In May 2019, I undertook a trial shift at The Daily Express, 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. Due to my knowledge of China as a result of spending a year studying in Hong Kong, I am usually giving at least one article per shift on Sino issues.

Rees-Mogg urges fellow Brexiteers to support Boris despite NI compromise - 'Trust Boris!'

Mr Rees-Mogg wrote in The Sunday Telegraph that Mr Johnson can be trusted as he is a Brexiteer. The MP for North East Somerset did note that Mr Johnson might have to make concessions unpopular with Brexiteers. Mr Rees-Mogg wrote: “If he thinks the ship of state is worth an extra ha’porth of tar he deserves support.” Pro-Brexit MPs have expressed concern over a compromise which would place Northern Ireland legally outside of the EU customs union but remaining in close arrangement with Brussels w

Brexit mastermind Hannan brilliantly savages MPs for abandoning Brexit - 'Becoming devils'

Mr Hannan admitted in a Daily Telegraph column that he held some Brexit regrets. He said he regretted the anger of political debate, broken friendships and the fact people were looking for traitors rather than compromise. But, he said: “Like most Leavers, I liked the idea of living in a full democracy, hiring and firing the people who passed our laws. “When I argued that we should put our MPs back in charge, I had no idea how little they wanted the job. “I’m blaming those politicians who swore

Queen sends heartwarming tribute to granddaughter Princess Eugenie on wedding anniversary

The Royal Family Twitter account posted an adorable picture of Jack and Eugenie . The account is designed to update fans on the work of the Queen and members of her family. Eugenie and Jack tied the knot on October 12 last year. Princess Diana took Charles 'by surprise' – Queen had 'had enough' The tweet included a champagne emoji and bride emoji and said: “Congratulations to Her Royal Highness Princess Eugenie and Mr Jack Brooksbank on their 1st Wedding Anniversary! “Today marks one year sin

Kim Jong-Un accused of hiding deadly swine fever branded an 'apocalypse in the making'

The fever is not known to harm humans, but has been spotted in East Asia in recent months, though North Korea’s capital Pyongyang officially claims the outbreak has passed over North Korea. Three dead wild boars were found in border areas with South Korea, according to officials in Seoul who have deployed helicopters to disinfect the barrier. According to Bloomberg, South Korean politician Lee Hye-hoon said the fever had spread to most areas in North Korea with pigs in the North Pyongan province

How the Queen could bag herself a cool £100M a year thanks to a new auction

Her Majesty could bag herself an extra £100million a year following an expansion in offshore wind farms. According to MailOnline, auctions for the offshore development officially began last week. This is due to a 2012 move by then Chancellor George Osborne to replace the Civil List with the Sovereign Grant. The new Grant gives the Queen 25 percent of profits from the Crown Estate, which owns the seabed within British territorial waters, which extend almost 14 miles from the coast. The Estate ch

Brexit triumph: Boris Johnson on brink of making deal with EU in Ireland breakthrough

As reported by The Daily Telegraph, speculation over a potential new deal has seen rises in the pound and British stock. Downing Street is believed to have privately shared a proposed compromise with negotiators in Brussels. A senior EU diplomat said: “There are elements that will allow the negotiating teams to continue their efforts in search of a positive outcome. “We hope that we can find a deal by the time of the EU summit.” The compromise could include Northern Ireland remaining part of a

Extinction Rebellion forces Met Police to break record after vegan meal complaints

As reported by The Sun more than 1,100 climate change activists were arrested in London and the police had to order vegan options in order to meet their dietary needs. Inspector Brian Smith at Brixton Police Station said detainees complained about a shortage of alternatives to cow’s milk after arrests following April protests. He said in a video: “Well everyone knows we ran a bit low last time so this time we've got plenty. “In fact yesterday a pallet load of vegan food was delivered so we've g

Former NASA scientist makes a shocking confession about life on Mars after Viking missions

Gilbert Levin made the stunning suggestion in Scientific American. Mr Levin claimed the Viking missions uncovered signs of alien life. He wrote: “What is the evidence against the possibility of life on Mars? “The astonishing fact is that there is none. “Furthermore, laboratory studies have shown that some terrestrial microorganisms could survive and grow on Mars.” The Viking trips were NASA’s first trips to the fourth planet from The Sun. Martian soil samples were taken by two landers to search

Michelle Obama: Ex-FLOTUS reveals the heartbreaking reason she will be visiting Vietnam

The ex-FLOTUS will be travelling to Vietnam to share stories about female education. Michelle will travel with Jenna Bush Hager, one of two daughters of George W. Bush and Michelle’s predecessor, Laura Bush. Mrs Hager is a correspondent for the Today programme, an NBC news and talk show. A TV crew will follow the visit to Vietnam. Michelle said on the Today Show: “A year ago today, the Obama foundation launched the Girls Opportunity Alliance right here on the Today show. “More than 98 million a

Prince William surprises England fans by watching Czech Republic football game in pub

William has been President of the Football Association since 2007 and was joined by Chelsea manager Frank Lampard, who played 106 times for the national team between 1999 and 2014. The duo spoke to fans who had been supported by the Mind and CALM charities as part of the Heads Up mental health campaign. At the launch of the initiative, William said: “This year, the FA and Heads Together have joined forces to launch Heads Up, showing the world of football that our mental health is just as importa

Checkmate: Boris Johnson ready to use cunning veto to sabotage the EU in daring plan

Senior Government figures are considering the plans which also induing sending a Eurosceptic commissioner to Brussels if the EU refuses a new deal or prevents a no deal departure. Two ministers have told The Daily Telegraph they would back a more “aggressive” approach which might even see Nigel Farage sent as the new commissioner. The EU’s 2021-2027 budget due to be agreed early next year. Former junior minister Steve Baker said sending Mr Farage would be like firing “a nuclear weapon into the

Brexit shock: Tory MP 'unashamedly' backs Nigel Farage for top EU post - 'He's nuclear!'

The proposal of nominating a Eurosceptic is one of a number of strategies looked at by ministers. One former minister has given his backing to the Brexit Party leader. Steve Baker, chair of the European Research Group, told Chopper’s Brexit Podcast: “I unashamedly back Nigel Farage to be our next EU commissioner in the unfortunate event that it transpires. “This approach is inspired by the film Armageddon. “There is that moment when they are trying to save the world and so what they do is they

Michelle Obama reveals bizarre, tiny gift she and husband Barack gave to Queen Elizabeth

Mrs Obama made the remarks at the 02 Arena in April. She was promoting her autobiography. The former First Lady explained: “You're going "that's nice", but it's all real and in the gloriousness of that outfit that she had on, she put on the little bitty pin we gave her.” Former FLOTUS writes heartwarming tribute to former President She concluded: “That was my experience. And she just said: "Mmmhmm, yes." “I was like: ‘Wow, you wore the pin?’ She added: “And I did the same thing. Michelle O

Royal wedding shock: How Princess Beatrice has offered classy olive branch to Edoardo’s ex

Mr Mozzi and Ms Huang were previously in a relationship together. The couple’s two-year-old son Christopher could be best man according to the Mail on Sunday. As reported by the Daily Mirror, Ms Huang and Mr Mozzi were engaged before splitting up. Royal heartbreak: Elton John reveals reason he fell out with Diana Christopher is nicknamed Wolfie by his parents. A source told Mail on Sunday that Ms Huang will receive an invite. Beatrice and Mr Mozzi are expected to marry next year. Princess B

Royal rebel: Princess Beatrice's fiancee could break tradition in surprise wedding move

Christopher is just two years old and his mother is Dara Huang, an architect and designer who was previously engaged to Mr Mozzi. Mr Mozzi and Ms Huang are believed to call him Wolfie. The source told Mail on Sunday: “They take turns over who stays in the family house, keeping Wolfie in a consistent environment. How Princess Beatrice has offered classy olive branch to Edoardo’s ex “Beatrice has been kind to allow them to do so. “Dara and Edo are finding co-parenting to be a great way for one

California Oktoberfest explosion: Three horror blasts go off at major city event

An explosion has hit an Oktoberfest celebration in California The explosion was reported at 8.10pm local time. As reported NBC Los Angeles, fire personnel and “several patrons” suffered injuries in the blast. The department is aiming to bring in enough resources to treat upward of 30 people. A dispatcher said a transformer might be the cause of the explosions. Videos posted to social media suggested there may have been three separate explosions. Reports have claimed at least three firefighte

Former lawyer stuns Newsnight's Wark as he explains how UK courts could extend Brexit

The medieval historian, who retired in December, wrote in the Times that he viewed the prorogation as lawful. He made the comments to Kirsty Wark on BBC Newsnight. Asked about the Government’s plans to bypass the Benn bill, he declared: “Well we don’t know that.” “There’s an awful lot of bluff going on.” Ms Wark asked: “If Boris Johnson didn’t send the letter, could the court send the letter?” Ms Wark interjected: “The court has overridden what he wanted to do, which the people would say, that

Boris Johnson sparks Twitterstorm as he makes staunch vow that UK will leave on October 31

The Prime Minister made the remarks after Government lawyers told a Scottish court they would obey the law and request an extension if required. This followed EU officials rejecting Britain’s proposals to the withdrawal agreement, though some welcomed the suggestion. Mr Johnson wrote: “New deal or no deal - but no delay. The tweet was followed by a Union Jack emoji. A bill by pro-Remain MPs made by Former Shadow Foreign Secretary Hilary Benn requires Mr Johnson to request an extension if he doe

Michelle Obama: Former FLOTUS writes heartwarming tribute to former President

Mrs Obama (nee Robinson) married Mr Obama in 1992. They have two daughters, Malia and Sasha. Mrs Obama wrote: “27 years ago, this guy promised me a life full of adventure. “Here’s to our next chapter of becoming empty nesters and discovering what’s next—while still feeling the magic that brought us together all those years ago.” The Obamas lived in the White House as First Family for eight years.

Terrifying shark mauls 13-year-old in brutal attack, leaving child with gaping foot wounds

He was left with two gaping wounds in his foot. Logan needed 19 stitches. According to the Daily Mirror, he said: “I was coming in and he bit my foot and then he bit it again. Horrifying shark takes huge chunk out of fisherman’s leg during brawl She told Florida Today: “He just told me, ‘mommy, don’t cry’.” The attack happened at around 4.30pm in the afternoon. Stock images, a shark was responsible for an attack on a 13 year old American boy Logan Radd's mother rescued him after seeing him
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