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Brexit: Could an ‘in’ vote instigate a far-right surge in the UK?

As the dust settles around Norbert Hofer’s close defeat in the Austrian presidential election, it is abundantly clear that European politics is experiencing an escalating shift to the far-right. Hofer ended with 49.7% of the vote, losing out to Alexander …

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Watch your tongue: Hitler isn’t a metaphor

Boris Johnson is the latest public figure to follow the time honoured British tradition of associating things that are generally perceived to be bad with Hitler. In most cases, this serves the purpose of causing a splash, getting people talking, …

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Aviva Premiership play-off time: the semi-finalists’ chances

After a gruelling eight months of domestic rugby, delayed and then compressed by England’s hosting of the Rugby World Cup, the regular Aviva Premiership season concluded last weekend. Joining first-placed Saracens – who have now topped the league in three …

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PR internships and graduate jobs: The top tips you need to know

The PR industry is exciting, fast-paced and always on the lookout for fresh talent. PR has something for everyone: whether you are a creative media graduate, an English student with a flair for writing, or a sports fan with an …

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Telling a Story with PR

PHA celebrates PR Week 30 Under 30 recognition

I have friends and family who think I’m a professional story teller. For some reason, other forms of branding such as advertising and branding experts are blatantly clear‎. Yet public relations, the profession that specialises in clear messaging still carries …

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Public Affairs Top 10: Political Gaffes

Written by Peter Jackson Eastwood & Emily Burditt In honour of the end of Boris Johnson’s tenure as London Mayor – we are celebrating the capital’s favourite accident-prone politician with our top 10 political gaffes. Get behind the sofa folks… …

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We try…wheelchair basketball at the Olympic Park

It’s not every day that you get the opportunity to play a sport you’ve never tried before in an Olympic venue. So, we jumped at the chance to try our hand at wheelchair basketball in a corporate challenge put on …

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Child Rescue Nepal

Child Rescue Nepal: Creating a Charity Campaign

Yesterday marked the one year anniversary of the tragic earthquake in Nepal which killed more than 8,000 people, injured 21,000 people and damaged over 900,000 homes. Nepal is a country very close to my heart. In 2012 I spent a …

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Conservative Mayoral Candidate Zac Goldsmith

The 10 Political Campaign Songs You Need To See

By Peter Jackson Eastwood & Emily Burditt.   Zac Goldsmith has drawn widespread ridicule following the release this week of his Mayoral election campaign song. But is he the first politician to get it horribly wrong when it comes to campaign …

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Smiles all round at the 2016 Brighton Marathon

When I heard that the lovely charity Smile Train were looking for a final member to join Team EMPOWER for the 2016 Brighton Marathon, I was quick to sign up! My family has supported the charity for a number of …

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Are Universities Losing The Fight For Their Reputation?

University campuses in Britain have historically been associated with a spirit of protest and the exchange of revolutionary and, at times, incendiary ideas. UK citizens enjoy the right to free speech and students have benefitted from the autonomy this has …

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London Mayoral Election

The London Mayoral Elections: What to Expect

On 5 May London goes to the polls and will elect a new Mayor of London. So far Londoners have remained largely apathetic to the ongoing campaigns. Overshadowed by the hype surrounding the EU referendum (held just a month later), …

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