Society

Hard place: the battle for Stonehenge

The government is barrelling ahead with a road-building plan near the sacred site of Stonehenge. But this isn’t just a matter for “sentimental historians or tree-hugging Extinction Rebellion activists”. This is about our past, present and future.

Inside a drug consumption room

As the UK heads towards an opioid crisis, Scotland has announced it will be opening drug consumption rooms. Here’s what happens inside a facility like that.

Why the government ban on nos won’t work

By the end of 2023, laughing gas will be treated as a Class-C controlled substance, which could result in two years in prison for possessing nos and 14 years for supplying it. What’s the point?

Why university staff are still on strike

The Strike Diaries: Students can't graduate as the marking boycott leaves many in limbo, while September's freshers might be starting teacher-less. A 25-year-old lecturer, tutor and research assistant explains why.

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