Politics

Jacob Rees-Mogg: Memes, fees and abortion

From his maiden speech in the House of Commons in 2010, it was clear that Jacob Rees-Mogg was a man to…

Catalans defy Madrid on independence vote

A referendum on Catalonia’s independence from Spain was organised for 1 October. The Spanish government have been determined to stop it taking…

Bittersweet Merkel victory amid far-right surge

On Sunday 24 September, the people of Germany went to the polls in typically efficient fashion to elect members to the…

Disappearance of protester Santiago Maldonado shocks Argentina

A new case of enforced disappearance in Argentina has caught the attention of the international community. 28-year-old protester Santiago Maldonado…

Rwandan Presidential Election: Stability over Democracy?

Rwanda could be lauded as a model post-war state which has managed to re-build itself after a terrible conflict. The…

Aung San Suu Kyi: The Failure

In late 2015, the Chinese President, Xi Jinping, was invited on a state visit to the UK in an attempt…

2017 election: the rundown

THE PRIME MINISTER called this snap election to strengthen her majority, but now finds herself without a majority at all…

Je ne regrette rien: Trump pulls plug on Paris accords

DONALD TRUMP announced on 1 June that the United States would withdraw from the Paris Agreement, citing that he “was…

Middle East engulfed by diplomatic chaos

THE SMALL oil-rich peninsula of Qatar is at the centre of the biggest crisis seen in the Persian Gulf for…

The Trump doctrine: a hostage to Congress?

TRUMP’S PRESIDENCY has been riddled with controversy, but among a host of newsworthy events, one ubiquitous question remains to be…

Left Wing, Right Wing: Thoughts from the Politics Editor

AS POLITICS EDITOR, I’ve possibly presided over one of the most colourful years for a Nouse editor ever. I took…