Water is a vital yet scarce resource, especially in the Middle East. One of the areas most afflicted with this dilemma is Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territories. The distribution of water resources has been heavily criticised in a recent Amnesty International report, though the issue has be
Absolute monarchy always had its limits, these limits prevent it from becoming a despotism or a tyranny. However the theoretical limits on an absolute monarch were heavily contested at the time and today, how absolute a Monarch ever was is contested. There is even the question as to whether even th
16 schools have taken up Michael Gove's plan to cast off the National Curriculum and set their own rules. Parents will be able to play a bigger part in their child's education. They may end up teaching some unusual things such as etiquette and fine dining and bring about a return of Latin. While the
The recently heated debate as to whether or not tuition fees for universities should be increased has lead to some vice-chancellors declaring that they want to increase charges to up to £20,000 whilst Malcolm Grant, chairman of the Russell Group which represents 20 of the top higher-education resea
In 2010 BPP Professional Education was granted university college status by the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills. BPP is the first privately owned University College since 1976 when the College of Buckingham became University College of Buckingham. It is now the University of Buckingha
The G20 summit in London has caused uproar in the Capital, centered on the City. Marchers have converged on the the Bank of England from many directions and the climate exchange has also attracted many protestors.
"In 1998 when NATO troops came into Kosovo, Albanians drove the Roma out while the NATO forces stood by. A community of 10,000 Roma had been living for centuries in a mahalla near the river. But the Albanians wanted revenge and the land; they got both.
According to the Just War Principles, enumerated below, the First Gulf War was a just war. The Just War Principles are: Last Resort, Legitimate Authority, Just Cause, Probability of Success, Right Intentions, and Proportionality. These principles are not a checklist of things that are needed to make
The church of scientology was founded in 1952 by the controversial science fiction writer L. Ron Hubbard. And since then has grown to a multinational religion (although some countries only recognise it as a non profit organisation) with many outreach and self help programs. However there have been l
Transferring the ownership of and is an extremely complex and long process. There are many stages that people have to go through in order to complete and perfect the ownership and there are various rules in place to protect the whole process. But do these rules favour the seller in such transactions
The USA has always believed that it is an exceptional nation. From its very beginnings Americans believed that they were given the land of America to exploit to the full. There was a manifest destiny that helped drive America from coast to coast and on into the Pacific. America is always seen, espec
Liberal democracies are often thought of as the best form of governance, but is it the suitable to everyone? And is this really correct, or just a Western notion that their way of governing is the best way, and thus cultural arrogance? We will examine all these points in this topical debate.
A US doctor caused outrage last week after claiming that obese children should be taken from their parents. If advice, cajoling, warnings and social ridicule aren't working, how else can we stop the plague of childhood obesity, he argued. Carol Sarler of the Daily Mail agreed, arguing the rise in ch
The Council of Circuit Judges has come to the 'firm conclusion that there is no compelling case to alter the status quo’ believes that the age limit on jurors should remain in place. However people over 70 vote, have built up experience and wisdom and also have the free time to be able to take par
Bangladesh, India and Pakistan have had female prime ministers. Hilary Clinton claimed that running against Obama for a possible presidential candidacy meant she broke some sort of glass ceiling for American women and women every where. The thing that these women have in common are husbands or fathe
French women should be free to wear the 'Burka'. In a major policy speech President Sarkozy has declared that the 'Burka' is not welcome in France as it is a sign of subservience so is ‘not in line with the idea that the French republic has of women’s dignity’.
As a result of the revealed budget cuts to policing, David Cameron’s ‘big society’ proposal calls for greater public involvement in the safeguarding of communities. Much of this involves more volunteers acting as police officers and helping out on the beat. But will the volunteers actually be
The Vietnam War was a failed attempt by the United States to protect South Vietnam from becoming a communistic country. It was a very unpopular war and to this day many Americans still question why the United States intervened. It was the longest war in American history up until the Afghanistan War