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Another Election Campaign Can Only be Bad News for Northern Ireland

Another Election Campaign Can Only be Bad News for Northern Ireland

Rory Foye April 21, 2017 0

Two Assembly elections in the last 12 months. A referendum in 2016. A general election the year before. If going to the polls were an Olympic sport, Northern Ireland would definitely be in line

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Assisted Dying: Morally Permissible and yet Unlawful

Assisted Dying: Morally Permissible and yet Unlawful

Harry Watson April 20, 2017 0

The arguments for and against assisted dying, commonly referred to as voluntary euthanasia, have been part of applied ethical discussion since the middle of the 20th century. Since MPs last voted conclusively against its

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“General Election 2017 – May needs June majority”

“General Election 2017 – May needs June majority”

Alice Stretch April 19, 2017 0

Two years ago, we were in the final weeks of the 2015 general election, with manifesto launches, ‘Ed-stone’ pledges, and sparring between Miliband and Cameron in the live television debates. To the ‘politically-interested bubble’

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General Election 2017: Masterstroke or Mistake?

General Election 2017: Masterstroke or Mistake?

Keith Sinclair April 18, 2017 0

Barely an hour after the announcement from the Prime Minister today that there is to be a general election, I overheard a student on her phone as I was leaving one of the libraries

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Missed Opportunities – A Liberal Democrat Story

Missed Opportunities – A Liberal Democrat Story

Kyle Scott Pirie April 16, 2017 0

Back in 2010 the Liberal Democrats were the ‘cool’ party. Young people were excited about them. They were the kingmakers. These days, all that feels like a lifetime ago, especially given the current state

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The truth is the SNP are making a complete mess of governing Scotland

The truth is the SNP are making a complete mess of governing Scotland

James Bickerton April 15, 2017 1

The SNP are very keen to talk about Scottish independence. As a news story I’ll admit this ranks alongside the Pope being a Catholic and bears disposing of bodily waste in the woods. Of

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EXCLUSIVE: Conservatives are ‘the Workers’ Party’ claims top Tory trade unionist

EXCLUSIVE: Conservatives are ‘the Workers’ Party’ claims top Tory trade unionist

James Bickerton April 12, 2017 0

Are the Conservatives the natural party of the working-class? There was a time, not so long ago, when this question was scarcely credible. Only professional contrarians, and perhaps satirists, would have bothered giving it

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Revisiting The Road to Wigan Pier

Revisiting The Road to Wigan Pier

William Collins April 9, 2017 0

Wigan Pier was a coal landing jetty on the Leeds-Liverpool canal where it passed through Wigan. It is an ironic appellation, Wigan’s Pier bearing no more relation to a seaside pier than a lump

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The Greenbelt: An Archaic Idea Ripe for Recalibration

The Greenbelt: An Archaic Idea Ripe for Recalibration

Conor Bunting April 8, 2017 0

It was a sweltering late summer’s day in parliament almost a year ago when a thinly attended debate began in the Commons. The debate was regarding the projected population growth of the United Kingdom.

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The Ken Livingstone Furore Reveals Britain’s Anti-Semitism Problem

The Ken Livingstone Furore Reveals Britain’s Anti-Semitism Problem

Rory Foye April 7, 2017 0

Ken Livingstone hasn’t been far away from the headlines in the past few months, and this fortnight has proved no different. By incessantly drawing links between Hitler and Zionism his behaviour smacks of unrepentant

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