Posts for Politics

No 10 announces Samaritans helpline to remain free for next 4 years

The Samaritans’ helpline will remain free for the next four years with support from the government, Theresa May announced today as she marked World Mental Health Day. New government funding […]

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Join the consultation to crack down on puppy farming

A ban on third party puppy and kitten sales in England will be introduced to help drive up animal welfare standards, the Environment Secretary Michael Gove announced today. It’s good […]

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A-level results: should universities lower entry grades for disadvantaged students?

Shuttertstock Paul Tiffin, University of York; Lazaro Mwakesi Mwandigha, Imperial College London, and Lewis Paton, University of York Students from less advantaged backgrounds are grossly underrepresented in Britain’s top universities. […]

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The Brexit plan that could bring down the British government – explained

Nikos Skoutaris, University of East Anglia Two years after the referendum, the UK government briefly appeared to agree on its vision for the future UK-EU relationship. A three page document, […]

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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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