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Elections in British Politics
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Elections in British Politics

Laura Sánchez There is less than a week until we know who will be the next inhabitant of 10 Downing Street, as the air of change is in the political agenda of the county. Conservative David Cameron, Liberal Democrat  Nick Clegg and the actual Prime Minister and leader of the […]

New votes
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New votes

For those who turned of age before 6th May this year, the option to vote in the general election became available to them. However, that does not mean the majority took part in the election or care. Sabina Cao Known as being apathetic and disengaged from politics, youth voters could […]

The Hunger Strike
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The Hunger Strike

Sabina Cao On 1st March, immigrants living in Italy and France “folded their arms” for 24 hours to show the wide-reaching influence they have. This “Day Without Immigrants” represented their protest against the racism and contempt they face every day. Similar to the one-day boycott of businesses and schools in […]

My time in Yarl’s Wood
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My time in Yarl’s Wood

Laureine Elodie… I arrived in Yarl’s Wood on Friday 12th. Immigration and police officers broke into my house at 6.30am on that day and took me to the detention centre with my two children, 3 years old and 11 months. In Yarl’s Wood we were locked in the room while […]