• PM Announces First Easing of Lockdown and Sets Out Three-Step Plan

    In a speech on Sunday evening, Boris Johnson unveiled a "conditional plan" to restart the economy and ease lockdown restrictions in England. ...
  • Nott-Experts- Ep. 3: Current Affairs

    This week, our Nott-Experts Kit and Gareth break down the top news stories; High Speed Two, the issues of deportation and the cabinet re-shuffle.  Kit Sinclair and Gareth Holmes Featured image courtesy of Impact Podcasts via Canva.  Music courtesy of audionautix.com   For more podcast content, as well as uni news, reviews,...
  • Trump’s Middle East Deal

    On the 28th of February Donald unveiled his “ultimate deal” for Middle East Peace. Releasing his plan standing next to a smiling Benjamin Netanyahu, President Trump called his planned division of territory between Israel and a sovereign Palestinian state a “win-win opportunity”.  Jared Kushner, Donald Trump’s son in law...
  • NATO Summit: The Main Points

    On the 70thanniversary of the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation’s formation, world leaders, including Angela Merkel, Donald Trump and Boris Johnson met to take part in the annual NATO conference from the 3rdto the 4thof December, which this year took place in London. Currently, there are 29 member nations and...
  • The State of Politics Today with Annunziata Rees-Mogg

    Back for the second time this term, Annunziata Rees-Mogg came to the University of Nottingham to give her view and answer questions on the state of politics today. Opening her speech, Rees-Mogg chose one word to sum up the current political climate… Change. That society and people’s political opinions...
  • Question Time Leaders Special: An Overview

    Last night Sheffield played host to the BBC’s Question Time leaders special. The two-hour show included questions from a hostile audience directed at the Labour, Conservative, Lib Dem and SNP leaders. Under the spotlight, all four were pressed on a range of issues. But how did each politician perform under...
  • The Next Election will be Fought on Facebook

    Since its emergence in the late 1980s when entertainment platforms like radio, television talk shows, and tabloid newspapers, took on prominent political roles and gave rise to the infotainment genre, new media has changed the face of politics beyond recognition. News Editor, Olivia Stock, explores the role of social...