Author Archives: Daisy Bambridge

About Daisy Bambridge

I am a student at Wesminster University studying a Masters in Broadcast Journalism. I recently graduated from Southampton University after studying Politics and International Relations. I have a strong interest in social issues such as crime,drugs, alcohol, eating disorders. I am also deeply fascinated by terrorism, after the disasters of 9/11, as can be seen in my unergraduate dissertation on anti-terror legislation and human rights.

A trip down criminal lane

Have you ever had that feeling that you’ve arrived in a place where you couldn’t feel more out-of-place if you tried? Yesterday I went to interview Charles Young, founder of the London Anti-Crime Education Scheme (LACES). An ex-prisoner himself; he … Continue reading

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The Immigration Economy

I am now coming to the end of my course at the University of Westminster in Journalism. As many of you have probably noticed, this blog has not been a hive of activity for a couple of months now! However, … Continue reading

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Wikileaks: Detrimental to security or provision of public information?

(N.B. Podcast of findings and comments at end of article) Wikileaks highlights a significant conflict between public interest and confidential information.  Many of the documents Wikileaks has publicised over the past four years, have caused embarrassment to the US government.  … Continue reading

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Protest Damage

  Since finding myself in the middle of the first violent outburst of students protesters against increased tuition fees, similar outcomes have resulted from further demonstrations and I fear it’s dampening their pledge. I’m all for student rights, but the … Continue reading

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Snow, snow go away

Is it me or whenever there’s an extremity in the weather, is our entire nation flung into utter chaos? In rain, traffic ques build up for miles on end and floods permeate the riverside towns, and when it’s hot, there’s … Continue reading

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Fire Fighters bring fight agasint cuts to Westminster

Fire fighters brought their fight against spending cuts to Westminster yesterday. More than 2,000 members of fire brigade units from across the country attended a parliamentary lobby in hope of forcing MPs against further cuts on the frontline, The Fire … Continue reading

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Liberal Democrat heaquarters the target of future student force

Student activists have announced that they will target Liberal Democrat headquarters in the same way the Conservative headquarters were last week, according to the Press Association. The Education Activist Network has said that it will not rule out violence on … Continue reading

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Tory HQ victim of “peaceful” student protest

Students broke into the conservative headquarters yesterday afternoon as a national demonstration turned riotous.                             Violence: the site of Tory HQ as riot police try to control the chaos   52,000 students were demonstrating against the government’s decision … Continue reading

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A birthday to remember: How we found ourselves at the heart of student rioting

As I grow older my birthday becomes a little more mundane and I have to admit the excitement is lost compared to when I was under 20. So deciding to cover the national student protest for the day seemed like … Continue reading

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A claustrophobic’s nightmare

Overcrowding on trains will get continually worse over the next four years, MP reports have found. When there are too many people on a train, travelling can become unbearable. I recently had a particually busy experience on the train which has made me … Continue reading

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