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Saturday, February 16, 2019

Obamacare website suffers from major technical issues

Healthcare.gov, the federal marketplace where Americans can sign up online for health insurance under president Obama’s Affordable Care Act (ACA), has been plagued with...

Bunga Bunga or Bust

Picture a sweaty basement, a pair of gyrating escorts disguised as nuns, and a 74 year old Italian man watching silently and receiving sporadic...

The implications of the Marikana shootings

As inquiries continue into the Marikana shootings in South Africa, the international community looks on in an attempt to understand the day that left...

Production or taxation: the future of North Sea oil and gas

Jamie Lewis examines the future of North Sea oil and the claims of the Scottish Government regarding future revenues and courses of action for future oil production

US and Russia deal on chemical weapons shifts debate over the...

Under last week's US-Russia deal addressing the use of chemical weapons near Damascus, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad must account for his country's chemical weapons...

Human rights called into question as UK arms Sri Lanka

In mid-February it was recently confirmed that over £2 million worth of arms - from ammunition and pistols to shotguns and assault rifles -...

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...

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...

Scotland In Union

Julia Bennett sat down with the founding members of the very first student branch of national organisation Scotland In Union, to touch-base on all things politics, and its presence in our daily lives.

The White House defends policy on drones

This past week the United States Department of Justice released a sixteen-page memo defending the Obama Administration’s targeting of Al Qaeda operatives through drone...