Politics

The name game in Macedonia

The name of a country may seem like an uncontroversial topic, yet recently what many might assume is a non-issue,…

A politicised Winter Olympics

One of the key principles of the Olympic movement is unity; how-ever, Olympic games of the past have been far…

Cuts to Marines could threaten UK’s defence

On the 2 February the Commons Defence Committee published a report titled ‘Sunset for the Royal Marines? The Royal Marines…

The Greens’ Natalie Bennett talks to Nouse

This past week, the Model United Nations Association here at York hosted the former leader of the Green Party of…

Wave of violence against journalists in Mexico continues

Journalist Carlos Domínguez was stabbed 21 times in front of his family on the 13 January in the Mexican state of…

Europhiles find unlikely new ally in Farage

It struggles on Westminster and Brussels, but nobody other than those delivering it thinks of Brexit anymore. Not until recently,…

Left Wing, Right Wing: Thoughts from the Politics Editor

The Government reshuffle designed to reinvigorate the Prime Minister’s tenure might seem quite inconsequential tinkering to many. There were, however,…

Shock at protests in Iran

  Protests have been taking place across Iran, with participants objecting to political repression and the poor state of the…

No Executive in NI: a year on

  Just over a year ago, a visibly frail Martin McGuinness of Sinn Féin announced that he would be stepping…

Potential coalition divides German centre-left

Talks between the centre-right CDU/CSU party with the centre-left SPD on the possibility of renewing their coalition to govern Germany,…

MPs force leverage on Yorkshire devolution

Yorkshire devolution moves forward as government changes decision