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Supreme Court of the United States issues two major decisions on...

The United States Supreme Court ruled on its most contentious cases of the session today regarding equality under the law for same-sex couples. The...

Spain remains a sharply divided country despite government efforts for improvement

As I write, the unprecedented appearance of the Spanish Infanta, Princess Cristina, in court in Palma, has taken place and the Spanish royal family finds itself once again...

Honouring the legacy of Nelson Mandela

Cyprien Pearson reflects on Nelson Mandela's life and legacy

The staggering effects of the US government shutdown

On 1 October 2013, the United States government partially shut down after Congress failed to pass a budget for the 2014 fiscal year. Without...

Habemus Papam Francisum

‘HABEMUS PAPAM FRANCISUM’ were three very explosive words on Twitter a few days ago, with over 25,000 retweets in ten minutes. The newly created...

United we stand: St Andrews comes together in the wake of...

    It is a timeline of events that has now become infamous. In the late evening of Friday, 13 November, an escalating catastrophe of chilling...

A Resilient People

The ubiquitous greeting in Malawi is not always informative; “Ndili bwino kaya inu?” says a young man to a doctor in Blantyre’s central hospital....

Brexit and the Bubble

Politics, despite popular misconceptions, affects our lives in several ways. A Brexit would have serious repercussions in St Andrews, since both the financial structure...

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...

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