May 2014

Review: ‘Allo ‘Allo

Jacob Milller finds the Drama Barn’s latest venture ‘a ride of hilarity’

Vanbrugh’s qualification hopes fade after Derwent comeback

Vanbrugh saw their hopes of progressing further than the group stages diminish today after Derwent fought back from a two goal deficit to end the game 3-3

Halifax beat spirited Goodricke to go top of Group B

Alex Tringham scored the first goal on the new JLD as Halifax firsts edged their Group B clash with Goodricke thirds this afternoon

Alcuin secure Plate qualification with victory over Langwith

Alcuin seconds secured a place in the Plate stages of the knock-out competition after coming from behind to defeat Langwith thirds 3-1

Nigeria: #BringBackOurGirls

Yvonni Efstathiou discusses the situation in Nigeria with regards to Boko Haram and the abduction of more than 250 girls

Ukraine: Memorandum of Peace and Consent

On 20 May, the Ukrainian parliament, Verkhovna Rada, passed and ratified the ‘Memorandum of Peace and Consent’ with a majority…

Saudi Arabia sentences blogger for discussing religion

Raif Badawi, a blogger from Saudi Arabia, was arrested in 2012. In July 2013, he was sentenced to seven years…

An explosive climate in Turkey

Erdogan crystallised the endemic carelessness so commonly attributed to the Justice and Development Party (AKP) in Turkey. With a brutally…

Santos: ‘This war has sucked our blood’

Colombia’s presidential election will likely go into a closely fought run-off in which opposition candidate Oscar Ivan Zuluaga is locked…

Security in the Baltic Sea and Crimea

On 13 May, the Politics and the Estonian Societies hosted Dr Ainus Lasas, Lecturer at the University of Bath in…

Alcuin humbled by devastating Derwent

In what was initially perceived to be an even match between two thirds teams, Derwent thirds pulled away in emphatic style from the men in red, crushing a despondent Alcuin thirds side 7-0

Views from the Ouse

Let’s all go win the Roses! WHO’S WITH ME? Well, THAT went well, didn’t it? Christ. Thanks to the delayed…