Sirin Kale

Associate Editor

Manifestos Explained

Women's Rights: What Are the Tories, Labour and Lib Dems Promising?

An exhaustive breakdown of all the manifesto promises from the three main political parties.
Sirin Kale
4 days ago
General Election 2019

‘It’s a Fight for the Soul of the Country’ – Ali Milani, the 25-Year-Old Hoping to Unseat Boris

Labour’s Uxbridge candidate could be the first person in history to oust a sitting British Prime Minister. He thinks he can do it.
Sirin Kale
11.6.19
Celebrity

The Guy Who Inspired Coleen Rooney to Turn Detective

Meet Detective Dave.
Sirin Kale
10.10.19
Beauty

The Man Who Fixes Botched Lip Fillers

Meet Dr Tijion Esho.
Sirin Kale
9.24.19
Fill Me In

The Unstoppable Rise of the 'Instagram Face'

Kylie Jenner and other influencers have inspired a new beauty aesthetic and a wave of cheap non-surgical interventions – some riskier than others.
Sirin Kale
9.23.19
Politics

My Rape Case Was Dropped – I'm Not Surprised Conviction Rates Are Low

Rape prosecutions in England are at their lowest level in a decade. I'm not exactly shocked.
Annie Tisshaw
9.13.19
sexual violence

My Abuser Used My Therapy Notes Against Me During His Trial

I was sexually assaulted as a child. When I took him to court, his defence lawyers used notes from my own counselling sessions to try to discredit me.
Chloe
7.22.19
investigation

What It's Like to Be Raped and Told You Can't Talk About It with Anyone

Under existing CPS guidelines, survivors are told not to speak about their assault in therapy – unless they're prepared to have their counselling notes read out in court.
Sirin Kale
7.22.19
Politics

These Are Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt's Actual Policies

We assessed the actual plans of the two Tory leadership candidates, as opposed to their personalities.
Sirin Kale
6.27.19
Politics

How the Tories Could Stop Boris

LOL JK they can't.
Sirin Kale
6.10.19
Politics

Farewell Change UK, Gone and Also Forgotten

Change UK was a second-trimester abortion in the womb of British politics. We'll miss you, but getting rid of you was the right thing to do.
Sirin Kale
6.5.19
investigation

Rape Victims Are Being Told They Can't Go to Therapy

If you're sexually assaulted in the UK, the authorities may tell you not to speak with therapists about the assault until after the trial is complete. The impact of this silence can be devastating.
Sirin Kale
5.30.19
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