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The Fight for a Non-Existent Throne

The Fight for a Non-Existent Throne

Matthew Cowley August 15, 2016 0

Squabbles over succession to royal thrones in Europe have not been uncommon over the last 1000 years – particularly over the throne of France. Since the House of Bonaparte was overthrown in 1870 during

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How A Trip On The Eurostar Changed My Mind About Migrants

How A Trip On The Eurostar Changed My Mind About Migrants

Robert Tyler September 11, 2015 0

Through National Papers, PMQs and even the State of the European Union, the so called ‘migrant crisis’ has been talked about to death, yet very little has been done so far. Now I could

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Offendotrons Out In Force in 2015

Offendotrons Out In Force in 2015

Alex MacDonald September 9, 2015 3

YouTubers Quick to hit ‘Offended button’ over Controversial Fat-Shaming Video A comedienne named Nicole Arbour has sparked a row over general online etiquette as well as censorship laws on YouTube. Ms Arbour recently launched

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Putin’s European Apparatchiks Exposed

Putin’s European Apparatchiks Exposed

Robert Tyler April 6, 2015 0

Vladimir Putin has been playing politics in Europe.  Two interesting stories appeared in the media this week that have shed light on links between European political parties and the Russian Federation. These stories have exposed

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Front National predicted to dominate European Parliament elections in France

Front National predicted to dominate European Parliament elections in France

Milton May 25, 2014 0

“The people have spoken”, were the words from an elated Marine Le Pen, leader French far-right Front National party (FN). The party is expected to dominate this year’s European Parliamentary elections as 3 official

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Hollande’s Affair: À la Parisienne

Hollande’s Affair: À la Parisienne

Backbencher January 22, 2014 0

James Evans discusses the French media’s reaction to President Hollande’s affair. Strange things are happening in France: the media is in a frenzy of speculation over the private life of its president. What is

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In the face of secularism, we should keep religion in our schools

In the face of secularism, we should keep religion in our schools

Backbencher October 16, 2013 2

James Evans discusses the case for keeping religion as a part of education. In conflicts across the world, including in Vietnam and in the Middle East, Western leaders have repeatedly claimed that they are

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Syria: The Water Remains Muddy

Syria: The Water Remains Muddy

Backbencher June 24, 2013 1

With the situation in Syria turning to chemical weapons, the international community are finally taking action. Last week President Obama finally spoke out and announced what Britain and France already knew, that the Assad

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Hague’s Dangerous Game in Syria

Hague’s Dangerous Game in Syria

Backbencher May 30, 2013 0

Noble intentions in Syria may cause more problems than they solve The decision of European Union foreign ministers to withdraw their arms embargo on Syria this week is a significant gesture in a civil

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Britain & Syria: No Road To Damascus

Britain & Syria: No Road To Damascus

Lee Jenkins May 22, 2013 0

Britain has few cards to play in Syria, but its playing them well. On Monday Foreign Secretary William Hague addressed the House to reaffirm the British position on the crisis in Syria. By far

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