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Look Back 2020

Coronavirus restrictions have been in place now, in some form, for more than nine months, with the UK going into its first lockdown on March 23rd. 2020 was a year defined by the global pandemic, with the World Health Organization (WHO) first announcing the outbreak of the virus last January. The decade also started with…

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Norwich residents wake to racist Brexit poster

Residents of Winchester tower block on Vauxhall Street found a number of racist posters on the morning of ‘Brexit Day’, January 31. The posters, titled “Happy Brexit Day” which were left in the communal areas of the building, demanded that residents speak only “the Queen’s English.” It went on to say, “If you do want…

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Brexit: what happens now?

It was a long, convoluted process, but more than 3 years since the infamous referendum, the United Kingdom has finally left the European Union. On Friday the 31st pro-Brexit celebrations could be seen in Westminster, whilst pro-EU rallies were held in Edinburgh.  While officially out of the union, Britain now enters a transitional stage due…

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Brexit Box- 28/01/20

Following the general election of December 2019, and the victory of the Conservative party, many efforts have been underway to negotiate a finalised Brexit deal. The extended deadline of 31 January 2020 still stands, and the UK are due to officially leave the European Union on this date. The Withdrawal Agreement Bill, also referred to…

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Brexit Box

The Conservative Party are on course for an 80 seat majority, according to the latest polling figures by Opinium. According to the poll, the Conservatives have a 19 point lead over Labour, with both the Lib Dems and Brexit Party MPs struggling in third and fourth place respectively. Having pledged to “get Brexit done” during…

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