Weekly Wrap-Up – 24/05 – 30/05 : *BORIS EDITION*

For the last few weeks, it had seemed as though Brexit had ground to a halt, much like a freight train crashing through its sidings and slowly digging into the ground behind it until it came to rest. Or, if you’re picturing sidings at a major railway station, crashing into the nearest Costa coffee and…

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Fallout

If you haven’t started watching Sky’s Chernobyl yet, I’d strongly encourage you to do so. In a nutshell, it’s a drama based on the explosion at the nuclear power station in northern Ukraine during the days of the Soviet Union, back in 1986. In the first episode, politicians and other political figures frantically try to…

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Brexit Means Brex… Oh Wait

And there we have it. The European Parliamentary elections have resulted in an absolute thrashing for Labour and the Conservatives, a romping win for the Brexit Party, and massive results for the Lib Dems and the Greens. Exactly as predicted, therefore. The fact that it has gone quite this badly for the two main parties…

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The End Of The Road

Earlier this morning, Theresa May announced that she will resign as Prime Minister on the 7th of June. And I really don’t know how to feel about it. Her speech has been widely praised for being both magnanimous and defiant to the last, which it was. There were a few aspects to it that felt…

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Like a Lead(som) Balloon

It’s fair to say that Theresa May didn’t need that. Last night, on the eve of the European Parliamentary elections, Theresa May suffered a high-profile resignation – the Leader of the House of Commons, Andrea Leadsom.  In a scathing resignation letter, Leadsom, British Politics’ Dolores Umbridge, told May that she “No longer believed that their…

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“At Least It Can’t Get Any Worse.”

I am genuinely worried about Theresa May. Whether or not you agree with her on a political level (and, to be fair, you’re currently in a very small group if you do), over the course of her premiership Tezza has gone from looking like that auntie who lives with three cats in a very pink…

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The Mad Queen

In the week where we finally discover the result of hundreds of hours of surprisingly gripping fantasy TV (shut up, I haven’t seen it yet, DON’T YOU DARE RUIN IT FOR ME), it is fitting that we might also discover the result of thousands upon thousands of hours of fantasy politics. This week will likely…

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Weekly Wrap-Up – 10/05 – 16/05

Well now. At long last it seems as though an ultimatum has been put on Theresa May. This blog clocked from the second it was announced that her resignation was a complete bunch of hokum and that it would take something more than her own sense of honour to unseat her. And so, after her…

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Mayvel’s The Offenders : Endgame

After the cataclysmic events that lead up to this point, the battered and war-wearied forces of The Offenders gather for one last attack, against all the odds, to win the Brexit Infinity War. Nearly all hope has gone from the galaxy/country. Our heroes have lost swathes of allies/voters to a purple tyrant… Well, he was purple…

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T-Minus 10 (Days) And Counting…

I’m not particularly good with calendars. I can have a date in my mind and remember it, but I’m never really completely aware as to when that date actually is. The European Elections are on the 23rd of May – miles away, right? Nope, turns out they’re next Thursday.  The reason why this hasn’t particularly…

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