A student at the Universities at Medway campus was outraged recently after receiving an extortionate fine for parking in an unauthorised areaÂ ofÂ a surrounding street. Flori, an eighteen year old student from the University of Kent, returned to her car mid-last week only to find a ticket on her window demanding Â£60 for choosing the wrong spot to leave her car.
The UK economy has continued to decline, with the FTSE 100 Index dropping by 5.7%, as world markets fell sharply.
According to a special live BBC Panorama program on Thursday evening,Â Government Debt has risen to Â£684bn,Â and will continue to rise at a staggeringÂ Â£80,000 per minute.Â
The National Health Service (NHS)Â was founded by Labour in 1948, in order to instill a free, national and dependable healthcare service to all members of the state. Now, 60 years later, almost none of the aforementioned applies to the current system.
The Sun's MadonnaÂ scoop yesterdayÂ led conference into a discussion about change pages, when newspapers rush to change their editions printed later in the evening after they've been outscooped by a rival's first edition.
Russian journalist Anna Politkovskaya was killed two years ago this month, and today the trial of the three men accused of her murder begins in a Moscow military court. I was fortunate enough toÂ interview this fearless, understated woman for Press Gazette a couple of years before she died (you can read it here). She recountedÂ "stories so horrific that oneâ€™s hand refused to jot them downâ€ of the appalling treatment that she witnessed of civilians in Chechnya by the Russian military - treatment of which she had first hand experience.