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Why Crimea Belongs With Russia

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The Crimea crisis has taken over news reports and airwaves because for the last couple of days it has felt like there was a new age war being fought in Europe over the Penninsula formerly administered by Ukraine. The region is home to many ethnic Russians and a small group of Ukrainians and Crimean Tartars […]

Pop Culture & Lectures: Can They Work Together?

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One of the most talked about topics at university is how boring some lectures are. Students often lose interest in a subject they were so passionate about just at the beginning of the academic year. It would seem like an entirely British problem to be bored of your lectures halfway into your degree, but guess […]

Congress reaches a $1.1 Trillion Plan

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The United States Congress was unable to establish legislation that would delegate funds for the 2014 fiscal year, which resulted in regular government operations grinding to a halt and bringing the United States government to an effective shutdown from October 1 through to October 16. The shutdown was known to have caused grave uncertainty for […]

Youth Participation in Volunteering Activites

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Many young people, usually in the age bracket of 10-24 years, participate in volunteering regularly for their community. Recent figures reveal that under a third of young people in England and Wales are involved in volunteering in some capacity or the other. By not participating in volunteering efforts, the rest of the 6 million 16 to […]

Should the Private Sector Invest in Schools ?

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Mounting demographic demand begets more good school places in the country. There is a national shortage of good school places, especially in areas such as London, where the number of primary age pupils is increasing fast. In 2011 in England, 17 percent of pupils did not get into their first preference school and 3.5 percent did not […]

Malaysia General Elections 2013

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General elections took place in Malaysia on the 5th of May. The ruling Barisan Nasional coalition won a majority of the seats, while the coalition of opposition parties, Pakatan Rakyat (PR), increased its political representation a little. The ruling Barisan Nasional coalition is made up of the United Malays National Organisation (UMNO) party and several […]

Improving Literacy with Football

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The National Literacy Trust has conducted research into the area of improving literacy and numeracy with the help of football and it can act as a valuable resource for schools to promote learning to young children. Football is a national sport, loved by millions of people, and it also acts as a benchmark for many advertising, […]

The Aims of Nuclear Weapons in Britain & Other States

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The Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons or the Non-Proliferation Treaty as it is more commonly known, is an international treaty to halt more nations possessing nuclear weapons and weapons technology and use existing nuclear energy sources in a cooperative manner for peaceful purposes. The treaty also entails obtaining nuclear disarmament for other nations. Five states have been […]

The Early Political Career of Margaret Thatcher

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Margaret Thatcher was born in Grantham, Lincolnshire on 13 October 1925, to Alfred Roberts and Beatrice Ethel. Her father use to own two grocery shops and young Thatcher spent her childhood in Grantham, residing in a flat above the largest of those two shops. Thatcher grew up as a Methodist, being exposed to local politics […]

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