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Rocky relations: Why an isolated rock in the Atlantic is a sought after and contested place article icon

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Rocky relations: Why an isolated rock in the Atlantic is a sought after and contested place

Rockall is an uninhabitable granite islet situated in the North Atlantic Ocean. It lies within the exclusive economic zone of the United Kingdom and is claimed by the UK as its territory. As Dr Gerry Mooney explains, this claim is not recognised by its neighbours.

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In deep, stormy waters: Scotland, the UK and the politics of fishing article icon

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In deep, stormy waters: Scotland, the UK and the politics of fishing

Four of the top five UK ports for landed weight are in Scotland. Is there a possibility of an independent Scotland opting to become an EU member re-joining the EUs Common Fisheries Policy?

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Brexit and Scotland’s fishing communities

Dr Gerry Mooney looks at the importance of Scotland's fishing industry and how Brexit is leading to an uncertain future.

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Will Brexit spell the end of fishing quotas?

The Leave campaign promised that Brexit would help fishers ‘take back control’ of Britain’s fishing waters and stocks. But how quotas are allocated has always been a national decision.

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Fit for office - the dark triad and selection of MPs article icon

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Fit for office - the dark triad and selection of MPs

Dr Volker Patent looks at what we can learn from Brexit and how this reflects on those who represent us in Parliament and the processes by which they get there.

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How time and place matter for migrants’ social mobility

Dr Umut Erel, a Senior Lecturer at The Open University, explores how migrants’ cultural, social and economic resources impact on their settlement in the countries of destination.

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Was it right to hold a Referendum on Brexit?

Explore your opinions alongside experts and other learners, to see whether a vote to leave the EU should have taken place.

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Brexit's two tribes: can they be brought together? article icon

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Brexit's two tribes: can they be brought together?

Is there a third way that the country can unite around?

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Northern Ireland’s dance to the music of time of Brexit article icon

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Northern Ireland’s dance to the music of time of Brexit

A Brexit settlement is dependent on Northern Ireland and Dr Leslie Budd discusses the complexed border issue.

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Brexit: What’s this fine mess you’ve gotten us into? (Apologies to Laurel and Hardy) article icon

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Brexit: What’s this fine mess you’ve gotten us into? (Apologies to Laurel and Hardy)

It's been over two years since the UK voted to leave the EU. What's the current situation with Brexit? Professor Norman Clark provides an update.

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International health service: How the NHS has always relied on overseas labour article icon

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International health service: How the NHS has always relied on overseas labour

Potential NHS staff from outside of European Economic Area (EEA) will shortly find it easier to secure permission to work in the UK. Yet doctors and nurses from the EEA may no longer have the right to do so. Dr Parvati Raghuram looks at how the NHS has depended on foreign workers since its creation.

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History offers Britain an important lesson on shutting down immigration

Britain’s struggle to come to terms with immigration is starting to look like a case of history repeating itself argues Dr Tendayi Bloom and Dr Katherine Tonkiss.

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