Author: Ryan Lim

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Coronavirus patients being treated at the RVI

Two patients with the Novel coronavirus 2019 have been moved to the RVI for quarantine and treatment. The Royal Victoria Infirmary was chosen as the treatment centre as it is one of only five specialised infectious disease centres in the United Kingdom with the capability to handle such an illness. […]

PA Images: A man dressed as Father Christmas enters his grotto at the Dunster Tithe Barn near Minehead, Somerset, which is being used as a polling station in the 2019 General Election.

Where is your polling station?

Check the map below to find out where you can vote. For further information please contact Sunderland City Council electoral services on 0191 520 5550 for more information about emergency proxy applications. If you would like further information, contact Electoral Services on 0191 520 5550 or email elections@sunderland.gov.uk. Students can vote using either their university […]

Another recurring theme was support for the Muslim hijab. (Image by Ryan Lim)

North East activists travel to London to support UN’s Anti Racism Day demonstration

Stand Up To Racism North East travelled to London last Saturday to join the national demonstration to mark the UN’s Anti-Racism Day. Representing the North East was Labour’s youngest councillor, Sharifah Rahman of Darlington. The activists marched from the BBC’s Portland Place offices to Whitehall. Prominent anti-racism campaigner Diane Abbott MP […]