The Galleon - Portsmouth's Student Newspaper

Liam Jones


Eastleigh By-Elections

Time for the coalition to face the music

Just under three years ago during the build-up to the 2010 general election, I sat alongside 200 other students inside a small theatre at a sixth form college in Eastleigh listening to a debate between the three main candidates for […]

Gaza Conflict

United Nations: the great spectator

For almost two weeks in mid-November, the world watched on as the Israeli-Palestinian conflict erupted into violence. Bearing a sickeningly familiar resemblance to the scenes of 2008, international media was filled with stories of civilian deaths and inhumane suffering on […]


“You may not know our next guest…”

Late last month, David Cameron became the first British Prime Minister to appear on ‘The Late Show with David Letterman’ whilst in office. The nightly light entertainment programme hosted by Letterman is renowned the world over for its A-list guests, […]