Global, Main Stories / 19/01/2021 Gulf countries restore diplomatic ties with Qatar

Saudi Arabia and its Arab allies have agreed to restore diplomatic relations with Qatar, ending a three-year boycott of the gas-rich state. Known as the Arab quartet, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, the United Arab Emirates, and Egypt initially severed diplomatic ties with Doha in mid-2017 following accusations the state had been supporting terrorism. Qatar denies such...

Main Stories, News / 19/01/2021 Congress certifies Biden victory after capitol siege

Democrat Joe Biden was confirmed the presidential election winner by congress on January 7th, just hours after supporters of President Donald Trump stormed the U.S. Capitol in a bid to overturn the result. Following the removal of the violent mob, lawmakers in Washington D.C worked late into the night before officially announcing the victory of...

Main Stories, News / 19/01/2021 Post-Brexit trade deal agreement: what’s in it and what isn’t?

On December 24th 2020, the United Kingdom and European Union struck a historic trade agreement.  Four and a half years after the Brexit referendum in 2016, the UK government announced: “we have taken back control of our money, borders, laws, trade, and our fishing waters”, while EU chief negotiator, Michel Barnier said: “Today is a...

Main Stories, News / 19/01/2021 Impeachment: what next for Trump?

Donald Trump has become the first president in United States history to be impeached twice. Ten Republicans have joined Democrats in voting for impeachment after Trump was accused of inciting violence at the US Capitol on January 6th. The article, carried by 232 votes to 197, charges the president with “incitement of insurrection”. Trump will...

Global, Main Stories / 08/01/2021 Pro-Trump mobs storm US Capitol buildings

Yesterday, thousands of Trump supporters force entry into the US Capitol building following Trump urging them to march in response to the US Presidential Election results, resulting in four deaths with one woman being shot and 52 being arrested. As a last bid to upturn the vote that was insubstantially claimed to have been subjected...

Main Stories, News / 24/12/2020 UK withdraws from Erasmus as post-Brexit trade deal agreed

A trade deal has been struck between the UK and European Union following the historic exit of the UK from the Union. In a press conference, Michel Barnier, the EU’s chief negotiator, expressed his relief that the “clock is no longer ticking” and highlighted the positives from the deal and ceremoniously thanked the negotiating teams...

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Joe Biden wins US presidency

Joe Biden has won the race to become the next US president. Based on media projections, Biden will become the 46th president of the United States, defeating his predecessor Donald Trump. It is believed the Democrat leader has won the major battleground state of Pennsylvania, launching him to exceed the necessary 270 Electoral College votes…

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‘The Voice’ star Leah McFall speaks on her unreleased album, life after leaving the label, and her new track ‘Faithful One’

You’ll likely recognise the name Leah McFall as being a finalist on “The Voice UK” 2013.  Her powerhouse performances have now gained over 60 million views on YouTube. Joining Team, she quickly became the star of the season. During her time on the show, three of her cover performances even charted on the UK…

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PM Announces New Coronavirus Measures from Thursday

The Prime Minister Boris Johnson has announced new measures that will apply to the whole of England, expected to last for four weeks starting on Thursday.  According to the measures, people in England will be told to stay at home, with all hospitality and non essential shots set to close. However schools, universities and nurseries…

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