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China warns America to follow ‘one China’ policy after Biden invited Taiwan to democracy summit

China has accused Biden of making “a mistake” after the American President invited Taiwan to a democracy summit featuring 109 other democratic governments, not including China. Taiwan is a self-governing democracy, but Beijing’s ongoing claims that Taiwan is a province of China has led to significant tension in the region.  Taiwan was listed amongst the…

#BLM, TV, Venue

The Wire: Undeniably America

When it begins, The Wire seems like a regular police procedural, where the bad guys are drug dealers who are ready to get taken down and the police are all the heroes. Over the succeeding five series, it becomes something else: a story about the ways the Black community has been left behind in America…

Music, Venue

‘Everyday Life’: A reminder of just how fantastic Coldplay are

Made up from two halves, Sunrise and Sunset, ‘Everyday Life’ features sixteen outstanding songs. It’s Coldplay’s newest album released on 22 November. The album comes four years after ‘A Head Full of Dreams’, and features a mix of instrumentals, gospels and experimental music. This album exceeds expectations by encompassing everything from classic Coldplay vibes, to…

Travel

Are big brands impeding on local cuisines?

When I was younger, my parents had a rule on family holidays that we could not eat at McDonald’s or Starbucks when we were away. A way of preserving the cultural experiences of our trips, this unfortunately didn’t always work. A late night McDonald’s after a delayed flight and a Starbucks early the morning after…

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