By Naomi Doddridge Between July and September last year Dorset police lodged 104 hate crime offences according to new statistics. The figures show that after the Brexit vote hate crimes across Dorset saw the highest increase in the country since records begun in 2012. The UK voted to leave the European Union on the 23rd of June. It’s not only Dorset police who have … [Read more...] about Dorset sees an all time high in hate crimes
By Alex Blundell The Paris Agreement (PA) was proposed during the twenty-first session of the ‘Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change’. It is a comprehensive and legally-binding agreement. Parties therefore express their consent to being bound to reducing emissions, limiting global warming and providing support in areas such as … [Read more...] about UK unsure of the Paris Agreement
One simple vote on 23rd June could completely change the face of the sport we all know and love. Football may not be one of the first things you think of when deciding which way to vote in the upcoming European Union referendum, but it’s important to note that the outcome could dramatically change the game as we know it in this country forever. From young European players … [Read more...] about English football braced for Brexit?
By David McQueen Politics students have just returned from a two-day visit to Brussels in Belgium where they heard South-West MEPs Clare Moody and Molly Scott Cato talk about the challenges facing the European Union at a critical time in its history. Both MEPs were concerned that the arguments to remain in the EU were not being made effectively and worried about the lack … [Read more...] about Politics students invited by MEPs to the European Parliament
Britain is undergoing a struggle with itself which threatens her strength and stability. Young voters are disenfranchised and feel utterly disconnected from the political process. This is contributing to the rise of extremist parties like the BNP, and feeding the authoritarian right in the form of UKIP. In the past 22 years, voter turn out has taken a nose dive. Only 44% … [Read more...] about Apathy in the UK: Why aren’t the young voting?