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AMAZON STOPS ACCEPTING VISA CREDIT CARDS NEXT YEAR

UK Visa credit cards no longer accepted due to high processing payment costs. The retail company apologized to its customers in an email on Wednesday 17th November and urged them to change their default payment method before 19th January 2022. Amazon also offered to affected Prime customers £20 off their next purchase and £10 to […]

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Londoners protest against Polish abortion ban

People gathered outside the Polish Embassy in Marylebone last night to protest against new abortion rules, which were announced by Poland’s Constitutional Court two days ago. The late evening protest was held by Razem, a Polish left-winged party, which disagrees with Poland’s Court’s new decision of banning almost all terminations. Abortions are now unconstitutional in […]

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Students ask Parliament to lower tuition fees through a new petition

Students are calling for lower tuition fees for the 2020/21 academic year as online teaching remains the major mean of learning at universities. The petition, which was published on petition.parlament.uk three days ago, has already gathered more than 150,000 signatures and still counting. Parliament should now consider the petition for a debate as it has […]

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Harsh but lifesaving – an unexpected alarm at a student residence in London

A fire alarm activation caused an evacuation of around 40 residents at Dante Road on Tuesday morning. As a first fire alarm case of Dante Road in this academic year, students living at Block 14 had to evacuate themselves a few minutes before 3 AM on 29th September. Fortunately, no emergency services were needed and […]

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Thousands of people gathered in London to protest against anti-coronavirus lockdown

The yesterday demonstration, which took place on Trafalgar Square, started in early afternoon and continued for hours. Protestants showed up to express their disagreement with anti-coronavirus lockdown and new social-distancing restrictions. The organisers of demonstration spoke in front of the crowd about Covid-19 situation and their speeches were followed by wholesale applause and clapping. “Personally, […]