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Alex Salmond’s Russia Today show shames Scottish nationalism

Alex Salmond’s Russia Today show shames Scottish nationalism

James Bickerton November 13, 2017 0

All politicians lie, it’s true, but few do so as shamelessly as Alex Salmond. In terms of sheer quantity of deceptions I’ll admit he’s far from the worst offender. Some political figures lie far

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Can you compare Scotland and Catalonia?

Can you compare Scotland and Catalonia?

Alastair Stewart November 4, 2017 0

The leader of Spain’s Catalonia region, Carles Puigdemont, is now living in exile in Brussels and several of his ministers have been already been jailed. Europe, and the wider international community, is now faced

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How Trump could strengthen the ‘Special Relationship’

How Trump could strengthen the ‘Special Relationship’

S.K. Khanna August 2, 2017 0

Trump and the Special Relationship Lord Palmerston, that audacious aristocrat, once howled in the House of Commons: ‘We have no eternal allies, and we have no perpetual enemies. Our interests are eternal and perpetual,

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Why the UK Must Now Embrace the Anglosphere

Why the UK Must Now Embrace the Anglosphere

Kyle Scott Pirie June 30, 2017 0

Despite what ‘Remoaners’ tell you, there is a world beyond Europe. This is where the UK’s future lies, not in an outdated bureaucratic regime. Unfortunately, we do not sit on many natural resources and

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UK Planning Regulation is Hurting the Poorest

UK Planning Regulation is Hurting the Poorest

Thomas Walker March 1, 2017 0

The state of the housing market in Britain has gone well beyond a joke. Recently it was revealed that there are on average “eleven house-hunters for every home on the market”. House prices have

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The case for an Anglo-Indian trade deal post-Brexit

The case for an Anglo-Indian trade deal post-Brexit

Kieran Munro November 21, 2016 0

The vote to leave the European Union presents itself as optimistic. We can reach new heights and rediscover what we once took for granted – it is a message that our best days are ahead.

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The Remainers Can’t Crow Yet, But Neither Can The Leavers

The Remainers Can’t Crow Yet, But Neither Can The Leavers

Oliver Shore September 23, 2016 0

It’s roughly three months on from the vote to leave the European Union. To a certain extent the post-vote turmoil has now calmed down, and doubtless there remain bumps on the road ahead, but

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Meddling Regulator Plays Havoc With BT Shares

Meddling Regulator Plays Havoc With BT Shares

Thomas Walker July 26, 2016 0

BT shareholders have had a bit of a rollercoaster ride recently thanks to the actions of national telecoms regulator Ofcom. The company’s share price has been in an erratic downward slide over recent weeks thanks

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Traders Await Interest Rate Announcement

Traders Await Interest Rate Announcement

Thomas Walker July 14, 2016 2

On Thursday 14 July the Bank of England will make its monthly interest rate decision. Normally a rate increase leads to the Pound gaining value against other currencies, as well as leading interest rates

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Britain has Voted for Freedom

Britain has Voted for Freedom

Thomas Walker June 24, 2016 0

Brexit is happening. We at The Backbencher see this as a triumph for freedom and democracy. The British people have demonstrated enormous intelligence and independent mindedness in disregarding the overwhelming narrative of fear and pessimism

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