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No 2 EU

The key point that Europhiles miss when attempting to silence our popular wish to free Britain from the shackles of the European Union is that…

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Something for Nothing

It seems that to get away with any large-scale fraud of our benefits system you’d have to be part of some sort of large crime syndicate.

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Israel’s Response to the Palestinian UNESCO Bid

Responding to a legal and non-aggressive action by stepping up settlement construction displays how uninterested in the peace process Israel has become.

A sign reading 'Silence, Please'

Silence, Please…

You have the right to remain silent… It might even do you some good.

An American man celebrates the death of Osama bin Laden in Times Square

Celebrating Death

By sacrificing our ideals – the source of our humanity – do we reduce ourselves to the level of the dictators themselves?

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Why Dale Farm Matters

This week judge Justice Edwards-Stuart scored victories for justice, humanity and common sense, as he granted the travellers camped at Dale Farm a week’s reprieve…

Hippy in a garden

Reborn as a hippy-crit

What’s so funny ’bout peace, love and misunderstanding.


Sticks and Stones

words may actually hurt me, especially if those words lead to someone hurling sticks and or stones at me

'Do it my way and make more money' (Cartoon: Victor Croci)

Berlusconi: the end of an error

Andrew Williams looks back at a defining era for Italian politics as the curtain falls on Silvio Berlusconi’s premiership

Stop Bashar: Syrian protestor makes a desperate plea for an end to violence in the country

The Levant Winter – Syria’s march to freedom

Hisham Omara leads our coverage of UMSU’s Middle East and North Africa Week with a deeply personal account of the ongoing uprising in Syria

Emergency: severe drought in the Horn of Africa has led to the most devestating famine in living memory

Horn of Africa in crisis as the world looks elsewhere

The East African famine is a humanitarian emergency – but who is responding, asks Charlotte Cook

Nap time

Nap time

You just can’t help dozing off at university