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.

Huge fire engulfs block of Brighton flats - fire brigade on scene

The blaze hit Pankurst Avenue. East Sussex Fire & Rescue are on the scene with firefighters from Brighton, Roedean, Lewes, Hove and Barcombe. They tweeted: “We are advising all nearby residents to close their windows and doors as a precaution.” Leeds riot: Police van set on fire as ‘utter chaos’ breaks out in city They later added: "We are still tackling a large fire at a residential block of flats on Pankhurst Road, Brighton. "We now have ten appliances in attendance." They also responded t

Emily Thornberry launches audacious Labour plot which could see Brexit stopped

The comments were made as the party gears up for its conference in Brighton. Speaking to The Guardian she said: “I think it’s something we would have to consider. “We would have to consider it seriously. Ms Thornberry replaced Hilary Benn as Shadow Foreign Secretary in 2016 and has been shadow first secretary since 2017. The Islington South MP differed from her party leader Jeremy Corbyn as she rejected the notion of neutrality in a second vote. She explained: “It’s a really, really big decisio

Hezbollah warns Saudi Arabia will be destroyed in war with Iran

The Lebanese militant group is considered to be a proxy for Tehran . It currently has 13 seats in the Lebanese Parliament. Mr Nasrallah said: “Don't bet on a war against Iran because they will destroy you. “Your house is made of glass and your economy is made of glass. He added: “Like the glass cities in the UAE. “You have already begun to pay the price of the war against Yemen.” The comments come after an attack on Saudi oil facilities.

UK weather forecast: Heatwave to savage Britain as summer strikes back

Britain is set to bow out of summer in style Met Office meteorologist Helen Roberts gave the updated forecast for Saturday morning. The weekend is set to start off positively for Britons. Ms Roberts explains: “The high pressure continues as we start our weekend. "So this morning is looking dry and sunny but a little bit of a breeze in comparison to recent days. “Barely a cloud in the sky as we start the day for Scotland, Northern Ireland, Wales and most of England, with the exception being th

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry make secret charity donation in Archie’s name

As per Harper’s Bazaar, the money will help the charity build a swimming pool in Guinjata Bay, Mozambique to help local children to swim. Love the Oceans were aiming to raise £5000 to teach 200 children, eight swim teaching assistants and 1 new swimming teacher in a resort town which has seen up to 12 drownings a year on average. Adam Knight who collaborates with the charity explained: "I said to my colleague, 'That has to be Harry and Meghan .’ "We made some calls and were able to verify that

Prince Charles was moulded to be King by a surprising royal claims documentary

He has been heir apparent for 67 years since the Queen was crowned in 1952. The 2017 Channel 4 documentary series “The Royal House of Windsor” discussed the approach a potential King Charles III might take in its sixth episode entitled “Top Job”. Narrator Gwilym Lee explains: "In 1949, Princess Elizabeth joined her husband, Philip, who was stationed with the Royal Navy in Malta. She missed her son's second Christmas, which he spent at Sandringham with his grandparents. Queen Elizabeth [the futur

Brexit cancelled? Downing Street warns Remainers will try to revoke Article 50

Insiders say MPs could try to force through the legislation if Britain does not agree to an alternative withdrawal agreement. The news comes as Prime Minister Boris Johnson prepares to head to Luxembourg to meet Jean-Claude Juncker on Monday, just two days after former universities minister Sam Gyimah defected to the Liberal Democrats after losing the Tory whip. A Government source told the Daily Telegraph: “The PM will not negotiate a delay at the Brussels council. “We expect there to be a maj

Remainer rant: Lib Dems applaud as Guy Verhofstadt proclaims the end of nation states

Former Belgian Prime Minister Mr Verhofstadt is MEP for Dutch-speaking-Belgium and the leader of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe in the European Parliament. He was speaking at the Liberal Democrat’s autumn conference in Bournemouth. Mr Verhofstadt said: “We cannot continue to be friends with a Europe that is always acting too little and too late. “In the world order of tomorrow, the world order of tomorrow is not a world order based on nation states or countries, it’s a world

Revealed: The mouth watering ticket prices for Michelle Obama speaking events

As reported by New York Post, the cheapest prices for one of the events at the Prudential Centre on Ticketmaster are $144 (£115.14). Floor seat prices reach as high as $1300 (£1039.50). Prime seats that include a meet and greet session fetch $2500 (£1999.04). The most expensive of the tickets available is $4200 (£3358.38) for a suite level ducat. Mrs Obama went on a similar speaking tour last year to promote her memoir “Becoming”. She recently had an interview with Jimmy Kimmel in which she sai

UK weather forecast: Temperatures to plummet on Sunday as autumn strikes Britain

That’s according to the latest Met Office weather forecast. Meteorologist Helen Roberts presented the latest update. She explained at the start of the day, there will be: “Some clear skies to the south and where we have the clearer skies for longest will turn a little bit chilly, especially in the countryside although temperatures holding up fairly well in the towns and cities.” Bermuda High to bring last blast of summer to UK Scorcher weekend in the 80s ahead for some – will YOUR area sizzle?

Royal insider reveals Meghan is looking to Kate in attempt to gain public approval

The Duchess hit the headlines this summer after it was revealed she and Prince Harry, the Duke of Sussex took four flights in eleven days despite warning against the impact of climate change. Earlier this year, it emerged refurbishing their Frogmore Cottage cost £2.4million in taxpayers money. A source told The Sun, Meghan was aware this had cause a hit on her reputation: “Meghan accepts that she had lost her way and lost her mojo. “She knows she needs to take radical action to get the public b

Donald Trump warned Jeremy Corbyn could pass secret intelligence to Russia

The report cites Mr Corbyn’s demand to see evidence of Kremlin involvement in last year’s Salisbury spy poisoning and the think tank behind the report has urged Trump to consider downgrading Britain’s NATO membership should Mr Corbyn make it No. 10. As per The Telegraph, Dr Azeem Ibrahim of the US army war college wrote the report which will be published by the Hudson Institute in the coming week. It claims Mr Corbyn’s advisors have shown support for Vladimir Putin which would suggest Britain co

BBC host Steph McGovern issues humiliating apology after cheap jibe at Boris Johnson

Ms McGovern was hosting the Convention of the North in Rotherham when the remark was made, shortly after Mr Johnson had departed. She was referencing comments made by the Prime Minister about his predecessor David Cameron . Ms McGovern said: “I just want to point out I am a girly swot and I'm proud of it. David Cameron speaks out on Brexit as he rips apart Boris's strategy Cameron in attack on Boris and Gove - 'Appalling and mendacious' “Sorry that this caused offence to some. Ms McGovern la

South China Sea: Fears of all out war as US warship confronts Beijing claims in waters

The guided-missile destroyer USS Wayne E. Meyer passed near the Parcacel Islands which are claimed by China , Taiwan and Vietnam. They are referred to as Xisha in Chinese and Hoang Sa in Vietnamese. In a statement 7th fleet Commander Reann Mommsen said the move “challenged the restrictions on innocent passage imposed by China, Taiwan, and Vietnam, and also contested China's claim to straight baselines enclosing the Paracel Islands”. He added: “China, Taiwan, and Vietnam each claim sovereignty o

Tory civil war: Cameron reveals shock text to Brexiteer frontbencher: ‘Don’t be a w**ker!'

Writing in his memoir, serialised in The Times and The Sunday Times, Mr Cameron discussed his decision to move Michael Gove from Education Secretary to Chief Whip. Mr Gove had spent four years at the Department for Education before becoming Chief Whip and Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasury, he was also Justice Secretary in the last year of Mr Cameron’s tenure. Mr Cameron said he “totally flipped” after Mr Gove wrote an email refusing to be moved. He explained: “Reshuffles fall apart if peo

Kate Middleton horoscope: How Duchess could be set for exciting new project revealed

Kate’s birthday falls on January 9. This makes her a capricorn. Writing in The Sun, Meg says: “Action planet Mars and artistic Neptune are on opposite sides of the zodiac. Royal rift: Why Kate and Meghan never became ‘loyal friends’ “This gives you a mix of energy, grit and a special way of looking at the world and taking remarkable pictures that may lead to a media job. “Take a few moments to get yourself in a calm frame of mind and a chat with a partner should go to plan.” Kate is known to

UK weather forecast: Britain to bask in glorious sunshine as summer returns

Much of Britain will enjoy warm weather on Saturday That is according to the Met Office’s latest weather forecast. Meteorologist Mark Wilson gave Saturday morning’s forecast. He explained: “Much of the UK will have a really fine day on Saturday, lots of spells of sunshine across the country. “The exception to the rule though will be across northwestern parts of Scotland, here we will see more cloud and outbreaks of rain. “It’s already raining across the Northern and Western Isles to start on

Meghan Markle’s business manager makes huge move that could enhance Duchess ‘social media'

Speculation has been generated after Meghan’s business manager Andrew Meyer filed documents in the US to keep rights to the name until at at least 2021. According to The Sun, the company the name is listed under, Frim Fram, also has a website called Tigtots listed. A royal source told the newspaper: “It’s fascinating Meghan’s business manager has ensured she keeps The Tig for a few more years at least. Of course it’s understandable she wouldn’t want an entrepreneur using the name without her in

Brexit saviours: How the DUP could rescue Boris Johnson's deal and protect UK's EU exit

The DUP are the largest Northern Irish Party in the House of Commons and have the joint most seats in the currently suspended Northern Ireland Assembly and currently back up the Tories in a confidence and supply agreement. The Times reports the party would for the first time be prepared to accept Northern Ireland to remain obligated to abide by some European Union rules as part of an alternative solution to the backstop issue. It is also understood the DUP could be prepared to drop objections to

NASA shock: Space agency set for daring mission to find lost Moon lander on Monday

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) said they found the disabled spacecraft using their Chandrayaan 2 orbiter but failed to produce any images. As reported by Space Flight Now, the LRO located the Israeli lander Beresheet when it crashed earlier this year. NASA’s Noah Petro said: “Per NASA policy, all LRO data are publicly available. “NASA will share any before and after flyover imagery of the area around the targeted Chandrayaan 2 Vikram lander landing site to support analysis by the
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