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how does Brexit factor into the plan to stop small boats?

how does Brexit factor into the plan to stop small boats?

A new deal struck between the UK and France to curb the number of people crossing the Channel in small boats has been announced. It involves the UK paying £8...
Poland missile scare a timely reminder of how dangerous this war is for everyone

Poland missile scare a timely reminder of how dangerous this war is for everyone

The world held its breath on Tuesday afternoon when news reports came out of Poland that a missile had exploded in a village called Przewodów a few miles inside the...
Russia opens up direct flights as Putin builds Turkish alliance

Russia opens up direct flights as Putin builds Turkish alliance

Russia has announced plans to begin direct flights to Turkish-occupied northern Cyprus, a state recognised only by Turkey. This will make Russia the only nation outside of Turkey to fly...
why local radio is not being replaced by the web – and why the BBC should not scrap it

why local radio is not being replaced by the web – and why the...

BBC radio faces substantial cuts at the very moment it celebrates its centenary. In September 2022 it was announced that the range and scope of World Service radio would be...
Moving back home doesn’t mean you’ve failed in life –- here’s why

Moving back home doesn’t mean you’ve failed in life –- here’s why

“When I was in high school,” the essayist Anne P. Beatty recently wrote, “ambition meant two things: escaping my hometown and becoming a writer”. The idea that young people’s futures...