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London Bridge Attack Sparks Debate Over Rehabilitation Policy

In the aftermath of a tragedy, British politicians have resorted to finger-pointing, with two innocent lives lost at the hands of a supposedly rehabilitated terrorist. Boris Johnson and Labour chose to play the blame game, and despite the victims family’s wishes, have politicized a tragedy. Each points their finger at […]


Antisemitism Scandal Continues To Hound The U.K. Labour Party

The past years have seen the U.K.’s Labour Party followed by accusations of endemic Antisemitism and criticism over their disciplinary action regarding it. In the build-up to a tense and fraught election, it is worth examining these claims and evaluating Labour’s reaction to them. For such left-leaning political party accusations […]


The 30-Year Global Private Prison Experiment Has Failed

This report will look at the experiences of countries where private prisons are most heavily relied upon to show why their use is so often detrimental to all involved (except big corporations). The four countries which account for the majority of their use are the U.S., Australia, the U.K. and […]


BBC’s Election Coverage Criticised For Breaking Impartiality Guidelines

The BBC has this week come under fire for breaking its impartiality guidelines as political commentators and social media users alike have alluded to pro-government bias in their content. According to the BBC’s editorial guidelines, they are committed to achieving ‘due impartiality’ yet, this week, they are accused not only […]


Heads Of AU, Commonwealth And La Francophonie Jointly Visit Cameroon To Seek Solutions To Anglophone Conflict

The Chairman of the African Union Commission (AU) and the Secretaries-General of the Commonwealth of Nations and La Francophonie have jointly visited Cameroon in a bid to assist the government in managing the three-year long war in the Anglophone regions of the country. Speaking shortly after a visit to the […]


Foreign Policy – The Issue Nobody’s Talking About In The U.K. General Election

With the announcement of the various parties’ manifestos in the last week, it is Labour’s commitment to a new foreign policy approach which is arguably the most radical departure from the status quo of recent decades. The commitment to bring an end to what is termed the “bomb first, talk […]


What Does The Upcoming Election Mean For The U.K.’s N.H.S.?

As debates between party leaders become more frequent, questions of what is important for the U.K. to consider in the upcoming election are asked. For the past three years, Brexit has dominated political discourse, being arguably the most topical and pressing issue for the U.K.. However, the N.H.S. has maintained […]


Jacob Rees-Mogg Sparks Fury As He Suggests Victims Of The Grenfell Tower Fire Lacked ‘Common Sense’

On the 30th October the public inquiry into the Grenfell Tower fire was released, with the report finding that the 72 people who perished could have been saved if the London fire brigade had evacuated earlier, The Guardian reports.  The Commons leader, Jacob Rees-Mogg then appeared on the radio station […]


How Will Britain’s Upcoming Elections Affect Brexit? 1

November 1st was supposed to mark the first day of Britain’s independence from the European Union. Prime Minister Boris Johnson had initially promised a definitive exit from the EU by October 31, with or without a deal. Much like past Brexit deadlines, this one has passed to no avail. Britain […]


39 People Found Dead In Lorry, Essex, U.K. 1

The bodies of 39 people were found in a refrigerated lorry container in Essex, U.K. on 23 October. They appear to have died whilst locked inside the back of the lorry in a case of suspected people smuggling, with this event becoming the worst such tragedy the U.K. has seen […]