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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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The Syrian butchery is Ed Miliband’s main legacy

The Syrian butchery is Ed Miliband’s main legacy

James Bickerton April 6, 2017 0

How will history remember Ed Miliband? I don’t blame you if you haven’t given this question much thought. Ed Miliband doesn’t give the impression of being a has been, he gives the impression of

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Rupees, Pounds, and Pints

Rupees, Pounds, and Pints

Harry Watson April 6, 2017 0

As a Brit, I love a good bargain, and a bargain in the Mediterranean sun is better than any other. There I was on a recent trip to Italy seeking such financial relief, only

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Shashi Tharoor and The Consequences of Britain’s Imperial Past

Shashi Tharoor and The Consequences of Britain’s Imperial Past

Conor Bunting April 3, 2017 0

It is a curious thing, the British public’s understanding of its imperial history. Shashi Tharoor’s Channel 4 interview, in which he argues that the British public has a ‘collective amnesia’ in matters of British

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EXCLUSIVE: CORBYN’S BROTHER SPARKS DEBATE ABOUT ISLAM AND WAR-TIME RAPE

EXCLUSIVE: CORBYN’S BROTHER SPARKS DEBATE ABOUT ISLAM AND WAR-TIME RAPE

James Bickerton March 31, 2017 2

Jeremy Corbyn regularly claims to be a fervent and resolute opponent of Islamophobia and anti-Muslim hatred. If this is the case he should probably have a word with his older brother, Piers Corbyn, who’s

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EXCLUSIVE: Can this man save the National Union of Students?

EXCLUSIVE: Can this man save the National Union of Students?

James Bickerton March 30, 2017 1

Five minutes into talking with Tom Harwood, one of three candidates running to be the next National Union of Students (NUS) President, and I’m convinced there’s been some sort of mistake. He’s yet to

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Brexit Triggered – Europe Unified?

Brexit Triggered – Europe Unified?

James Taylor March 30, 2017 0

Sounding increasingly like a forlorn lover, Donald Tusk today delivered a press conference in response to the submission of article 50 and the countdown of the Brexit clock proper. Following lengthy laments at Britain’s

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PMQs sketch: Jezza joins Walking Dead party poopers in fancy dress frolic

PMQs sketch: Jezza joins Walking Dead party poopers in fancy dress frolic

James Symonds March 30, 2017 0

And so today was the day, as PMQs precluded the real story in the House – Theresa May’s triggering of Article 50. This should have been the pre-launch party – Tory backbenchers drowning in

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Who is in the “Brexit Club”?

Who is in the “Brexit Club”?

Kyle Scott Pirie March 29, 2017 0

Nine months have passed since the Brexit vote and now it finally begins. However, the UK has never been in such disarray. In the last few months, the Government has asked for unity; they

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