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Newcastle professor wins prestigious award

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One of Newcastle University's very own Professor's has been awared the Foulkes Foundation Medal, find out more here......

Was a hash decision made?

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Newcastle University recently fired an employee for calling a colleague a "hash brown". Joe Molander discusses whether the right decision was made....

Do people want clothes as gifts for Christmas?

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Joe Molander considers whether clothes are an appropriate thing to find under the tree....

The Courier Classics: Regina Spektor’s “Begin to Hope”

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Joe Molander reviews Regina Spektor's classic album "Begin to Hope."...

Why the Conservative immigration policy is not workable

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Hot on the heels of “strong and stable”, the Tories have described the new immigration system proposed in their manifesto as “firmer and fairer”. This is at least half...

Indie Spotlight: Holding the Man (2015)

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Comment editor Joe Molander looks back at an mostly ignored gem from Down Under....

In conversation with Kenneth B. Morris, Jr

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Joe Molander speaks to the great-great-great-grandson of abolitionist Frederick Douglass....

Coal-amity: Dirty power troubles

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UN Secretary General António Guterres has called on Asia to quit its “addiction” to coal in an attempt to curb climate change.   Asia suffer from something of a climate...

Roast, Toast, and Soapbox

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Roast Shortbread There are a lot of biscuits out there: some chocolatey, some plain, some nutty. Some of them are even nice, but not shortbread. Similar to a brick in both shape...

Some assembly required on climate change policy

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There’s an old adage that the American Congress is overly pale, male and stale, a criticism that applies equally to the Houses of Parliament. While this is likely to change...