Gun Control within the US

Posted by iCov Editor on March 30, 2018
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America has always been considered as somewhat of a cultural anomaly when compared to other areas of the World – especially here in the west.   Heritage is of upmost importance to some Americans, with the Amendments creating the backbone of society within the States. The amendments are integral to the American way of life, that some swear by them as if they were a religion.   Living in America, considered to-be the home of

Bottle Deposit

Posted by iCov Editor on March 30, 2018
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Ever thought that the 5p charge for plastic bags was taking the biscuit? Well now a plastic bottle and can tax is going to be introduced, with consumers having to pay more for their beverages.   This decision has been made to aid climate change, recycling and cut down the amount of litter within our society. The main bottles affected will be plastic, single-use glass, along with steel and aluminium cans.   Despite the fact
Since the decision regarding the United Kingdom leaving the European Union was made during the referendum which was held on the 23rd of June 2016, the unemployment in the UK has experienced a significant decrease. Most of the mass media platforms and political experts claims, that Brexit is the main reason of it. However, is that true? Watch the video report to find this out! Souces:   https://www.ons.gov.uk/employmentandlabourmarket/peoplenotinwork/unemployment/timeseries/mgsx/lms https://learningonscreen.ac.uk/ondemand/index.php/clip/123500 https://www.statista.com/statistics/281416/birth-rate-in-the-united-kingdom-uk/ https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2017/11/these-animations-show-the-western-world-is-rapidly-ageing https://www.ons.gov.uk/employmentandlabourmarket/peopleinwork/employmentandemployeetypes/bulletins/uklabourmarket/february2016 https://www.ons.gov.uk/employmentandlabourmarket/peopleinwork/employmentandemployeetypes/bulletins/uklabourmarket/latest#unemployment https://www.theguardian.com/business/2017/may/15/jobs-market-will-suffer-a-brexit-slowdown-say-ey-item-club-experts https://qz.com/1064583/after-brexit-who-will-do-all-the-jobs/
See the difference in your occupation above using the interactive tool above On the 28th October in 2017, Prime Minister Theresa May announced a drive for more companies to publish gender pay gap reports and to take the necessary action to close it. May introduced a mandatory requirement of businesses that employ over 250 staff, to produce a gender pay gap report by April this year. It was revealed at the turn of the year that

Water Poverty: is there a solution?

Posted by iCov Editor on March 29, 2018
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Category: GENERAL
Water is the most basic human need, yet many countries around the world suffer from water poverty. According to the World Health Organisation, 844 million people across the world do not have access to clean, safe water, with 159 million people using water collected from untreated water surfaces such as lakes, ponds, rivers and streams. Furthermore, the WHO predict that by 2050, half of the world’s population will be living in water-stressed areas. Map showing