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Corbyn’s success should not be celebrated as a victory

Not for the first time in our new political era, the polls got it wrong. Every polling company worth its salt was predicting a Conservative majority government being returned to parliament this year; the main question commentators were grappling with was how large Theresa May’s majority would be, and what Labour would do when it was driven further into...

Michael Palin receives honourary degree

Michael Palin, the comedian and broadcaster, today (23 June) received a honourary doctorate of science as part of the University’s graduation ceremonies. Mr Palin is the third member of the Monty Python group to be recognised by the University, following Terry Jones who received an honourary degree in 2013, and John Cleese, who served as Rector from 1970 to 1973. Recognised...

SNP hold North East Fife by just two votes

The result followed a dramatic night all across the UK.

General election 2017 interviews: Stephen Gethins, Scottish National Party (SNP)

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The Saint's News editor Tom Williams sat down with Stephen Gethins, the SNP candidate for North East Fife in the 2017 General Election, to discuss why St Andrews students should vote for her.

General election 2017 interviews: Rosalind Garton, Labour

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The Saint's News editor Tom Williams sat down with Rosalind Garton, the Labour party candidate for North East Fife in the 2017 General Election, to discuss why St Andrews students should vote for her.

General election 2017 interviews: Elizabeth Riches, Liberal Democrat

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The Saint's News editor Tom Williams sat down with Elizabeth Riches, the Liberal Democrat candidate for North East Fife in the 2017 General Election, to discuss why St Andrews students should vote for her.

Why St Andrews students should vote for: the Conservative party

James Bundy, president of Conservative Future Scotland. writes for The Saint on why St Andrews students should vote for the Conservative party.

What ever happened to Indie Rock?

Once a thriving scene of big name-artists which produced a vibrant and alternative sound, indie rock currently lies half buried in the annals of British music history. What I’d term a post-post-Britpop era of British indie rock is upon us – a barren wasteland of decent alternative music where even indie bands which followed in the wake of the...

Why St Andrews students should vote for: the Labour Party

Archie Batra, Chairman of the St Andrews Labour Society, says that students should vote for the Labour Party in the 2017 General election.

Why St Andrews students should vote for: the Liberal Democrats

Louis Schirmacher, of the St Andrews Liberal Democrats, tells us why students should vote Lib Dem in the 2017 general election.