Scotland – are you ready for more? Scotland on course for second independence vote after Brexit: Notes from a Lonely Island #4

In the wake of the Brexit vote, another referendum could split the UK with Scottish nationalists pushing for another independence vote. Emily Burt shows us the fault lines in the lonely island.


Five terrifying takeaways from the British Conservative Party Conference: Notes from a Lonely Island #3

Emily Burt breaks down what the British Conservative Party conference means for YOU, Brexit and the Future.

Notes from a lonely island #1: Missing – £350 million

Emily Burt guides us through Brexit Britain “On the day Nigel Farage attempted to drown Bob Geldof with a water cannon, I genuinely believed I was witnessing one of the most baffling moments of British history. The months since have only shown how wrong I was. Welcome to Brexit Britain – the weirdest and loneliest island in the world.”

All hail President Trump: How Brexit will lead to Trump’s Victory in November

Notes from a lonely island #2: Emily Burt shows us how the Brexit referendum has Trumped Clinton’s bid for the Presidency.

Little Europe in Bengal: Patches of multi-national interests on the bank of Hooghly

Arnab Dutta invites us to explore India’s Little Europe, where the colonial settlements vied for dominance and cultural supremacy.

Why does Ireland have the EU’s strictest abortion regime? Applying and Repealing the Eighth Amendment to the Irish Constitution

Eoghan Hughes explains the rise of the strictest abortion regime in the EU through the Eighth Amendment to the constitution of Ireland.

The Public, the Private, and the Privates: Europe’s Abortion Debate against Shifting Backgrounds

With the return of abortion to the centre of international debate, Sophie van den Elzen tackles the national politics behind abortion legislation.

Portuguese Brexit? EU sanctions from the Portuguese perspective

Elisa Abrantes navigates the dangers Portugese public opinion and EU decisions

The Back Office: New Students

Albert Meijer waxes lyrical on the joy new students bring- and the trouble. Enjoy Albert’s regular column on the coordinated chaos of administration