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Decline and fall: How They Broke Britain by James O’Brien – review

"Today, in the wake of Brexit, Britain is once again broken – so argues commentator James O’Brien in his new book, How They Broke Britain."

International fees surged by 100% since 2018

A Cherwell investigation has found that international student fees have doubled from 2018 to 2023, rising from nearly twice the home fee to around...

25 years after the Good Friday Agreement, is it still working?

"On Easter Monday, the Good Friday Agreement (GFA) turned 25 years old- but there is bitter irony in the celebrations"

Vice-Chancellor “embarrassed” Michael Gove studied at Oxford

Her comments were a criticism of Mr Gove’s infamous remark that “people in this country have had enough of experts”.

Oxford’s overlooked inhabitants: Brexit and the East Timorese

"When the first Timorese began arriving in the UK in the early 1990s, they were essentially asylum seekers and yet, since they were on paper no different to a French, German, Swedish or Greek person moving to the UK, over the past thirty years they have received far less support than people fleeing violence from other countries."

74% of Europeans think EU is not worth having without free movement according to Oxford survey

The results of the poll come amidst EU freedom of movement restrictions due to the Covid-19 pandemic and as a result of Brexit. The UK left the EU on the 1st January 2021 and also signed the Immigration Act on the 11th November 2020, ending freedom of movement for EU citizens within the UK from the 31st December 2020.

So long, farewell: the UK’s decision to leave Erasmus

Like a parent disguising a plate of vegetables as a dessert, Johnson desperately promises, in true Trumpian fashion, a ‘bigger and better’ programme. See previous claims on a ‘world-beating’ track and trace scheme, if you need reminding of how boasts work out in this government.

Brexit hits Merton food supply chain

"Our food supply chain is currently being impacted by the effects of the national lockdown and post-Brexit border arrangements with the EU."

Society Spotlight: The Oxford Forum for Questioning ‘Extremism’

"Our data has become a commodity that can be sold to the highest bidder."

Brexit and breaking the law: ‘it’s only okay when we do it’

"I want to be clear that this is not, and should not, be a political issue. Any government breaking, or threatening to break, laws should be held accountable regardless of their political affiliations."

OPINION: Boris’ Bill will shatter peace in Northern Ireland

"If this Bill goes through, if the Conservative party hurtles headlong into a no-deal Brexit, Lyra McKee will lose her status as the last victim of the Troubles."

A Losing Battle: London-centrism and the Northern Powerhouse

"There is a distinct lack of investment in the infrastructure of the North, and, with a string of governments failing to address the issue, the problem has for a long time been abandoned to the inhabitants themselves."

The‌ ‌Myth‌ ‌of‌ ‌the‌ ‌Affluent‌ ‌International:‌ ‌the‌ ‌impact‌ ‌of‌ ‌Brexit‌ ‌on‌ ‌EU‌ ‌Students‌ ‌ ‌

"Universities should embrace an ethos of openness, and institute measures which will continue to ensure that students from around the world can still afford to come and study."

OPINION: History tells us that the Conservatives’ PR switch is destined for failure

'A botched response to Covid-19 reveal a government of incompetents who are blasé about their inability to rule and reckless in their pursuit of risk.'

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