Posts for Politics

World Cup? It’s all about the hair

French striker Olivier Giroud has scored a stunning hat-trick of style awards in a World Cup survey carried out by premium male grooming brand The Bluebeards Revenge. The Chelsea talisman […]

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How Brexit will affect each ingredient of the full English breakfast

shutterstock.com Hana Trollman, Loughborough University The typical full English breakfast might include sausages, bacon, eggs, mushrooms, tomato, baked beans, hash browns and toast. Here’s how Brexit could affect the UK’s […]

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Citizens Advice on the impact of Universal Credit

Citizens Advice has responded to the Work and Pensions Select Committee’s new report into the impact of Universal Credit on self-employed people. Citizens Advice research from April 2018 finds that a self-employed […]

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Sainsbury’s and Asda merger: it’s all about market share

Ceri Breeze / Shutterstock.com Naaguesh Appadu, City, University of London British retailers Sainsbury’s and Asda have agreed to a £13 billion merger. They plan to keep their brands separate so […]

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How to talk about politics with your family

Shutterstock. Billy Clark, Northumbria University, Newcastle; Graham Hall, Northumbria University, Newcastle, and Sarah Duffy, Northumbria University, Newcastle Talking politics with people who you disagree with is always tricky, but it’s […]

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Women to benefit from tampon tax fund

Thousands of women from across the UK will benefit from £15 million from the latest round of the Tampon Tax Fund, the Minister for Sport and Civil Society Tracey Crouch […]

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The James Bulger case should not set the age of criminal responsibility

Sean Creaney, Edge Hill University; Roger Smith, Durham University, and Stephen Case, Loughborough University On February 12, 1993, two-year-old James Bulger was abducted and murdered by 10-year-olds Jon Venables and […]

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Hundred years of votes for women: how far we’ve come and how far there’s still to go

World’s Graphic Press Limited Roberta Guerrina, University of Surrey As we mark the centenary of women’s votes in the UK, it’s important to reflect both on the achievements of the […]

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Hundred years of votes for women: how far we’ve come and how far there’s still to go

World’s Graphic Press Limited Roberta Guerrina, University of Surrey As we mark the centenary of women’s votes in the UK, it’s important to reflect both on the achievements of the […]

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How 17,000 petitions helped deliver votes for women

LSE library Henry Miller, Durham University and Ciara Stewart, Durham University In the 50 years before women gained the vote in 1918, almost 17,000 petitions for women’s suffrage were sent […]

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