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Splitting Britain to its eventual death

Londoner Mo Farah and Sheffield-born Jessica Ennis-Hill set to see their cities drift away from Westminster bubble (Image: Daily Mail) I don't know about you, but I'm loving this year's Olympics. The daunting talk about Brazil's corrupt politics, high levels of extreme poverty and the doping scandal are secondary topics for discussion while the spectacular sporting action and country's tourism boost are dominating headlines. But for me, I've been particularly impressed by UK's togetherness in pride for Team GB's overwhelming success so far. The country's dominance in rowing and cycling is something worth celebrating and hopefully they can provide a new wave of inspiration for many that London 2012 sadly couldn't. With Team GB continuing to shine in Rio de Janeiro, it's a big shame that back at home, political leaders are going out of their way in breaking up the country. In this rate, come Tokyo 2020 Olympics or whoever hosts the 2

Your Life Matters the most

Nelson Mandela campaigned against Apartheid in South Africa (Image: Everyone has at least one social cause they are passionate about. Some of us spend our livelihoods fighting for our version of 'right', and have inspired millions of others to do the same. Notable examples of such include Nelson Mandela, Martin Luther King and Emmeline Pankhurst who spent years and years campaigning for the end of Apartheid in South Africa, against racism in the United States and for women's right to vote in the UK respectively. I use these three instances in particular because Mandela, King and Pankhurst started these campaigns for personal reasons. Mandela faced 27 years behind bars because he was vocal against the brutal and racist treatment he and many others received from the Apartheid ruling. King was a constant target of racism in 1950s America where black people were often segregated in public. Pankhurst, in the earlier part of the 20th Century, simply wante