In May 2019, I undertook a trial shift at express.co.uk, afterwards, I was offered a position working on the overnight news team (2300PM - 0700AM shifts). During these shifts, I contribute news articles to appear on the webpage of the publication. 

Duties include pitching exclusives, writing articles, and choosing images to accompany the article some of which I must edit on photoshop to fit the editing system. I also tweet my articles on the publication Twitter account. I moved to part-time when my final year at university began. 

Glasgow stabbing: Police confirm identity of the man who went on deadly rampage

We will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. Please see our Privacy Notice for details of your data protection rights. Sign up fornow and never miss the top politics stories again. Police in Scotland have named the attacker who went on a rampage at West Geroge Street on Friday. The 28-year-old from Sudan was shot dead by police after injuring six people. The police said: "The identity is based on information the deceased provided to the Home Office earlier this year. "Poli

Coronavirus map LIVE: US reports almost 46k COVID-19 cases in one day - Highest day rise

The Government is expected to include Greece, Spain, France, Italy, Germany, Belgium, Norway, Turkey, the Netherlands and Finland. Portugal and Sweden are not expected to make the cut. But Greek tourism minister Haris Theoharis this morning pushed back against the July 6 date, suggesting it could take weeks for his country to safely establish an air bridge with Britain. He said the Greek Government was working closely with health experts to devise a plan to kick-start the country's tourism indus

China bombshell: Expert says country must be ready for ‘mid-sized war’ against India

We will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. Please see our Privacy Notice for details of your data protection rights. Sign up fornow and never miss the top politics stories again. Two weeks ago, clashes in the high altitude Galwan Valley left 20 Indian soldiers dead with unconfirmed reports of Chinese casualties. Qiao Liang, a retired air force major general and military theorist, wrote on WeChat the chances of an all-out war were low but China needed to be more prepared.

North Korea bombshell: Experts reveal how Kim Jong-un maintains life of luxury

Kim Jong-il launched the organisation in 1974. The organisation is particularly useful given that North Korea is limited by sanctions. David Maxwell, a retired US Army Special Forces colonel and North Korea expert, told the New York Post: “Where do you think Kim gets his cognacs, Mercedes and Rolex watches? “All the money to buy that stuff comes from Office 39.” It is believed the official name is Central Committee Bureau 39 of the Workers' Party of Korea, but it has been referred to as Room 39

London horror: Two stabbed in street in Clapton - armed police rush to scene

We will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. Please see our Privacy Notice for details of your data protection rights. Sign up fornow and never miss the top politics stories again. The incident is believed to have taken place at Clapton Common. Two people were found injured, but their condition is not currently known. MPS Hackney tweeted : “We were called at 23:20hrs to reports of a stabbing near Clapton Common, E5. “A man was arrested at the scene and taken to a nearby po

UK weather forecast: Flooding fears as torrential rain to savage Britain

The rain will be heavier in the north. The south will mainly encounter showers. A Met Office meteorologist said: “Chilly start to Sunday morning, outbreaks of heavy rain across north and the west of the UK. “A rainfall warning in force right through Sunday and into Monday, risk of flooding throughout the day as we go through the day in places.” There are three yellow flood warnings in the UK on Sunday. These are for northwest England, northwest Scotland and west Northern Ireland. All three a

Princess Beatrice reunites with her mother for heartwarming gesture

Beatrice appeared to read The Worrysaurus by Rachel Bright and Chris Chatterton on the segment Storytime with Fergie and Friends. Her mother, Sarah Ferguson expressed her delight at the appearance with her introduction. Sarah said: “I cannot thank you enough for doing this for your mummy. “This is so incredible and you’re just so beautiful and I look at you reading the stories and I just go I mean I’m the luckiest person alive to have two of the most beautiful girls. Beatrice then said: “Welc

Local lockdown fears for Leicester after coronavirus infection spike

We will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. Please see our Privacy Notice for details of your data protection rights. Sign up fornow and never miss the top politics stories again. The East Midlands city saw an extra 658 cases in the fortnight leading up to June 16. Health and Social Care Secretary Matt Hancock is said to be reviewing legislation and daily reports from the city. Sources told the Sunday Times he is “quite worried” and considering “all options”. There are re

SpaceX SHOCK satellite launch delayed to allow for more Falcon 9 rocket checks

A launch of the Starlink satellites and two BlackSky satellites had been due to take place from Florida tonight. A new date has not yet been set. SpaceX tweeted: "Standing down from today's Starlink mission; team needed additional time for pre-launch checkouts, but Falcon 9 and the satellites are healthy. "Will announce new target launch date once confirmed on the Range." The ‘Range’ is understood to refer to the Eastern Range. This is part of the United States Space Force and oversees launches

Boris Johnson boost as new poll shows steep drop in Starmer support

We will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. Please see our Privacy Notice for details of your data protection rights. Sign up fornow and never miss the top politics stories again. Boris Johnson’ s net favourability is now at six points, an increase of two. The Tories are now leading in Westminster voting intention with 43 percent of the vote. Labour are second with 36 percent, with the Tories gaining one point and Labour losing one from a fortnight previously. The Liberal

Coronavirus map LIVE: Study sparks alarm bells - as death toll sees spike of 186

As a result, it is not possible to draw conclusions from the data about the prevalence of the complications highlighted in the study. Benedict Michael, the lead author of the study from the University of Liverpool, said: “There have been growing reports of an association between COVID-19 infection and possible neurological or psychiatric complications, but until now these have typically been limited to studies of 10 patients or fewer. “Ours is the first nationwide study of neurological complicat

Liverpool’s Liver Building on fire shortly after firework seen striking building

The Liver Buiding on the VE Day anniversarry We will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. Please see our Privacy Notice for details of your data protection rights. Sign up fornow and never miss the top politics stories again. It is unclear what caused the fire but the Liverpool Echo report it began on one of the balconies as crowds gathered to celebrate Liverpool FC winning the Premier League and that fireworks were seen striking the building. Liverpool Football Club , Mer

Coronavirus resurgence can be tackled by ‘local reaction’ claims West Midlands Mayor

Andy Street, a Tory, made the comments on BBC Newsnight. Mr Street has been in the role since May 2017. He said: “At the beginning of this pandemic, the West Midlands was particularly badly affected. “You look at the graph of how this disease has travelled through the West Midlands, it’s much much more steep up, it’s also steeper down than the national average. “That reflects the fact that once the lockdown came the compliance here was very good and actually there’s now a tail of new cases that

Melania Trump bombshell: New book claims first lady could be ‘the end’ of Trump

Washington Post journalist Mary Jordan spoke to 100 White House insiders for ‘The Art of Her Deal: The Untold Story of Melania Trump’. Sources have told CBS News that Donald Trump originally offered the position of Vice-President to New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, but the offer to the now-former Governor was later withdrawn. Mr Christie said of Mrs Trump: “This is not some wallflower; this is somebody who is self-confident and self-assured. He adds people who claim Mrs Trump does not love h

Prince William backs campaign to end illegal wildlife trade - ‘Abhorrent Activity’

The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) estimates the industry is worth between £5.6billion and £18.5billion annually. Alongside William’s United For Wildlife organisation, the FATP have written a report providing guidance to help prohibit money laundering from the trade. In a video message, William said: “The work that has been done will help authorities trace the finances of the transnational organised crime gangs that facilitate this abhorrent activity. “It underlines the need for us to work

Europe on the brink over horrifying 'resurgence' of coronavirus cases - latest WHO warning

In eleven of those countries, the increase could cause problems in the autumn when season flu will also hit. Around 20,000 new cases and 700 deaths are being recorded daily. Regional Director Dr Hans Henri Kluge told a virtual news conference: "For weeks, I have spoken about the risk of resurgence as countries adjust measures. "In several countries across Europe, this risk has now become a reality - 30 countries have seen increases in new cumulative cases over the past two weeks. "In 11 of thes

Trump humiliation: Kosovo President indicted for war crimes ahead of meeting with Trump

Mr Thaci was due to meet Donald Trump at the White House this weekend. He was due to meet Trump and Serbian President Aleksandar Vučić for a summit with reports claiming Trump was due to approve a deal for Belgrade to recognise Kosovo’s statehood. Mr Thaci returned to Kosovo without landing. Avdullah Hoti, Kosovo Prime Minister, was nominated to attend as a replacement but declined after the US backed the indictment. The embassy said in a statement the move was “a step forward in the justice an

World War 3: Iran targeted in tough new crackdown on rocket attacks at US troops

Rockets were seized and three commanders were arrested. Mustafa al-Kadhimi, Iraqi Prime Minister has expressed a willingness to be tougher on militia groups which target US installations. Several attacks near the US embassy in Baghdad and other US installations have occurred in recent months. A spokesman for the US-led coalition in Iraq has denied the commanders were handed over to the US military, who they claim played no part in the raid. An Iraqi official has said at least 20 fighters were d

China earthquake: Powerful 6.4 magnitude earthquake strikes near Hotan in Xinjiang

We will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. Please see our Privacy Notice for details of your data protection rights. Sign up fornow and never miss the top politics stories again. The quake was picked up by seismologists at the US Geological Survey (USGS). It is thought to have had a depth of 10.0km. The USGC tweeted : “Prelim M6.4 Earthquake Xinjiang-Xizang border region Jun-25 21:05 UTC.” Structures built to resist earthquakes survive with slight to moderate damage. Th

India’s space agency in MAJOR breakthrough after offering massive boost to private sector

Kailasavadivoo Sivan, the chairman of Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) confirmed private farms will now be able to build satellites and rockets and launch them from Indian soil. At a Thursday press conference, he confirmed ISRO will focus on building technologies and undertaking deep space missions. Mr Sivan explained: “An open and inclusive space sector will result in accelerated growth, job creation as well as innovations and will enable the Indian space industry to be a significant p
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