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The European Convention on Human Rights

What is the European Convention on Human Rights? The European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR) is an international human rights treaty that…

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Russian invasion of Ukraine: UK and EU refugee responses

Russia began a full-scale invasion of Ukraine on 24 February 2022. In the weeks since, more than 3.5 million people have fled the country…

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Conference of the Parties 26 (COP26) preview

The United Nations climate conference, COP26, will take place in Glasgow from 31 October to 12 November 2021. The United Kingdom holds…

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Brexit and Beyond with Catherine Briddick and Cathryn Costello

03 Jun 2022

Conservative party conference: what’s the future for post-Brexit Britain?

05 Oct 2021

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What is the Commonwealth?

The Commonwealth of Nations, also known as the Commonwealth, is a voluntary grouping of 54 countries, nearly all of which were formerly…

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What is the UK-US ‘Special Relationship’?

The ‘special relationship’ is a term used to refer to the close political, cultural and historic ties between UK and the USA….

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What is AUKUS?

AUKUS is a trilateral security partnership between the USA, UK and Australia to provide Australia with nuclear-powered submarines in the Indo-Pacific region….

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