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Braverman cannot twist demonstrations to suit her narrative

Suella Braverman’s extremism is emerging again. In a recent Times article, the now-former home security inappropriately described pro-Palestine demonstrations as “hate marches”. This intolerance continued as Braverman went on to…

Remembrance Day: Edinburgh’s link to famous war poets

Remembrance Day is this Wednesday, marking the anniversary of the end of the First World War and remembering those who gave their life in the service of the armed forces.…

Exploring the archives: World War One Memorial

Dulce et Decorum est Pro Patria Mori. Horace’s infamously haunting words hang looming over this list of honours once published in The Student, where hundreds of staff and students whose…

Is Remembrance Day glorifying war or is it an important tribute?

Poppies, a tradition instilled into our culture since 1921, is our nations way of remembering the lives lost during the World Wars. Older still is the two-minute silence on the…

The symbol of the poppies should not be politicised

This year marks the centenary of Armistice Day, when what was then the bloodiest war in human history drew to a close at 11 o’clock on 11 November. The Great…

The FA defy Fifa’s ruling on poppies as a political symbol

Fifa has recently denied a request to make an exception to the ban on political messages in the sport, which would allow English and Scottish players to wear armbands featuring…