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MP’s vote ‘animals cannot feel pain or emotion’ into Brexit bill

By Zoe Fripp MP’s have voted not to include the clause of animal sentience into the EU withdrawal bill. Animal sentience was incorporated into EU Law in 2009 with the Lisbon Treaty, and Michael Gove initially promised to prioritise animal rights during the Brexit Campaign. However, the government has now voted to dismiss the clause, justifying this by saying that it is covered by the Animal Welfare Act 2006, which sparked criticism from the RSPCA who explained that the Act on

Brexit Breaks Britain

[Thomas Boon | Contributing Writer] On Thursday 23rd July 2016, Britain went to the polling station, the question in mind not “Who should represent you in government?” but instead, “Should the United Kingdom remain a member of the European Union or leave the European Union?”. By a marginal majority of 51.9 per cent to 48.1 per cent, the country decided that it wished to cut its ties with the European Union. This was a decision that triggered, as Lemony Snicket would put it, a

Herts students featured on UNILAD

Shelby Loasby | VP Communications & Media Do you remember Badger Way? If not, you can read the article about Herts own rising Youtube Stars here. If you’re lazy and didn’t click on that link let me remind you. Badger Way are a YouTubing duo making some of the most random, catchy videos out there. They make comedic music videos about anything from Tomatoes and Pizza, to parodies about ‘It’s just a Prank Bro,’ and Netflix. Since we last caught up with the boys, they have releas