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Out of Order – John Bercow

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On 31st October, one promise to leave was kept. John Bercow stood down. The news was met by a mixture of delight and despair, as is the new normal when anything is announced in UK...

The number of students resorting to sex work and sugar dating has doubled in the last two years

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The number of students turning to sex work and 'Sugar Dating' has nearly doubled in the past two years, according to a recent survey by Save the Student, due to concerns...

Was military intervention into ISIS necessary?

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On the 26th of October 2019, ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi committed suicide in Syria by detonation of a suicide vest.  While in light of the atrocities that ISIS caused...

Should no ID mean no vote?

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The Government has recently announced that photographic ID, such as driving licenses or passports will be required when voting at elections. The plans have been proposed on the...

Firefighter numbers in crisis after chronic underfunding

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The number of firefighters in service remains to be significantly low despite a recent spike in posts. The Fire Brigades Union (FBU) revealed that whilst fireman posts in the UK...

Huge fees for two year degrees

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Our writers discuss the implications of fast-track two-year degrees which cost £11,000 a year....

Brexit, regrexit

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They say that it is always darkest before the dawn. Or in the case of Brexit, wildly unpredictable. Following two years of negotiations, the EU and the UK have finally reached a...

Take a chance on May

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Following the annual party conferences, our writers ask; is politics relevant for young people?...

Brexit: the grass isn’t greener, but Britain should unite

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An extract of a report was leaked this week which laid out an analysis of the economic impact Brexit will have on the UK’s economy. Three hypothetical versions of Brexit were...

Brexit: did MPs vote against animal sentience?

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Alexandra Sadler discusses accusations the Government voted against the idea that animals are sentient and can feel pain....