Economics Trip to Brussels

Charterhouse specialists studying economics visited Brussels during half term. The programme included briefings from senior figures of politics, diplomacy and industry as well as visits to the European Parliament, the European Commission, the Council of the European Union, Brussels University, the EU School of Brussels, the Leonidas chocolate factory and NATO Headquarters. This was an extremely interesting time to be…

Acid Attacks: What’s behind the spate of incidents?

As of 2016, acid attacks are now a major occurrence across the UK, despite being almost unheard of last year. The act of throwing a corrosive substance in another’s face is unthinkable for most, but this hasn’t prevented a stratospheric rise in incidents. Regardless last year saw 475 offences in London alone. To tackle the…

Film Review: Hacksaw Ridge

  When Mel Gibson came back to Hollywood as a prodigal son following his infamous anti-semitic outburst at a Jewish police officer in 2006, no one could have thought he would be welcomed back to Hollywood to direct Hacksaw Ridge: an obvious Oscars contender in the 2016 awards season. The film tells the extraordinary story…