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UK EU referendum 2016 – Better off together

The UK EU referendum is about to come to a head on the 23rd June 2016 and it has sparked off a series of...
Caitlin Moran, Moranifesto

Caitlin Moran, Moranifesto review

If you're lucky enough to have a surname that easily links up with the term manifesto, then you're morally obliged to condense your thoughts...
Soft drinks like Irn Bru get hit by 2016 UK budget

Our no holds barred summary of the 2016 UK budget

Scarily, George Osbourne's budget tally is now up to a whopping eight with the announcement yesterday (16/03/16) of his 2016 budget. It's easy to...
Liberte egalite fraternite

Liberté, fraternité, sorrow and resolve

We try to only write about international atrocities where we feel confident that our response offers something that hasn't already been added, and while...
Aung San Suu Kyi following the win of the 2015 Burmese elections

Aung San Suu Kyi’s NLD party wins Burmese 2015 elections

The troubled political life of Aung San Suu Kyi is well documented, but in the 2015 Burmese elections she looks set to realise her...
Jeremy Corbyn, Labour leader

What next for Jeremy Corbyn

Having won the labour leadership contest on Saturday the 12th September, Jeremy Corbyn has managed to go from being nowhere in contention to the...
BBC North Korea World Service broadcast

North Korea to get BBC World Service broadcast

Tony Hall, the director general for the BBC has today (7th September 2015) set out the corporation's plans as part of negotiations with the...
Labour Party leadership contest 2014 candidates

Labour leadership contest 2015

Following a surprisingly crushing defeat in the 2015 general elections, Ed Miliband stepped down from his seat of power at the head of the...
2015 UK general election

What does the 2015 UK general election result mean for you?

The shock result that the Conservative Party has managed to land a majority win in the 2015 UK general election means that all of...
Who to vote for in the 2015 UK general election

Who to vote for in the 2015 UK general election??

If you're worried that this is going to be some sort of political message in favour of one or the other political parties that...
Child 44 movie ban

Russia bans the Child 44 movie

The Russian culture ministry has banned the release of the Child 44 movie adaptation in one of the most surprising and ill advised occurrences...
UK 2015 general election TV debate

UK election debate 2015 Twitter wars

Last night, 2nd April 2015, saw the leaders of the UK's seven main political parties go all out to convince the public that they...

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