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North of Tyne to introduce UN-accredited climate change teachers: opinion

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If Driscoll has serious concerns about the impact of climate change on the North East, he ought to do more than tell primary school children off for asking Mum for a lift to...

Boris Johnson’s rise to power: the great rejuvenation of the UK

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After the inevitable fall of Theresa May, a dedicated, yet notably ineffective prime minister, it was obvious to all that the next leader of the Conservative Party needed to be...

Are councillors right to be ‘vigilant’ towards Extinction Rebellion?

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24 July 2019 will not only be recorded for being the hottest day in 2019, but it will also be recorded for being the day that Newcastle councillors are warned to be careful due...

Boris Johnson’s rise to power: the country will pay

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In recent years an already unstable political climate has hit global turbulence....

Boris Johnson’s rise to power: violent ideas become violent actions

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The ruling class asks us to engage Boris Johnson on his personality and ‘ideas’, and followingly the mainstream media drools over the man’s life like a (relatively) fresh...

Does Paris hear the people sing?

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Crossing the Seine on a sunny Saturday in February, I almost expect to hear inebriated strains of ‘Do You Hear the People Sing?’ float over the water from the next bridge...

Newcastle University ranked top in the UK for climate action

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A university ranking organisation has rated Newcastle University seventh globally for “climate action” and top for the United Kingdom. Times Higher Education (THE) has...

Political harassment: how far is too far?

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In this climate of chaos, resentment against seemingly incapable politicians is understandable. Unsurprisingly however, this frustration seems to come from the same people who...

Brexit: are new funds sticking a plaster on a fatal wound?

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Rarely has a government been criticised for promising billions in funding to some of the most deprived local authorities in the country. Theresa May has once again demonstrated...

Cambridge announces measures to tackle diversity issues

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The University of Cambridge has recently announced plans to offer students from underrepresented backgrounds a second chance to apply to study at the university. Beginning this...