By Olivia Singh | 3rd October 2022 The Kohinoor diamond is the largest cut diamond in the world, it has a gory history of colonial conquest and now stands as a star of the Crown Jewels. Since the death of Queen Elizabeth II, there have been renewed demands made for the Kohinoor diamond to beContinue reading “The New Era of the British Monarchy Has Prompted Renewed Demands for the Kohinoor Diamond To Be Returned to India. Will Britain Ever Return the Diamond?”
Category Archives: UK Foreign Policy
Israeli Ambassador visits Royal Holloway
Sarah Tennent writes on the recent visit of Israeli Ambassador, Mark Regev, to Royal Holloway, hosted by Politics and International Relations Society.
Commentary-Brexit: What Now?
On Tuesday evening, the Government suffered a historic defeat in the House of Commons. The Withdrawal Agreement that Theresa May has spent years negotiating and months trying to sell to MPs was decisively rejected-202 ayes to 432 noes. In the aftermath of this catastrophic defeat and the subsequent failed Vote of No Confidence, what now for Brexit?Continue reading “Commentary-Brexit: What Now?”
To Be or Not to Be: UK’s EU Withdrawal, a Shakespeare Tragedy in the making? Opinion Piece on British Reality
By Sophie Minter On the 10th December 2018 the press release published by the Court of Justice in the European Union, while perhaps representing a figurative and patronizing shrug of the shoulders as if to say “it’s ok, we all make mistakes”, represented a significant public acknowledgment. We (The UK) now have other options than simplyContinue reading “To Be or Not to Be: UK’s EU Withdrawal, a Shakespeare Tragedy in the making? Opinion Piece on British Reality”
Despatch Box on #GE2017
By Rob Johnston So it’s finally the big day to head down to your polling station and exercise your democratic right! Will this election be as people predicted when it was first announced, or will things not be quite as they seemed? As the polls begin to come out and we start to getContinue reading “Despatch Box on #GE2017”
The Illegal Hypocrisy of Johnson’s Foreign Policy
Boris Johnson has not been Foreign Secretary long, but are his recent actions only acting to progress the mistakes of his predecessor?