Sergei Skripal’s case: What to do and who’s to blame?

We do not know all the details, but PM Theresa May said that it is highly likely Russia is behind attack on Mr. Sergei Skripal. It is not the first case related to Russia, the most infamous is the murder of Mr. Alexander Litvinenko. From what we know do you think that the trace really leads to Russia and what should the UK (and perhaps also the allies) do about this? Read few comments.
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Corbyn’s speech and the future on Brexit

According to Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn his party wanna stay in the custom union. It seems that Brexit is politically even more complicated for the UK. What kind of effect this Labour stance may have on the government thinking as probably also some Tory Remainers would prefers custom union scenario? Read few comments.

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn. Credit:

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Will both sides put aside the wider politics of Brexit to protect EU-UK security bonds?

In her speech at Munich Security Conference PM Theresa May has warned of damaging consequences if the UK were to leave the EU without continuing existing security arrangements. What do you see as the biggest obstacles to achieve the security arrangements between the both sides, do you think May’s speech has eliminated some of those obstacles, and if this is not successfully established what kind of damaging consequences do you expect? Read few comments.

Prime Minister Theresa May’s speech at the 2018 Munich Security Conference. Credit:

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Will more speeches about Brexit bring some clarity?

Do you think that the series of speeches by PM Theresa May and other Cabinet Ministers will clarify what kind of Brexit UK government want and can they succeed in convincing British public that the country must unite as it seems it is the aim of FM Boris Johnson speech? Read few comments.

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Let’s talk about human rights with China

Chinese media commend Theresa May for ‘sidestepping’ human rights. How important is for China that the PM of important country like the UK is mute regarding human rights, should human rights be mentioned during such visit, and I am not talking just about May but basically about any high profile Western politicians? Read few comments.

Portrait of Mao Zedong at the Tiananmen gate. Credit: Andrej Matisak

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The politics of royal engagement: When Harry met…Donald

By Gëzim Alpion, Department of Social Policy, Sociology and Criminology, Sociology Admissions Director, University of Birmingham.

Prince Harry and Ms. Meghan Markle. Credit:

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What does PM May’s defeat in the Commons mean for Brexit?

What does the UK government defeat in the Parliament mean domestically for Brexit what effect it may have on the negotiation with the EU? Read few comments.

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