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Spanish General Elections 2019: Sánchez, Casado and Abascal

The 28th April 2019 saw Spain’s electorate swarm to the ballot box in what was set to be an intriguing test of campaigning success,...

Omar al-Bashir: the International Criminal Court and the future of Sudan

Omar al-Bashir ruled Sudan for 30 years. Coming to power in a 1989 coup in the midst of a brutal civil war, his leadership...

US Presidential Elections: Biden Enters The Race

Margaret Thatcher once said that her greatest legacy was Tony Blair; in other words, that in its desperation to depose her, the Labour Party...

How you can dive into language: the experiences of an English...

Back in October, I attended my first class on Chaucer's Troilus and Criseyde. It was a first for many reasons: mainly due to how...

Commemorating the Holocaust in Budapest: Remembering Jewish lives, not deaths

The streets of Budapest, like many other European cities, are punctuated by brass plaques in the pavement. These plaques are called ‘stolpersteine’. They are...

Japan’s Crown Princess set to take a new role as the...

A new era is about to dawn in Japan. Suffering from ill health, the elderly Emperor Akihito will abdicate the Chrysanthemum Throne in favour...

Testing Times for Trump

As of the 8th March 2019, Paul Manafort, Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman, has been sentenced to 47 months in prison, after charges for...

The Politics of Being a Foreign Correspondent: An interview with Christina...

Christina Lamb is an award-winning Foreign Correspondent; whose most recent work documents the lives of those who find themselves caught in amidst conflict. I meet...

International Women’s Day 2019: Spain’s road to the ‘huelga feminista’

International Women’s Day was certainly not overlooked in the Spanish capital when the 8th March rolled around. Over 350,000 people surged to be part...

Nigeria hits the polls

With 73 million able to vote and 120,000 polling stations nationwide, Africa’s largest democracy braced itself for what was seen as its biggest election...
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