The first of many new editors in the coming weeks

POI are excited to announce the first new editor to join our team. POI has grown in readership at an unbelievable rate, and Emer Kelly is the first of many new editors contributing to our page. Miss Kelly will be writing all the introductions to our pieces, which will allow our readership to have a … Continue reading The first of many new editors in the coming weeks

Is fracking worth the risk, or should the UK pursue renewable energy – Sunday’s Debate

This Sunday, the Point of Information editors take on Fracking, looking at whether fracking should be implemented across the UK or if parliament should look towards renewable energy for the near future.  Most people will know about fracking, but few understand the process that is involved. It is a relatively simple process, where large, deep … Continue reading Is fracking worth the risk, or should the UK pursue renewable energy – Sunday’s Debate

Pelosi: Trump’s cover-up makes Nixon’s “look almost small” – Thursday’s Think Piece

In light of the ongoing, publicly broadcasted impeachment hearings in Washington, Nancy Pelosi and her Democratic party have escalated their rhetoric against Trump as they attempt to whip up momentum to impeach the President. The Guardian reported that Pelosi and her colleagues has moved from accusing Trump of a “quid pro quo” arrangement with President … Continue reading Pelosi: Trump’s cover-up makes Nixon’s “look almost small” – Thursday’s Think Piece

How do we fix social media? Is banning political adverts the solution or does it cause more problems? – Sunday’s Debate

After the shocks of Brexit and Donald Trump becoming president, there has been a lot of focus on social media's impact on elections. There have been questions about about Russian interference in both UK and American politics. Companies like Cambridge Analytica have been under extreme scrutiny for their impacts on elections around the world. They … Continue reading How do we fix social media? Is banning political adverts the solution or does it cause more problems? – Sunday’s Debate

Sexual harassment allegations from actor Adèle Haenel shock France – Thursday’s Think Piece

Disturbing allegations have emerged from the heart of the French film industry, as two-time César Award winner Adèle Haenel has accused renowned director Christophe Ruggia of sexually harassing her between the ages of 12 and 15. In a move likely to reignite the stalling #MeToo movement in France, 30-year-old Haenel, one of France’s leading actors, … Continue reading Sexual harassment allegations from actor Adèle Haenel shock France – Thursday’s Think Piece

Are the Royal Family needed in today’s society?- Sunday’s debate

The Royal family has been at the centre of the country for centuries and they continue to hold importance within politics and community projects across the country. Our editors at Point of Information have varied opinions on the involvement of the Royals and whether it is time for them to take more of a back … Continue reading Are the Royal Family needed in today’s society?- Sunday’s debate

As the rest of the world legalises drugs, should the UK ‘just say no’?

In 2018, there were 4,359 deaths related to drug poisoning in England and Wales. This is the highest number and the highest annual increase since 1993. This is clearly far too high and it falls to politicians to help stop this epidemic and bring this horrendous statistic down. The drug debate is a fascinating one … Continue reading As the rest of the world legalises drugs, should the UK ‘just say no’?

Tensions in Hong Kong help reveal China’s disturbing influence over western corporations – Thursday’s Think Piece

When Blizzard, an American video game company famous for World of Warcraft, hosted a tournament for their hugely popular game Hearthstone, the last thing they expected was to initiate an international diplomatic scandal involving several US senators and the Chinese government. The instigator of this crisis was “Blitzchung”, a Hearthstone player from Hong Kong who … Continue reading Tensions in Hong Kong help reveal China’s disturbing influence over western corporations – Thursday’s Think Piece

Do we want Scotland to leave the UK or should we keep our neighbour close? – Sunday’s Debate

Should Scotland break away from the UK? In 2014, Scotland took the voting booths to answer this exact question, with 55% of the Scottish population deciding to remain part of the UK. In 2019, we now ask, is another referendum needed? Nicola sturgeon has called for a referendum again. In recent weeks, the calls for … Continue reading Do we want Scotland to leave the UK or should we keep our neighbour close? – Sunday’s Debate

Trump told Pelosi “I hate ISIS more than you do” in dramatic confrontation, source says – Thursday’s Think Piece

Donald Trump and Nancy Pelosi, the most senior Democratic politician, had a heated exchange in a bipartisan meeting following a strong condemnation of his Syrian policy by his own party. Trump tweeted a picture of Pelosi standing and pointing at him whilst he looks back with a bewildered expression, with the caption: “Nervous Nancy’s unhinged … Continue reading Trump told Pelosi “I hate ISIS more than you do” in dramatic confrontation, source says – Thursday’s Think Piece