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A Houthi fighter at the aftermath of an air strike in a residential area. (Photo: Reuters)

How Britain Is Destroying Yemen

Since September 2014, Yemen has been the battleground for a detrimental civil war, and received devastating air strikes by a Saudi-led coalition. Yet has anything actually been achieved? The beginning of the recent civil...

Ruth Davidson has got Scottish Labour in the crosshairs. (Photo: Channel 4)

Tartan Tories: Ruth’s Revival

After decades of near political irrelevance in Scotland, are the Conservatives finally undergoing a revival under Ruth Davidson? For decades, the Conservatives have remained a near political irrelevance in Scotland. Following devolution and the...

Campaigners say that the lack of commitment to PSHE by the government is failing young people. (Photo: The Telegraph)

Make PSHE Progressive

From teaching about “sexting” to consent, campaigns for changes to the UK’s PSHE curriculum have been gaining more momentum over the last few years. Personal, social, health and economic education (PSHE) has been a...

Tony Benn and Bob Crow: two prominent left-wing eurosceptics who are seldom mentioned. (Photo: The Mirror)

I support Brexit because I’m left-wing, not in spite of it

Eurosceptics are perceived as being right-wing Conservative or Ukip supporters. Sam Glover bucks the trend. I’m not supposed to be a eurosceptic. As a nineteen-year-old, Labour-supporting Londoner, I am the “In” campaign’s core demographic;...

Barred: Myanmar is making small steps towards democracy. But it’s not over yet. (Photo: The Telegraph)

Myanmar: Long Road to Democracy

Matt Gillow reports from Myanmar (formerly known as Burma) on the country’s transition from military dictatorship to tentative democracy. Myanmar: a country on the brink of something great. It is, by all intents and...

Yes, people hate George Osborne, but that won’t do Labour much good if he’s not leader in 2020. (Photo: The Mirror)

Teflon Tories

Everyone hates the individual members of the cabinet, but somehow the Conservative Party as a whole makes itself immune to criticism, argues Sam Glover. The current cabinet is filled with some of the most...

Ramzan Kadyrov, the incumbent Head of the Chechen Republic. (Photo: The Economist)

Cut-throat Kadyrov

Ramzan Kadyrov has ruled the Russian republic of Chechnya with an iron fist for 9 years. Akshay Narayan explains why he needs to go. Who is Ramzan Kadyrov? Ramzan Kadyrov is to the Kremlin...

George Osborne delivered his Budget statement to the House of Commons on Wednesday 16 March (Photo: Flickr/UK Parliament)

George’s Marvellous Medicine

George Osborne’s recent Budget unravelled spectacularly last week. Does this spell the end for his hopes of becoming prime minister? Observing the chaos currently overwhelming the Conservative Party following George Osborne’s Budget, it is perplexing...

For more than one third of the world’s population, this is still the best toilet they have. (Photo: Youphil)

Period Politics

What would life be like without a toilet? 2.5 billion people know only too well. Imagine if you did not have access to such a variety of sanitary products. For too many this is...

Iain Duncan Smith has resigned in response to the crisis over cuts to PIP. (Photo: ITV)

Well Unfair Welfare

In the direct aftermath of Duncan Smith’s resignation, Sam Glover reports on how IDS has eroded Britain’s welfare state. Well, nobody saw that coming. After serving as secretary of state for the Department of...

SU-34 jets taking off from Khmeimim airbase near Latakia, Syria, and heading back to Russia. (Photo: Russian Defence Ministry)

Mission Accomplished

Russian forces have begun to withdraw from Syria. Akshay Narayan examines why Vladimir Putin’s decision may benefit the peace process. In a surprise decision on Monday 14th March, Vladimir Putin announced that the majority...