Politics

Left Wing, Right Wing: Thoughts from the Politics Editor

  It has been another bad week for the Prime Minister. Brexit Minister David Davis threatened to quit the Cabinet…

A million times Yes: Ireland votes to liberalise abortion laws

The Republic of Ireland has voted by a landslide to liberalise its abortion laws. The Irish electorate voted by 66.4%…

Macron achieves balance in Washington DC

The first ever state visit to the US was a display of awkward conflict and utterly bizarre physical affection. Macron’s…

Local elections end in deadlock

The local elections last week seem to signal an era of political deadlock between Labour and the Conservatives. While Labour…

A rocky peace in Colombia

Colombian  presidential  candidate  and  chief  peace  negotiator  of  the  government  during  the  peace  process.  Humberto  de  la  Calle,  recently  claimed …

Left Wing, Right Wing: Thoughts from the (new) Politics Editor

In my first column as Politics Editor, I would like to lament the loss of my formerly boring subject. In…

Amber Rudd resigns after misleading Parliament

Amber Rudd  was  forced  to  resign  from  the  Cabinet  on  29  April  after  admitting  that  she  “inadvertently”  misled  Parliament  about …

Facebook and Cambridge Analytica, explained

  Cambridge Analytica and Facebook’s misuse of your data sounds sinister, but if the Senate’s questioning of Zuckerberg earlier this…

No end in sight in Syria

A United States ceasefire resolution was blocked on 22 February. After a last-minute scramble, a resolution was unanimously passed on…

Abuse scandal rocks charities

“I want to apologise deeply and unreservedly for my past behaviour and for the hurt and offence that I have…

Left Wing Right Wing: Thoughts from the Politics Editor

I had mostly completed my column, in which I had written about the recent tinker tailor soldier Corbyn controversy, when…

No change seven years after Egypt uprisings

One of the most famous singers in Egypt, Sherine Abdel Wa-hab, was this week sentenced to six months in prison.…