BREXIT Lesson Number 1 – The Reshaping of British Politics

It is not possible to rule the people without understanding them. Many revolutions have started this way and Brexit...

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Red hair gene increases risk of cancer

Porcelain white skin against a fiery red mane may look inspiring, but the health risks are less romantic  ...

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Young People are Key to Brexit Negotiations If We Want To Do This Right

Many young voters didn’t want to leave, but here we are. This Government must respond to the concerns of...

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Meet The Man Behind The EU Referendum Polls

Interview with Matt Singh, founder of Number Cruncher Politics, a non-partisan polling and psephology site: www.ncpolitics.uk, @mattsingh_, @NCPoliticsEU   As founder...

by - 17/06/2016

Studying Abroad: Don’t start packing your suitcase just yet

Exciting new people, another culture, different academic environment — all sounds very cool. But wait till you actually get there   Travelling...

by - 28/01/2016

Interview Exclusive: Voyage to ‘human rights land’

Withdrawal of support for the planned search and rescue operations in 2014 was meant to reduce the number of migrants attempting...

by - 06/01/2016

ESRC and Shout Out UK – Your political schedule for the coming weeks!

October and November promise to be rewarding months, with so many events waiting for you that your only worry will be...

by - 06/10/2015

EU External Migration: What it is and Why it Matters

Migration is a key theme in the EU referendum debate. But do you know the difference between migration within the EU...

by - 16/06/2016

EU Democracy Promotion‏: What is it and Why it Matters

How does the EU try to promote democracy in countries around the world? This film looks at the obligations the EU...

by - 13/06/2016

How democratic is the EU?

A new animation has been created by the University of Sheffield and ShoutOut UK to examine the democratic challenges ahead of...

by - 13/05/2016

Falmouth bites the bullet but the war is not over yet

As space becomes an increasing problem and monetary issues place profit over promise, residents prepare for the worst but hope for...

by - 13/05/2016

Predicting The President: Odds for Leading Candidates

As in every 4th year in the United States, the presidential campaign season is in full swing, and that means odds...

by - 17/03/2016

UK youth overwhelmingly vote to stay in the EU, after Brexit poll

 A youth news network flash poll indicates that just under 70% of young people wish to stay IN the EU As...

by - 09/02/2016

As The US Primaries Spin Out Of Control, It’s All About Being The Best Entertainer

Personalty politics seems to be the winning ticket in this US presidential race where the candidate with the best bag of...

by - 17/11/2015

Justin Trudeau’s Election Victory: How the Liberals successfully targeted young Canadians

Handsome and young, Justin Trudeau was able to convince young Canadians that he is the right man to lead the country,...

by - 30/10/2015

Yellow fever epidemic on course for Asia?

Another potentially deadly epidemic ravages lives in Africa, causing fears that it has all the signs of spreading to Asia  ...

by - 28/06/2016 -

Rivers State Injustice

Unless the Nigerian Government starts making immediate changes towards remedying the social divide between rich and poor Nigerians, bad things will...

by - 15/01/2016

Are upper-class Nigerians really happy that change is here?

The longed-for change has finally arrived in Nigeria but that means adjusting to a life where rules cannot be bypassed with...

by - 29/12/2015

The two-sided edge of foreign aid

It has helped millions to overcome distressing conditions during famines and flooding, but what about the long-term efficiency of foreign aid?...

by - 17/12/2015

The IDPs of India

The Government of India continues to fail in protecting its people by putting personal interests ahead of national concerns   Despite...

by - 22/07/2016

Major Points of the Chilcot Report

The long awaited Chilcot Report has finally arrived. Does it justify Tony Blair’s actions? Does it condemn him? Here are some...

by - 06/07/2016

Cosmetics and Politics: What Hong Kong wants from Lancôme

Being friendly to animals is not enough, a company must respect its customers’ freedoms   Cosmetic brands often build their reputation...

by - 17/06/2016 -

High-flying Punjab, what is the Indian Government doing to stop the drug epidemic?

70 per cent of the Punjab youth is addicted to drugs, if this isn’t stopped Punjab will soon become like Mexico....

by - 10/05/2016

No limbs, no problem! Sausset and Birrell, drivers of a different kind

These drivers prove that no obstacle is impassable when the love for racing charges through your system   The Circuit de...

by - 21/07/2016

Attack in Germany likely to toughen Immigration Policy

Angela Merkel may have some tough decisions ahead of her following brutal attack by an alleged Islamic radical   On Monday...

by - 20/07/2016

International Terrorism: Rethinking Our Strategy

With France coming under fire again, it’s clear the West needs to come together and rethink its counter-terrorism moves before more...

by - 18/07/2016

Second terror attack hits France, as 84 people die in Nice

Second mass terrorist attack rips through Nice, France, just hours after President Hollande ends the state of emergency   Just hours...

by - 15/07/2016

Clinton and Warren: Is the US ready for a ‘2 woman-ticket’?

With Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren appearing at several of Hillary Clinton’s rallies and appearances, could we see her being selected as...

by - 05/07/2016

Orlando LGBT attack – the feeling of hopelessness

Another attack with more fatalities and still governments tell us to ‘keep calm’. It may be time to admit that we’re...

by - 16/06/2016

Orlando, what it means for November

A gay club massacre that may propel the most chaotic of candidates to presidential victory …   Forty-nine people are dead...

by - 14/06/2016

Justice bends over backwards for white, privileged male – again

White, male and with prospects. This seems to be the passcode for receiving a lenient sentence for a potentially horrific crime...

by - 14/06/2016

Rio’s favelas: Caught in Drugs, Violence and Injustice

How far would you go for a better life? Murder, drug dealing and a life expectancy of 21, that’s how far...

by - 11/07/2016 -

Double crime in Ecuador: The controversial case of two backpackers

Two friends raped and murdered and still the public criticises the parents instead of the perpetrators   Montañita is a very well...

by - 21/03/2016

Colombia and FARC peace talks: Just a Farce?

While conflicts continue to take place involving al-Qaeda, Israel and Palestine, and various others, it looks as if the world could...

by - 27/11/2014

Whither democracy? The effectiveness of term limits

Soon after my article about the ambiguous stance in Ecuador towards human rights was published, President Rafael Correa and his ruling...

by - 06/10/2014