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28,000 jobs have been lost or are at risk in the collapse of the British High Street.
Another year, another monsoon season. Citizens of Kerala are tested to their limits with the natural elements, leaving more than 350 dead.
Eleanor Service | Editor In the aftermath of the horrific Valentine’s Day tragedy at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida, we have seen the awe-inspiring power of young people’s voices […]
Katie Hunter | Depute Editor-In-Chief I must admit as I scanned the newspaper headlines last week I did wonder if the famous fast food chain was branching out into hairdressing! […]
Rio Jordan | Reporter Four people have been killed in crashes in Lincolnshire and Cambridgeshire as wintry conditions fail to subside across Britain. Snowfall made driving conditions treacherous in many […]
Faith Sindick | Reporter The Swedish multibillion pound company H&M has apologised over advert that has put the world in disarray. The advert features an 8-year-old black boy wearing a […]
Rachael Smith | Politics Reporter The story of Asiya, a Pakistani girl who poisoned over 10 people in an attempt to poison her arranged marriage husband, stormed the Internet last […]
Lisa Queen and Erin Brady| In 2012, the Mayan calendar officially ended, leading many to believe that the world was going to end along with it – it didn’t.
Eleanor Service| One of the biggest questions facing our nation today is whether or not to leave the EU. There is a huge amount of uncertainty surrounding this topic because […]
Erin Seils| Social media has become an essential part of everyday life for many people. 96% of 11 – 19 year olds use some sort of social media. We use […]
Eleanor Service | Just three days ago, marked the 20th anniversary of one of the most horrific crimes in Scotland’s history. On March 13th 1996, Thomas Hamilton walked into Dunblane Primary […]
Katie Hunter | Conflicts involving Islamic State continue to dominate the news with another attack reported on Saturday in the eastern city of Deir al-Zour in Syria, one of a […]
Sian Maher | Popularity and status tends to consume us for the majority of our school career, and sometimes it actually overtakes our total mentality towards school life and completely […]
Recently, the Fair Trade group at the school have sold rice in an effort to support the education of children in Malawi. The Oystercatcher can exclusively reveal we have sold […]
Katie Hunter | On 1st October 2015, tragedy struck again in America with another mass shooting. These types of shootings have increased significantly in the last 10 years with most […]
Ruaraidh Gilmour | World Editor This summer I went on holiday to a small island close to Rhodes, Halki. It has a population of 400 and like Greece it has […]
Robbie Greenshields | On September 25, 193 world leaders from the United Nations agreed to 17 global development goals that should be achieved by the year 2030. The goals, which […]