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Brexit Box- 18/11/19

Boris Johnson’s chances of electoral success were helped earlier this week when Nigel Farage confirmed that the Brexit Party would not stand in 317 Tory seats, thus reducing any chance of the Conservative vote being split.  The news will come as a mighty relief for Johnson who now stands a much greater chance of winning…

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Brexit Box 05/11/2019

After parliament failed to reach a Brexit deal by the initial deadline of the 31st October 2019, and blocked the possibility of a no-deal Brexit through a law known as the Benn Act, Boris Johnson was forced to request an extension from the EU.  The extension was granted by the EU Council on the 28th…

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“We had to jump in the river so the shots didn’t reach us… they were shooting to kill”

Protests have submerged the Chilean capital of Santiago in the most deadly outbreak of violence since the dictatorial regime of Augusto Pinochet.  In recent weeks many have accused the Chilean police and military of using excessive force on those taking part in the protests. One graduate in Santiago, who wishes to remain anonymous for their…

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Kashmir remains in lockdown as crisis escalates

For decades Kashmir and Jammu have been disputed and fought over by both India and Pakistan. The region has been subjected to political aggression and rivalry since August 1947, when both countries gained independence. However, the conflict has severely escalated in recent months. The territory has endured three major wars since independence and remains victim…

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