Brexit Vote Leave Donation Cambridge Analytica

Brexit: Vote Leave, an Illegal Donation, and Cambridge Analytica

The world has been taken on a wild data rodeo ride surrounding Cambridge Analytica in the past week. We collectively uncovered how the data firm used Facebook to run political campaigns in their clients’ favor across the world, most prominently the Trump campaign, but also in Kenya for Kenyatta. Of course, where there is Trump, there is Brexit. The Brexit campaign was the second largest uproar of populist sentiment in 2016, so it seemed almost inevitable that someone would allege and eventually prove ties between both incidents in terms of tactics. The Brexit vote, in particular, seemed under constant attack of alleged illegitimacy that has since not been proven. This could potentially change now with new information and new whistleblowers surfacing. However, the big question remains: does it stick and did Vote Leave, indeed, overspend their budget to gain an unlawful advantage during the Brexit campaign?
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Novichok Nerve Agent Attack Britain

Britain Novichok Nerve Agent Attack: All Questions, No Answers

After the alleged Novichok nerve agent attack on Russian double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia in Salisbury at the beginning of March, the diplomatic relationship between Britain and Russia has hit a new low. The incident has major implications for western relations to Russia, but the whole murder case provides more question than answers. It’s a highly complicated crime that may never get proven beyond reasonable doubt. Yet still, its ramifications may be huge.
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Meghan Markle Princess

Meghan Markle: Divorced, Mixed Race Actor and Princess?

It is no secret that the engagement of Meghan Markle to Prince Harry is one that will go down in the history of the royal family as something incredible. In the past, divorce has always been a controversial subject in the royal family. The monarchs have steered clear of getting divorced and of marrying divorcees. Racial diversity isn’t really a pillar of the royal family either, but that will soon change, and rightfully so.
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Theresa May

Theresa May’s Cabinet: How Normal is It?

We’ve heard it all before… Politicians are out of touch, they don’t understand the working man and they live in a ‘Westminster bubble’; but what defines normality in British politics? Does attending a state school and having retail experience equate to a typical upbringing, or is an Oxbridge education mandatory to govern the nation?
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TV Shaun the Sheep

5 Utterly Terrifying Programs from British Children’s TV

Admittedly, we have always struggled with quality children’s television in Britain. Across the pond, Sesame Street, Barney the Dinosaur, Pee-wee’s Playhouse and Arthur have entertained tots for generations with their inquisitive ideas combining entertainment with learning, whilst teaching morals at the same time, yet us Brits prefer to induce insomnia on our younger viewers rather than to please. Let’s have a look at some of these train wrecks.
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Scratchcards

Why Do Poor Brits Love Buying Scratchcards?

I’m no fan of the National Lottery in the United Kingdom, especially scratchcards. In fact, I believe it to be a voluntary tax to fund sports and the arts of social elites on the backs of the poorest and most vulnerable Brits. It angers me when I see government-sanctioned National Lottery posters, advertisements and announcements.
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Information and News from the United Kingdom

Prior to the First World War, the United Kingdom used to be the world’s sole superpower with a third of the earth’s landmass colored pink on a map; yet if we were to fast forward over one hundred years later, we see a wind battered island on the the edge of the European continent with it’s back literally turned to its continental partners.
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Princess Diana

A New Light On Princess Diana

You may or may not remember the massive wave of change that Princess Diana brought to the world, but surely her name rings a bell. Princess Diana, once the most famous woman in the world, took the world by storm with her modern style, daring approaches with media and scandals in her married life. Recent footage released by Peter Settelen has revealed intimate and private details about Diana and Prince Charles’s personal life, which allows us to take a walk in her shoes.
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