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Gabrielle Pickard
Gabrielle has been a freelance journalist since she finished a degree in Media and Journalism in Liverpool, England. She spends most of her time rallying between the UK and Spain writing articles for various publications and teaching Spanish to British expatriates.
February 11
Chinese hit London for a spendthrift Lunar New Year
Whilst many bleat on about the negative effects China's new found wealth is having on the west, the UK is irrefutably benefiting from China's increasing prosperity –You only had to be shopping in London during the last few days, to understand why.
February 9
Could the world's largest volcano devastate America?
Following the 2004 Tsunami, and the 2010 Haiti earthquake, the world is wondering when and where the next natural disaster will strike. Some experts say the Yellowstone Caldera, a super-volcano in the USA, will be the next to spread chaos and carnage. What are the chances of the world's largest super-volcano erupting for the first time in 600,000 years?
December 30
Universities cannot exist without arts and humanities
Students, ex-students, future students; they are all in uproar in Great Britain since the government announced plans to literally triple undergraduate tuition fees.
November 22
Bring abortion out of the dark ages in Africa and save women's lives
The ethics about abortion will always spark debate. Whilst many see it as every woman's right, others regard it as an immoral sin.
November 1
Rocketing food prices spark fear of more global chaos
The price of meat recently reached a 20-year high, and across the world the cost of wheat and maize has jumped a whopping 30 percent.
September 14
Billionaires bullying billionaires
Refuse a charity-dinner invitation with Bill Gates? It may seem unlikely, but that's what several Chinese billionaires did.
August 7
Let's find a better way to deter prostitution
Prostitution in China is back for the long term. But surely, parading women like meat is not the way to "clean-up" the social sinners.
July 20
Why can't the French win the Tour de France?
Like all sports, cycling has its heroes but unfortunately for France none have been French in the last 25 years.
July 7
University challenge
With graduates agreeing to work for no pay or flipping burgers to build life-skills, is there any point in going to university nowadays?
June 25
What is preventing Africa from becoming an economic power?
"Africa is not poor, it is poorly managed", were the words of the Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf in 2009.
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