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The Brexit Party cannot be Sirius: Nigel Farage kicks out alien immigrant from candidacy race

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Just when you thought politics couldn’t get any more other-worldly, the Westminster circus provides yet another oddity to pique one’s interest, this time in the form of a...

Cambridge University readmits lecturer despite sexual harassment allegations

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Peter Hutchinson has been readmitted to Trinity Hall College at Cambridge University, 2 years after he was withdrawn over sexual harassment allegations. In 2015, the lecturer was...

Tackling student mental health

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When 1 in 4 people in the UK experience a mental health issue every year, something needs to change. Moving to university is a major life transition, and as exciting as this new...

Students and the strikes: we should be angry

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It’s official, our lecturers, along with 60 other universities across the UK will be going on strike on the 25th of this month and like last year it will be us, the students,...

Green parties get the green light: Swiss elections demonstrate huge green party gains

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The historic victory of the Swiss Green parties in the recent Federal elections marks a significant shift in the Alpine country’s political arena. While the reasons are...

Roast, Toast, and Soapbox

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Roast Ticket Turmoil Why are train tickets so expensive? They are stupid bits of paper that are used once and then binned. What is their point? Surely it would be cheaper if every...

No-deal Brexit preparations? It takes two to tango

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As Operation Brock came into force prior to the dreaded Brexit extension, we could see just how extensive the preparations for a no-deal scenario were: a freedom of information...

The long game: should we have intervened over ISIS?

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On 31 October, ISIS confirmed the death of its leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, in an announcement that prompted many to praise intervention against the terrorist group, which has...

Spain’s willful amnesia

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Film editor Joe Holloran examines the rise of the far right in Spain and the legacy of the recently re-buried Fransico Franco....

Operation Brock: the only “plan” for no-deal Brexit

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Operation Brock is a plan to manage traffic congestion on the M20 as part of a plan for no-deal Brexit. The plan would see one side of the motorway being used only by HGVs heading...