Tag : france

World Cup win for diverse France

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Image Credit: [Getty Images] Sports Editor James Felton argues that multiculturalism off the pitch leads to success on it. Black History Month is both a time to celebrate the achievements of inspirational human beings, as well as realising how far, as a society, and as a sport, we still have … Read More

The End of the Road for UK’s Trade Ties with China?

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Prime Minister Theresa May arrived in Beijing on Wednesday to beat the drum for deepening trade ties and showcasing Britain’s global ambitions. With the uncertainty of Brexit looming it is essential for the UK to open up new overseas markets as the general consensus is that trade with the EU … Read More

Bayeux Tapest-oui

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The Victorian historian Edward Freeman wrote that ‘history is past politics and politics present history’. Last week’s decision by Emanuel Macron to give Britain the Bayeux tapestry for the first time in its near 900 year history demonstrates he was correct in the most literal sense, with one of the … Read More

Oxford abroad? The University is considering opening campuses abroad to continue receiving EU benefits

2 years ago / 0 comments

Oxford University is considering opening its first foreign campus in response to the UK leaving the European Union. This would break the university’s 700 year tradition as it has never opened a foreign branch. The former director of the French ministry for education, Jean-Michel Blanquer, confirmed French authorities were working … Read More

The politics of scandal: comparing America and France

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Both the American presidential election of last year and the upcoming French presidential election have been affected by scandal. Yet, such ‘scandal’ has had remarkably different effects on said electoral campaigns. Donald Trump’s awful remarks about disabled people, women and ethnic minorities shocked many across America; however, others heralded Trump … Read More

Has multiculturalism failed in Britain?

3 years ago / 0 comments

The tragic events that have occurred in the last few weeks in Paris and across the world have brought back into sharp relief the problem of multiculturalism and integration. This is hardly a new issue in British society: ever since the end of the Second World War the UK has … Read More

A Time to Unite Through Football

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IT was a decision that, in light of Friday’s terrorism attacks in Paris, a national footballing governing body had to get right. And it did. After careful deliberation between the British government and the French Football Federation (FFA), it was announced that a 23-man French squad will travel to England … Read More

The Rugby World Cup Weekly Review

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Group A Wales 23 – 13 Fiji A tired-looking Wales were run close by the Pacific islanders, who at one point in the second half looked like they could take the lead. However, the reliable boot of Dan Biggar steered them to safety and through to the quarter-finals. England 13 … Read More

Meet your new blogs editors! Introducing Amelia…

3 years ago / 0 comments

  From Lyon with love: 8 Life lessons from the French.   Hello, as the new co-editors of the blog section, Hannah and I thought we should take the opportunity to introduce ourselves. My name is Amelia and I am a Francophile. I have just 25% left of my time … Read More

Je Ne Sais Quoi: A Year Abroad

3 years ago / 0 comments

Molly Walker-Sharp tells The Gryphon about her personal experience of her year in Northern France and the pros and cons of choosing to study abroad. With study abroad opportunities becoming more and more popular in nearly all degree areas, it’s worth starting to think about whether this would be the … Read More