With the turbulent nature of Brexit politics, you could have been forgiven for not knowing who to throw your weight behind during the European elections. With the classic two main parties appearing a little lacklustre […]
Sunday night’s EU election results provided a remarkable picture of just how complicated and divided the current state of British politics is. In the hours which followed, politicians from both sides of the Brexit divide […]
Last week’s European elections have been cited on both sides of the Brexit divide as an expression of Britain’s [delete according to political affiliation] appetite to leave the EU/desire for a second referendum, with reference […]
Thursday 2nd May saw local elections held across England and Northern Ireland, with 248 English local councils up for election, including Leeds City Council. The nationwide results saw voters reject both the Conservatives and Labour, […]
As a campaign bus adorning the colours of the newly formed Brexit Party pulled into Wakefield on Monday, the face of the party and Mr. Brexit himself, Nigel Farage, told reporters that he would be […]
May 5th saw the conclusion of the Tour de Yorkshire, an annual cycling event that always guarantees large crowds and plenty of attention throughout Yorkshire. Five days later, the Tour de Magid began. While not as well-known as its cycling counterpart, it nevertheless has generated huge excitement, particularly on social media. Magid Magid is the 29-year-old former Lord Mayor of Sheffield and the lead Green Party candidate for the European elections in the Yorkshire and Humber region. Born in Somalia on the eve of the country’s civil war, Magid and his mother fled the country when he was six and came to Sheffield in 1994. He studied aquatic zoology at the University of Hull, rising to become the President of the Student Union. After university, he returned to Sheffield, where he was elected as a councilor in 2016.