Feb 12, 2015
Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott survived a leadership “spill” this week. Comedian Felicity Ward shares her thoughts. And excitement.
Feb 02, 2015
February is LGBT History month. It’s a reminder, says Laura Macdougall, of how far we’ve come and how far we still have to go.
Nov 11, 2014
Catherine Hall is an award-winning writer whose third novel, The Repercussions, is out now. She spoke to Laura Macdougall about war, break-ups and book covers.
Nov 05, 2014
When her mother was critically ill with Parkinson’s Disease, Jenni Murray became an advocate for clinician assisted suicide. She tells Standard Issue why.
Sep 29, 2014
In an age when digital crusades are all the #rage, we’re never further than a click from an online campaign. Slactivism is annoying – but is it annoying the right people, asks Tania Edwards.
Nov 14, 2014
The work of Alan Turing and his colleagues at Bletchley Park would change the course of the Second World War. Dr Suze Kundu explains how they cracked the Enigma Code and why we should all remember it.
Nov 12, 2014
Self-confessed social media junkie Tanya Barrow would welcome a new network with open arms, right? Apparently not. And she’s not the only one. Here’s why.
Nov 07, 2014
The Berlin Wall fell on November 9, 1989. Twenty-five years later, Jane Hill finds a city still haunted by its memory.
Mar 18, 2015
It’s English Tourism Week, giving Standard Issue writers the chance to rave about three of their favourite spots.