In the wake of the EU referendum result – a result that surprised and saddened me as a convinced ‘remain’ voter – I have been astonished by many of the responses that I have heard…
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Oxford University have decided that Cecil Rhodes’ statue will stay. Will there be a legacy for Rhodes Must Fall?
Across the less-affluent towns of the UK it is a familiar experience to walk through once thriving high streets and now see boarded up shops, pubs, and social clubs. Budget stores seem to be the only ones surviving now. Budget stores and food banks actually…
This summer the British media opened its eyes, cleared its collective throat, and eventually gave voice to a global refugee crisis that has been growing for years…
With a British average working week of 42.7 hours, how should we respond to uproar in France when the French Economy Minister suggests an end to their 35-hour working week?
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