climate protests

Global Climate Strike : The Youth is leading the march.

Sebastien Brion, BA Politics and International Relations On Friday 20th of September, school students concerned about their future took to the streets in cities around the world to protest against the political inaction around climate change. Starting in Australia, and spreading to cities such as Rio de Janeiro, Mumbai, Nairobi and New York City, where […]

A Party Divided

Frances Everett, BA International Relations and Development Studies The Labour Party has recently been faced with the long rumoured departure of numerous MPs from the party, who have styled themselves as ‘The Independent Group’. On 18 February, seven MPs announced the move as a protest against Jeremy Corbyn’s leadership of the party, including his stance […]

ISIS Supporter Shamima Begum Stripped of UK Citizenship

Caroline Hilgers, BA International Relations and Social Anthropology The last few weeks have stirred up big questions regarding nationality and citizenship in the UK, as the case of 19-year-old Shamima Begum has become national news. Shamima Begum was first reported on in 2015 when she left the UK with two other girls from London to […]

Number of Applications for Irish Passports Skyrocket Ahead of Brexit Deal

Kitty Walsh, BA History and World Philosophies Since Britain voted to leave the European Union in the summer of 2016, applications for Irish passports have skyrocketed. Prior to June’s referendum, the number of applications averaged approximately 46,000 in 2015, a figure that doubled to 81,000 in 2017 and is predicted to increase. One in five […]