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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 …

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…

Abuse scandal rocks charities

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

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,…

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…

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,…

Shock at protests in Iran

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

MPs force leverage on Yorkshire devolution

Yorkshire devolution moves forward as government changes decision