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President Trump to face potential impeachment

A whistle-blower has accused President Donald Trump of withholding military aid to the Ukrainian government in exchange for information on his democratic political opponent, Joe Biden. These charges originate from a call between President Trump and the Ukrainian President, Volodymyr Zelenskyy on the 25th July. The US government withheld ₤400 million in military aid to…

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Find the good amidst the gloom

‘The battle to feed humanity is already lost.’ That’s the cheerful assessment of a book called The Population Bomb, which was published in the 60s. It concludes we in the western world will have starved to death by the early 80s. Now a UN report published this month underlines 2018’s ‘increased number of intense hurricanes…

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Trump uses emergency powers to build the wall

US President Donald Trump has used emergency powers to bypass Congress to provide funding for his controversial wall on the US-Mexico border.   Having reached an interim agreement with Democrats to open federal agencies following a 35-day government shutdown, Mr Trump declared a state of emergency to finance the $5.7 billion required for the border…

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I Voted for Jeremy Corbyn

I voted for Jeremy Corbyn And my friends did too And that’s why we’re all Better people than you I’m Ed, I’m a vegetarian Unlike my mum and dad And the treatment of animals Drives me cow mad And I sign a petition Sipping milk from a cup And stand and tighten my leather belt…

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‘What garbage editorial’

Above all, student journalism has taught me the following: you can’t chase a story in heels and a thick skin is as vital to your job as a pen. Luckily, this isn’t my first rodeo and I have both. Each week in Concrete is different, and this was no exception. We reached a record number…

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North America Year in Review

Headlines from across North America have been falling thick and fast this year, so here’s a brief overview of everything that has happened in 2018. High temperatures were felt across the continent this summer in the 2018 North American Heatwave, leading to 74 deaths in Quebec alone. Colorado recorded their hottest day on record at…

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