Sophie Hurst

Tips for an eco-friendly Easter

Tipped to be a bigger celebration than Christmas this year, Easter presents a wealth of environmental problems. With each piece of chocolaty goodness comes plastic waste from wrapping and the question of production. Each year, we buy around £150m worth of Easter eggs in the UK alone, which generates an...
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Posted Apr. 12, 2021

Does Roger Federer’s Doha loss signal the end of an era?

After producing a 7-6(8), 3-6, 7-5 win over Dan Evans in the round of 16 of the Qatar ExxonMobil Open in Doha, Roger Federer failed to progress through to the semi-final after losing to Nikoloz Basilashvili in the quarterfinals.  This was the second straight three-set match Federer had faced in...
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Posted Mar. 22, 2021

What will Trump’s Twitter ban mean for his supporters?

With the last five years of American politics feeling like a rollercoaster, we are now entering into a new administration. The loud cries of Trump supporters have not made headline news since the insurrection at the Capitol on 6 January. But with Trump’s acquittal on 6 February, is the scene of...
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Posted Mar. 9, 2021

The Big Three: who will win the most Grand Slams

When a young Roger Federer took the crown for most Grand Slam titles off Pete Sampras in 2009, not even the most clued-up tennis fans could have imagined that we would find ourselves in a position where three world class players would be in such tight contention for the title....
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Posted Mar. 6, 2021