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Is Apple Taking Over The World?

This sounds like a ridiculous idea but if you think about it, it really isn’t that crazy after all. Recently there have been a number of scandals surrounding the global superpower that dominates our daily lives. One of these has been the fact that they recently released the figure that their revenue is at an awe-inspiring $170,000,000,000 which is an …

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#Morewomen – Elle Magazine’s campaign comes to DHSB

After reading Elle magazine’s article on the #morewomen campaign I felt compelled to bring it to the attention of form group 10P. The campaign follows on from HEFORSHE movement last year, where a number of celebrities endorsed the message delivered by Emma Watson at the UN. Advocating the need for men to fight for women’s rights as well women, her …

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UK Flooding – Who’s To Blame?

Recent events have seen some of the worst flooding in Britain in living memory. But who is to blame? It is easy to turn to the government with our problems, and this disaster has had the same effect. But is a lack of investment in flood defence really the reason for all of the flooding? And if not, what is? …

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Suffragette – Modernising Feminism

I was excited to see Suffragette, having heard that it explored the feminist movement. The film itself was incredible and the audience was left in astounded silence when the dates on which individual countries gave the vote to women were listed. The film was an emotional roller-coaster; it was gleeful when the movement appeared to stand a chance of getting …

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Is Russia a Threat to European Security?

In March 2014, Russia annexed Crimea. To the West, Russia’s aggression is a threat to international law and state sovereignty and the Crimean Crisis is not the only justification for this sentiment. Russia’s invasion of Georgia, their backing of Assad, their aiding of Iran’s nuclear programme, their cyber attacks on Estonia, Putin’s imprisonment and killing of dissidents and his quote …

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Jeremy Corbyn – a new direction for the Labour Party

The labour elections which have resulted in Jeremy Corbyn becoming the next figurehead have been a hot topic in the past couple of weeks. There has been great debate as to whether he is what Labour needs to take them on the journey to success or on the road to failure. Many consider Corbyn to be a disastrous happening in …

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Jeremy Corbyn – Leading Labour to Failure Since Saturday

Labour has finally voted, and for anyone with a brain it’s bad news… Jeremy Corbyn has become a household name over the last few months, and now he is to lead the opposition party to its already decided downfall. Whether you have heard of him because of his completely unrealistic promises to abolish tuition fees with money raised from cracking down …

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The British Voting System – in Need of Reform?

As many of you will be aware, May 7th saw the Conservative win the most unexpected majority, opening the door to another five years of a Tory government. But is the system by which the British people voted them in really up to the job? At the moment we operate a First Past the Post (FPTP) voting system. This means …

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The Military – Britain’s Biggest Waste of Money?

If one decides to take a seat and reflect on what makes Britain British (sorry for the Cameron paraphrasing), the military is quite possibly one of the first things that springs to mind. However in a recession as big as the one we are in at the moment, can our country possibly afford it? Although many people will try to tell …