European Election 2019 Conclusions

European Election 2019 Conclusions

It may seem that a ‘Rise of the Right’ is populating Western politics; in an ideological  transition that hit its peak with the success of Nigel Farage and his Brexit party at the European Elections on 29th May 2019. Whilst to some it may have seemed frivolous to even be...

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How to register for the EU elections

How to register for the EU elections

The European Parliament elections will take place on the 23rd of May. Because of the Brexit extension, you can still cast your vote. To register to vote, visit gov.uk It is advised that you do as soon as possible if you want to have a say in these elections. If...

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New Zealand bans military style weapons following mosque attack

New Zealand bans military style weapons following mosque attack

The prime minister, Jacinda Ardern, announced in a news conference that a new legislation is hoped to be placed by 11 April.“Every semi-automatic weapon used in the terror attack on Friday will be banned,” said Arden. “This legislation will be drafted and introduced in urgency.” All of the 50 bodies...

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Deceased fashion icon Karl Lagerfeld leaves £150,000,000 fortune to his cat

Deceased fashion icon Karl Lagerfeld leaves £150,000,000 fortune to his cat

Fashion icon Karl Lagerfeld, who died at the age of 85, has left his £150,000,000 fortune to his cat Choupette. Lagerfeld, best known for giving Chanel the iconic reputation it has today, passed away on pancreatic cancer  on Tuesday 19th February in Paris. He reportedly fell in love with the Birman...

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Republic of North Macedonia?

Republic of North Macedonia?

On September 30th, the Republic of Macedonia held a referendum on the name of their country. The final result came in at 94.18 percent in favor of renaming the country to the “Republic of North Macedonia.” However, the referendum was invalid because only 37 percent of eligible voters participated. According...

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Junker Explains Trade to Trump With Colored Cards

Junker Explains Trade to Trump With Colored Cards

Amidst the ongoing trade war, Jean-Claude Juncker, president of the European Commission, came up with a creative way to explain trade and economics to U.S. President Donald Trump during their recent meeting on July 25th. The Wall Street Journal reported that a senior EU official explained their strategy to negotiate...

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60, and counting, dead in Greece wildfires

60, and counting, dead in Greece wildfires

60 people, at the time of publication, have died in the Attica region near Athens from wildfires. A further 100 people have been injured. The village of Mati has experienced the worst fatality rate, with 26 bodies found around 30ft away from the beach. The president of the Greek Red...

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Controversial Holocaust law causes rift between Poland and Israel

Controversial Holocaust law causes rift between Poland and Israel

The Polish Senate has approved a controversial bill that would prohibit accusing the Poles of being complicit in the Nazi Holocaust. In addition, it would make it illegal to describe the Nazi death camps in Poland, such as Auschwitz, as being Polish, with penalties ranging from fines to up to...

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EU backs Hammersmith and Fulham’s glyphosate ban

EU backs Hammersmith and Fulham’s glyphosate ban

The European Parliament has voted to ban a potentially-harmful weed killer that Hammersmith and Fulham council stopped using in 2016, the first London borough to do so. The motion requested that the chemical glyphosate be phased out completely across all member states within five years. The World Health Organisation’s International...

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Catalonia’s president, Carles Puigdemont, flees from charges of rebellion

Catalonia’s president, Carles Puigdemont, flees from charges of rebellion

Catalonia’s sacked President, Carles Puigdemont, along with members of his former cabinet has fled to Belgium following potential charges of rebellion from Spain’s chief prosecutor. A total of six member of the now dissolved Catalan leadership, including Puigdemont, may face charges of rebellion, sedition and embezzlement. The charges carry sentences...

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