The main story of January was Donald Trump’s inauguration on 21 January, which brought political and social unrest for many. However, there was a positive movement surrounding the landmark day with people showing their resilience with the Women’s March occurring the day after, which saw 2.2 million people protest worldwide against trump with 500,000 alone marching in Washington DC.

While Trump did dominate the headlines, especially with his ludicrous travel ban to the US for seven mostly Muslim countries, it wasn’t just about him in January – elsewhere, the Golden Globes announced Moonlight the winner of Best Drama, a report from Oxfam warned.


That the world’s eight richest billionaires controlled the same wealth between them as the poorest half of the globe’s population, the five nominees for Trafalgar Square’s Fourth Plinth were announced and Salt Bae won the internet for some time.