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“A political firestorm” – Donald Trump suggests an Election Day delay

On the 30th of July, Donald Trump pinned a new tweet to the top of his twitter page: “With Universal Mail-In Voting (not Absentee Voting, which is good), 2020 will be the most INACCURATE & FRAUDULENT Election in history. It will be a great embarrassment to the USA. Delay the Election until people can properly, Read More…

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The Hong Kong protests: a comprehensive study

At midnight on the 1 July 1997, 156 years of British colonial rule ended in Hong Kong. This date also marked the end of the British Empire, and Hong Kong was returned to China. Despite the assurances of the Joint Declaration, in the 23 years since the transferral of Hong Kong to Chinese sovereignty, long seated antagonism in Hong Kong against China has been building since 1997.

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A tribute to 100 years of women gaining full Oxford degrees

In 1877 Annie Mary Anne Henley Rogers became the first woman to gain honours in a University examination intended to be the equivalent to that taken by men for a degree, achieving first class honours in Latin and Greek. Yet it would be 43 years before she could both matriculate and graduate on the 26th Read More…