Articles by: lauraebuckley
Aspiring investigative journalist with a legal brain, a big heart and an abundance of passion.

Sky News presenter Stephen Dixon on how to succeed as a journalist

August 5, 2013 3:33 pm0 comments
Sky News presenter Stephen Dixon on how to succeed as a journalist

Friendly and successful Cumbrian presenter Stephen Dixon, 39, reveals his path to success and dishes out the secrets to cracking the journalism industry… Beginning his career as an unpaid team member of his local radio station whilst studying a Broadcast Journalism degree at Nottingham Trent, Dixon knows all too well […]

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Why is the UK’s title as ‘the financial centre of the world’ under threat from EU legislation?

July 30, 2013 5:47 pm0 comments
Why is the UK’s title as ‘the financial centre of the world’ under threat from EU legislation?

EU Legislation The Capital Requirements Directive (CRD) has sparked controversy amongst financial players and politicians following a proposal of cutting remuneration, which is said to be the strictest limits on payouts in Europe. The directive forms part of the CRD IV package which was implemented in July 2011 to address […]

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Is the law to blame for the UK’s high teenage pregnancy rate?

March 31, 2013 6:00 pm0 comments
Is the law to blame for the UK’s high teenage pregnancy rate?

Yes, as bizarre as it may sound – the over-criminalisation of all sexual activity between minors, is almost wholly responsible for the UK’s high teenage pregnancy rate and high teenage sex rate. Why? S.13 of the Sexual Offences Act 2003 (by virtue of s.9) criminalised ‘sexual touching’ between minors, however […]

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Jeremy Kyle: Messiah or Menace?

February 6, 2013 4:00 pm0 comments
Jeremy Kyle: Messiah or Menace?

Just how far can we trust Jeremy Kyle? Our very own Mr Marmite. Whether you hate him for ‘getting paid to be honest’ as he often remarks, millions of viewers aren’t tuning in by accident. Amongst rumours of staged performances and carefully selected stereotypical horrors, should we hail Mr Kyle a messiah or a […]

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Mr Grayling’s proposed modification of the law on violence against intruders

February 4, 2013 6:20 pm0 comments
Mr Grayling’s proposed modification of the law on violence against intruders

Recently, the Secretary of State for justice – Mr Grayling, issued a proposal stating his desire to ‘change the law’ in regards to the use of force. The current law, found in the Crown Prosecution Service, allows householders to use ‘reasonable force’ against intruders, whereas the proposed amendment concerns a […]

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X-Factor: The Truth about The Talent

February 2, 2013 6:00 pm3 comments
X-Factor: The Truth about The Talent

Ever wondered why you see thousands of X-factor hopefuls queuing but only a dozen performing for the judges? That’s because the majority of the nation – including the applicants – are ignorant to the reality of the X factor selection process…

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Inter-sex, transgender and homosexuality in 2013.

February 1, 2013 8:00 pm2 comments
Inter-sex, transgender and homosexuality in 2013.

Let me throw a very surprising statistic at you: as many as 17 in a thousand babies will be born inter-sex. To put that into perspective; Nottingham city has a population of around 305,000 meaning that up to 5185 people in just the city of Nottingham will have one of the 70 […]

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Sexual Harassment without the Sexual Attraction?

6:00 pm2 comments
Sexual Harassment without the Sexual Attraction?

Imagine you are in this situation. You work for a man. This man rings you constantly and often talks to you about things not related to your job – he carries on the conversation for a long time and you find it hard to end the phone-call. The man makes […]

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