Tag: Trade

Science

Brexit and environmental policy

Changes to the UK’s environmental policy are imminent. A key paper authored by an independent group of UK and EU researchers, Brexit and Environment, co-chaired by UEA’s Professor Andy Jordan, concluded that irrespective of the type of Brexit served, the UK will gain greater autonomy in changing its environmental laws.   The UK has been key…

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Brexit Box

As we enter the month of Brexit, Concrete is here to provide you with the latest updates from Parliament as 29 March rapidly approaches. Prime Minister Theresa May has offered what some see as a dramatic policy change on her Brexit strategy. She will present MPs with a series of votes on the 12, 13…

Arts

Viking exhibition at the Norwich Castle Museum

In the eighth and ninth centuries, the area of East Anglia was particularly vulnerable to invasion from Vikings sailing across the North Sea. With fertile land conveniently located facing the southern part of Scandinavia, the invasion of East Anglia and Northumbria (what is now northern England and south-eastern Scotland) by the Great Heathen Army in…

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A tongue-in-cheek love letter to Theresa May

Dear Prime Minister, Cheer up – it’s almost Valentine’s Day- and if you didn’t realise, people love you. Yep, when those Brexiteer backbenchers from the European Research Group (ERG) schemed against you, it was out of love. See they’ve lived in a posh, male-dominated bubble for too long, and it’s their secret kink for you…

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Rhino horn trade legalised in South Africa

South Africa’s Supreme Court of Appeal has legalised domestic rhino horn trade. This overturns its prohibition in 2009 aiming at tackling rhino poaching. According to National Geographic the court rejected an appeal by the government to keep the ban on rhino horn. International rhino horn trade was banned in 1977 under the Convention on International…

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