Remainers must not back Farage’s stunt

It would be hard to fault your average voter for being surprised at Nigel Farage’s damascene conversion to the cause of a second Brexit referendum last week. It is also unsurprising that so many Remain supporters so gleefully leapt upon the chance to use his statements as a weapon in their ongoing fight against “Brexiteers”. […]

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When is a vote for self-determination legitimate? – Catalonia, Spain and the 1st October referendum

On the 1st of October, Catalonia – one of Spain’s richest regions – had a referendum. It was quickly declared as ‘unconstitutional’ by Constitutional Court of Spain since the country’s 1978 Constitution affirms the ‘unity of the state’ – but this is hardly surprising. What is surprising, however, is that despite the initial excitement and commotion that it inspired, the referendum does […]

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Oxford responds to Brexit

Oxford has voted overwhelmingly to remain a member of the EU, in stark contrast to national referendum result. A huge 70.27% placed their ballot in favour of EU membership, one of the highest majorities in the country behind Cambridge and parts of Scotland and London. In response, Oxford University Vice -Chancellor Louise Richardson has reassured […]

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Brexit, Grexit: Can we not?

Being half-Greek, half-English, I’ve experienced “Euroscepticism” in one of the weakest and most unstable economies in the EU, as well as one of the most stable and prosperous ones. And no matter where I am, I find it very disheartening that people are wanting to leave EU. In Greece, anti-European sentiment is strong amongst much […]

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University confirms support for EU membership

University officials have today released a statement officially confirming their support for Britain’s EU membership. The statement cited the “mobility that EU membership affords” and “pan-European research collaborations” as reasons for their position. Today’s expected statement follows the Vice Chancellor’s decision in February to sign a letter from 103 university leaders also in support of […]

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