Current Affairs

Hancock Affair’s Oxford Links

The Sunday Times has revealed Oxford’s links to the scandal surrounding Matt Hancock. The Sunday Times has reported that two sources have suggested Gina Coladangelo accompanied Mr Hancock to the G7 meeting which took place at Oxford between the 3rd and 4th of June. The Sunday Times notes this meeting involved an overnight stay in Read More…

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Wadham announces new Warden

CW: Child abuse Wadham College has announced its new warden will be Robert Hannigan, former Director of GCHQ. Mr Hannigan studied Classics at Wadham and was appointed an Honorary Fellow of the College in 2015. He was director of GCHQ from 2014-2017. He also worked for Tony Blair during the Northern Ireland Peace Process. Mr Read More…

Current Affairs Opinion

Welcome to Britain: Everything is for Sale

In September 1913, the Irish poet W.B. Yeats lamented the extent to which money had come to displace virtue amongst his countrymen. “What need you, being come to sense / But fumble in a greasy till … Romantic Ireland’s dead and gone, / It’s with O’Leary in the grave.” Fumbling in greasy tills sparked similar Read More…

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Arlene Foster’s resignation leaves DUP at a crossroads

The First Minister of Northern Ireland, Arlene Foster, has resigned as leader of the Democratic Unionist Party. Her departure means a leadership election that could have significant implications for the future of Northern Ireland. Mrs Foster resigned this week after five years leading Northern Ireland’s largest Unionist party. Her position was said to have been Read More…

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Have schools ‘failed their pupils on consent’?

CW: Sexual assault, sexual harassment, racism, homophobia Image credits: Illustration by Mia Clement for The Oxford Blue Allegations of a toxic culture at Dulwich College reported in The Oxford Blue represent part of a general crisis surrounding ‘rape culture’ allegations facing independent and state schools. The website Everyone’s Invited has collected over 14,000 testimonies of Read More…