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Housing benefit reform under the spotlight

The Conservative-Liberal Democrat coalition government has announced that it intends to change the eligibility criteria for housing benefit, a means-tested aid for those living...

Kerry takes international tour for action on climate change

Earlier this year, the United States and China released a joint statement in which both countries committed to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Steps that...

US elections forerun 2014 midterms

At the polls in early November, New York City voters chose a mayor, while Virginia and New Jersey elected and re-elected governors. The elections...

The Division of Sudan

In Southern Sudan, the Sudanese people voted 98.83% in favour of splitting from the North in the January referendum. From the past record of...

The gift that keeps on giving

The Class Gift committee is ready for a great year

Anti-austerity strikes sweep across Europe

A wide outbreak of anti-austerity strikes swept across cities in Europe, such as Madrid and Lisbon, on Wednesday 14 November, as the result of...

Mobilise the youths: an alumna checks in

"Overcoming poverty is not a task of charity, it is an act of justice. Like slavery and Apartheid, poverty is not natural. It is...

Busting the myth of the Calais jungle

Two blondes in a small blue car drive into the refugee camp. Is this a new blonde joke? Seeking out the high vis-jacketed volunteers,...

Public Finances in Independent Scotland

Raisa Muhtar reflects on the latest "Transforming Scotland" lecture from Dr Craig Dalzell, on the potential financial circumstances and feasibility of an independent Scotland.

1956 All Over Again?

For over a year now, the media has been filled with images of violence and brutal suppression which have emerged from Syria. The West...