Bethany Bishop

Bethany Bishop

Bethany carried her childhood love of animals into her adult life, and now shows a keen interest in activism. She also remained an avid bookworm, and recently graduated from De Montfort University with a BA in Literature. She then secured a place as Media Intern for a National Sporting Body. In between competing with her horses and yoga, Beth enjoys mostly following current affairs and freelance writing in her spare time. She’s always been passionate about writing, and ultimately plans a move to London to pursue her aspirations in journalism.

  • <Current Affairs
    Russia imposes stricter rules on bloggers

    Russia’s upper house of Parliament has sanctioned a law that will impose stricter rules upon Internet bloggers. The law has now come into effect and has been met with substantial reproach. The State Duma lower house had already backed the regulation in April and it only required the Russian president Vladimir Putin’s...

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    Patients urged to give suggestions to shape new nursing code

    Patients and the public are being encouraged to contribute their opinions as the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) drafts a new version of its code. The decision to revise the code follows recent controversies such as the Stafford Hospital scandal, where patients often faced lack of compassion from staff and were even...

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    Free global airline tracking offered by Inmarsat after missing MH370

    UK satellite operator Inmarsat has launched an offer of a free and basic tracking service to all the world’s passenger airlines. The motion comes after the disappearance of the Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, which vanished without a trace on 8th March 2014. The announcement precedes a conference hosted by International Civil Aviation...

  • Current Affairs
    Public urged to protect passwords amidst Heartbleed bug worry

    Experts have warned the public to change...

  • Current Affairs
    India gears up for world’s biggest elections

    India today began voting in the world’s largest election, ...

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    Animal health surveillance cuts jeopardise public wellbeing

    Reductions to farm animal health surveillance could risk harmful diseases going undetected and jeopardise public wellbeing in Britain, the Royal College of Pathologists (RCP) have warned. RCP said that human health could be in danger as the cuts threaten to heighten the risk of contracting serious illnesses such as the mad cow...

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    Cameron warns that flooding victims are in for a “long haul” as weather warnings continue

    David Cameron has cautioned flood victims that they are in for a “long haul”, as they are faced with more warnings that the weather will worsen this week.  Thousands of homes are in danger as the already devastating flooding is forecast to worsen this week. The prime minister forewarns that it will...

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    Detectives fly to Portugal to start discussing Madeleine McCann arrests

    Four British detectives, along with senior officers, have flown to Portugal to potentially arrest three suspects following the Madeleine McCann cold case review.  The Daily Mirror reported that the review pinpointed three males who are believed to have been nearby the scene from which the young child vanished in Praia da Luz...

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    David Cameron praises UK drop in unemployment

    David Cameron has praised initiatives to get more young, unemployed people into work, following the largest ever quarterly increase in employment. Unemployment recently fell to 7.1%, approximately 280,000 jobs having been created for British people. Cameron hailed the positive alteration in statistics, saying they will bring “peace of mind” to British people...

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    Edinburgh police search for 3-year-old who went missing over night

    Three-year-old Mikaeel Kular has disappeared from his family’s flat in Edinburgh. Neighbours and locals are aiding police in their search.  “Adorable” Mikaeel is described as being 3ft tall, of Asian appearance and thought to be wearing a beige jacket, blue jogging bottoms, brown Clarks shoes and nightwear.  Police claim that currently there...