Louise Scodie

Louise Scodie is a presenter for London Live.

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It's vital that we teach young people how to write a proper CV

Many employers have horror stories to tell

Actors perform on the set of a pornographic movie

Schools have a responsibility to teach young people about the dangers of pornography

Porn misses out all the essential elements of sex – consent, care and consideration

Why I left the ultra-orthodox Jewish community: 'as kids we were told that the outside world hated us'

Contact between Charedim and the rest of the world is mainly non-existent, with children taught to fear the non-Charedi world

The triumph of hysteria and misinformation

Social media is awash with a polarised stream of comments about Israel and Gaza

Turkish women have been posting defiant selfies of themselves laughing at their deputy PM's remarks.

Women now have two more reasons to laugh in the face of sexism

It's not just Turkey's Deputy PM who made me chuckle this week

The image posted to Instagram which saw 19-year-old Samm Newman's account suspended

Reinforcing the idea that it’s OK to be overweight is just as bad as pressuring people to be skinny

We need to stop talking about obesity in terms of appearance and focus on what really matters: health

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Why shouldn't a gay couple be able to have their cake and eat it too?

Bigots need to realise they can't pick and choose who they do business with

Why Nicole Scherzinger's battle with bulimia matters

By going public with her struggle, she has raised awareness of a disease that kills

Around 18,500 UK and EU full-time university leavers, (one in 12) were assumed to be unemployed after completing their first degree in the 2012/13 academic year

Our universities are crying out for reform

A lot of students would do far better going straight to work at 18 instead

Children in a school playground

Diversity, not division, is the way forward in schools

We can't claim to be a tolerant society when we still segregate our children based on the faith of their parents

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