Category: Politics

Melanie Powell, Senior Lecturer in Economics at the University of Derby, gives her pre-Budget view on what the Autumn 2018 Budget might have in store.

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The UK has experienced thousands of terror attacks since 1970, according to the Global Terrorism Database. So, can terrorism ever be tackled?

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Dr Ruth Larsen, Senior Lecturer in History at the University of Derby, gives a brief history of royal weddings ahead of Prince Harry and Megan Markle tying the knot.

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Dr Ruth Larsen, Senior Lecturer in History, talks about the history of women in politics and how they 'officially' gained the right to vote in 1918.

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Caroline Ball, Librarian at the University of Derby, discusses why Wikipedia needs shaking up to address the lack of representation of women.

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Professor Keith McLay discusses the criticism surrounding the British Army's new recruitment campaign, which promotes the emotional support given to troops.

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Homophobia, biphobia and transphobia are still prevalent in the UK, so it is clear that the fight for LGBT+ equality is not over yet.

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Melanie Powell and Eugene Michaels, Economics and Finance Division at the University of Derby, give their view on the Chancellor's Autumn Budget 2017.

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Business and political leaders meet at the University of Derby to consider how the city can respond to the challenges and opportunities of Brexit.

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For National Home Security Month, Tony Blockley at the University of Derby looks at the correlation between crime levels and the time of year.