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What does the Brexit deal mean for the future of the UK?

When the news broke on Christmas Eve that Boris Johnson and his negotiating team had agreed a Brexit trade deal, there was a mood of celebration in government. This was accompanied by the relief of much of the public, as a dreaded no-deal Brexit finally seemed to have been avoided. Keir Starmer’s confirmation that the …

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The USA’s Act of Hypocrisy and Islamophobia in Guantanamo Bay

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Opinion Piece The Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp was born in the wake of the 9/11 attacks under Bush’s administration in 2002. It was to house the “worst of the worst” – suspected terrorists, those who were mostly from Afghanistan, but all were Muslim. With a total number of 780 detainees to have ever been incarcerated …

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Court Battles across Continents: The Story of Johnny and Amber

*Trigger Warning* This piece contains mentions of violence and domestic abuse. If you need help due to Domestic Abuse, then you can call the National Domestic Abuse Helpline on 0808 2000 247. Johnny and Amber Johnny Depp and Amber Heard met on the set of Rum Diary in 2009. They married in 2015 and less …

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Depersonalisation – The Enigma of Contemporary Mental Health

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All current perspectives of mental health disorders are mainly based on the perspective of a depletion in cognitive function or perhaps an imbalance in brain chemistry. What can be worrying is when medical and mental health professionals have no answer to a disorder that provides more queries than solutions. The infamous depersonalisation. Imaging waking from …

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Snapshot: World Food Programme won Nobel Peace Prize 2020

On October 9th, the World Food Programme (WFP) was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for its “efforts to combat world hunger, for its contribution to bettering conditions for peace in conflict-affected areas and for acting as a driving force in efforts to prevent the use of hunger as a weapon of war and conflict.”  With …

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The Link Between Child Health and Education

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More children around the world – including in the UK – are becoming malnourished because they don’t have access to basic human necessities such as food. This affects their education because children who are hungry cannot concentrate, thus, they cannot learn. In 2017, the UN estimated that approximately 600 million children around the world are …

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