French authorities have warned that an oil slick is heading towards the Nouvelle-Aquitaine coastline after an Italian cargo ship sank in the Atlantic. Dr Jessica Shepherd , Senior Teaching Fellow in Global Sustainable Development at the University of Warwick, explains the environmental risks.
Police commissioners in the UK have claimed that pupils excluded from school are being drawn into knife crime. Dr Michael Wyness from the Centre for Education Studies has commented on these claims, and other possible causes for the ongoing rise in knife crime.
Facebook has introduced a new Tributes feature for accounts belonging to the deceased. Warwick expert Debra Bassett, who specialises in the impact of digital technology on grieving, comments.
Abhinay Muthoo is a Professor of Economics in the Department of Economics. He is also the Dean of Warwick in London and Co-Director of the Warwick Policy Lab at the University of Warwick. He comments on Brexit: Is Theresa May running out of time?
As the number of students studying German and French drops by half in UK secondary schools, expert in multilingualism from the Centre for Applied Linguistics, Professor Jo Angouri, explains this decline in foreign language learning.