Mayor of London Elections: The Candidates

There are a whopping 12 candidates battling it out to win the title of Mayor of London. Consider this your go-to guide on the runners and riders and let us do what Scenes of Reason does best…jazz up the boring sh*t, so that people give a sh*t.

Explained: The Investigatory Powers Bill


The Investigatory Powers Bill (IP Bill) will completely change up the laws that govern how the police, the government and spies gather communication between citizens and individuals on the internet – that’s me and you chatting on Facebook, that’s you being on this website right now, and that’s also you ordering a cheeky Nandos on the weekend. The new laws are unprecedented around the world and will be a legal first when it comes to the extent of government surveillance powers.

The EU: 5 Things David Cameron Wants.


David Cameron didn’t really want Britain to have an EU referendum – he has made it clear he wants Britain to stay in the European Union.He promised in the last General Election that there would be a referendum, though. Why? Because he was worried about losing voters and party members to UKIP – the UK Independence Party headed by Nigel Farage whose lifeblood comes from wanting to leave the EU.

Julian Assange: His crazy story in 60 seconds


Who is Julian Assange?

Julian Assange, the Swedish snowy-haired opinion-divider, founded the website Wikileaks ten years ago. In 2010 the website made headlines by releasing footage showing US soldiers shooting dead 18 civilians from a helicopter in Iraq. That same year, Sweden put out an international arrest warrant on him for charges of rape and sexual assault against two women that summer. Assange was arrested in London in 2010.

Let’s take a fair look at Britain First


“Every single mosque that is built in this country will affect every single one of us, because where there is a mosque there are Muslims and where there are Muslims there is radicalisation” – Jayda Fransen, Deputy Leader of Britain First

Just who are Britain First and why are they causing controversy?

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