‘unsurvivable’ wounds to the father of two from Emberton.
New figures released today show that the number of people, including children, living in poverty in the UK is increasing. Young Academic’s Features Editor Robert Gant reports on this worrying trend.
Political Party Conferences are closely watched by the nation as our main parties try to show us they are the right people to lead the country, they have the best policies and they are in touch with us, the public
Amanda Knox was sensationally freed from prison yesterday after the Italian authorities cleared the American of murdering her British housemate in a brutal sexual assault.
Fears for the future of postgraduate training have been outlined by the British Academy following the coalition government’s much criticised new fees regime. In student news that will be only too familiar, respected academics such as Professor Nigel Vincent have been speaking out about the lack of a long term plan for students.