Last week it was announced that the Queen’s Speech would be delayed. Soon after, unconfirmed reports surfaced that this delay was due to the speech being ‘written on thick goatskin parchment paper which … needs
In the European Union, under more proportional electoral systems than Britain, coalition government is a frequent occurrence. To list just a small selection, there are currently coalitions in Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands
In March, Keith Ruiter wrote a Conversation article contending that, although Trump has "Viking" ancestry, he would not have fared well in Norse society, because his temperament lacks the Norse virtue of hóf (moderation or restraint).
After an election campaign that continuously promised unexpected disruptions on the first round of the French presidential elections, the expected happened: the young centrist Emmanuel Macron and the far-right candidate Marine Le Pen will confront
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