Author Archives: Sophie Card

When love goes bad: the mental harm of domestic abuse

It’s easy to think of domestic abuse as being mainly a physical thing — but for those involved the mental harm can be just as bad.

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Green getaways

As the summer draws closer and the chance to get away from it all. So Sophie Card investigates guilt-free holidays and travelling the “green” way.

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Will your next night out end in a ‘booze tank’?

Are booze tanks the answer to reducing the number of drunks in A&E waiting rooms?

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What’s the deal with Legal Highs?

Would you sniff plant killer? Maybe inhale bath salts? It’s the new, legal, way to get high, but would you risk your life?

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The last female taboo

The practice of abortion has existed for thousands of years, but today the issue still divides opinion. Sophie Card reports.

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The truth about deception

Telling a white lie can sometimes seem appropriate, but sometimes lying can turn into something a little more sinister.

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