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Political landscape in turmoil… again

Politics has completely turned on its head again with the news this morning that the General Election has resulted in a hung parliament.

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Should voting be compulsory for everybody?

Here we are again, we’re in the midst of another election, and just two years after the last one.

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Bins blunder or housework reality?

Prime Minister Theresa May sparked a housework debate this week when she said there were ‘boy and girl jobs’ in the home.  The PM was appearing on TV’s The One Show with her husband Philip – who said it was always his job to put the bins out. (Not sure if he does that at No 10 though?) Some heated debate took place on social media after Mrs May’s comments – …

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Why the snap general election shouldn’t come as a surprise

Theresa May has announced a snap general election in June.

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Teenage boys fight for feminism

Pupils from an all-boys school in Australia have made a video about why feminism is important.

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It should be the end of term for the politics playground

Who’s in, who’s out, who’s popular, who’s not…is it me or is British politics starting to sound more like gossip from the school playground?

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Let’s put some fun into voting!

A story about peculiar polling stations this week got me thinking – why do they nearly always have to be in dreary and dusty village halls?

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Change the tune or change your campaign?

The Green Party released an election broadcast this week entitled ‘Change the tune’ which showcased…

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Is Kate a ‘Plastic Princess’?

Double Booker prize award-winning novelist Hilary Mantel has been criticised this week for comments that she made in a London Review of Books lecture entitled ‘Royal Bodies’.

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‘Smart city’ government cash goes to Glasgow

The Scottish city of Glasgow has won a £24m government grant that will be used to make it one of the UK’s first smart cities.

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