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Deia Russell-Smith

The government’s obesity strategy might increase our mental health crisis

The mixed messages which the government is giving people: lose weight but also spend all your money in fast-food restaurants, is as confusing as how people are supposed to lose weight.

Interview with the previous leader of the Scottish Conservatives, Ruth Davidson

“I've previously joked it’s much harder to come out as a Tory at the BBC, than it is to come out as gay,” Ruth...

HS2 Shows the Tories Don’t Know the North

The question of how the Conservatives would keep their new Northern voters has troubles allies and critics alike. For Labour, it seemed that if Johnson decided...

Opinion – We’ve Left: Supporting Remain is Political Suicide

The pollster Peter Kellner predicted in early 2018 that 450,000 net Brexiteers were dying per annum. On this logic, he suggested that by 2020 Britain would...

Interview with Baroness Caroline Cox

Caroline discusses her humanitarian aid work, opposing the British government and dealing with criticisms Standing in the crossbench of the House of Lords, Baroness Cox stood...

Is the band ‘shame’ just shameful?

A discussion on how Shame have inherited the punk ethos