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National

The Commercialisation of Christmas

December is approaching and we all know what that means – Christmas trees going up, frantic present shopping and festive holiday aisles in the supermarkets. It’s a fun time of the year for most people, but have we forgotten the […]

Opinion

From Corbynmania to Trumpageddon

Jeremy Corbyn and Donald Trump may seem worlds apart in their politics, but the past few months have drawn some uncomfortable parallels between the Islington Socialist and the New Jersey Republican. Coming at the issue from seemingly disparate backgrounds, the […]

Opinion

The Rise of the Alt-Right

What is the Alt-right? For every action there is an equal and opposite reaction, Newton’s 3rd law – often misused for metaphorical purposes, and here it shall be no different. The Alt right is the inevitable counter movement to a […]

Sport

TUE Saga Strikes Deep

Portsmouth FC

Football: Yeovil 4 Portsmouth 3

Yeovil Town F.C. 4
Portsmouth F.C. 3

A weakened Portsmouth side were beaten in the controversial EFL Trophy by Yeovil Town in a seven-goal thriller. A Michael Smith hat-trick wasn’t enough for the away side, as goals from Bevis Mugabi, Izale McLeod and two strikes from Tom […]

Sport

Red Bull in a China Shop

In many ways, you could say that Leipzig are taking “doing a Leicester” to new, unfathomable heights, completing a rise only seen on the likes of Football Manager or FIFA– so why are they now the most hated football team […]