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Russia - Ukraine Border Crisis

Russia is conducting major military maneuvers along the Ukrainian border. This show of strength is raising alarm bells across Europe, and fears are growing that Putin is planning a repeat of the 2014 pro-Russian invasion of the Donbas region. Russia denies any such claim. Tensions have remained high even after 7 years, and Putin’s remarks on Western aggression have only further escalated the situation. Meanwhile, NATO have been supplying Ukraine with defensive weapons. Talks between Russia and the U.S. are ongoing, and Biden has made it clear that unprecedented sanctions will be put in place if an invasion goes ahead.

Russia - Ukraine Border Crisis

Privatization of the NHS

Despite huge unpopularity from the general public, and promises to not sell, Johnson’s Conservative government continues to threaten the British healthcare system. Contracts have been signed to outsource more and more operations. The threat of a post-Brexit UK/US deal is ever looming. We explore the cuts, the protests, and key updates here.

Privatization of the NHS

Brexit - where are we now?

Since the UK referendum in 2016, the world has watched the withdrawal process from the EU with curious eyes. From the very beginning it was marred with deadlocks, voting controversy, delays, extensions, and a seemingly never-ending transition period. We cover the trade deals, Article 50, the economy, environment, energy, and many more issues yet to be agreed on.

Brexit - where are we now?

Pro's and con's of high speed rail in the UK

To cope with increasing passenger numbers work has commenced on a second high-speed rail line in the UK. Great for commuters, not so much for the environment or anything sitting in its path. Delays and further reviews have set back progress over various concerns including noise, CO2 emissions, and the destruction of ancient woodlands.

Pro's and con's of high speed rail in the UK