• A Look Into The UK’s Sanctions On Iran’s Morality Police

    On 10th October, the UK government imposed sanctions on senior security and political figures in Iran, as well as the country's 'Morality Police’. This decision followed the murder of Iranian citizen Mahsa Amini through police brutality, which sparked protests and outrage across the world. Lorenzo Capito discusses these sanctions...
  • A Look Back At 2021

    We begin our rewind on January 4th 2021, when Johnson announced a third national lockdown- something that everyone had seen coming over the last weeks of 2020 with both the covid infection and death rates soaring. A stunning way to start off the new year....
  • An Ode To Afgan Cultural Heritage

    Victoria Mileson Afghanistan’s cultural heritage is at risk. Following the withdrawal of US troops and the rapid resurgence of the Taliban, Afghan museums have been racing to save their artifacts due to fears they will be seized or destroyed. Victoria Mileson tells us more. could history be on its...
  • Mash Talk Episode 1

    Tom Bennett, Max Skene and Sahil Sharma Join Tom, Max and Sahil for the inaugural episode of Mash Talk on Impact Podcasts! This week, the guys chat finance, superstitions, cults and current events. Please be aware that this podcast contains brief discussions of suicide cults. Tom Bennett, Max Skene...
  • The Irish abortion referendum: dividing a nation

    The results of the Irish abortion referendum on May 25th revealed that the Yes campaign, in favour of legalising abortion, had won by an unprecedented majority, securing 66.4% of the vote, with a turnout of 64.1% of the electorate. Under current law, abortion in Ireland is illegal in almost...
  • An interview with Dr Rory Cormac, UoN’s Russia expert

    In the last month, the balance of global power has shifted again – minutely but perceptibly, making it the job of the curious observer to reassess the lie of the land. The political reverberations caused by the poisoning of one Russian ex-double agent, Sergei Skripal, and his daughter on...
  • Take it from a Londoner, Corbyn is right about de-centralisation

    Last week, Jeremy Corbyn, speaking at the EEF Manufacturers’ Organisation, announced that he would curb London’s power if he ever became Prime Minister. This shouldn’t come as a shock. A “fundamental shift” in the country’s economic policy has always been one of Corbyn’s most appealing promises, but a move...