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Top Five Greatest Acts of Sportsmanship

Many of us were moved earlier this week when we saw Alistair Brownlee carrying his exhausted younger brother, Jonny, through the last stretch at the World Triathlon Series and then throwing him over the finish line. It was an amazing …

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Will the Relentless Commercialisation of Sport Continue?

The monetisation of sport in the UK is hitting heights in 2016 that were scarcely conceivable just a few years ago. Football has been revolutionised by the astronomical money that the Premier League TV deals have brought in. Cricket could …

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A day in a different press office: Make-A-Wish

Last week I chose to spend my development day in the press office of UK charity Make-A- Wish® UK, which works to grant the wishes of children and young people who are fighting life-threatening conditions. The wishes they grant for …

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The Secret to Carpool Karaoke’s Success

Andy Michael looks at the phenomenon of Carpool Karaoke and why this segment has been such a roaring success. On 8 September 2014, US TV network CBS announced that James Corden, originally from Buckinghamshire in the UK, would be succeeding Craig Ferguson as …

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Bring on the showstoppers – the crème de la crème at this year’s IFA

Another year, another IFA, with startups and household names piling into Berlin gearing up to steal the hearts of the masses with their awe-inspiring gadgets and gizmos. In less than 48 hours, we’ve already had Lenovo launch a tablet that …

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An identity crisis may be exactly what UKIP needs

By Simeon Goldstraw Although Theresa May has now returned from Switzerland, presumably with a useful taster of how Britain  might feel outside of the European Union, it is the schism within the Labour Party that continues to grasp the political …

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The Top 10 Funniest Moments of Donald Trump’s Campaign, so far…

Donald Trump may be struggling in the polls, but his legacy is already more set in stone than Labour’s 2015 manifesto. He will be the man that gave America it’s most controversial, offensive, quotable presidential election of all time. If …

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Labour in Hot Water

By Olivia Gass, Public Affairs Intern By all accounts the Conservative Party seems to have rallied post-Brexit, it is now the turn of Labour to face an existential crisis. The gist of it is that they are trying to oust …

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Rio through the eyes of Twitter

Where social leads, the mainstream media has followed in this year’s Olympics The morning after the Olympic bid was secured by Great Britain in 2005, the morning newspaper ’s headlines were adorned with just one word: “London”. This year, however, …

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Rio 2016: Five Brits to watch

Somehow it’s four years since London 2012 and with memories of ‘Super Saturday’ still fresh in the mind, national favourites such as Jessica Ennis-Hill, Greg Rutherford and the indomitable Mo Farah will once again grace the world’s biggest stage to …

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Should Women Boycott Twitter?

If we can’t rely on Twitter to protect us, is there an argument for removing our contribution? Leslie Jones, comedian and star of the latest Ghostbusters movie has become the latest in a long line of high profile women to …

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Instagram vs Snapchat: The Stories Debate

Another day, another social media update! On Tuesday, Instagram rolled out a new feature called Instagram Stories. This feature allows users to upload photos and videos that will disappear automatically after 24 hours. ‘Stories’ sits at the top of your …

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