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Do you know what goes on in the Stopford Building?

Is it okay that many of us don’t comprehend the costs of animal testing?

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Martin McGuinness: Peace-broker or dealer in death?

The death of Martin McGuinness has prompted questions about the contrast between his IRA ties and his later peaceful actions, and how he should be remembered

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Controversy: Are sex-specific abortions OK?

Following the criticism of an Ethics Professor for supporting abortions based on the foetus’s sex, Science and Technology reporter Jake Jones considers the ethics of sex-specific abortions

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Controversy: Animal testing

This week, Senior Science & Technology Reporter, Serena Holloway, tackles the ongoing debate on animal testing in pharmaceutical development

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Global News: Science

Read the best science news from around the world this week

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It’s time to wake up to waste

Hope Rapp tells us all why we should #wastenot and be aware of wasteful practices, both to save money and save waste

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How ethical is our fashion?

Sarah Kilcourse delves into the world of ethical fashion and investigates just how ethical our high-street really is

Charity

Vintage vs. charity shops

Perisha Kudhail thinks twice about second-hand—is it unethical to buy vintage when charity shops offer the same service?

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Vegetarianism in our meat-orientated culture

Georgia Welch explores the difficulties of an anti-meat lifestyle in today’s society

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One death is a tragedy, 173 deaths is a statistic

The glorification of violence and killing on the battle field is as abhorrent and disgraceful as celebrating it anywhere else

Not everyone loves Jezza as much.

I was in the audience of the most evil show on TV

The Jeremy Kyle Show claims to help guests. How can a show whose website advertises the chance to “get your ex back” help anyone asks Robert Firth?

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Ask Kitty

This week our resident lifestyle guru Kitty Treverton Jones deals with first year blues and the ethics of dating