Scotland will become the first UK country to ban the manufacture and sale of plastic cotton swabs

BY: JESSICA BEUKER  In an environmentally-friendly move by Scotland’s Government, the country is looking to ban, both the manufacture and sale of, plastic-stemmed cotton swabs. The move would make them the first country in the U.K. to do so. The…

Iranian women erupt in protest as they are still banned from attending men’s sports matches

BY AILEEN ZANGOUEI Iranian women were left feeling “humiliated” and in tears when the ban on women participating in public sporting events had them protesting on the streets, while everyone else watched the game. On Tuesday, Sept 5 Iran’s Azadi…