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Towards a climate-resilient Baltic Sea

Executive Secretary of HELCOM, Rüdiger Strempel explores the effects of climate change in the Baltic Sea and in this respect, he argues for resilience.
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NHS Confederation on Queen’s Speech: “Develop a credible domestic agenda”

The NHS Confederation and Amnesty International respond to the Queen's Speech, highlighting elements such as a credible domestic agenda and a need for immigration reform.
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A ‘No Deal’ Brexit will create an economic emergency

Here, Nigel Wilcock of the Institute of Economic Development, dissects the ongoing, hotly-debated question of a Deal with the European Union (EU) and the resultant economic emergency.
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Progressive state leadership today: Part 2

Richard Beardsworth, Professor and Head of School, School of Politics and International Studies, University of Leeds, provides the second article of a series on progressive state leadership.
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Modern slavery: Brexit threatens to worsen conditions

Here, Harry Sanders from the Immigration Advice Service explains how Brexit is poised to worsen the existence of modern slavery in the UK.
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UK Supreme Court: PM Johnson’s prorogue ruled unlawful

In a much-anticipated decision, the UK Supreme Court has ruled that Boris Johnson’s parliamentary prorogue is unlawful.
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Bangladesh: Clampdown on Rohingya freedom

Human Rights Watch say Bangladesh should end restrictions on Rohingya freedom of movement and access to the internet.
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Rebalancing the economy: Our time is now

Nigel Wilcock is Executive Director of the Institute of Economic Development and says that when it comes to rebalancing the economy – our time is now.
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Why the fires in the Amazon are a global responsibility

Andre Laperrière, Executive Director of Global Open Data for Agriculture and Nutrition (GODAN), dives into why the Amazon fires are a global responsibility.
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Simon Hart brought in as GDS Minister

Simon Hart, MP for Carmarthen West & South Pembrokeshire, has been appointed as the Parliamentary Secretary for the Minister for Implementation or the 'GDS Minister'.
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PM Johnson wants to suspend parliament until Brexit

Boris Johnson will ask the Queen to suspend parliament in mid-September, preventing MPs from creating a Brexit deal or passing any new legislation.
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G7 Summit: Crackdown on peaceful protests

Summit talks about the climate crisis and gender equality undermined by intense restrictions on protest movements in G7 Summit crackdown.
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New leaders of Sudan sworn in: What happens now?

Human Rights Watch offer legal insight on the continuing situation, including what should be done to stop the violence since the new leaders of Sudan have been sworn in.
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EU migration to the UK has decreased by two thirds

Here, Laura Devine Immigration cut through the political veneer to comment on the truth of new EU migration statistics published by the UK Home Office.
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Researchers uncover new phishing scams on activists

Research by Amnesty Tech found that new phishing scams are being used to target the email addresses of activists, to determine their location, passwords and secret work.
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The UK is retracting nearly 180 diplomats from the EU

The UK has announced it will be retracting the majority of 180 diplomats from attending EU meetings, by 1 September.
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Operation Yellowhammer: What is the leaked No-Deal Brexit plan?

Here, we discuss what was contained in the recent Operation Yellowhammer dossier leaked from the Johnson Cabinet.
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UK government acts to stop anti-vaccination movement

PM Johnson wants to improve vaccination uptake after more than 230 cases of measles were reported in the UK due to the anti-vaccination movement.
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Netanyahu bans members of US Congress from Israel

Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib have supported a boycott campaign in protest of Israeli policies, which led to Prime Minister Netanyahu banning both congresswomen from entering the country.
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Supreme Court refuses to lift restrictions on Jammu and Kashmir

The Supreme Court of India refused to pass an order lifting severe restrictions in Jammu and Kashmir, and also further extended the communications blackout in the region.

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