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2012 US Presidential Summer Outlook

With the remaining Republican Presidential rival dropping out last week, Mitt Romney is now the undisputed Republican nominee for the President of the United...

Ukraine on the brink of crisis

Amanda Blair outlines the most recent developments in the Ukraine and Russia and how these may shape the coming days

The First Wives Club

China has a new president in Xi Jingping, and with him comes a new first lady.  Peng Liyuan, an iconic pop/folk-singer in her own...

Marking boycott: what you need to know

On Thursday 6 November, a marking boycott began across the UK – including at the University of St Andrews – in protest against proposed...

Sir Menzies Campbell: I will vote ‘No’ to independence

The chancellor of the University of St Andrews explains why the University will do better under the current system.

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,...

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 English Baccalaureate: the end to dumbing down?

On 17th September 2012, Michael Gove announced the educational reforms concerning Key Stage Four examinations. The English Baccalaureate is set to begin in 2015 and...

The Ripple Effect

After 18 days of demonstrations calling for his removal, former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak has at last retired to Sharm al-Sheikh, leaving power in...

Organ trafficking in Kosovo

Last September, the Serbian Republic Television Serbia (RTS) interviewed an anonymous Kosovo rebel who voluntarily met with Serbia’s War Crimes Prosecution. During the interview,...