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.

Last orders: are sober ravers drying up UK nightlife?

Studies show that Gen Z are drinking less, which could be catastrophic for small venues that rely on booze sales. But instead of blaming young non-drinkers, shouldn't the model be overhauled entirely? As further discussed on THE FACE podcast, which you can listen to here.

How Albania became 2023’s summer hotspot

Despite the Tories' xenophobic attacks on Albanian immigrants, the country has become a go-to escape for young Brits on holiday, offering techno meccas such as Kala and ION festivals, cheap accommodation and gorgeous beaches. Welcome to Albmania.

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