• The Democrats: Do We REALLY Need A New Anti-Brexit Centre Party?

    The Democrats: Do We REALLY Need A New Anti-Brexit Centre Party?0

    There have been constant rumblings of a fundamental realignment in UK politics, particularly since Jeremy Corbyn became Labour leader and the Brexit referendum put the UK on the road to leaving the EU. The current champion of a ‘new way’ is James Chapman, formerly chief of staff to David ‘Brexit Bulldog’ Davis. This realisation seems to have come

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  • North-South : The Deadly Divide

    North-South : The Deadly Divide0

    Academics have found further evidence of health inequalities in England. Strikingly, they found that people in the north of England are 20 per cent more likely to die before the age of 75 than those in the south. Since the mid-1990s, the number of deaths among people between the ages of 25 and 44 have

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  • Has online media DOOMED all of humanity?

    Has online media DOOMED all of humanity?0

    From ‘Fake News’ in Trump’s America, the exclusion of experts in Brexit Britain and Russian propaganda, the media battle lines in a war on opinion, have been drawn.  Within our social media bubbles, and in the comment sections of our favourite publications, dissent is not encouraged, sometimes it’s not even permitted. We are, it could

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  • So what is the economic potential for Graphene?

    So what is the economic potential for Graphene?0

    Some experts say the global market for Graphene-based products could be worth £500m by 2020. It’s already being used in wearable tech, tennis rackets and lightbulbs, but more significantly it’s being developed for use in cars, aircraft, buildings and energy storage. Strong, light and flexible, it could dramatically increase efficiency. New markets will open and

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  • Crypto-currency. China is forging ahead and breaking chains

    Crypto-currency. China is forging ahead and breaking chains0

    Earlier this week I wrote about the changes to money that crypto-currencies like Bitcoin were offering, as well as the huge possibilities inherent in Ethereum. Part of that was seeing large financial institutions adopt and experiment with the technologies to improve their own offerings.  It seems China may be about to take the technology beyond

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  • Do Hancock’s data reforms cut the mustard?

    Do Hancock’s data reforms cut the mustard?0

    Data protection is getting a shake up in the UK. The EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is due to be applied in the UK from 25th May 2018. The government has already confirmed that the UK’s decision to leave the EU will not affect the commencement of the GDPR. Now it seems that the

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