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Monday, January 21, 2019

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.

Whilst in Egypt

"Sorry for the inconvenience, but we’re building Egypt” One day after Hosni Mubarak resigned to the will of the Egyptians, whilst people were cleaning up...

Divided GOP threatens economic crisis over Obamacare

Republicans in Congress are divided over two strategies to dismantle Obamacare. Senator Ted Cruz hopes to defund it by provoking a government shutdown, whereas...

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...

The Final Countdown: the development of Brexit polls and media headlines

The Saint brings you a timeline of significant dates and statistics from both sides of the EU Referendum campaign.

Academic alert: Higher education’s gender gap

Higher education has its own Bermuda triangle, and it needs to be investigated. Professor Frances Andrews from the School of History says: “That horrible triangle that goes from more women at undergraduate to fewer at postgraduate to still fewer at staff – while it’s the opposite for men – is something that needs to be unpicked.”

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.

Innocence of Islam, a response

On July 1st of this year, the trailer of a film depicting the Islamic Prophet Mohammad as a womanizer, child molester, and murderer appeared...

Leymah Gbowee comes to St Andrews

She is the founder and president of the Gbowee Peace Foundation Africa

CARnage

The Central African Republic (CAR), a country roughly the size of Texas with about a sixth of its population, descended into chaos last week...