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  • David Cameron: The Controversial Politician Returns as Lord Cameron

    The recent announcement that former British Prime Minister David Cameron will be a life peer in the House of Lords and serve as Foreign Secretary in the new government has sparked debate and controversy

  • Scotland’s Relationship Within the UK

    Scotland has been part of the United Kingdom for over 300 years, yet its relationship with the rest of the UK has often been complex and controversial. Here is an overview of Scotland’s evolving partnership within the British union. The Acts of Union The Kingdom of Scotland was an independent state until 1707, when the […]

  • The Political Divide Between North and South Korea

    The Political Divide Between North and South Korea The Korean peninsula has been politically divided since 1945 when Soviet forces occupied the north and US forces occupied the south after World War II. This division was meant to be temporary, but political differences caused efforts to reunify Korea to fail as both superpowers backed rival […]

  • Keir Starmer and His Factional Allegiances Within the Labour Party

    Keir Starmer and His Factional Allegiances Within the Labour Party As leader of the Labour Party since 2020, Keir Starmer has sought to unite the party’s disparate factions after years of infighting under Jeremy Corbyn’s leadership. But while Starmer has brought more cohesion to Labour, he is still closely aligned with certain internal groupings. Ideologically, […]

  • Boris Johnson

    Boris Johnson is a British politician, writer and journalist who served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom and Leader of the Conservative Party from 2019 to 2022. He served as Foreign Secretary from 2016 to 2018 and Mayor of London from 2008 to 2016. Johnson has been Member of Parliament (MP) for Uxbridge and […]

  • Bim Afolami

    Bim Afolami

    Abimbola Afolami, born 11th February 1986, is a British Conservative Party politician elected as the Member of Parliament for Hitchin and Harpenden in 2017. He is a backbench MP and has sat on several parliamentary committees, including the Treasury Select Committee and the Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee. Before entering politics, Afolami worked as […]

  • Boris Johnson

    Alexander Boris de Pfeffel Johnson was born on 19 June 1964, known as Boris Johnson, is a British politician and journalist who served as the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from July 2019 to August 2022. He has previously served as the Mayor of London and as a Member of Parliament. He is a […]

  • Erdogan tells Sweden not to expect Nato bid support

    The Turkish president’s warning comes after protests in Sweden, including a Quran burning.

  • Capitol rioter who posed with feet on Nancy Pelosi’s desk found guilty

    Richard Barnett carried a stun gun as he joined the crowds storming the Capitol on 6 January 2021.

  • China: Northern city of Mohe reports coldest temperature

    The northernmost city of Mohe has recorded temperatures of -53C, its lowest on record.