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Thank Corbyn for the Youth’s Political Resurrection, not Tuition Fee Promises.

Thursday 8th June 2017. Was this the day that the youth made their voices heard within the political world? Was this the first time...

Hola Republica: The Fight for Catalan Independence

In some senses, it’s like an adult vision of Disneyland: the streets swathed in beer bottles, flags and the odd choral outburst. It’s an...

The 2017 German Election Results – The Majority for Merkel?

Whilst Brexit negotiations, snap General Elections and Trump’s latest blunder have been dominating British headlines in recent months, Germany’s media focus has been on...

Tories cap tuition fees in attempt to attract youth vote

Theresa May, in a move designed to attract youth voters, revealed plans to cap tuition fees as they currently stand at £9,250 going forward....

World War 3 – Should we be worried?

Ever since Kim Jong-Il threatened to withdraw North Korea from the Nuclear Non-proliferation Treaty in 1993, eventually leaving ten years later, in 2003, North...

Grenfell Tower: Unanswered questions

The fire that engulfed Grenfell tower on the 14th of June broke the heart of the nation, with media outlets expressing sympathy and outrage...

A trip to Seoul: some thoughts on the presidential impeachment and...

Despite being in nearby Hong Kong, I wasn’t aware of much conversation about the Korean impeachment. I would have thought that with the tense...

The Brexit Election

Theresa May has a comical aversion to giving a straight answer. For a long time, her only public pronouncements on Brexit were slogans: ‘Brexit...

James Comey’s testimony: enough to bring down Trump?

Donald Trump’s presidency has been less than stable thus far, and that is, perhaps, an understatement. Trump and his team have been plagued by...

General Election roundup: Conservative disaster and deals with the DUP

In an extraordinary blow to the Conservatives, the election has ended in a hung parliament. Despite burgeoning pre-election confidence and a staggering 17-point lead...