Danielle Wroe

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18th January 2019 | By Danielle Wroe

People believe Brexit may not have happened if politics was on the school teaching curriculum

Engagement with politics is low. After the Brexit referendum, people are feeling frustrated and in the media we keep hearing the phrase ‘the only certainty...

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14th December 2018 | By Danielle Wroe

Thousands march to central Manchester for the unveiling of Emmeline Pankhurst statue

Spirits were high today in Manchester as people gathered to march to St Peter’s Square to mark the unveiling of a statue of Emmeline Pankhurst. Today...

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12th December 2018 | By Danielle Wroe

Less than a third of prosecutions brought against young men for rape result in a conviction

Figures show that less than a third of prosecutions brought against young men for rape result in a conviction. Senior Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) staff...

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22nd November 2018 | By Danielle Wroe

People urged to undergo a ‘data detox’ to protect personal data and privacy

A privacy warning about the dangers of big data and the threat it poses to people’s online lives was sounded at an event held at...

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30th October 2018 | By Danielle Wroe

Boohoo! Fashion brand under spotlight for contributing to ‘throwaway’ clothes culture

Manchester-based fashion brand Boohoo has been slammed in Parliament for selling £5 garments which even charity shops will not accept. A total of 400,000 tons of...

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28th October 2018 | By Danielle Wroe

Dogs get dressed up in blood-curdling costumes for Halloween parade

It was as far removed from a ‘catwalk’ as you can imagine but everyone had a frightfully good time. Dogs dressed as witches and owners...

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21st October 2018 | By Danielle Wroe

Spooky pooches and howling hounds to take part in Halloween dog parade

As we approach Hallowe’en, Northern Quota is looking into some of our city’s events as well as paranormal myths and legends. Halloween is not the...

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17th October 2018 | By Danielle Wroe

Canada becomes second country to legalise recreational marijuana: will Britain be next?

The first recreational cannabis was legally purchased on the Eastern Island of Newfoundland in Canada at midnight on Wednesday.  Hundreds queued in the hope they could...

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14th October 2018 | By Danielle Wroe

‘Honey, I’ve shrunk the pizza!’ But will Britain’s waistline follow suit?

Restaurants have been told they need shrink the size of their pizzas and pies in a desperate attempt to reduce Britain’s growing waistlines. Public Health...

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10th October 2018 | By Danielle Wroe

Why online dating may not be the answer to loneliness for millennials

A recent study by the Office for National Statistics found that young people aged 16-24 feel lonely more often than any other age group. Smoking...